Former Israeli Foreign Minister Prof. Shlomo Ben-Ami will give a lecture beginning at 3:30 pm on "Geneva, the Arab Revolutions and the Prospects of an Israeli-Palestinian Peace". The lecture will be preceded by a reception from 3:00-3:30.
Professor Ben Ami received his PhD at Oxford University and held the Elias Sourasky Chair for Spanish and Latin American Studies at the History Department …more
Metzitzim ("Peeping Toms") is a 1972 Israeli comedy that has become a cult film. It follows an aging hippie on the Tel Aviv beach as he goes about the business of day to day living, and eavesdropping on his friend's romantic liaisons. The film stars the director, Uri Zohar, as the hippie and Arik Einstein as his friend, a guitar player who dreams of building a night club. Einstein died in …more
Screening of Israeli film "Ballad of the Weeping Spring" (Balada La'Aviv Haboche, 2012, 105 minutes) by director Benny Toraty. In Hebrew with English Subtitles. The screening will be followed by a discussion with Professor Dan Chyutin, Schusterman Visiting Israeli Film-Maker. This film won 4 Israeli Oscars (Ophir Awards) and is about about musicians, the baggage they carry, and their struggle …more
American University presents a one-day symposium on "Israel and Water: Scarcity, Innovation and Cooperation." The symposium will cover issues of the science of water, technology innovations to address water stress, and the politics of water. The symposium is hosted by the Center for Israel Studies and co-sponsored by the Department of Environmental Science (CAS), Global Environmental Politics …more