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Featured Videos

2023 Amos Perlmutter Memorial Lecture by Menahem Ben-Sasson


Menachem Ben-Sasson, Former MK and chair of the Knesset's Constitution, Law and Justice Committee delivered the 2023 Amos Perlmutter Memorial Lecture on 3/27/23: “Israel: The Lack of a Constitution and the Present Political Crisis.” 

Visiting Speakers

My Life as an Israeli with Dr. Ruth, Sept. 29, 2022


Dorit Beinisch, former President of Israel's Supreme Court, discussed the Netanyahu government's proposed judicial overhaul with CIS Director, Michael Brenner.

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Conferences & Seminars

The 2022 Israeli Elections and the Future of Israeli Democry


Aluf Benn, Editor-in-Chief of Haaretz, gave the keynote address at the Center for Israel Studies 2022 fall conference, "How Many Elections Can Israel Handle? Challenges Facing Israel's Democracy" on November 13-14, 2022. In his address, Benn outlined the key events shaping the current state of democracy in Israel.

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Music & Culture

Music & Culture

Attendees gave Shesh Besh a standing ovation at their performance on 3/28. Shesh Besh is the Arab-Jewish Ensemble of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, bringing together Jewish musicians of the first ranks of the orchestra with the finest Arab musicians in Israel.

Watch other music and cultural events hosted by the Center for Isreal Studies.