In the News


June 1, 2016 -
This new paper, co-authored by Ronit Levine-Schnur and based on research supported by an Israel Institute grant, empirically test the fiscal-illusion hypothesis in the takings context in Israel.
The Journal of Legal Studies
Journal Article - Society, Economy, & Law
May 12, 2016 -
From an environmental standpoint, Israel and Los Angeles have a lot in common. Both have dense, urban areas and a dry, Mediterranean climate. And both face serious challenges when it comes to air pollution and water resources.
The Institute of the Environment and Sustainability - UCLA
Interview - Israel & The Middle East
April 13, 2016 -
Idan Cohen, a former Israel Institute Artist-in-Residence at Amherst College, was invited back to campus this spring to teach two dance class. In this video, he offers a sneak peek into his dance opera I Capuleti e i Montecci (The Capulets and the Montagues), premiering at Amherst College on April 21, 2016.
Amherst College
Video - Arts & Culture
April 5, 2016 -
Margalit Shilo, a recipient of an Israel Institute research grant, compares the Zionist suffrage struggle to contemporaneous struggles across the globe, and connects this nearly forgotten episode, absent from Israeli historiography, with the present situation of Israeli women.
Brandeis University Press
Publication - Gender & Women's Studies, Israel & The Middle East
March 28, 2016 -
Israel Institute Doctoral Fellow Niva Golan-Nadir co-authored an article that found that businesspeople, although motivated by economic profits, undertake activities that may prove very beneficial to both themselves and society.
Policy Studies
Journal Article - Conflict Resolution, Israel & The Middle East
January 5, 2016 -
Liav Orgad, an Israel Institute research grant recipient, offers a comprehensive analysis of the cultural rights of majorities, an underrepresented issue in constitutional theory, national identity, and human rights in her new book.
Oxford University Press
Publication - Politics & International Relations
December 8, 2015 -
Israel Institute research grant recipient Lihi Ben Shitrit's new book explores how women in conservative religious movements expand spaces for political activism.
Princeton University Press
Publication - Gender & Women's Studies, History & Religion, Israel & The Middle East
September 22, 2014 -
Jonathan Marc Gribetz, recipient of an Israel Institute book grant, sheds new light on how Zionists and Arabs understood each other in the earliest years of Zionist settlement in Palestine and challenges the current singular focus on boundaries as the main obstacle to peace.
Princeton University Press
Publication - History & Religion, Israel & The Middle East