This event gives American University students who spent a summer at Bir Zeit University in Palestine an opportunity to share their reflections from time spent on the West Bank over the summer. The forum itself will be initiated by a brief talk by the Palestinian ambassador, who will be speaking about the UN general assembly meeting, and the Palestinian issue. Given recent world news, hearing a ...more
German Restitutions to Israel: Transitional Justice and Public Debate
Mary Graydon Conference Room 5
Professor Norbert Frei (University of Jena, Germany) will discuss "German Restitutions to Israel: Transitional Justice and Public Debate." Cosponsored by AU Center for Israel Studies, Jewish Studies Program, and the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.
Israeli philosopher and scholar, Moshe Halbertal will give a public lecture on "Israel at the Crossroads of Democracy, Nationalism and Religion". The keynote lecture follows a day-long conference at American University, "How Jewish is the Jewish State: Religion and Society in Israel".