Upcoming Events


September 30, 2020

12:00 - 1:30 PM (Boston); 19:00 - 20:30 (Israel)

Welcome: Jonathan D. Sarna
(Brandeis University) Director, Schusterman Center for Israel Studies
Greetings: Shmuel Feiner
(Bar-Ilan University) Chairman of The Historical Society of Israel
Introduction: Joshua Teplitsky
(Stony Brook University)
Debra Kaplan
(Bar-Ilan University)
Communal Etrogim, Social Status, and Social Discipline in Early Modern European Jewish Communities
Zev Eleff
(Touro College)
The Etrog Trade in the New World
Alexander Kaye
(Brandeis University)
The Etrog Exception: Balancing Halakha and Socialism on the Religious Kibbutz
Commentator: Christine Hayes (Yale University)
Discussion and Q&A

September 23, 2020

We invite you to a panel discussion hosted by Brandeis University President Ron Liebowitz on the "Abraham Accords Peace Agreement" between Israel and the United Arab Emirates. This program will examine the historic normalization of relations between Israel and UAE from multiple scholarly perspectives.

Eva Bellin, Myra and Robert Kraft Professor of Arab Politics at the Crown Center
Yehudah Mirsky, Professor of Near Eastern and Judaic Studies

Gary Samore, Crown Family Director of the Crown Center
Khalil Shikaki, Founding Senior Fellow at the Crown Center
Tamara Cofman Wittes, Senior Fellow, Center for Middle East Policy, Brookings Institution

Moderated by University Professor Jonathan Sarna, Director of the Schusterman Center for Israel Studies 

August 24, 2020

Webinar, 7:30pm

"Living Through American Jewish History: A Conversation with Jonathan Sarna,"

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