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The Institute brings together faculty, researchers and students who share a common passion and dedication to the study of Israel across many fields, including archaeology, history, religion, political science, economics, art, literature, anthropology and sociology.

The creation of the Azrieli Institute of Israel Studies exemplifies Concordia University’s commitment to excellence in teaching and to enhancing the University’s research capacity to ensure a strong and solid foundation for life-long learning.  If you’re a student wanting to explore courses in Israel studies, a researcher in search of funding for a conference and field research or simply want to learn more about Israel, the Azrieli Institute can provide support and guidance. Learn more

Opening Event 2016/17
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The Azrieli Institute of Israel Studies has a number of Funding opportunities.


The Azrieli Institute of Israel Studies prints a yearly newsletter.


The Israel Studies Minor consists of a variety of courses in the Faculty of Arts and Science.  There is one course in the Faculty of Fine Arts that a student may take.  In 2014, the course published it's first eJournal.

For the latest issue of the Jerusalem Art History Journal: An Undergraduate eJournal.

Videos of Past Events

Dr. Ilan Danjoux, the Institute's Affiliate Assistant Professor, speaks on Political Cartoons and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict as part of the Azrieli Institute speakers series.

The Azrieli Institute of Israel Studies was proud to host the 31st Annual Meeting of the Association for Israel Studies (AIS), an international scholarly society devoted to the academic and professional study of Israel. The conference took place from June 1st to 3rd, 2015 and brought over 250 academic from around the world to Montreal.

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