Following a screening, director Netalie Braun will discuss the story of Shalom Nagav, the Yemenite Jew who executed Adolf Eichmann and has ruminated on this experience ever since. In conversation with Smadar Ben-Natan and Liora Halperin.
Epidemiologist and public health expert Nadav Davidovitch will discuss public health and the COVID-19 pandemic by looking at past large-scale public health challenges, drawing on examples from the state of Israel.
Scholar Chris Gratien, co-creator of the Ottoman History Podcast, and journalist Sam Negri talk about how they tell migration stories, looking at the personal history Sam's father, Leo Negri, an undocumented Sephardic Jewish immigrant.
Liora R. Halperin will discuss her new book, "The Oldest Guard: Forging the Zionist Settler Past," and the creation of historical narratives related to early Jewish settlements in Ottoman Palestine, with fellow faculty member Noam Pianko.
Scholars Alon Confino (UMass Amherst), Nahum Karlinsky (Ben-Gurion University), and Sherene Seikaly (UCSB) discuss faculty member Liora R. Halperin's new book about Jewish settlements in 19th-century Ottoman Palestine.