Israeli Fashion Show

Event Reflection by Sophie Levy   “Israel Gradually Reopens Embassy in Jordan”   “A Dangerous Course Israel Should Avoid”   “Can Crazy Still Keep the Peace Between Israel and Iran?”     It seems the history of Israel only finds itself in politically-motivated headlines. Yet, I attended an event that presented Israel in a new, […]

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“Israeli Soldiers, Sudanese Refugees, and a Talmudic Debate”

CIS Event Reflection by Jessica Horst   Last semester, on Monday, November 6, 2017, the Center for Israel Studies hosted Haim Watzman,  a Jerusalem-based writer, journalist and translator, to discuss his latest work, Necessary Stories. After his presentation, Watzman engaged in literary conversation with American University’s Jewish Literature Professor Lauren B. Strauss. An immigrant to […]

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Israeli Cuisine as a Reflection of Israeli Culture

Event Reflection by Jessica Horst and Jennifer Kennedy   On Monday, November 13, 2017, the AU Center for Israel Studies hosted famous Israeli chefs both Israeli Jewish and Palestinian,  Einat Admony, Lior Lev Sercarz, Michael Solomonov,  Osama Dalal, and Tom Franz for their conference, “Israeli Cuisine as a Reflection of Israeli Society.” Click Here to View […]

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Israeli-Cypriot Relations:A Special and Strategic Relationship that Transcends Time

CIS Event Reflection By Gabrielle Chishinsky   On Thursday, October 19th, American University’s Center for Israel Studies hosted Leonidas Pantelides- the Cypriot Ambassador to the United States, Einat Weiss from the Israeli Embassy, and Professor Dan Arbell who discussed the strategic and special relationship between Israel and Cyprus.   Leonidas Pantelides is Cyprus’ Ambassador to the […]

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A Changing Relationship: Diaspora Jews and Israel in the Trump/Netanyahu Era

Event Reflection Written by Dania Tanur   On Wednesday, September 27th, American University’s Center for Israel Studies hosted journalists and authors Laura Blumenfeld and Samuel G. Freedman for a discussion on the diaspora Jews and Israel in the era of President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The event, moderated by director of the […]

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