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Upcoming Events


A Future More VividBetsy Rosenberg

Poetry Reading & Conversation with Betsy Rosenberg

Monday, December 1
5:00 p.m.
Reading Room, third floor
Mandel Center for the Humanities

Free and open to the public. Refreshments served.

American-Israeli poet and translator Betsy Rosenberg "enchants and unsettles in poems that read like oracles." [Gabriel Levin]. Cosponsored by the Creative Writing program, Schusterman Center for Israel Studies and Hadassah-Brandeis Institute.

Fill the Void

Film Screening and Q&A with Actor Yiftach KleinYiftach Klein

Thursday, December 4
6:30 p.m.
Wasserman Cinematheque, Sachar International Center

After a young Hasidic woman dies in childbirth, her 18-year-old sister is asked to cancel her upcoming marriage to a promising young man and marry her widowed brother-in-law. Cosponsored by the Schusterman Center for Israel Studies and the Film, Television & Interactive Media Program.

Apply for the Summer Institute for Israel Studies

June 15-29, 2015 Seminar at Brandeis
June 30-July 9, 2015 Israel Study Tour

Competitive fellowships open to faculty members in the humanities and social sciences. 
Applications due by January 20, 2015.

  • Stipend of up to $2500, travel (from North America), accommodations and meals included
  • Engage with world-class faculty from Israel and the U.S.
  • Meet with leading personalities in public life, the academy, and the arts in Israel
  • Create a syllabus and leave equipped to teach a new course in your discipline
  • Join a community of over 225 scholars - teaching at nearly 200 institutions worldwide - supported by a wealth of pedagogical resources, ongoing professional development and networking opportunities

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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. Click here for details of its 2014-2015 season.

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