Royal Society of Canada Honours Three Jewish Studies Scholars, Including One From McGill

The fellows of the Royal Society, Canada’s most prestigious academic organization, voted this year to invite three scholars of Jewish Studies to join the group: David Novak and Derek Penslar of the University of Toronto and our own Gershon Hundert, of McGill, who edits the YIVO Encyclopedia of Jews in Eastern Europe, now available online.

“This is a signal that we’ve come of age and we have a place in the academy,” Hundert told a reporter.

Click here to read the full story in The Canadian Jewish News.

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