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May, 1998: Shimon Peres (center) receives an honorary doctorate from AU. On the left: Howard Wachtel, Center for Israel Studies founding Director. On the right:  Cornelius M. Kerwin, then AU Provost, and current AU President.

Remembering Shimon Peres

Israeli leader, who inaugurated AU’s Center for Israel Studies, devoted his life to peace.

Israel & EU flag convergence.

Fall 2016 Focus on Israel-Europe Connection

This September, the Center for Israel Studies will pivot its attention to the relationship between Israel and Europe. Michael Brenner, Seymour and Lillian Abensohn Chair in Israel Studies, will teach a new course on “Europe and Israel”.

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  1. The Kibbutz: Ideal, Crisis, Renewal

  2. Israeli Perspectives on the U.S. Elections

  3. The Legacy of Shimon Peres

  4. CAS Spring Gradaute Student Open House

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Video: Segev on Wiesenthal

Photo: Israeli journalist and author Tom Segev

Historian and Ha'aretz columnist Tom Segev discussed his recent Simon Wiesenthal: The Life and Legends.

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