1948 and the Transnational Struggle for Palestine
TuTh 11:00 am -12: 15 pm
Mizrahi identity in Israel
MW 2:00 pm – 3:15 pm
Taught by Professor Shay Hazkani.
First appeared in Israel Horizons, no. 2, Nov. 2017
If you follow news concerning Israel, it’s been pretty hard to miss the spate of anniversaries that are being celebrated this year and next. The next one, coming up on Nov. 2, is ‘Balfour Day,’ the date in 1917 on which British foreign Minister Arthur James Balfour sent his famous letter to Lord Rothschild, known forever after as the Balfour Declaration.
Paul Scham is the Executive Director and Research Associate Professor of the Gildenhorn Institute for Israel Studies.
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Hamza Yavuz is a Ph.D. candidate in international relations at Gazi University in Turkey.
Ozge Yavuz is a Ph.D. candidate in the field of international relations and also a research assistant at Gazi University in Turkey.
Director, and Abraham S. and Jack Kay Chair of Israel Studies, Yoram Peri featured in Washington Jewish Week.
Mitchell Bard highlights the University of Maryland’s exceptional Israel Studies program
Academic interest in Israel Studies is growing at a rapid pace throughout China, and Prof. Peri met with a number of scholars and administrators at Chinese universities and institutions.
In commemoration of the 20th anniversary of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin’s assassination, the Gildenhorn Institute for Israel Studies (GIIS) honors Rabin at its annual Dubin Lecture.
GIIS director Prof. Yoram Peri discussed Israeli viewpoints and national security calculations vis-à-vis the events in Syria at the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington, DC.