Avraham (Rami) Reiner

Prizes and Awards

2014 Esther and Romie Tager QC, London, Excellent article

2005–2010 Harry Walsh Q.C – Chair in Jewish Law and Morality, Dept. of Jewish Thought, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.

2004-2005 Goldstein-Goren Post-doctoral Scholarship, Dept. of Jewish Thought, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.

2003 Rosenthal Prize for Talmud Research.

2001 Warburg Scholarship, The Hebrew University.

1998–1999 Scholarship, Institute of Jewish Studies, The Hebrew University.

1998 Munich Foundation Prize, Talmud Dept., The Hebrew University.

1995 - Scholarship, Institute for Advanced Judaic Studies, Shalom Hartman Institute.

1993 Wolfson Prize, Institute of Jewish Studies, The Hebrew University.

1991 Epstein Prize of Talmud Dept., The Hebrew University.

Research Grants:


2013 – 2017 Center for the Study of Conversion and Inter-Religious Encounters (I-CORE), Heims H, Ben Shalom R, Shoham-Shteiner E, Stuchinski D, Guzlan B, Horowitz N, Lasker D, Ora L, Noyman Y, Reiner R, Simonson U. Relion Conversion, ($49,620).


2013 - present Israel Science Foundation, Reiner R (PI), The Editions (‘Mahadurot’) of Rashi’s Commentary to the Talmud: Reality or Myth? ($81,000).


2014-2015 The Israel Institute for Advanced Studies Fellowship, head of research group in the research: Interpretation as a Generator of Religious Law: A Comparative Perspective.


2013 The Samuel T. Lachs Fellowship at the Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies, University of Pennsylvania. $21,000 , 'The influence of the French Tosafists on the German Pietists'.

2010-2011 The Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture. Personal Research Grant (4000$).

2009-2013 Israel Science Foundation (388000 Nis), The Tosafists on the Talmud: Their Collection Development and Distribution.

2007-2009 Leslie and Vera Keller Foundation (15,000$) the research title: R"I the Elder's Responses: critical edition.


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