Events

Discussion

Deutsch-Israelische Beziehungen – Wege in die Zukunft

Diskussion mit Yuli-Yoel Edelstein, Präsident der Knesset

Expert conference

Populism & Policy

Global Populist Trends applied to Common Policy Problems 
On December 9th, the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung and the Israel Democracy Institute will host their third workshop on Populism.

Expert conference

Russia in the Middle East

Strategic Implications of Russia’s Involvement in the Middle East
The INSS Russia Program, in cooperation with Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Israel,invites you to an international conference Among the conference topics: Russia in the international arena, Russia in the Middle East, and the relationship with Israel Panels open to the public and closed forums with leading experts from Russia,EU, and Israel More details to follow

Expert conference

The Annual National Security Conference

On November 25-26, 2019 the National Security and Democracy Program at IDI will hold its annual conference in Jerusalem in cooperation with the Konrad-Adenauer Stiftung

Study and Information Program

SImon Veil Research Centre and KAS Israel: Study Tour of Poland

The study program will focus on Poland as a member of the European Union, its European integration process and current developments in the Polish society such as euro-skepticism, populism and anti-democratization trends. We will discuss the connection between the distant past of Poland, its role in World War II, the communist past, the westward turn, the rise of the right, its approach toward minorities, the place of the Jews, and its connection with Israel.

Expert conference

Arms Control Conference and Experts Forum

The INSS Arms Control and Regional Security Program, in cooperation with the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, will hold the annual Arms Control Conference and Experts Forum on November 11-12, 2019 at INSS.

Expert conference

Israeli Diplomacy in the Age of Ascendant Authoritarianism

Together with the Israel Council on Foreign Relations (which operates under the auspices of the World Jewish Congress), the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Israel organizes the conference "Israeli Diplomacy in the Age of Ascendant Authoritarianism" on Thursday, September 26, 2019 at The Van Leer Jerusalem Institute 43 Jabotinsky Street, Jerusalem Conference Hall.

Symposium

The ideological roots of the "price tag" phenomenon

Exploring the subculture of “religiously-motivated racism" in Israel

Event Reports

Religion und Moral

by Michael Mertes

Muss man an Gott glauben, um ein guter Mensch zu sein?
Das diesjährige Iftar-Seminar der KAS Israel und des Interreligiösen Koordinierungsrates in Israel (ICCI) fand am Abend des 29. Juli in Jerusalem statt. Anlässlich des Ramadan (9./10. Juli-7. August 2013) sprachen Muslime, Juden und Christen über das Verhältnis von Religion und Moralität.

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The Unites States’ and Germany’s shared interest in Israel and the Middle East

by Michael Mertes

A Transatlantic study and dialogue seminar in Israel and the Palestinian Territories
From July 13-19, 2013 the Konrad Adenauer Foundation and the American Jewish Committee hosted a joint study and dialogue seminar entitled “Israel at 65: Between domestic change and regional instability. The goal of the program was to bring together twelve young leaders from Germany and the U.S to create a deeper understanding of Israel and its neighbors for the transatlantic relations.

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Recht, Sicherheit und Terrorismusbekämpfung

by Daliah Marhöfer

Militärische und nicht-militärische Perspektiven
Am 1. und 2. Juli 2013 veranstaltete die KAS Israel gemeinsam mit dem International Institute for Counter-Terrorism (ICT) am Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya (IDC) und dem Institute for National Security and Counterterrorism (INSCT) an der Syracuse University eine Konferenz zum Thema „Law and Security – Perspectives from the Field and Beyond“. Diese Veranstaltung hatte zum Ziel, zwischen Experten aus Militär, Justiz, Verwaltung, Wissenschaft, internationalen Organisationen und dem Privatsektor den Dialog über Fragen von Recht, Sicherheit und Terrorismusbekämpfung anzuregen.

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Gemeinsame Handlungsansätze im Bereich des Umweltschutzes

by Daliah Marhöfer

Ergebnisse des Israelisch-Palästinensischen Umweltforums
Am 8. Juli 2013 brachten die Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Israel und das Israel/Palestine Center for Research and Information (IPCRI) im Rahmen des Israelisch-Palästinensischen Umweltforums israelische und palästinensische Umweltaktivisten zu einem dritten Arbeitstreffen zusammen, um über gemeinsame Probleme und Gefahren im Umweltbereich sowie kooperative Lösungsansätze zu diskutieren.

Event Reports

Paying tribute to Schalom Ben-Chorin

by Michael Mertes, Hildegard Mohr

“He was an architect of dialogue”
Many more vistors than expected came to KAS Israel’s symposium on Schalom Ben Chorin (1913-1999) on July 3rd – an event by which we paid tribute to Ben-Chorin’s eminent role in advancing Jewish-Christian and Israeli-German dialogue. His 100th birthday will be celebrated on July 20th.

Event Reports

The Rule of Law Facing New Challenges

Dissolution of states, terrorism, and piracy: does the balance of security and freedom need to be adjusted?
From June 30th to July 2nd 2013, KAS Israel co-organized a well attended conference on the topic of “Law and Security: Perspectives from the Field and Beyond” along with the International Institute for Counter-Terrorism, IDC Herzliya, and the Institute for National Security and Counterterrorism, Syracuse University.

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The social and environmental responsibility of corporations

by Michael Mertes

“Corporate Social Responsibility” in Israel and Germany
In collaboration with the College of Law and Business in Ramat Gan, KAS Israel hosted on June 24th a symposium on “Corporate Social Responsibility” (CSR) in Germany and Israel. Participants benefitted from a thorough exchange of experiences from professionals in Israel and Germany. Throughout the day, it became apparent that CSR in Germany is strongly embedded in the concept of the Social Market Economy, whereas in Israel it is understood and used primarily as an engine of social innovation.%%%Translation by Nicole Herbert

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Israel and the European Higher Education Area

Towards a joint system of higher education for the 21st century
On June 16, the Bologna Training Center held its 2nd annual international conference in Jerusalem. The conference theme, “Non-EU OECD countries’ Responses to the Bologna Process”, was intended to offer participants with an international perspective on various national reactions to the Bologna Process in particular and to internationalization of higher education in general. The conference also aimed to trigger a discussion among participants and invited speakers regarding Israel’s place in the European Higher Education Area.

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Strategies to adapt to climate change – the legislature's role

by Nadine Carlson (geb. Mensel)

Die Rolle der Legislative in Israel
For many years, environmental organizations in Israel under the supervision of the umbrella organization Life & Environment (L&E) have been involved in a coherent climate policy. According to the environmentalists, the legislation has some gaps and ambiguities. Furthermore, the implementation of the National Plan for reducing environmentally harmful emissions is lagging behind the objectives. According to L&E, the most urgent need of action is in the fields of transportation, renewable energies, planning and construction as well as in a behavioural change in the population.

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Umweltgesetzgebung und Klimapolitik

by Nadine Carlson (geb. Mensel), Daliah Marhöfer

Handlungsbedarf und Perspektiven auf kommunaler Ebene
Politik und Öffentlichkeit in Israel für Umwelt- und Klimaschutz zu sensibilisieren sowie zu aktivieren, ist ein gemeinsames Anliegen der Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Israel und der Umweltorganisation „Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel“ (SPNI). Insbesondere im Hinblick auf die anstehenden Kommunalwahlen im Oktober 2013 ist die Behandlung „grüner“ Themen und der Frage nach deren Umsetzung auf lokaler Ebene entscheidend.