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The goal of Academic Exchange (AE) is to deepen understanding of Israel within the international academic community.

Programs offer the opportunity for deepened understanding of the region through its many dimensions, and the chance to meet with prominent Israeli and Palestinian spokesmen, scholars, political and military leaders.

About Academic Exchange

AE, a non-for-profit organization, coordinates educational missions to Israel and conferences on subjects relevant to Israeli and Middle-East politics for scholars in the fields of Political Science, International Relations, International Law, Modern History, and Journalism.

For those who may not have had extensive contact with Israel or the region, please download our briefing book below.

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Omphalos: Middle East Conflict in Perspective

The “Omphalos” is the center of the world. Published in partnership with the Brookings Center for Middle East Policy, its blog, Markaz, and with Lawfare, AE’s blog, Omphalos takes an interdisciplinary look at the contemporary Middle East. Turmoil in the Middle East implicates a wide array of legal questions, bears huge cost for civilian populations, and poses diverse challenges to policymakers, lawyers, and reformers. For many of those seeking to understand of today’s world, the Middle East is the literally the center of the earth.”

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