Schusterman Visiting Israeli Artists Niv Sheinfeld and Oren Laor received an award from the Israel Dance Critics' Circle for the best Israeli creation. The award recognizes the piece "Two Room Apartment." Sheinfeld and Laor will be in residence at Rutgers University during the spring semester, where they will teach classes on dance technique and advanced improvisation and performance. To learn more about the program and...Full story>
The following is footage from a forum, "Israeli Security in the Face of Arab Turmoil," hosted by the Israel Institute at the National Press Club in Washington, DC on October 7, 2013. Former Israeli Ambassador to the United States and current president of the Israel Institute Itamar Rabinovich led the discussion with Bloomberg View columnist and veteran Middle East journalist Jeffrey Goldberg and William Kristol, editor of...Full story>
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