Celebrating Valentine's Day- A Match Made by Fulbright
Alona & Roee at D.C.

Read about Alona & Roee's love story, who met on the Fulbright Israel MA program.


May this Story Have Several Facets: An Interview with Moshe Sakal
Moshe sakal

Fulbright International Writing Program (IWP) alumnus, Moshe Sakal, is interviewed by "Gulf Coast- A Journal of Literature & Fine Arts" about his recent book, The Diamond Setter, published by Other Press in 2018. Read HERE.

Etgar Keret, Fulbright alumni, Wins Sapir Prize 2018 for Literature
אתדר קרת-פרס ספיר

Congratulations to Etgar Keret, Fulbright alumni for the International Writing Program 2001, for winning the Sapir Prize for Literature Israel’s most prestigious and lucrative literary award, for his book “A Glitch at the Edge of the Galaxy,” a short—story collection published by Kinneret Zmora-Bitan Dvir. 

To read more about the award in the article in Haaretz.

Photography: Meged Gozani.


Post Doctorate Fellowship at The Center for the Study of the United States at Tel Aviv University
Post Doctorate Fellowship US Center at TAU and Fulbright


The Center for the Study of the United States in Partnership with the Fulbright Program and the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Tel Aviv University are delighted to announce two new post-doctoral fellowships for 2019-20 that focus on markets, politics, ethics, and the law in the United States. More info on the center's website.

Deadline for submission of all application materials: Feb. 10, 2019. 

Fulbright International Writing Program for Israeli Citizens Open for Applications
IWP English

Fulbright Israel is offering a grant to either a writer of short stories or novels, a poet, playwright, scripter or literary translator to participate in the 2019 International Writing Program (IWP) at the University of Iowa.  The deadline for applications is March 1st, 2019. Read full details on our website.


Prof. Hossam Haick, Board Member & Fulbright Alumnus, Receives 2018 Michael Bruno Award
2018 Michael Bruno Award

Congratulations to our Board member and Fulbright alumnus, Professor Hossam Haick, on receiving the 2018 Michael Bruno Award.

The Michael Bruno Memorial Awards are presented each year to Israeli scholars and scientists who display exceptional promise, and whose achievements to date suggest future breakthroughs in their respective fields. The awards are given by Yad Hanadiv and the The Hebrew University of Jerusalem's Israel Institute for Advanced Studies [IIAS].

Professor Haick was a 2004 Fulbright Post-doctoral fellow at Caltech - California Institute of Technology, and is now a Professor at the Wolfson Faculty of Chemical Engineering at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology.

Dr. Liat Gafni-Lachter's Quest to Enhance Pediatric Health Services
Dr. Liat Gafni Lachter

Dr. Liat Gafni Lachter, our American postdoc fellow from Boston University at the University of Haifa in Medical Sciences, is interviewed in the Winter 2018 issue of the "Heights" The University of Haifa Magazine, about her academic journey, her postdoc experience and future endeavors.

Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Semester Research Program for U.S. Teachers
Distinguished Awards in Teaching

Explore countries and territories hosting Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Semester Research Program for U.S. Teachers. Apply today for a three- to six-month professional development experience:

Lehigh's Israel E. Wachs elected Fellow of National Academy of Inventors (NAI)
Professor Israel Wachs

U.S. Senior Scholar Professor Israel Wachs has been elected Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors. Read the American Association for the Advancement of Science press release HERE. Also Professor Wachs has surpassed a landmark in citations, according to Google Scholar citations, placing him among the top researchers worldwide in all disciplines, of all times. See the official list HEREWachs is the G. Whitney Snyder Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering University, currently at the Technion- Israel Institute of Technology.

Opening of the registration for the Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Program in the U.S.
DAI 2020

Happy to announce the opening of the registration for the Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Program in the U.S.

All details and application form in our website

Application deadline is Feb. 15th, 2019.

Good luck!