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The Mitzpeh: Haaretz editor-in-chief visits UMD to discuss liberal news coverage in Israel, US

The lecture focused on the role of Haaretz as the mainstream liberal news outlet in Israel under a right-wing government, and (read more)

Economic Freedom and its Enemies by Sever Plotzker

(Translated from the Yediot Achronot Friday Magazine, April 27, 2017) Read the article here

Congratulations to Jean Maloney, an Israel Studies Minor!

For academic excellence, this year’s winner for the $1000 Gildenhorn Family Scholarship in Israel Studies has been awarded to Jean Maloney, an English major who will be graduating in December 2017.

The Mitzpeh: Visiting UCLA professor discusses Moroccan Jewish identity, effects of tourism

The Gildenhorn Institute for Israel Studies welcomed Aomar Boum, a socio-cultural anthropologist (read more)

Washinton Jewish Week: Israeli Stage tackles tough issues in translation

On Feb. 21, Israeli Stage will come to the University of Maryland, College Park with a reading of Yakir Eliahu Vaknin’s play “Fertile.” (read more)

What is a ‘one-state’ solution?

Director, and Abraham S. and Jack Kay Chair of Israel Studies, Yoram Peri featured in Washington Jewish Week on the "one state solution" (read more)

Jerusalem Post: If You Build Israel Studies, They Will Come

Mitchell Bard highlights the University of Maryland's exceptional Israel Studies program (read more)

GIIS establishes ties with Chinese universities

Prof. Peri's visit to Shanghai and Nanjing sparks academic cooperation (read more)

GIIS honors Rabin with Middle East talk

GIIS' annual Dubin Lecture with Shlomo Ben-Ami and Aaron David Miller. (read more)

The Syrian Crisis and Israeli Security Challenges

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. (more info)



The Soviet Israeli War 1967-1973 Event

Join us on Wednesday, October 18th from 12:30 to 2 PM Isabella Ginor and Gideon Remez will discuss their book, The Soviet Israeli War 1967-1973. The event will be held in H.J. Patterson Hall in room 1102.


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