Israel and the Middle East

An image of three characters from the Israeli series Fauda

Israeli TV Hits the Big Time

Brandeis Now

With shows like Fauda, Shtisel and Prisoners of War thrilling American viewers, scholar Shayna Weiss explains how Israeli TV developed and the role it plays in Israeli society and politics.

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David Maeir-Epstein '71, standing on Asael Street in Jerusalem.

Photo Credit: Josh Mitnick

Brandeis Magazine

David Maeir-Epstein '71 started Good Neighbors to nourish Israeli-Palestinian connections.

Ron Kronish stands on a dirt road in Jerusalem in 1966 in 1966

Alumni News

Rabbi Ronald Kronish '68, P'99, describes studying in Jerusalem during the tense period preceding the Six Day War.