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Israel Education:
University Chairs in Israel Studies

(Updated December 2013)


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Permanent & Visiting Chairs: 21 in USA; 4 in Canada; 3 in UK; 1 in Australia; 1 in Germany

American University: Chair of Center for Israel Studies (Michael Brenner)

Brandeis University: Karl, Harry, and Helen Stoll Chair in Israel Studies (Ilan Troen)
                                   Crown Center for Middle East Studies (Director, Shai Feldman)

Canada Christian College (Canada): Chair of Modern Israel Studies (Frank Dimant)

Columbia University: Yosef Hayim Yerushalmi Chair in Israel and Jewish Studies (Yinon Cohen)
                                    Krueger Family Visiting Professorship

Concordia University (Canada): Azrieli Institute of Israel Studies (Co-Directors, Norma Joseph and Csaba Nikolenyi)

Emory University: William Schatten Professor of Contemporary Middle Eastern History and Israeli Studies (Kenneth W. Stein)

Georgetown University: Aaron & Cecile Goldman Visiting Israeli Professorship (Robert J. Leiber)

Harvard University: Nachshon Visiting Professor of Israel Studies

University of Maryland: Abraham S. and Jack Kay Chair in Israel Studies (Yoram Peri)

Michigan State University: Michael and Elaine Serling and Friends Professor of Modern Israel Studies (Yael Aronoff)

Monash University (Australia): Leon Liberman Chair of Modern Israel Studies (Fania Oz-Salzberger)

New York University (NYU): Henry and Marilyn Taub Chair of Israel Studies (Ron Zweig)

Northeastern University: Professor of Israel Studies (Dov Waxman)

Northwestern University: Visiting Crown Chair in Middle East Studies (Elie Rekhess)

Ohio State University: Saul and Sonia Schottenstein Chair in Israel Studies

Oxford University (England): Stanley and Zea Lewis Foundation Chair in Israel Studies (Derek Penslar)

Potsdam University (Germany): Moses Mendelssohn Centre Visiting Professor in Israel Studies

San Francisco State University: Richard and Rhoda Goldman Chair in Israel Studies (Eran Kaplan)

Sussex University (England): Yossi Harel Chair in Modern Israel Studies (David Tal)

Temple University: Mirowski Family Foundation Featured Scholar in Israel Studies (Rakefet Zalashik)

University of Calgary (Canada): Kahanoff Chair in Israel Studies

University of California, Berkeley: The Helen Diller Visiting Israeli Scholars Program

University of California, Los Angeles: Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Chair in Israel Studies (Arieh Saposnik)

University of London (England): Convenor in Israel Studies (Tudor Parfitt)

University of Oklahoma: Schusterman Chair in Israel Studies

University of Texas: Arnold Chaplik Professorship in Israel and Diaspora Studies (Ami Pedahzur)

University of Toronto (Canada): Andrea & Charles Bronfman Chair in Israel Studies (Emanuel Adler)

University of Wisconsin: Meyerhoff Chair in Israel Studies (Nadav Shalef)
                                          Mosse Exchange Professor

Wake Forest University: Mike and Deborah Rubin Chair of Jewish and Israeli History

Washington University in St. Louis: Friedman Visiting Israel Scholar (Dr. Nimrod Zinger)
                                                            Efroymson Visiting Israel Scholar (Dr. Uri Dorchin - 2012/13)


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