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Upcoming Events

The Soviet Israeli War 1967-1973 (book)

Featuring Authors Isabella Ginor & Gideon Remez

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 | 12:30 - 2:00 PM

H.J. Patterson Hall, Room 1102

The Soviet-Israeli War 1967-1973: Award-winning Israeli journalists and historians Isabella Ginor and Gideon Remez discuss their new book from Hurst/Oxford University Press. Relying on hitherto unexplored evidence such as the memoirs of Soviet veterans, their groundbreaking research shows how Israel's victory in the Six-Day War became a six-year, head-on clash with a global superpower. Some 50,000 Soviet servicemen fought against Israeli forces on the Egyptian front alone, turning the Suez Canal into the hottest arena of the Cold War and preparing Egypt's surprise offensive across the canal in the Yom Kippur War.

Ginor and Remez are fellows of the Truman Institute, Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Their previous book, Foxbats over Dimona: The Soviets' Nuclear Gamble in the Six-Day War (Yale, 2007) won the silver medal of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy.

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From Fear to Solidarity and Elation: Getting Ready for War in 1956

Featuring Orit Rozen

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 | 12:30 - 2:00 PM

Bio Science Research Building, Room 1103

An Aliyah to Morocco? Israeli Repatriation

Featuring Bryan Roby

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 | 5 - 7 PM

H.J. Patterson Hall, Room 2118

Suddenly (based on stories by Etgar Keret)

Zvi Sahar/Puppet Cinema (Israel)

Friday, December 1, 2017 | 8 PM

Saturday, December 2, 2017 | 8 PM

Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, Kogod Theatre

Daily life is complicated, dangerous and full of yearning.The living and the dead, dreams and walking life coexist in an uneasy world overflowing with absurdity, humor, sadness and compassion. Adapted from acclaimed Israeli writer Etgar Keret's book of short stories, this multimedia performance inventively combines puppetry, theatre and film.


4137 Susquehanna Hall | 301.405.9413 |

2011, The Joseph and Alma Gildenhorn Institute for Israel Studies