Watch highlights and full presentations from CIE workshops, academic presentations, and expert panels.
The Haredim and the State of IsraelJune 26, 2019
During the 2019 CIE/ISMI Educator Workshop on Modern Israel, Emory University Professor Michael Berger discusses how Hasidism was one of the most important Jewish innovations of its time, the evolution of ultra-Orthodoxy, and the status of Haredim within Israel today.
During the 2019 CIE/ISMI Educator Workshop on Modern Israel, Emory University Professor Michael Berger traces the evolution of religious Zionism from its roots in Europe to its participation in current Israeli politics.
Arab Minority and the Challenge of IntegrationJune 25, 2019
During the 2019 CIE/ISMI Educator Workshop on Modern Israel, Professor Yitzhak Reiter of Ashkelon Academic College discusses Israel’s Arab minority. The talk focuses on the factors that impact relations between Israel’s Jews and Arabs, the impact of the 2018 Nation State Law, and the conflict between civic and national identities.
Previewing the Bahrain Economic SummitJune 19, 2019
CIE President Ken Stein speaks with David Makovsky, the Ziegler distinguished fellow at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy on June 19, 2019. The major focus of the discussion was on the upcoming US led Peace to Prosperity workshop which was held in Bahrain June 25 and 26, 2019 at which Makovsky was an observer. Stein and Makovsky discuss, in-depth, the economic summit, the Trump administration’s Middle East Peace Plan, and the prospects for success.
US Israel RelationshipJanuary 30, 2019
Scholars and policy experts Jonathan Schanzer, Todd Stein, Alan Makovsky and Professor Ken Stein discuss the evolution, successes, and challenges of the US-Israel relationship.
1 State, 2 State …3 State?January 2, 2019
Scholars and policy experts Yitzhak Reiter, Joel Singer, Jonathan Schanzer and Rachel Fish discuss potential resolutions to the Israeli Palestinian Conflict.
Brief Discussion of ZionismNovember 10, 2018
Scholars Asher Susser, Yitzhak Reiter, Yaron Ayalon and Rachel Fish discuss Zionism’s emergence, evolution, and its impact on Jewish and Israeli identity.
Consequences for Middle Eastern States Since the Arab SpringNovember 9, 2018
Professor Asher Susser describes the neighborhood of the Middle East, Arab nationalism, and the changing relationships of the region’s states with Israel.
Religious Pluralism in Israel: Challenges and OpportunitiesOctober 25, 2018
ISMI’s Eli Sperling presented this discussion on Religious Pluralism in Israel for the Anti-Defamation League on October 25, 2018.
Israel on CampusJune 28, 2018
Emory Professor of Contemporary and Middle Eastern History, Political Science, and Israeli Studies and Center for Israel Education President Ken Stein discusses the teaching and status of Israel on college campuses at the CIE 2018 Educator Enrichment Workshop.
Development Of Israeli CultureJune 26, 2018
ISMI’s Eli Sperling, Phd. Candidate at Ben Gurion University, presents an overview of the development of Israeli culture at the CIE 2018 Educator Enrichment Workshop.
Diaspora to 1949June 25, 2018
Emory Professor of Contemporary and Middle Eastern History, Political Science, and Israeli Studies and Center for Israel Education President Ken Stein outlines the history of Zionism and the British Mandate at the CIE 2018 Educator Enrichment Workshop.