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Visiting Scholar Manuel Trajtenberg

The Crown Family Center for Jewish and Israel Studies welcomes Manuel Trajtenberg as this year's Israel Studies Visiting Scholar. Professor Trajtenberg is one of Israel's leading economists. He received his PhD from Harvard and has been a professor of economics at Tel Aviv University since 1984. He served as Chairman of the Higher Education System in Israel (2009-2014). Prior to that, he established and served as Head of National Economic Council at the Prim Minister's Office (2006- 2009). He was elected to the Knesset in 2015 and resigned in 2017.

Israel Studies Research Grants Available

The Crown Family Center for Jewish Studies invites students and faculty from across Northwestern University to submit applications for grants in support of research in the field of Israel Studies.