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Gershom Scholem Prize for Kabbalah Research

The Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities awards the Gershom Scholem Prize for Kabbalah Research every four years to an outstanding scholar of Kabbalah, in any of its periods and streams.
The Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities awards the Gershom Scholem Prize for Kabbalah Research every four years to an outstanding scholar of Kabbalah, in any of its periods and streams. The prize, first awarded in 1991, perpetuates the memory of Gershom Scholem, the Academy’s third president and a towering scholar of Kabbalah and mysticism. The prize recipient is selected by a committee appointed by the President of the Academy.
 
Recipients of the Scholem Prize:
 
2014 - Prof. Jonathan Garb, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
2010 - Prof. Daniel Abrams, Bar-Ilan University
2006 - Prof. Rachel Elior, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
1999 - Prof. Yehuda Liebes, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
1995 - Prof. Moshe Idel, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
1991 - Prof. Isaiah Tishby, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem