Student Events

Tuesday, February 2

The Role of Hope in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Dr. Oded Adomi Leshem
Postdoctoral Fellow, Truman Research Institute for the Advancement of Peace, Hebrew University

Dr. Oded Adomi Leshem, political psychologist from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, will join us to speak about his research around the pivotal role that hope and hopelessness play in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Leshem will be sharing the findings of The Hope Map Project, which he spearheaded along with Palestinian researcher Obada Shtaya in 2017.

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM PST

Wednesday, February 10

COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution in Israel

Dr. Dani Filc, MD, PhD
Professor, Michael Halperin Chair in Global Law and Policy, Ben Gurion University 

Israel is currently leading the world in per-capita COVID vaccine distribution—over one fourth of the population has already received a vaccine. However, there is still much that remains unknown. Join us to learn more about the Israel’s COVID-19 vaccination plan, and discuss the challenges that may lie ahead, such as new variants, access to care, and the potential impacts of Israel’s upcoming election.

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM PST


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