Leon Wieseltier delivers keynote address"Reflections on the Balfour Declaration," at the June 2017 annual meeting of the Association for Israel Studies. June 12, 2017

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Visiting Scholars

The Schusterman Center hosts the following faculty and scholars at Brandeis in 2017-2018:

Zvi Zohar, 2018
Shlomit Aharoni Lir, 2017-2018
Talia Shimony, 2017-2018
Gökhan Çinkara, 2017-2018
Sharon Shalom, 2017
André Levy, 2015-2017

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A Doomed Israeli-Palestinian Love Story

Book launch and signing with Iranian-Israeli author Dorit Rabinyan

Dorit RabinyanNovember 1, 2017

5:00-6:30 PM 
Brandeis University
Rapaporte Treasure Hall

Free and open to the public

Books will be available for purchase.

Join us for a riveting evening with Dorit Rabinyan, one of Israel’s most acclaimed young novelists. The author will discuss and sign copies of her international bestselling, award-winning, All the Rivers, the controversial love story between an Israeli writer and a Palestinian painter.  Photo © Ziv Koren

Cosponsored by the Crown Center for Middle East Studiesand by the Creativity, the Arts, and Social Transformation Program (CAST); the Department of Near Eastern and Judaic Studies; and the Hebrew Language Program.

Leon Wieseltier delivers keynote address

Leon Wieseltier delivers keynote address, "Reflections on the Balfour Declaration," at the June 2017 annual meeting of the Association for Israel Studies.

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Essential Israel and Online Resource Site Launchedessential israel

The Schusterman Center's newest publication has just been published: Essential Israel: Essays for the 21st Century, co-edited by associate director Rachel Fish and founding director Ilan Troen.

Online Resource Site for Israel Studies
We have also launched an Online Resource Site for Israel Studies. The site catalogues content on the modern State of Israel: lectures, webinars, public programming, publications, databases, archives and websites. Searchable by type of resource or by topic, it includes a featured collection curated several times a year, so check back often for the latest additions!