Program & Events

  • October 21, 2017 -- Ken Stein, "Learning the Arab-Israeli Conflict: Teaching and/or Preaching in the Classroom,” Emory University Parents and Alumnae Weekend, Atlanta, GA

  • September 13, 2017 -- Ken Stein, "Why the Arab Middle East is Churning and Why it Won’t Stop," Peachtree Road Methodist Church, Atlanta, GA

  • September 1-4, 2017 -- Eli Sperling, "Songs of Zion: Hebrew Music and the Proliferation of American Zionism, 1900-1948" & "Mandatory Violence: Jewish-Arab Intercommunal Violence and British Responses, Palestine, 1921-1948," Limmud Atlanta/SE, Clayton, GA
  • August 30, 2017 –- Ken Stein, "A History of Zionism and Modern Israel," National Rabbinic Association, Washington, DC

  • August 20, 2017 – Rich Walter, “Let's Talk About Israel: Train the Trainer Workshop,” Hadassah of Greater Atlanta, Sunday, 2:00PM, MJCAA, Atlanta, GA

  • August 18, 2017 -- Eli Sperling, "The Well Musical Service for Young Professionals," Friday, 8:00pm, The Temple, 1589 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta
  • August 13, 2017 -- Eli Sperling, "Teaching Jewish Texts Through Music," Atlanta Jewish Education Directors' Council's Annual Kallah, Temple Sinai, Sandy Springs, GA
  • August 7-9, 2017 -- Ken Stein (Co-Convener), “Third-Annual Lisa and Michael Leffell Seminar: Impact of Israel on American Jewish Identity," Westchester, NY

  • July 31, 2017 -- Ken Stein, "Israel in a Changing Middle East: 50 Years after the June War," Congregation B'nai Torah, Sandy Springs, GA
  • June 25-29, 2017, -- The 16th annual CIE/ISMI Workshop for pre-collegiate teachers. "History, Culture and Politics of Modern Israel" Atlanta, GA 

About ISMI

What We Do at ISMI

  • Founded in 1998, we are the OLDEST permanent Israel academic center in the United States.
  • ISMI has supported twelve Israel Visiting Scholars who have taught 600 students in 35 courses. 

  • ISMI offers enriching internships to a select few Emory students every semester

  • ISMI conducts Israel education workshops for teachers across the country