A Conversation on the Language of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Thursday, December 8, 2022

6:30 pm — 9:00 pm

8300: Dining Commons

Open to the Public

The conversation will focus on the vocabulary deployed to study Israel and its conflict with the Palestinians.

Admission Price





6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Panel Discussion and Q&A
7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.


Donna Robinson Divine, Morningstar Family Professor of Jewish Studies and Professor of Government, Smith College, Emerita 

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Miriam F. Elman, Executive Director, The Academic Engagement Network; Associate Professor of Political Science, Syracuse University

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Asaf Romirowsky, Executive Director, Scholars for Peace in the Middle East; Executive Director, The Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa

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Moderated by David Brodsky Chairperson, the Department of Judaic Studies at Brooklyn College.

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Sponsored by the Antisemitism Education Initiative at CUNY and the CUNY Academy for the Humanities and Sciences, Cosponsored by the Graduate Center’s Doctoral Program in History and the Center for Jewish Studies.

At Brooklyn College, cosponsored by the Judaic Studies Department, the Ethyle R. Wolfe Institute for the Humanities and by We Stand Against Hate. Also cosponsored by the Academic Engagement Network, the Improving Campus Climate Initiative, Scholars for Peace in the Middle East, Hillel Programs at CUNY colleges, and the CUNY Alliance for Inclusion.


CUNY attendees must show proof of vaccination by presenting a valid CUNY Access Pass through the CLEARED4 health validation platform upon entry. Non-CUNY visitors must show proof of vaccination or negative test. See the full Building Entry Policy for more information.