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Tuesday, 19 October 2010

New Fund Will Try to Revive Humanities Departments in Israel


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David Blumenfeld for The Chronicle

In the Hebrew U. of Jerusalem's humanities department, only 14 freshmen enrolled this year in the once-prestigious Hebrew-literature program.

As part of an overhaul of higher-education financing in Israel, a newly created $9-million fund for the humanities will try to attract more students and top faculty members to the field and encourage cooperation among humanities departments at Israeli universities.

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