Past Events

“Mowing the Grass: Israel’s Wars with Hamas,” by Efraim Inbar


Efraim Inbar is professor of political science at Bar-Ilan University and director of the Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies. A veteran authority on the Arab-Israeli conflict and strategic developments in the Mideast, Inbar specializes in Israeli strategic doctrine, public opinion on national security issues, nuclear matters, U.S. Middle East policy, U.S.-Israel relations, Israeli-Palestinian diplomacy, and Israel-Turkey relations…
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Itai Anghel- A Correspondent in a War Zone


Itai Enghel, a fantastic Israeli journalist/documentary maker is coming to campus November 17th at 5:30. Itai is a household name in Israel where he is done some daring films in the Middle East and Africa, most recently a film about ISIS in Syria. In this lecture, the international acclaimed journalist Itai Anghel talks about the…
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Northeastern University sponsors “Rock in the Red Zone” at the Boston Jewish Film Festival


For the past 14 years, the Israeli town of Sderot has been bombarded with rocket fire from the Gaza strip. Despite the constant fear and regular runs to bomb shelters, citizens of Sderot have continued to make music. In fact, Sderot has become one of the epicenters for rock music in Israel. Director Laura Bialis travels to Israel to learn about this, sometimes literally, underground music scene, and finds artists and a community that is unlike any other…
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Where Harry Met Sally: The Jewish Deli in Pop Culture


Join Northeastern Hillel on November 7th at 1pm as we welcome Professor Ted Merwin, Associate Professor of Religion & Judaic Studies at Dickinson College, as he speaks to us about the history and cultural influence of the Jewish deli in American culture today. There will be a FREE traditional deli lunch served, so bring your…
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Information Session for Israel and the Palestinians Dialogue of Civilizations


Come learn about the Dialogue of Civilizations program “Israel and the Palestinians:  Conflict, Coexistence, and Cooperation,” with Dov Waxman, professor of Political Science, International Affairs, and Israel Studies, and Lori Lefkovitz, Director of Jewish Studies and Professor of English.  Refreshments will be served!