"The Israeli Tent Movement and the Future of Israeli Democracy: 2011 to the Upcoming Elections"
Presented by Boaz Gaon. An interactive lecture with discussion on the evolution of the Israel social protest movement, from the summer of 2011 to the current pre-election season. Boaz Gaon is a leading Israeli playwright, journalist, and political activist, and has been one of the leaders of the …more
Everyone knew Bibi Netanyahu would win the Israeli election on January 22. But there are some surprises leading up to the formation of the next governing coalition. Who's in? Who's out? What will this mean for Israel and U.S./Israel foreign policy? Come to an Israeli post-election analysis and discussion with Natan Sachs, Foreign Policy Fellow at the Saban Center, The Brookings Institution …more
The "Israel Studies and Jewish Studies in America," conference is sponsored by American University's Center for Israel Studies and Jewish Studies Program, the Israel Institute (Jerusalem and Washington), and by Ludwig-Maximilian University Munich.
'The Invisible Men' tells the story of gay Palestinians who have run away from their families and are now hiding illegally in Tel Aviv. Their stories are told through the film's heroes: Louie, 32 years old, a gay Palestinian who has been hiding in Tel Aviv for the past 8 years; Abdu, 24 years old, who was exposed as gay in Ramallah and then accused of espionage and tortured by Palestinian …more