David Bornblum Chair for Land of Israel Studies

(L-R) Mr. Alvin Gordon, Mr. Bert Bornblum and Kinneret College President Prof. Hanoch Lavee

This chair, in blessed memory of David Bornblum, is devoted to develop and to encourage the research, teaching and propagation of the knowledge of Jewish History. The scope of the chair encompasses all of Jewish History in the Land of Israel from the period of the Patriarchs to the War of Independence, 2nd millennium BC to circa 1950. The current Bornblum Chair is Dr. Jacob Ashkenazi. Last year his most recent book was published in Hebrew, titled “The Mother of All Churches”. The work has been recognized as an important addition to the history of Christianity and its presence in the Holy Land

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