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Hillel Cohen's Year Zero of the Israel-Arab Conflict 1929 receives Azrieli Award for Best Book in Israel Studies.

New Schusterman Center Brochure asks "Why Does it Matter?"


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News & Events

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.


Summer Institute for Israel Studies Faculty Fellowship 2017

at Brandeis June 20 - July 2, 2017
in Israel July 3 - 12, 2017

The Summer Institute for Israel Studies has 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...


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." 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.


Around Town

Israeli Stage
Israeli Stage presents staged readings and full productions of Israeli plays in English, under the artistic direction of Emerson College alumnus, Guy Ben-Aharon. More...

For other Israel-related events in the Boston area, visit the Israeli Consulate website.