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  1. Please join the American University Center for Israel Studies and Jewish Studies Program for the first event of the spring semester in our ongoing 2020-21 Antisemitism Series, with French Rabbi Delphine Horvilleur.
    In her new book, Anti-Semitism Revisited: How the Rabbis Made Sense of Hatred, French Rabbi Delphine Horvilleur explores how the hatred of Jews is seen through the lens of the sacred …more

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  2. Professor Morad Elsana will discuss his new book, Indigenous Land Rights of the Bedouin: A Comparative Case. Introducing the Negev–Bedouin land issue from the international indigenous land rights perspective, this comparative study suggests options for the recognition of their land. The book demonstrates that the Bedouin land dispossession, like many indigenous peoples’, progressed through …more

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  3. In 2009, Wendy Lower, the acclaimed author of Hitler’s Furies, saw a rare photograph. Although the documentation of the Holocaust is vast, there are virtually no images of a Jewish family at the moment of murder. But this one was. It shows a Ukrainian shooter’s rifle inches from a woman's head, obscured in a cloud of smoke. She falls forward into the mass grave, gripping the hand …more

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  4. Ehud Barak, Israel’s Tenth Prime Minister, will deliver American University's 2021 Amos Perlmutter Memorial Lecture. Former Prime Minister Barak also served as Chief of the Israel Defense Forces General Staff and as the leader of the Labor Party. He is the most decorated soldier in Israeli history. Mr. Barak will speak about the strategic challenges posed by Israel’s neighbors, the Iranian …more

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  5. Please join American University's Center for Israel Studies and Jewish Studies Program for a conversation with Yehuda Kurtzer and Claire Sufrin, co-editors of The New Jewish Canon: Ideas & Debates, 1980-2015. The conversation will be moderated by AU professor Lauren Strauss.
    The late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries have witnessed major changes in Jewish life, …more

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  6. Please join the Center for Israel Studies as leading Israeli journalists David Horovitz, Yaakov Katz and Noa Landau unpack the 4th Israeli elections in two years.
    David Horovitz is the founding editor of The Times of Israel. He is the author of Still Life with Bombers (2004) and A Little Too Close to God (2000), and co-author of Shalom Friend: The Life and Legacy of Yitzhak Rabin (1996). He …more

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