View a recording of the event below. Over this past week, we’ve watched the escalation of hostilities between Israel and Hamas militants in Gaza, resulting in terrible loss of life, disruption, and destruction. At the same time, civil unrest has emerged primarily in Israel’s more diverse cities, uncovering deeply-rooted anger, inequities, fear and trauma. Many […]
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View a recording of the event below. Join Tel Aviv University Professor Yuval Gadot (lead archaeologist at the “City of David” and head of the Department of Archaeology and Ancient Near Eastern Cultures) and UC San Diego Professor Tom Levy (Norma Kershaw Chair in the Archaeology of Ancient Israel and Neighboring Lands) for an in depth discussion of the excavation’s latest […]
View a recording of the event below. Screen The Museum and then join the film’s creator, Ran Tal, and Israel Museum’s Senior Curator of Israeli Art, Amitai Mendelsohn for an in-depth discussion on the Museum’s central role in the narrative of the nation. Sitting high on the brow of a Jerusalem hill directly opposite the Knesset, housing […]
View a recording of the event below. “Premier” Israeli Dance Performance “Premier” is a solo dance choreographed by Elad Schechter, founder and principal choreographer of c.a.t.a.m.o.n., for Rand Zeid Taha, a Jerusalem born Palestinian dancer. This interreligious and intercultural dialogue through dance negotiates the sociopolitical tensions and rifts evoked by east/west Jerusalem through the expressive […]
View a recording of the event below. Israel has more people vaccinated per capita than anywhere else in the world and just rolled out a system designed to return cultural and economic life to pre-pandemic paradigms with an important caveat – you have to be vaccinated to participate! We will look at the successes […]
Dear Friends of the MGSDII, Film has the ability to cross cultural divides, create dialogue, and inspire connections. Israel has developed a flourishing film industry, with movies competing in international film festivals and winning numerous awards. Over the last three years, the MGSDII has partnered with the Tel Aviv International Student Film Festival to support an emerging […]
UC Berkeley’s Global Internship Program in Israel is launching in a virtual context this summer. It is open to students from all colleges and universities (for 3 credit units). The Global Internship Program in Israel allows students to gain first-hand knowledge, academic credits (3 units), language skills and international work experience through a virtual learning […]
View the recording of the event by clicking HERE. This academic year, Professor Haim Suchowski (Tel Aviv University) and Professor Frank Jacobitz (University of San Diego) are co-teaching a course titled “Innovations in Israel” via Zoom. The course connects students and professors in Israel and San Diego using examples of Israeli innovation as a springboard […]
View the recording of the event below. Join filmmaker Nir Bergman for an exclusive talk and Q&A about his latest film, “Here We Are.” Bergman is one of Israel’s leading film and TV writers/directors, including one of the creators of HBO’s “In Treatment.” Two years ago, he was a MGSDII visiting artist at SDSU. […]
View the recording of the event below. David Ben Gurion reading the Declaration of Independence of Israel Yulie Cohen, director of “Our Natural Right” Nitzan Kahana, women’s rights activist, lawyer, and granddaughter of Rabbi Kalman Professor Yoram Shacher, former Dean of the Harry Radzyner Law School at the IDC Herzliya “Our Natural Right” | Over seven […]