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

Germany and Germans in Jerusalem

by Michael Mertes

The Rediscovery of a Forgotten Heritage
About 200 people followed the invitation to an exciting and informative event titled “Germany and the Germans in Jerusalem” at the Konrad Adenauer Conference Center in Jerusalem, August 14. The conference was jointly organized by the German Embassy in Tel Aviv, the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Israel (KAS), Mishkenot Sha'ananim and the Jerusalem Foundation. It illustrated how much Germans contributed to shaping Palestine as well as the city of Jerusalem and other cities in the Holy Land in the 19th and early 20th century.

Event Reports

Der israelisch-palästinensische Konflikt

by Evelyn Gaiser

Seminar für junge Führungskräfte
Von 02. bis 04. Juli 2012 veranstaltete die Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Israel in Zusammenarbeit mir einer israelischen und einer palästinensischen Partnerorganisation ein Seminar, das junge israelische und palästinensische Meinungsführer und Politiker zusammenbrachte. In Prag diskutierten die jungen Entscheidungsträger über ihr gegenseitiges Verhältnis, den Stillstand des Friedensprozesses und mögliche Wege zu einer Lösung des Konfliktes nach dem Prinzip „zwei Staaten für zwei Völker“.

Event Reports

Southeastern Enlargement of the EU

Simulation-Workshop at the Hebrew University
The subject of enlargement of the European Union is a difficult and, in times of austerity, also a very controversial one. Furthermore, enlargements so far have been conducted according to different rules and procedures at different times.

Event Reports

KAS-Vorstandsmitglied in Jerusalem und Ramallah

by Nadine Carlson (geb. Mensel)

Vielfältiges Informationsprogramm mit Prof. Dr. Beate Neuss
Vor fünfzig Jahren legte die Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung den Grundstein für ihre internationale Zusammenarbeit. Das Engagement der Stiftung in Israel nimmt dabei einen besonderen Stellenwert ein. Vor dreißig Jahren hat dort die Projektarbeit begonnen. Zu welchen Schwerpunkten die KAS Israel arbeitet, erfuhr die stellvertretende Vorsitzende der Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, Prof. Dr. Beate Neuss, im Rahmen eines Studien- und Informationsprogramms vom 20. bis 22. Juni 2012.

Event Reports

Are the twain drifting apart?

by Michael Mertes

A European-Jewish perspective on Israel today
Is there a growing alienation between European and Israeli Jews? Does Israel’s economic future lie in Asia rather than in Europe? How does the immigration of Muslims to Europe influence its policy towards the Middle East? These questions were, among others, subject of a lively debate that was triggered by two highly stimulating lectures by Dr. Diana Pinto and Professor Dominique Moïsi.

Event Reports

An Appreciated External Perspective: "Young" European Studies Researchers in Israel

On 20 June 2012, young Israeli researchers gathered for the first time at a European Studies Conference at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) in Beer Sheva to present their research projects. In Israel, European studies are getting more and more popular. Because of its uniqueness the European Union is in itself an interesting and, above all, interdisciplinary study object.

Event Reports

A Liberator of German Language

Tuvia Rübner received KAS Literature Award 2012
The Israeli poet and translator Tuvia Rübner has been honored with the Literature Award of the Konrad–Adenauer-Stiftung in Weimar, Germany. His poems, written in Hebrew and German, are considered great works of Hebrew modernity. "He is one of the liberators of our language, because he has continued to write in German in the face of the evil and misery of the 20th Century," said Adolf Muschg in his eulogy for the 88-year-old Israeli. Rübner is the 20th laureate of the Literature Prize that was previously given to Herta Müller and Arno Geiger, among others.

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Ein Land, zwei Staaten?

Alternativen zum Status quo
Zum monatlichen Treffen des Strategic Thinking and Analysis Team (STAT), das die Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Israel gemeinsam mit dem Israel/Palestine Center for Research and Information (IPCRI) veranstaltet, kamen am 31. Mai wieder israelische und palästinensische Vertreter aus Hochschulwesen, Wirtschaft, öffentlicher Verwaltung und verschiedener Nichtregierungsorganisationen zusammen.

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Der stark-schwache Staat

„Der Frühling von Damaskus”
Der Nahe Osten ändert sich vor unseren Augen. In einigen arabischen Ländern führte der „arabische Frühling“ zu schnellen und unerwarteten Entwicklungen, die im Laufe der Zeit eine komplexere Region als zuvor erzeugt haben. Die Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung mit ihrem Programm für jüdisch-arabische Zusammenarbeit und das Moshe Dayan Zentrum für Nahost-Studien organisierten an der Universität Tel Aviv eine Reihe von Expertenforen, um die Entwicklungen des arabischen Frühlings in den verschiedenen Ländern des Nahen Ostens zu analysieren.

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New Impetus for the Bologna Process in Europe and Israel

An Educational Roundtrip
How can Israel learn from the Bologna process in Europe? Which of the instruments can be implemented in Israel and what needs to be considered in order to implement them successfully? These questions were discussed in a joint workshop organized by the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) and the Centre for the Study of European Politics and Society (CSEPS) at Ben-Gurion University on May 22, 2012, at the Konrad Adenauer Conference Center in Jerusalem.