Lester S. Eckman, PhD

Title: Humanities Educator
Company: Touro College
Location: Brooklyn, NY United States

Affiliations/Associations/Societies:

  • American Historical Association
  • Association of Jewish Studies
  • Federation of Central New Jersey
  • Gathering of Holocaust Survivors
  • Israel Bonds
  • Jewish Educational Center of Elizabeth, NJ
  • Jewish National Fund
  • United States Holocaust Museums
  • Yad Vashem
  • Yeshiva Zicron Meilech of Brooklyn, NY

Achievements:

  • Honoree, Distinguished Worldwide Humanitarian Award (2018)
  • Grant Recipient, Halpern Brothers Grant (1985-Present, 1982)
  • Recipient, Jonathan Shonis Grant (1985-Present)
  • Recipient, Joseph Gann Grant (1985-Present)
  • Recipient, Wilf Foundation Grant (1985- Present, 1982)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in American Education,” Marquis Who’s Who (2006-2007)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in America,” Marquis Who’s Who  (2005)
  • Consultant to Peter Duffy, New York Times Tuvia Bielski and film project (2001)
  • Recipient, Outstanding Teaching Award, Touro College (2001)
  • Commencement Speaker, Touro College (2000)
  • Founder, Lester Eckman Touro Prize for Academic Achievement (2001)
  • Certificate of Appreciation, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (1996)
  • Honoree, Yeshiva Zichron Meilech (1996)
  • Nominee, Covenant Foundation Award, Covenant Foundation (1995)
  • Honoree, Jewish National Fund (1993)
  • Recipient, Dr. Millard Spialter Grant (1985)
  • Recipient, Jack Burstyn Grant (1982)
  • Grant Recipient, Ben Milner Grant (1980)
  • Grant Recipient, Joseph Tenembaum Grant (1980)
  • Grant Recipient, Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture (1978)
  • Grant Recipient, Federation of Underground Fighters (1976)
  • Recipient, Kaplun Foundation Grants (1974-1975)
  • Recipient, Founder’s Day Award, New York University (1974)
  • Grant Recipient, National Foundation for Jewish Culture (1963-1965)
  • Research Grantee, Columbia University (1963-1967)
  • Research Grantee, Harvard University

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