Grants, honors and distinctions

2018: Nominated Corresponding Member in the Instituto Balear de la Historia.
2017: Research Grant awarded by the Fritz Thyssen Foundation for the joint research project (with Prof. Stefan Rinke), "Migrants, Refugees, and Asylum Seekers: Re-thinking Migration to Latin America and the New Ethnic Studies".
2017: An Honorary Doctorate conferred by the Argentine University of San Martin (UNSAM).
2017: Declared Honorary Visitor by the Legislature of the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires.
2016: Awarded the title of Comendador in Spain's Order of Civil Merit, granted by King Felipe VI.
2016: Awarded the title Huesped de Honor Extraordinario by the President of the Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Argentina.
2016: Awarded the Sello del Bicentenario by the Argentinian Bicentennial Authority, Tucumán.
2016: The Reimar Lüst Award for outstanding humanities scholars (co-sponsored by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation and the Fritz Thyssen Foundation).
2016-2018: Research Grant from the Spanish Ministry of Education, Agencia Española de Cooperación Internacional para el Desarrollo (AECID), "Ortodoxias y rebeldías. La pluralidad de intereses en la convergencia peninsular hacia Europa (1961-1986)" (as a member of research group led by Albero Carillo Linares and Ángeles González, Seville University).
2016: A Joint Grant by the University of Maryland, College Park and Tel Aviv University to fund a Research Workshop on Israel and Europe: Probing Mutual Perceptions and Interpretations in the Diplomatic Archives.
2015: Research Grant awarded by the Israel Institute, Washington DC, for the joint research project (with Dr. Inbal Ofer) on Jewish volunteers who left Palestine to fight in the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939).
2015: A Joint Grant by the Free University of Berlin and Tel Aviv University to fund a Research Workshop on The New Ethnic Studies.
2014: “Dorothy and Elmer Kirsch Distinguished Conference Scholar”, Hofstra University.
2013: Awarded the Latin American Jewish Studies Association (LAJSA) Book Prize for the co-edited volume (with Adriana Brodsky), The New Jewish Argentina: Facets of Jewish Experiences in the Southern Cone (Brill, Boston)
2013: Named Chaired Professor at the UADE (Universidad Argentina de la Empresa), Buenos Aires
2012: The Bi-Annual Award of the Center of the Iberian and Latin American Communities in Israel (CICLA) for contributing to a better understanding of Latin America in Israel
2011: Research Grant from the Argentine Agencia Nacional de Promoción Científica y Tecnológica (as a member of research group led by Julio César Melón Pirro).
2009: Awarded the title of Commander in the Order of the Liberator San Martin by the Argentine Government for his contribution to Argentine culture
2009-2014: Co-President of the Latin American Jewish Studies Association (LAJSA)
2009-10: Distinguished Fellow, Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry, Emory University
2009: Awarded the endowed Eliás Sourasky Chair of Iberian and Latin American Studies
2009: Research Fellow, Institute for Advanced Studies, Hebrew University, Jerusalem
2008-2009: Vice President of the Latin American Jewish Studies Association (LAJSA)
2007-2013: Member of the Executive Committee, Israeli Association of Hispanists
2007: Research Grant, Diaspora Studies Center, Tel Aviv University
2007: The Annual Award of the Center of the Iberian and Latin American Communities in Israel (CICLA) for contributing, as Head of the Institute for Latin American History and Culture, to a better understanding of Latin America in Israel
2006: Honorary Member, The Friends of Jorge Luis Borges Worldwide Society
2004: Dean's Research Professor, Dept. of History, Emory University, Atlanta
2002: Elected Member of Argentina’s Academia Nacional de la Historia
2002: Latin American Jewish Studies Association Award for Outstanding Research.
2000-01: Grant from the University Research Foundation, Tel Aviv University
1999-2000: Research Fellowship, Latin American Studies Center and the Department of History, University of Maryland, College Park
1997-98: Grant from the University Research Foundation, Tel Aviv University
1995-96: Yad Hanadiv Humanities Fellowship, Rothschild Foundation, Jerusalem
1994-95: Yad Hanadiv Humanities Fellowship, Rothschild Foundation, Jerusalem
1994-95: Grant from the University Research Foundation, Tel Aviv University
1992-94: The Wolf Foundation’s Postdoctoral Fellowship, Tel Aviv University
1992: The Raoul Wallenberg Foundation’s Award
1989-91: Three years’ research grant from the Higher Education Council, Jerusalem
1989-90: Spanish Foreign Ministry's Scholarship for Ph.D. candidates
1988: The Aranne School of History's Scholarship for excellent students, Tel Aviv University
1988: Grant from the Maurice Pulver Foundation
1988: The Raoul Wallenberg Foundation’s Award
1987: The Aranne School of History's Scholarship for excellent students, Tel Aviv University
Awards