Author Francine Klagsbrun discussed Golda Meir and her legacy. Klagsbrun’s book, Lioness: Golda Meir and the Nation of Israel, a biography of the fourth prime minister of Israel, won the Jewish National Book Award’s “2017 Book of the Year Award.” Moderated by Pamela Nadell, Patrick Clendenen Chair in Women’s and Gender History. Co-sponsored by School of Public Affairs, CIS and Jewish Studies Program.
Conferences & Seminars
This conference focused on the Israeli diaspora from New York to Nairobi and from Berlin to Mumbai, Israelis around the world, and featured a panel of speakers that included Israel studies scholars, authors, diplomats, and philanthropists. This second panel was moderated by SIS Associate Professor Guy Ziv, and featured Lilach Lev-Ari, Roni Floman, and AU Professors Randa Serhan and Pamela Nadell.
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Music & Culture
Attendees gave Shesh Besh a standing ovation at their performance on 3/28. Shesh Besh is the Arab-Jewish Ensemble of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, bringing together Jewish musicians of the first ranks of the orchestra with the finest Arab musicians in Israel.
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Former Member of Knesset Einat Wilf offered remarks about women in Israel and discussed women and politics in Israel today with Tamara Wittes (Brookings Institution). Co-sponsored by CIS and Women & Politics Institute, SPA.
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