Israel

2015 Feb 24

"It's Better To Jump" — film screening and Q&A with filmmaker

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South Bldg, Belfer Case Study Room (S020), 1730 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies is pleased to present

it's better to jumpIt's Better To Jump (2013)
Patrick Alexander Stewart, Co-Director/Co-Producer
Gina M. Angelone, Co-Director/Co-Producer
Mouna Stewart, Co-Director/Co-Producer
Alejandro Trevino, Producer/Editor... Read more about "It's Better To Jump" — film screening and Q&A with filmmaker

2014 Oct 09

Constructing a Narrative of Reconciliation: A Personal Plea for Transformation of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS, Knafel 262, 1737 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

The Middle East Seminar is pleased to present

Herbert C. Kelman
Richard Clarke Cabot Professor of Social Ethics, Emeritus, and Co-Chair of the Middle East Seminar, Harvard University... Read more about Constructing a Narrative of Reconciliation: A Personal Plea for Transformation of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

2014 Mar 06

Some Thoughts on the Persistence and Resolution of the Israeli Palestinian Conflict

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS, Knafel 262, 1737 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

The WCFIA and CMES Middle East Seminar and the Civic and Moral Education Initiative of the Harvard Graduate School of Education are pleased to present

Ervin Staub
Professor of Psychology Emeritus; Founding Director of the Doctoral Program in the Psychology of Peace and Violence, University of Massachusetts at Amherst... Read more about Some Thoughts on the Persistence and Resolution of the Israeli Palestinian Conflict

2014 Mar 11

What if Kerry's Initiative Fails?: Potential Consequences for Israel’s Future

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Weil Town Hall, Belfer Building, Ground Floor, Harvard Kennedy School, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge, MA

The CMES Middle East Forum and The Middle East Initiative, Harvard Kennedy School are pleased to present

Yoram Peri
Director of the Institute of Israel Studies, University of Maryland... Read more about What if Kerry's Initiative Fails?: Potential Consequences for Israel’s Future

2014 Mar 28

Who Are You Leon Berger? A Story of a Jewish Kapo in Auschwitz, History, Memory and Politics

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CMES, Room 102, 38 Kirkland St, Cambridge, MA

The Israeli Law, Literature, and Society Seminar Series is pleased to present

Tuvia Friling
Professor & Senior Researcher, Ben-Gurion Research institute, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev; Visiting Professor, Brandeis University... Read more about Who Are You Leon Berger? A Story of a Jewish Kapo in Auschwitz, History, Memory and Politics

Brett Levi

Brett Levi wins AM thesis prize for paper on Hasidic rebbes’ views on Jewish settlement

June 4, 2013

CMES is pleased to announce Brett Levi (AM ’13) as the winner of the 2013 CMES AM Thesis Prize for his paper “Hasidic Geopolitics and the Greater Land of Israel: Israeli Hasidic Rebbes Encounter the West Bank, Gaza and Territorial Withdrawal, 1982–2013.”

For his thesis, Brett researched how Israeli Hasidic rebbes, leaders of ultra-Orthodox Jewish sects, have responded to Jewish settlement activity in the West Bank and Gaza and Israeli withdrawals from these areas. Brett visited insular Hasidic communities across Israel to find primary documents, including Hebrew and Yiddish-language...

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2013 May 03

Judaism's Embrace of Islam: An Historical Inquiry into the Role of Islam in Modern Jewish Thought

5:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Thompson Room, Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies is pleased to present the 2013 Hilda B. Silverman Memorial Lecturer

Susannah HeschelSusannah Heschel
Eli Black Professor of Jewish Studies, Department of Religion, Dartmouth College

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Herbert C. Kelman

The Middle East Seminar celebrates Professor Herbert Kelman

April 18, 2013

On March 28, 2013 Professor Herbert Kelman, co-chair of the WCFIA/CMES Middle East Seminar, gave a lecture for the seminar titled “Is a Two-State Solution to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Still Possible? The Perspective of a Strategic Optimist.” The seminar also coincided with Professor Kelman’s birthday, an occasion celebrated by co-chairs Lenore Martin and Sara Roy, and the seminar participants, with surprise kosher for Passover angel food cakes and...

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