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For twenty-six years (1980-2006), the Dorot Travel Grant Program helped build connections between students and the Land and State of Israel. Our partnership with colleges and universities throughout North America helped make possible a significant Israel
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Milestones: Ernest S. Frerichs ...
Milestones: Ernest S. Frerichs (1925-2013)
Ernest S. Frerichs, renowned scholar of the Hebrew Bible and Biblical interpretation, passed away on November 11, 2013, at the age of 88.
From 1943 to 1946, he served in the U.S. Army in Europe during World War II, for which he was awarded the Combat Infantryman's Badge and the Bronze Star Medal for his participation in the Battle of the Vosges Mountains in eastern France.
Dr. Frerichs subsequently earned an A.B. from Brown University in 1948, an A.M. in government from Harvard University in 1949, an S.T.B. from Boston University in 1952 and a Ph.D. in Hebrew Bible from Boston University in 1957.
He was appointed a trustee of the Albright Institute in 1974 and served as the institute's president from 1976 to 1982.
In 1995, he became the executive director and president of the Dorot Foundation, a family foundation with a long history in Jewish higher education.
In this position, Frerichs succeeded the legendary archaeological philanthropist Joy Ungerleider-Mayerson, who established the foundation in 1972 and served as its president until her death in 1994.
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Ernest S. Frerichs
Hesed Ve-Emet: Studies in Honor of Ernest S. Frerichs by Jodi Magness and Seymour Gitin (ed.) Scholars Press: 1998
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Dorot Foundation Honors Joseph Aviram | Obituaries, Grants, Endowments, Awards and Announcements
Dorot president Ernest Frerichs said the prize recognizes Aviram's "staunch advocacy" of archaeology in Israel throughout his 70-year career at the IES.
Ernest S. Frerichs, ...
Ernest S. Frerichs, president of the Dorot Foundation, was one of twenty-five individuals and foundations honored May 10 at the 25th anniversary celebration of the New Israel Fund, at the Hotel Pierre in New York City.
Ernie, executive director of the Dorot Foundation in Providence, is a former dean of Brown's graduate school, former chair of the religious studies department, and former director of the Judaic studies program.
Ernest S. Frerichs
, Providence, was awarded the first Charles U.
Harris Award at the annual meeting of the American Schools of Oriental Research
(ASOR), the major scholarly society for Near Eastern archaeology.
The award was given in recognition of Ernie's long-term and outstanding service as an ASOR officer and trustee.