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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)

Huffington Post: "Fertile,” Nature’s Diversity, and the Marginalization of Us All

This play, while focusing on one woman’s story, tells us some universal truths (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)

New Research Paper: "Israelis' Perception of the IDF"

GIIS visiting scholar Dr. Meytal Eran Jona publishes her research on Israeli views of their army. (read more)

GIIS establishes ties with Chinese universities

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

Visiting scholar presents study on Israeli military's reputation

On November 10, Dr. Meytal Eran-Jona discussed Israelis' high confidence in their military. (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)


Recent Events

2016 Leadership Summit

Professor Yoram Peri lead a panel discussion with Ambassador of the United States to Israel Dan Shapiro, and former Israeli Ambassador to the US and current President of the Israel Institute Prof. Itamar Rabinovich on "U.S.-Israel Relations, Then and Now." The event was part of the program of the leadership summit of the Institute at Maale Hacjamisha, Israel, on June 28, 2016.


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