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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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Check out the latest edition of the Israel Institute Magazine!

Join us for our "Israel at 70" conference on June 10 in New York City.

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This Institute-supported course, designed and moderated by Hebrew University professor Michal Frenkel, features 17 guest lectures by Israeli experts.

News & Events

June 7, 2018 -

The Center recently hosted its inaugural Undergraduate Scholars Conference in Israel Studies, which included 15 presentations on a wide range of Israel-focused topics from students from UCLA and several other California colleges and universities. Israel Institute support of two professors' courses at UCLA and UC Berkeley contributed to student's participation in the conference.

May 1, 2018 -

The New York Times' Book Review column features Visiting Artist Ayelet Gundar-Goshen's novel, Waking Lions.