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The Israel Institute enhances knowledge about modern Israel through the expansion of accessible, innovative learning opportunities, on and beyond campus. The Institute's many programs and initiatives advance rigorous teaching, research, and discourse about modern Israel.

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2018 Guide to Experts: Visiting Israeli faculty and artists are available to give talks and performances on campus and in the wider community.

You are welcome to download this Israel's Foreign Policy Sample Syllabus as a model for your own Israel Studies course.

News & Events

November 8, 2018 -

Moshe Zonder, 2018 Visiting Israeli Artist, recently spoke with the Asbury Park Press and the USA Today Network via email about "Fauda," teaching at Rutgers and how the film festival can combat hate and intolerance.

November 8, 2018 -

Moshe Zonder, 2018 Visiting Israeli Artist, speaks with Rutgers Today about what it takes to write a compelling drama that makes viewers think deeply about real-world conflicts, and how those lessons benefit students of his course at the School of Arts and Sciences.