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Alumnus Professor Yuval Feldman Receives 2019 Bruno Memorial Award
Professor Yuval Feldman

Israeli alumnus, Professor Yuval Feldman, has won the 2019 Bruno Memorial Award, presented by the Israel Institute for Advanced Studies (IIAS) to scholars and scientists who display exceptional potential and whose achievements indicate future breakthroughs in their fields. The Mori Lazarof Professor of Legal Research at Bar-Ilan U.'s Law Faculty, Feldman was a Fulbright fellow at UC-Berkeley in '99. Read more on the IIAS site HERE.

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Our Summer 2019 Magazine is out!
2019 magazine

Our Summer 2019 Magazine is out! This issue features new articles by alumni on "Selection/Election".

To read the full magazine click here.

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Infants Expect Leaders to Right Wrongs, Study Finds
Dr. Maayan Stavans

Dr. Maayan Stavans, our '17 U.S. Postdoc fellow at Bar-Ilan U. in Psychology from the U. of Illinois at Urbana-Champagne, has had her research published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. According to her study findings, infants 17 months of age anticipate leaders—but not others—to step in when one member of their group wrongs another. Read the full article on phys.org HERE.

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Bank Leumi Appoints Samer Haj-Yehia as New Chairman
Dr. Samer Haj- Yehia

Congratulations to Dr. Samer Haj- Yehia, our Fulbright Israel-Arab Scholarship Program (IASP) alumnus, on his appointment as the new Chairman of Bank Leumi, the first Arab-Israeli to hold this position. Dr. Haj-Yehia was a Fulbright- IASP fellow at MIT in economics in '96-'98 for his PhD studies. Read more in the JPost HERE.

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"A place to find understanding"
Erika Tritle

South Dakota State University Adjunct Professor Erika Tritle has been in Israel for the past 10 months after receiving a Fulbright Scholarship to study the history of and how theology and race intertwine. To read the full article about Erika's time in Israel, click here.

Photo courtesy of Catherine Tritle: Erika Tritle, her husband Nathan Tritle, and their children, Miriam and Soren, spend time at the Sea of Galilee.

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Fulbright Alumna Maria Jammal Wins Princess of Girona Foundation International Award
Advocate Maria Jammal

Congratulations to our Fulbright MA Outreach alumna, Advocate Maria Jammal, who has won the 2019 Royal Spanish FPdGi- Princess of Girona Foundation International Award for her leadership as Co-Founder and CEO of “Humanity Crew.”  Read more HERE.

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We are recruiting: Programs coordinator

Job description:

• Administrative and operational support for the program manager in the work related to recruitment of candidates, preparation of candidate files, reporting and more.

• Managing and maintaining the information management system, checking the files and adapting them to the program policies. Producing reports and managing payments.

• Assistance in work related to the Foundation's programs, training for fellows and monitoring the placement process at universities.

• Engagement with relevant parties in academic institutions in Israel and the United States.

• Assistance and production of events.

 

Requirements:

• Bachelor's degree (in all fields) required! Master's degree advantage.

• Proven experience in concentration of activity or professional field.

English, Arabic and Hebrew at the mother tongue level - speech, reading and writing - a must.

• Experience with programs with an academic orientation - an advantage

• Strong verbal and written language skills.

• Excellent interpersonal skills, punctuality, ability to work with multiple tasks.

• Full control of computer applications, including the CRM system

• Full-time job in Tel Aviv, flexible hours.

Applications are submitted to the following  mail: [email protected].

Only appropriate applications will be answered

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New Logo & Brand Refresh
New Fulbright Logo

Fulbright Israel has a new logo and visual identity. Our refreshed Fulbright identity shows how the Fulbright Program innovates to meet complex global challenges and increase mutual understanding. It demonstrates Fulbright’s renewed commitment to its mission: to forge lasting connections, counter global misunderstandings, and help people and nations work together toward common goals.

The updated Fulbright identity better enables Fulbright’s broad network of alumni, supporters, and partners to attract the most talented and passionate applicants from all backgrounds from across Israel and America.

The new Fulbright logo and visual identity communicate the unique attributes that contribute to the Fulbright Program’s impact around the world.

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Ramadan Kareem
Ramadan

 

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Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program Open for Applications
HHH

The call for applications for the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program Open for Applications is now open. Full details are on our website

Submission deadline is July 1st, 2019. Good luck to everyone!

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