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Special Events


November 6th, 2018

Dr. Ralf Balke:  The Self-Nazification of the the German Colonies in Palestine.

November 6th, 2018, Panel 14:00-16:00, Hecht Auditorium, University of Haifa


April 15th, 2018

Film Screening - "We are Jews from Breslau", So. 15.4.2018, Haifa Cinematheque


September 6th - October 26th 2017

Masada School Exhibition in Prague


July 27th, 2017

"Jewish Holocaust survivors from the prewar first Czechoslovak Republic" - lecture and discussion with Lea Dror-Batalion and Andriy Drach


June 6th, 2017

A toast in honor of Mrs. Sonja Lahnstein-Kandel for earning the honorary degree of a Doctor of Philosophy, Honoris Causa. On this occasion the Bucerius Institute and the Haifa Center for German and Euopean Studies (HCGES) raised with her a toast.


November 20th, 2016

Nationalism and Racism: A Symposium Dedicated to the Publication of Two New Books by Amos Morris-Reich and Stefan Vogt


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October 27th, 2016

Book Presentation: Dr. Anja Siegmund (Ed.): “German and Middle- European Jews in Palestine and Israel. Transfer of Culture, living environments and Identities – Haifa as an Example”


Book Presentation - 27th of October 2016, Leo Baeck Institute, Jerusalem


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October 12th, 2016

Masada School Exhibition in Ingolstadt, Germany


June 3rd, 2015

50 Years German-Israeli Relations & 15 Years Bucerius Institute


Farewell Lea Dror Batalion


May 6/7th, 2015
Europe Day 2015, hosted by the HCGES in cooperation with the Bucerius Institute and the School of Politics


May 15th, 2014
Europe Day 2014 hosted by the HCGES in cooperation with the Bucerius Institute, the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, the International School and the DAAD at the University of Haifa


November 14th, 2013
A pipe organ recital performed by Steffen Schlandt, hosted by the Bucerius Institute and the HCGES in cooperation with the Romanian Cultural Institute


June 9th, 2013
A film by David Bloom "Stolpersteine" (2013)


June 2nd, 2013
Tribute in Honor of Prof. Manfred Lahnstein at the Festive Opening Plenary Session of the 41st Meeting of the Board of Governors


February 26th, 2013
Daniela Dahn, Journalist and author, Presentation of her movie
Zeitschleifen: Im Dialog mit Christa Wolf, with following discussion


December 10th, 2012
Screening of "Der Ruf" at the Jerusalem Jewish Film Festival (9.-14.12.2012); Cinematheque Jerusalem, hosted by the Bucerius Institute, Haifa; The Goethe Institute, Israel; The Richard Koebner Minerva Center, Jeruslaem; The Leo Baeck Institute, Jerusalem


November 8th, 2012
Exhibition "
Keep Me in Mind" by Prof. Christina Friedrich (Berlin), recovering the testimonies of Holocaust survivors in the form of drawings


October 31st, 2012
Theater Perfromance:
"Unruhige Zeiten"זמנים לא שקטים by the Yafo Theater and the Fleischerei Theater, Vienna; under the direction of Eva Brenner


May 9th, 2012
Literary Evening with Dr. Maximiliane Jäger-Gogoll and Dr. Johannes M. Becker in cooperation with the Gottlieb Schumacher Institute, "Schlage die Trommel und fürchte dich nicht...!"


April 18th, 2012
Mr. Oren Cahanovitc, Haifa, Lecture in cooperation with the Gottlieb Schumacher Institute, "
From the Normandy to Stalingrad: An Attempt to Follow the Trail of the Second World War"


April 18th, 2012
Festive Opening of the Exhibition The Jewish Vocational School Masada Darmstadt 1947-48 at the Museum of Science (Madatech) in Haifa


March 14th, 2012
Mr. Gil Gordon, architect and city planner, Jerusalem, Lecture in cooperation with the Gottlieb Schumacher Institute, "
About the Conservation Works of the Schneller Compound in Jerusalem"


