27th AIS Conference
27th Association for Israel Studies Conference
"Israel as a Jewish and Democratic State" was the topic for the 27th AIS conference, held at Brandeis University June 13-15, 2011.
The Brandeis community was invited to attend Plenary sessions that featured leading scholars and public intellectuals who addressed the topics "What Does the US Want in the Middle East and What Should it Want?" and "Arabs in the Jewish State." A keynote speech was given by Professor Moshe Halbertal.
- Over 400 participants arrived from the US, Israel and Europe.
- See the Jewish Advocate write-up of the conference.
- Brandeis Now enthuses about the 27th AIS conference.
- Webcasts of the keynote address and plenary sessions
- Photo album
Cosponsored by the Cohen Center for Modern Jewish Studies and Hadassah-Brandeis Institute.