Balancing Unity and Diversity: Israel's Changing Society and Politics


Grand Ballroom of the Student Union
1303 E University Blvd
85719 Tucson , AZ


Sun, 12/04/2016 - 9:00am to Sat, 06/25/2022 - 4:50am


The Arizona Center of Judaic Studies 

Israel Changing Middle East

Speakers and Topics

Professor Anita Shapira, Tel Aviv University

  • Keynote Address- Balancing Unity and Diversity: A History of Change in Israel 

Dr. Asher Susser, Judaic Studies, Conference Host, University of Arizona

  • Introduction: Israel's Changing Politics and Society

Dr. Einat Wilf, Senior Research Fellow, Jewish People Policy Institute

  • History and Politics of Israel's Education System 

Professor Ilan Troen, Chair in Israel Studies, Brandeis University

  • Versions of Jewish Nationalism 

Professor Shibley Telhami, Anwar Sedat Professor, University of Maryland

  • Arab Perspectives on Israel

Professor Yoram Peri, Director, Gildenhorn Institue, University of Maryland

  • Political Movements in Israel

Professor Dan Ben-David, Senior Faculty Member, Tel Aviv University

  • Israel's Economic Development 

Professor Uri Bialer, Hebrew University in Jerusalem

  • Israel's Foreign Policy

Professor Aomar Boum, Associate Professor, University of California Los Angeles

  • Moroccan-Israeli Relations

Registration for the Conference is required.

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