diaspora

Sovereignty in the Diaspora: The Case of Kiryas Joel, a Hassidic Town in the Suburbs of New York State
25/02/2016 - 17:30 to 19:30
This lecture deals with the fascinating story of Kiryas Joel, a New York town in which most of the residents are Satmar Hassidim. The lecture will focus on the rapid change of Kiryas Joel from a collection of empty lots and private homes when it was first established in 1977 to a local authority...
The Turkish Diaspora Project
The Diaspora project was launched in 2012 in preparation for the establishment of a network of researchers that deals with theoretical as well as empirical aspects of diasporas. At this initial stage the emphasis was on creating sufficient knowledge on various theoretical debates related to the...
Who Leads?: Israeli-Diaspora Relations
Who Governs the Jewish People? Israeli-Diaspora Relations is the first of its kind. The innovative analytical methods reveal far-reaching facts and conclusions. The authors were motivated by the need to re-examine the very substantive changes in the relations between Israel and the Diaspora. These...
Dr. Ariel M. Sheetrit
Ariel M. Sheetrit (PhD, Harvard, 2007) is a lecturer at Ben Gurion University of the Negev in Arabic language and literature and at the Open University of Israel in Arab film.  Recipient of Kreitman Post-Doctoral Fellowhsip (2009-2011). At the Van Leer Jerusalem Institute, she is the head of the...