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, 2014-2017
Yitzhak Kadman, 2016
Joseph Constance, 2016


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Where Does Responsibility Lie? Reframing the Israel-Palestine Conflict

A Talk by David Myers

Tuesday, September 20, 2016
4:00 - 5:30 PM
3rd Floor Reading Room
Mandel Center for the Humanities

Free and open to the public. Light refreshments served.

David Myers is the Sady and Ludwig Kahn Professor of Jewish History at UCLA. He has written widely in the fields of Jewish intellectual and cultural history and has served as co-editor of the Jewish Quarterly Review and is an elected Fellow of the American Academy for Jewish Research. He is the author of the Brandeis University Press publication Between Jew and Arab: The Lost Voice of Simon Rawidowicz.

Registration Open for Israel Education Programs

From Anti-Semitism to Anti-Zionism:
Preparing High School Students for The New Reality

November 14-15, 2016

The Schusterman Center is hosting a conference in Fort Lee, New Jersey, for Jewish high school day school educators as part of our work beyond the Academy. For details and application...

Israel: Balance and Complexity

January 10-13, 2017

The Schusterman Center and JCRC-NY are hosting their 2nd winter seminar for faculty. It takes place in NYC on January 10-13, 2017. For details and application...

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...