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Program & Events

  • January 29 and February 12, 2023 - ISMI-CIE Israel Teen Leadership Institute, Atlanta, GA Apply today
  • December 4, 2022  - Ken Stein, "Choosing a college, and choosing courses when I get there," Congregation Or Hadash, Atlanta, GA
  • November 29, 2022 - Ken Stein, "Continuity and Change in the US-Israel Relationship," Webinar, Congregation Beth Israel, Colleyville, TX
  • November 29, 2022 - Ken Stein with Rafi Danziger and Aaron Miller, "U.S- Israel Relations: 75 Years and on," Webinar, Atlanta, GA
  • November 11-12, 2022  - Ken Stein, "Origins and Development of Jewish Political Culture," and "Why the June 1967 War changed Middle Eastern, Israeli, and Jewish History," PHILOS, Pathfinders conference, Hendersonville, NC
  • November 4, 2022 - Ken Stein, "Where we begin telling Israeli history betrays our knowledge and prejudices," Jewish National Fund Annual Conference, Boston, MA
  • October 5, 2022 - Ken Stein "The Meaning of Israel for American Jewish Identity." Congregation Or Hadash, Atlanta, GA
  • July 24 - July 26, 2022 - CIE and ISMI Staff  "Annual Teacher Israel Enrichment Workshop," Atlanta, GA
  • June 1, 2022 - Ken Stein, "Teaching the Modern Middle East," Decatur Public Schools, Decatur (Atlanta), GA
  • May 17, 2022 - Ken Stein, "U.S Higher Education on modern Israel Education," Institute for National Security Studies, Ramat Aviv, Israel
  • May 6, 2022 - Ken Stein, "The Arab-Israeli Conflict: Past, Present and Future (English and Spanish,  65 minutes) linked to https://israeled.org/the-arab-israeli-conflict-past-present-and-future-english-and-spanish-65-minutes/
  • May 6, 2022 - Ken Stein, "The History of Modern Israel," (English and Spanish, 60 minutes)  https://israeled.org/the-state-of-israel-english-and-spanish-1-hour/
  • March 30, 2022 - Ken Stein, "Israel Education on Campus," Plevan Memorial Lecture, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
  • November 6, 2021  - Ken Stein, "Domestic and Foreign Policy Issues on Israel's Agenda," Temple Emanu-El, Closter, New Jersey
  • October 5, October 26, November 16 & November 30 - Hillel/ISMI/CIE Modern Israel Intensive Series
  • September 19 &26 - CIE/ISMI Teen Israel Leadership Institute
  • June 13-17, 2021 - 20th CIE/ISMI Enrichment Workshop on Modern Israel 
  • May 28, 2021,  "The Palestinian-Israeli Clashes, May 2021," Webinar (53:34), https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vvjs48N96vw
  • April 6, 2021 - Ken Stein, "American Foreign Policy to the Middle East and to the Palestinian issue: Johnson to Biden (1967-present) ASMEA, Remote (59:00) https://www.asmeascholars.org/webinarstein
  • March 7, 2021 - Ken Stein, "Why the Upcoming Palestinian and Israeli elections will not catalyze Palestinian-Israeli Talks," Sante Fe, New Mexico, Remote
  • January 12, 2021  - Ken Stein, "Options and Realities for Biden's Foreign Policy in the Middle East," The Temple, Atlanta, GA  https://israeled.org/options-and-realities-for-bidens-foreign-policy-in-the-middle-east/ and https://youtube.com/watch?v=c4jMHIwvOLI  Remote
  • October 23, 2020 - Ken Stein, " Arab-Israeli Negotiations: How does the UAE-Israel Agreement differ with Israeli-Egyptian- Israeli negotiations of the 1970s," Emory Alumni Weekend, Atlanta, GA  Remote
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  • Israel Democracy Institute, Israel Voice Index, Tamar Herman and Or Anabi, ““On the Eve of the Jewish New Year: How Optimistic Are Israelis and What Are Their Opinions on Iran and the Two-State Solution?” September 22, 2022, https://en.idi.org.il/articles/46000
  • Israel Democracy Institute, Israeli Voice Index, Tamar Herman and Or Anabi, “Majority Think Low Chances Next Election will End Gridlock,” July 5, 2022, https://en.idi.org.il/articles/39274 
  • Palestine Center for Policy and Survey Research, Public Opinion Poll No. 84, June 28, 2022, https://pcpsr.org/en/node/910 
  • Israel Democracy Institute, Israeli Voice Index, Tamar Herman and Or Anabi, “Bennett-Lapid Government – One Year,” June 7, 2022, https://en.idi.org.il/articles/39003