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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.

Latest From The Institute

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The latest edition of the Israel Institute Magazine discusses Israel's demographic features, trends, and challenges.

Download the winning syllabus of the Spring 2017 Israel Institute Syllabus Contest.

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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

November 4, 2017 -

Emory student Zachary Shuster interviews Amb. Reda Mansour about becoming an Israeli ambassador at age 35 and being part of Israel's minority Druze community.

October 26, 2017 -

A comprehensive 2009 study by Paula England of New York University, Asaf Levanon of the University of Haifa in Israel, and Paul Allison of the University of Pennsylvania used census data from 1950 to 2000 to confront two views used to explain the observed decrease in median earnings as women entered a field: queuing and devaluation.