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A segment on turmoil on campuses over the Israel-Hamas war includes interviews with Dartmouth professors and students and says joint forums by the Jewish Studies and Middle Eastern Studies programs have served as an effective “pressure valve.”
Faculty from Middle Eastern and Jewish Studies extend forums beyond campus.
Board members look forward to housing, energy, and dialogue projects in 2024.
We’re not just there to fight each other or win an argument, but we’re actually there to communicate, to dialogue, despite the difficulty.
Jewish Studies professor Susannah Heschel and Middle Eastern Studies professor Tarek El-Ariss are interviewed on Weekend Edition about how their programs collaborated to present public forums fostering dialogue about the Israel-Hamas war.
Event with Palestinian and Jewish writing team is latest from decades-long partnership.
A story on colleges’ responses to the Hamas attack on Israel quotes Susannah Heschel of Jewish studies, and Ezzedine Fishere of Middle Eastern studies, on how their programs’ close ties enabled respectful community-wide dialogue.
Visiting Professor of Government Bernard Avishai writes about the Biden administration’s balancing act in both serving as a backstop for Israel’s military response to the attacks by Hamas and in perhaps initiating a diplomatic track.
The New Yorker