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Visiting Scholars

The Schusterman Center hosts the following faculty and scholars at Brandeis in 2015:

Liora Norwich, 2014-2015
Guangmeng Chen, 2014-2015
Hetian Duan, 2014-2015
Yehudah Mirsky, 2012-2015

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Brandeis Students: Apply for a $2500 Israel Travel Grant

March 1st is the deadline for applications for the Frances Taylor Eizenstat '65 Undergraduate Israel Travel Grant.

Brandeis undergrads interested in study, internship or research in Israel can apply by the March 1st deadline for travel in the summer or fall of 2015. This competitive grant is open to all Brandeis undergrads in good standing, pursuing academic or career interests in Israel.

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Podcasts of Center Events

Video from the Shoah conference available here.

Ari Shavit spoke about his bestseller My Promised Land: The Triumph and Tragedy of Israel on January 27, 2014. Video.

Program and video from "Zionism in the Twenty-First Century" conference. February 17-18, 2013.
Keynotes by Anita Shapira, Tel Aviv University and Leon Wieseltier, The New Republic.

A High Price: The Triumphs and Failures of Israeli Counterterrorism
With Daniel L. Byman, Senior Fellow with the Brookings Institution, in March, 2012.

David Makovsky and Gaith al-Omari spoke in September, 2011. Watch a video of the event: UN Recognition of Palestinian Statehood - A New Dawn or Another Debacle?

Sayed Kashua, celebrated author, columnist and screenwriter, was invited in the spring of 2010 to share his body of work with several Brandeis classes. More...

Ethan Bronner, Jerusalem Bureau Chief for the New York Times, spoke in 2010 about the challenges faced by a journalist covering opposing narratives. More...

Amos Oz, world-renowned novelist, activist and public intellectual spoke of his personal perspective on Israel in a public lecture, and discussed his novel A Tale of Love and Darkness to a group of Summer Institute for Israel Studies fellows.
Videocast of Israel: A Personal Perspective and more information.


Justice Richard Goldstone and respondent Ambassador Dore Gold
discussed the challenge of the U.N. Gaza Report in November 2009. More...