Dr. Alan Dowty analyzes various aspects of Israel's past and present to determine that it is not a settler colonial state, at least not by the usual definition.
The death penalty is almost never used in Israel, but is still controversial. Postdoctoral fellow Smadar Ben-Natan explains.
Smadar Ben-Natan as analyzes Israeli protests against corruption and their relationship to covid emergency management, civil rights, and political divides in Israeli society.
Present-day discussions of anti-Semitism often involve Israel and the Zionist movement… but before the 20th century, Jews’ and Jewish scholars’ understandings of anti-Semitism were completely connected with Europe and Christianity. In the last episode of our series, guest Liora R. Halperin looks at how 19th-century Jewish settlers to Ottoman Palestine were influenced by the anti-Semitism they experienced in the Russian Empire
Postdoctoral Fellow Smadar Ben-Natan receives $40,000 grant for research on incarceration and reconciliation in Israel/Palestine
Postdoctoral fellow Smadar Ben-Natan has received a grant of $40,000 to study the effects of political incarceration on reconciliation, as opposed to radicalization, in Israel/Palestine.
Israeli musician Joshua Aaron creates worship music that blends Jewish and Christian themes and styles.
The 2015 album/documentary Junun showcases the work of Israeli musician Shye Ben Tzur, who blends musical traditions in unique ways.
Sarah Willen of the University of Connecticut will give the 2020 Jack and Rebecca Benaroya Endowed Lecture in Israel Studies on the topic of global migration to Israel and the Middle East.