The Center for Middle Eastern Studies is pleased to present
Anat Biletzki, Professor of Philosophy, Tel Aviv University and Quinnipiac University; former Chairperson of B'Tselem; currently a John Hope Franklin Fellow, National Humanities Center... Read more about Gaza: A Panel Discussion
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...