Visiting Scholars

The Schusterman Center hosts the following faculty and scholars at Brandeis in 2016-2017:

Liron Shani, 2016-2017
Sharon Shalom
, 2017
Aviv Ben-Or, 2016
André Levy, 2015-2017
Liora Norwich, 2014-2016
Yitzhak Kadman, 2016
Joseph Constance, 2016

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March at the Schusterman Center

Save the dates for this series of free public events at the Schusterman Center for Israel Studies:

Rabbi Chaim Seidler-Feller
Wednesday March 15, 2017
4:30-6:00 PM
Mandel Reading Room (third floor, MCH)

Former executive director of the Yitzhak Rabin Hillel Center for Jewish Life at UCLA, Rabbi Seidler-Feller will speak on the campus conversation about Israel. 

Rita Ender, Filmmaker
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
3:00-5:00 PM
Perlman Lounge, Sociology building

Filmmaker Rita Ender will show and discuss her documentary film "The Last Words: The Fate of the Ladino Language in Turkey," with commentary provided by Schusterman Center and Anthropology Department visiting professor André Levy.

Rabbi Uri Regev
Thursday, March 30, 2017
4:30-5:45 PM
Mandel Reading Room (third floor, MCH)

An internationally renowned leader and advocate of religious liberty in Israel, Rabbi Regev will speak about how Israel can be both Jewish and democratic.


Association of Israel Studies Conference, June 12-14, 2017

The Schusterman Center and Brandeis University will be hosting the 33rd annual meeting of the Association of Israel Studies: "A Century after Balfour: Vision and Reality," June 12-14, 2017. The Call for Papers has been issued and the deadline is January 15, 2017. Details for submission of achievement awards can be found on the website and include Lifetime Achievement, Young Scholar, Best Book, Best Dissertation, and Best Graduate Paper from the previous meeting.


Highlights of Center Events

Video and Audio of Israel and the Media Conference, April 3-4, 2016. 

Podcast of author Ronit Matalon in FA/NEJS class "Breaking Boundaries in Contemporary Israeli Culture" October 16, 2015

Ambassador Dennis Ross speaks at Brandeis March 26, 2015. For the video...

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

Amos Oz, world-renowned novelist, activist and public intellectual spoke of his personal perspective on Israel.
Videocast of Israel: A Personal Perspective and more...


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