The “Distinguished & Undistinguished Distinctions” Edition
Listen to the Promised Podcast to learn the story of Prize founder, Dan David, who went from being a poor but resourceful immigrant in Tel Aviv to purchasing five photo booths – the machines that would ultimately earn him his fortune. Find the episode here https://tlv1.fm/promised-podcast/2021/09/09/the-distinguished-undistinguished-distinctions-edition/
The Promised Podcast: An inside view of how Israel can warm your heart and make your blood boil. It’s a show by three folks who live in and love Israel even though it drives them crazy, and who each week discuss the latest in Israeli politics, culture and society.
Beginning in May 2022, The Dan David Prize is relaunching as an award that supports history and the study of the past, the Board of the Prize announced Wednesday.The relaunched prize, now the largest history prize in the world, will award up to nine $300,000 rewards annually to early- and mid-career scholars and practitioners around the world to recognize outstanding achievements in the study of humanity’s past and to support the winners’ future endeavors. Read more…