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December 20, 2020

Space Exploration, Eco-Tourism, and Fusion Cuisine: Shalem Students Brief UAE Ambassador on Ideas for Cooperation

For United Arab Emirates' Assistant Foreign Minister Omar Ghobash, the biggest surprise of his recent briefing with Shalem students was not the sheer ingenuity of their ideas for UAE-Israeli cooperation…

December 20, 2020

Shalem Lecturer Assaf Inbari Awarded Israel’s Highest Literary Honor

Assaf Inbari, the celebrated novelist and lecturer of modern Hebrew literature and Zionist history at Shalem College, was honored this past November with the 2020 Agnon Prize, considered the highest literary honor for Israeli novelists.

December 19, 2020

Grad Pride: Ori Isaac ’17, Encouraging Discourse that Solves Problems

Ori Isaac’17, a graduate of Shalem’s first class, is a presenter for Israel’s popular Channel 12 News. In this role, he plays a key role in choosing the angle of and takeaway from the events on which he reports each night—and therefore in shaping the conversations Israelis will have about the news the next morning.

November 19, 2020

A New Leader for “an Educational Startup in the Startup Nation”: Shalem Announces Appointment of Scholar and Public Intellectual Russ Roberts as its Next President

Russ Roberts is an American economist, public intellectual, author—and now president-designate of Shalem College

November 12, 2020

Grad Pride: Mordy Miller ’18, Finding New Insights in Ancient Texts

Mordy Miller ’18 is the next subject of “Grad Pride,” a video series that follows our alumni as they contribute to their country and people…

November 11, 2020

Diagnosing the Division: Daniel Gordis on Israeli and American Jews

In an October essay for Mosaic Magazine, Dr. Daniel Gordis, the Koret Distinguished Fellow and Senior Vice President of Shalem College, contrasted the Israeli and…

November 1, 2020

Humanities for Heroes: The David and Fela Shapell IDF Education Program at Shalem

According to legend, the great military mind Alexander the Great fell asleep each night with a dog-eared copy of The Iliad under his pillow. And…

October 28, 2020

Grad Pride: Tal Eitan ’17, Cultivating Leaders of Character and Commitment

Tal Eitan '17 became one of the country's only female directors of a pre-army leadership program after graduation.

October 13, 2020

The Corona Class: Geographically Diverse, Civic-Minded, and Committed to Study and Service

They set aside plans for post-army trips and took entrance exams online. They attended a digital open house and interviewed by Zoom…

October 13, 2020

Shalem Grad Works to Open “Window Onto a Different Society” as Director for National Nonprofit

To Itai Ben Haim ’20, director of social-change programs for B’netivei Udi (“In Udi’s Path”), the divisions in Israeli society point to opportunities for change.

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