BAR 36:05, Sep/Oct 2010
Dorot Foundation Honors Joseph Aviram
The Dorot Foundation recently announced its sponsorship of a prize to honor Joseph Aviram of the Israel Exploration Society (IES). Dorot president Ernest Frerichs said the prize recognizes Aviram’s “staunch advocacy” of archaeology in Israel throughout his 70-year career at the IES.
The $2,500 prize will be administered by the American Schools of Oriental Research (ASOR) through a committee of judges; it will be awarded for the best paper given during the ASOR annual meeting by a scholar who received his or her Ph.D. within the past five years. The Dorot Foundation distributes grants to support the transmission of Jewish heritage through …