In the News


May 2, 2017 -
Research grant recipient Lihi Ben Shitrit demonstrates how attention to gender and to women's engagement in inter-communal conflict over sacred places can illuminate unique intra-communal processes that aim to make a contested sacred site increasingly indivisible for parties to the conflict.
Politics and Religion
Journal Article - Gender & Women's Studies, Israel & The Middle East
April 28, 2017 -
Writer Larry Wilson joins a class on computational poetry taught by Eran Hadas, Israel Institute artist-in-residence at Caltech.
Los Angeles Daily News
Article - Arts & Culture
April 26, 2017 -
Israel Institute Visiting Professor Udi Sommer visited DePaul University to deliver a lecture titled, "100 Days into the Trump Administration: Legal and Political Perspectives."
Center for Jewish Law & Judaic Studies (DePaul University College of Law)
Video - Israel & The Middle East, Politics & International Relations
April 25, 2017 -

The Israel Institute supported the translation and publication of Dorit Rabinyan's Hebrew book, Borderlife, into English (All the Rivers).

Penguin Random House
Publication - Israel & The Middle East, Language & Literature
April 20, 2017 -

The Jewish Women's Archive's Nahanni Rous catches up with Israeli author Dorit Rabinyan about her novel All the Rivers, an Israeli-Palestinian love affair that confronts themes of borders, identity, and assimilation. Rabinyan received support from the Israel Institute that facilitated the translation of her book from Hebrew into English.

Jewish Women's Archive
Radio/Podcast - Language & Literature
April 12, 2017 -
A panel of award-winning Israeli actors, directors, and writers will examine modern Israeli society through film.
SDSU News Center
Event - Arts & Culture, Israel & The Middle East
April 12, 2017 -
Doctoral Fellow Avner Golov shares his analysis on how the new U.S. administration should deal with Iran.
War on the Rocks
Blog - Politics & International Relations, Security & Defense
April 7, 2017 -
Israel Institute Visiting Professor of Law Niva Elkin-Koren, with Michal Gal, examine the technological advances which are shaping algorithmic consumers.
The Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society (Harvard University)
Video - Society, Economy, & Law