Past Events

 Spring 2023

Walter Russell Mead, a columnist for the Wall Street Journal, joined us to discuss his new book, The Arc of a Covenant: The United States, Israel and the Fate of the Jewish People.


Michal Cotler-Wunsh, a former member of the Knesset, spoke about Israel’s human rights record, global antisemitism, and the debate in Israel about the role of the judiciary


 The Battle Over the Israeli Judiciary Conference




The Supreme Court of Israel: A Discussion with Deputy Chief Justice Hanan Melcer 



Israel’s National Security Challenges, Sprit and Values in the New Decade




The Industry of Lies: Myths and Facts about the Israeli-Arab Conflict

Is A Jewish Democratic State Possible?


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  • Click here for a video of the event.



September 19, 2016—A Discussion with Minister of Justice Ayelet Shaked

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September 16, 2016—Fintech Conference

Jerome Greene, Room 106, 8:45 am–12:30.

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This event was jointly sponsored by the Center for Israeli Legal Studies and the Zvi Meitar Institute for Legal Implications of Emerging Technologies. 


The Annual Columbia Law School–Hebrew University Tax Conference

Generously sponsored this year by Sal Ranieri—took place on June 21 in Jerusalem.
Conference schedule. 

The 10th Annual Columbia-Ono College Conference took place on June 23 and June 30 in Israel.  June 23 conference schedule here and June 30 conference schedule here.


March 28, 2016, Gideon Grinstein "Repairing the World: How to Improve the Lives of 250,000,000 People within a Decade"

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February 10, 2016, Ido Aharoni "The Rise of the 'Info-sumer' and the Future of Public Diplomacy" 

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