Our Mission

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.

Latest From The Institute

We have new phone numbers! Click on the image to note our new phone numbers as well as changes to our academic program offerings.

2019 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

October 18, 2019 -

"Sophomore Yaim Steinberg said it was the first time any of the students had done post-dramatic work that excited them but also pushed them out of their comfort zones. After this experience, they feel better prepared for whatever comes next."

October 17, 2019 -

“This is the first time I’m teaching a class outside of Israel, and I’m very excited about that,” says Noa Shavit, [a Fall 2019 Israel Institute Visiting Artist] who started studying dance when she was in third grade and knew by 17 that dance would be the career for her. “I love to teach and work with a range of [students at various levels].”