Naming and Endowment Opportunities

Establishing an endowment is a visionary and generous act that will give ISMI a competitive edge now and far into the future. Donors who choose to establish endowed funds often do so in honor or memory of someone who has made a difference in their lives. In doing so, they create legacies of leadership. Here are several naming and endowment opportunities available at ISMI.


• Naming of the Emory Institute for the Study of Modern Israel

(given over time)


 Director’s position (provide released time from full-time teaching and salary for Director to devote to Israel education

 Endowed Professorship in Israeli/Zionist Studies to sustain undergraduate and graduate teaching in Emory College in perpetuity



• Associate Director of ISMI salary support



 A named visiting senior Israeli scholar or diplomat’s salary and benefits (one semester annually)



• A named pre-collegiate curriculum writer’s salary and benefits – to enhance Israel education in universities and colleges


• A named post-doctoral fellowship in modern Israeli history, society, politics, or culture – salary and benefits


 One semester senior lecturer in modern Israeli history, society, politics, or culture – salary and benefits –named opportunity


• A named annual conference on modern Israel – two days every two years for Emory alumnae – named opportunity


• A named endowed student internship, which will fund ISMI’s fifteen interns (15) annually – named opportunity – trips to Israel


• A named series of two lectures annually for undergraduates and graduates, staff, and the general public pertaining to modern Israeli history, politics, economics, and culture