Philip Alexander Student Prize 2013
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Undergraduate student prize in Jewish Studies. The Philip Alexander Prize for Undergraduate Jewish Studies is awarded annually to the student with 'the highest grade in a Jewish Studies-related module or dissertation' at the University of Manchester. For 2013 a prize of £100 each was awarded to the joint winners: Daniel Walker for a dissertation entitled 'Henry VIII and the Rabbis: What Role Did Italian Rabbis Play in Henry VIII's Great Matter and What Does This Imply for Jewish-Christian Relationships in the Period?' (supervised by Renate Smithuis) and Leo Mercer for a dissertation entitled 'Is a Nonfoundationalist Jewish Philosophy Possible? The Reparative Theology of Tamar Ross and Peter Ochs as Case-Study' (supervised by Alex Samely). The award of the Bernard Jackson Prize for the best MA dissertation will be made in November 2013. Further information.

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