February 15th, 2012
Dr. Giora Sarid, Academic Coordinator of the Gottlieb Schumacher Institute, University of Haifa, Lecture in cooperation with the Gottlieb Schumacher Institute, "
On Prussian Historians and German National Identity"


January 11th, 2012
Malka Haguel-Spitzberg, Am HaZikaron, Institute of Science and Heritage of the Jewish People, Lecture in cooperation with the Goethe Institute, Tel Aviv and the Gottlieb Schumacher Institute, "
The Families of the Frankfurt Ghetto and their Descendants Today"


December 1st-8th, 2011
Prof. Jörn Peter Hiekel and Lucas Fels:
Contemporary Music for Cello in Germany: Lectures, Masterclasses and a Cello Recital by Lucas Fels, in cooperation with the Music Department


November 16th - December, 14, 2011
Film Series in cooperation with the Gottlieb Schumacher Institute and the Goethe Institute, Tel Aviv, 16.11.:
Looking for Traces of the Bavaria Flyers in Palestine, 1917-18, 14.12.: Mazel Tov


June 15th, 2011
Concert Drama
Alma Mahler - Memories of a Muse by Adi Etzion-Zak
Monologue and songs: Adi Etzion-Zak, pianist: Yonatan Zak
voalist: Ayelet Amotz


July 05th , 2009
Gala Performance
The Secret of Julie Herzl, Monodrama by Adi Etzion-Zak
Presented by Adi Etzion Directed by Osnat Sibil
After the book "His rejected Wife" by Ida Zorit-Meged
Music: J.Strauss, Wagner, Mozat, Schubert, Offenbach


July 22nd , 2008
Gala Performance
Marlene Dietrich: The Myth and the Real Life of MARLENE DIETRICH
Presented by Adi Etzion


March 23rd - March 31, 2008

Film Festival:
Contemporary German Film Festival


Nov.14th - Nov.25th, 2007

Film Festival:


June 15th, 2006  Video Recording Available
"100th Anniversary of Gerd Bucerius" , the founder of weekly newspaper DIE ZEIT and the ZEIT Stiftung Ebelin und Gerd Bucerius.     


Honored Guest and Speaker:
Prof. Siegfried Weischenberg, Director of the Institute of Journalism and Communication Studies, Hamburg University
"Press and Democracy in Germany. The Nazi-era, 'Zero Hour' and Recent Problems in the Era of Globalization"


March 21st, 2006 Video Recording Available
Prof. Dr. Rita Suessmuth, Former President of the German Parliament; Member of the Global Commission on International Migration
"The Migration Policy in a Re-united Germany"


September 5th, 2005
Book Presentation:
Prof. Yfaat Weiss and Dr. Gilad Margalit (editors) Memory and Amnesia: The Holocaust in Germany Participants: Prof. Yfaat Weiss, Haifa University, Dr. Gilad Margalit, Haifa University, Prof. Yehuda Shenav, Tel Aviv University and The Van Leer Jerusalem Institute, Dr. Ilana Hamerman, Writer, Translator and Editor, Prof. Moshe Zimmermann, Hebrew University
At the
The Van Leer Jerusalem Institute, Jerusalem


May 1st, 2005
Book Presentation:
Prof. Yfaat Weiss and Dr. Gilad Margalit (editors) Memory and Amnesia: The Holocaust in Germany Participants: Prof. Yfaat Weiss, Haifa University, Dr. Gilad Margalit, Haifa University, Dr. Galili Shachar, Hebrew University Moderator: Prof. Jacob Barnai, Haifa University


"A Bridge to Europe" Five Years Celebration of Bucerius Institute


Forty Years of Israel-Germany Diplomatic Relations


June 17th, 2004
Exhibition in Cooperation with The Israeli Bar, Haifa:
Lawyers without Rights: an Exhibition Depicting the Lawyers in Germany before the Rise of the Nazi Regime and during the Holocaust


June 4, 2001
The Inauguration Ceremony
In the presence of his Excellency Mr. Rudolf Dressler, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany, Guest Speaker : Dr. Josef Joffe, Publisher and Chief Editor of Die Zeit . "
Israel, Germany, America: Reflecti





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