In the News

David Ellenson's Simon Rawidowicz Memorial Lecture appears in the summer issue of Journal of Jewish Ethics.

Yehudah Mirsky's book Rav Kook: Mystic in a Time of Revolution wins the 2016 Sami Rohr Choice Award for Jewish Literature.

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


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News & Events


Inviting Applications for Fellowships

Postdoctoral Fellow in Israel Studies 2017-2018

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...

Summer Institute for Israel Studies 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...


New Books Published

orit rozin

Orit Rozin's A Home for All Jews: Citizenship, Rights and National Identity in the New Israeli State, and Tamar HessSelf as Nation: Contemporary Hebrew Autobiography have just been published as part of the Schusterman Series in Israel Studies, by Brandeis University Press.

Author Orit Rozin will be on the Brandeis campus September 21st; at NYU's Taub Center on September 19th and University of Toronto's Munk School on September 28th, 2016.

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.


Around Town

Music and Dance October 29th

Legendary Israeli singer-songwriter Yehuda Poliker appears at the Berklee Performance Center on October 29, 2016.
Vertigo Dance Company appears October 29-30, 2016 at the Shubert Theatre. 


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.