News & Events
Reception for Eizenstat Undergraduate Travel Grantees
Wednesday, November 9, 2016
Reading Room, Mandel Center for the Humanities
Open to students and public. Light refreshments served.
Ambassador Stuart Eizenstat will attend our 3rd annual reception for grantees of the Francis Taylor Eizenstat '65 Undergraduate Israel Travel Grant Program on Wednesday, November 9. Applications for 2016-2017 are due March 30, 2017. Last year's grantees studied at Hebrew University, interned at the Center for the Treatment of Psychotrauma, volunteered on a farm for school-leavers, researched Jewish law and excavated antiquities. Details here...
Inviting Applications for Fellowships
The Schusterman Center is accepting applications until October 31, 2016 for a postdoctoral fellow in Israel Studies, with a preference for candidates in film, politics, economics and the social sciences. For details and online application...
at Brandeis June 20 - July 2, 2017
in Israel July 3 - 12, 2017
The Summer Institute for Israel Studies has just been recognized by the Jim Joseph Foundation as a "Featured Grantee" having trained 269 professors since 2004 to teach about Israel in their universities. For details and application...
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." The Call for Papers has been issued and the deadline is January 15, 2017. Details for submission of achievement awards can be found here and includes Lifetime Achievement, Young Scholar, Best Book, Best Dissertation, and Best Graduate Paper from the previous meeting.
New Books Published
Orit Rozin's A Home for All Jews: Citizenship, Rights and National Identity in the New Israeli State, and Tamar Hess' Self as Nation: Contemporary Hebrew Autobiography have just been published as part of the Schusterman Series in Israel Studies, by Brandeis University Press.
Author Moshe Naor of forthcoming publication Oriental Neighbors: Middle-Eastern Jews and Arabs in Mandatory Palestine, will be at the University of Washington on Tuesday, November 29th, and at UC Berkeley Law School on December 1st, 2016.
Music and Dance October 29th
"Votes for Women:" The History of Equal Suffrage in Israel and America
Sunday, October 30, 2016
Rapaporte Treasure Hall, Brandeis University
Free and open to the public. RSVP at email@example.com
For other Israel-related events in the Boston area, visit the Israeli Consulate website.