New York University’s Taub Center for Israel Studies will host a panel discussion, “Gaza Withdrawal and After - Implications for Israel, Palestine, and the Middle East,” on Thurs., Sept. 29, 5-7 p.m. at NYU’s Kimmel Center for University Life, Room 914 (60 Washington Sq. South at LaGuardia Place). Panelists will include the following: Ya’akov Bar-Siman-Tov of the Hebrew University, Jerusalem and the Jerusalem Institute; Samuel Heilman, CUNY Graduate Center; NYU’s Khaled Fahmy, a professor in its department of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies; and Moshe Shokeid of Tel Aviv University. The session will be moderated by Ronald Zweig, director of the Taub Center.

The event is free and open to the public. The public should RSVP to or 212.998.8981.

The event is sponsored by the following NYU centers: Taub Center for Israel Studies, Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies, Bronfman Center for Jewish Life, and the Middle East Dialogue Group.

The Taub Center for Israel Studies, established in 2003, is one of the few university-based research centers dedicated to the study of modern Israel and its recent history, society, and politics. The Taub Center supports lectures, seminars, scholarly colloquia, and other special programs for students, faculty, and the community. The Center was established with a gift from the Henry and Marilyn Taub Foundation.

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