October 9, 2013

Israel faces a complex security environment amidst dramatic changes in the region and there is no certainty about what the future may bring according to a group of Middle East experts at the Israel Institute Forum in Washington, DC.  

“While the danger of conventional war is remote, Israel continues to face...

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October 7, 2013

The Israel Institute will be holding its inaugural Annual Forum with commentators Jeffrey Goldberg and William Kristol and moderated by Israel Institute President Itamar Rabinovich on Monday, October 7, from 3:00-5:30pm at the National Press Club (529...

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June 6, 2013

The Israel Institute is proud to announce the 2013 winners of the AIS-Israel Institute Lifetime Achievement Award and Young Scholar Award.


AIS-Israel Institute Lifetime Achievement Award: Myron (Mike) Aronoff

The first AIS-Israel Institute Lifetime Achievement Award goes to Professor Myron (Mike) Aronoff, who was the...

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May 17, 2013

On May 15, 2013, The Times of Israel published Ambassador Itamar Rabinovich's second column posting.  The topic of this post is Israel's policy vis a vis Syria and it can be read here.  

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April 18, 2013

On April 18, 2013, the Israel Institute hosted a celebration in honor of Israel's 65th Independence Day. Executive Director Ari Roth welcomed guests and Israel Institute President Ambassador Itamar Rabinovich spoke about the holiday's significance.  The celebration included music by the Hadar Noiberg Trio and Israeli wine and other delicacies.  

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April 10, 2013

On April 9, 2013, The Times of Israel published Ambassador Itamar Rabinovich's inaugural column, which will appear on a monthly basis.  The topic of the first posting is American and Israeli policies on Syria and it can be read here.  

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March 29, 2013

Ambassador Itamar Rabinovich, President of the Israel Institute, was interviewed for an article published in Yediot America on March 29, 2013.  In the article, Ambassador Rabinovich discusses his life and his current role at the Israel Institute.  Read the article, "Ambassador, Professor and a Gentleman" (in Hebrew) here.  

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March 24, 2013

On March 21, 2013, Ambassador Itamar Rabinovich was a guest on Charlie Rose.  Ambassador Rabinovich and Martin Indyk, of the Brookings Institution, spoke about President Obama’s speech in Jerusalem during his recent trip to Israel.  Watch here.   

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February 26, 2013

Washington, D.C., February 26, 2012 – A new institute has launched to advance the study of modern Israel in the United States and around the world. The independent, non-partisan Israel Institute will support scholarship, teaching and research in an array of academic and cultural disciplines—including history, politics, international...

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February 21, 2013

Shimon Adaf,  an Israeli author and poet who was a Schusterman Visiting Artist at the University of Vermont in Fall 2011, was recently announced as the winner of the 2012 Sapir Prize for his novel Mox Nox. The Sapir Prize is Israel's most prestigious literary award and comes with an award of NIS 150,000. Of the five nominees, two were  ...

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