Alon Tal, a leading academic and veteran Israeli environmental activist will discuss his new book, The Land is Full -- Addressing Overpopulation in Israel (Yale University Press 2016). During the past sixty-eight years, Israel’s population has increased from one to eightmillion people. Such exponential growth produced acute environmental and social crises in this tiny …more
Students from the summer 2016 SIS graduate practicum, "Israel: Water, Cooperation and Peace in the Middle East" will deliver their research report. Pizza reception following presentation. Free, with rsvp. Co-sponsored by SIS Global Environmental Politics Progam and Center for Israel Studies.
Pamela Nadell, Director of Jewish Studies at AU and current President of the Association for Jewish Studies, will moderate a panel discussion on the changing relationship between US Jews and Israel. Michael Brenner, Abensohn Chair in Israel Studies, will introduce the program, which features: -Dov Waxman, co-director of the Middle East Center at Northeastern University, author of Trouble in the …more
Israeli author Etgar Keret will discuss writing in Israel today and read from his personal work in this installment of the Center for Israel Studies' Israeli Writers series. The lecture will be followed by a book-signing reception. An internationally acclaimed fiction writer who also writes for television and film, Keret is a lecturer at Ben-Gurion University of the …more