Photo/Video Gallery

Videos of lectures and presentations at the Institute

Fall 2014

 11/13/14: Lecture and Performance:  "Piyyut: Hebrew Poetry and World Music,"with Robert Alter, Professor of Hebrew and Comparative Literature , UC Berkeley; Yair Harel, Schusterman Artist-in-Residence.

11/6/14: Annual Robbins Collection Lecture in Jewish Law and Thought, "Maimonides on Mourning: Jewish Law and Emotion," by Moshe Halbertal, Senior Fellow at the Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem; Professor of Jewish Thought and Philosophy at The Hebrew University; Gruss Professor of Law, New York University.

10/21/14: "The Future of the Israeli-Palestinian Peace Process," Moderated Discussion with Abe Sofaer, George P. Shultz Senior Fellow in Foreign Policy and National Security Affairs, Hoover Institution, Stanford University; Janine Zacharia, Carlos Kelly McClatchy Visiting Lecturer, Stanford University. Moderator: Mark Yudof, UC President Emeritus.  

Spring 2014

3/11/2014: 2014 Annual Conference in Israel Studies, titled Israeli and Palestinian Waterways: History, Politics, and Technology of Water and Environment in the Middle East. For information about speakers, see conference program

1) Opening Remarks and Panel I: Historical Formations: The Law and Politics of Water Since the British Mandate.

2) Panel II: Social Questions: Scarcity, Access, and Health.

3) Cosponsor presentation and Panel III: Water Across Borders: The Politics of Peace and Collaboration.

4) Panel IV: Technology and Innovation: Changing the Political and Environmental Calculus.

5) Keynote Speech: A Green Bridge over Troubled Waters: The Kidron Valley/Wadi El Nar River Basin Project and the Possibilities for Israeli-Palestinian Environmental Collaboration. By Glenn Yago, Senior Director, Milken Institute Israel Center; Founder, Financial Innovations Labs.

3/7/2014: "Covering Israel: A Reporter's Notebook" - Lecture with Janine Zacharia, Former Jerusalem Bureau Chief, Washington Post; Former Washington Bureau Chief, Jerusalem Post; Carlos Kelly McClatchy Visiting Lecturer, Department of Communication, Stanford University.

2/21/2014: "Reporting Israel: the Personal, the Political and the Press" - Lecture with Aluf Benn, Editor in-chief, Ha'aretz Daily Newspaper

2/14/2014: "My Promised Land"-Lecture with Ari Shavit, Ha'aretz journalist and author of the book My Promised Land

Fall 2013

11/14/2013: "Prospects for Peace: An Assessment with Ambassador Dennis Ross" with Amb. Dennis Ross 

11/12/2013: "What We Can Learn from the Jewish Political Tradition" with Professor Michael Walzer

Gallery of Photographs from Events

Fall 2014

11/6/14: Annual Robbins Collection Lecture in Jewish Law and Thought, "Maimonides on Mourning: Jewish Law and Emotion"

10/21/14: "The Future of the Israeli-Palestinian Peace Process"

Spring 2014

04/10/2014: "From India to Israel: A Multicultural Celebration"

3/11/2014: "Israeli and Palestinian Waterways: History, Politics, and Technology of Water and the Environment in the Middle East"

03/06/2014: "Israeli Start-Ups in the International Arena"

02/14-03/07/2014: "Covering Covering Israel: Conversations with Contemporary Journalists"

Fall 2013

10/9/2013: "Jews and Words" with Fania Oz-Salzberger

03/12/2013: 
"Writing Identity" with Sayed Kashua

Fall 2012

11/26/2012:
The 2012-2013 Robbins Collection Lecture in Jewish Law and Thought with Chief Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

10/23/2012:
2012-2013 Gilbert Foundation Colloquy with Judge Kozinski and Justice Beinisch

Spring 2012

4/16/2012:
2011-2012 Robbins Collection Lecture in Jewish Law with Professors Barry Wimpfheimer and Marianne Constable

2/14/2011: 2010-2011 Robbins Collection Lecture in Jewish Law, with Professor Suzanne Last Stone