In the News

Book launch at Tel Aviv University [in Hebrew] 11.16.17 for Orit Rozin, author of A Home for All Jews: Citizenship, Rights and National Identity in the New Israeli State.

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

Among the Righteous:
Jews in Arab Lands During the Holocaust

A Talk by Dr. Robert Satloffsatloff poster

Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Barbara Mandel Auditorium
Mandel Center for the Humanities

7:00 - 8:30 p.m.

Free and open to the public.

As International Holocaust day approaches, please join us for an event with Robert Satloff, executive director of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy and Howard P. Berkowitz Chair in U.S. Middle East Policy.  The talk will focus on Dr. Satloff's research for his book Among the Righteous: Lost Stories from the Holocaust's Long Reach into Arab Lands.

An expert on Arab and Islamic politics as well as U.S. Middle East policy, Dr. Satloff has written and spoken widely on the Arab-Israeli peace process, the challenge of Political Islam, and the need to revamp U.S. public diplomacy in the Middle East.

The event is cosponsored by the Crown Center for Middle East Studies.


Jewishness in Israel – Online Course in January-February ben gurion and hazon ish

This online course is being offered to Brandeis alumni and members of the Brandeis National Committee on three Tuesdays in January-February, 2017. Professor David Ellenson will be engaging with the topic, providing readings and answering questions. For details...


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 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...


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.