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The Israel Dialogues: Winter 2023

February 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Sammy Smooha “Israel as a Non-Liberal Democracy”

Thursday, February 23, 12:00-1:30 pm

Our celebrated Israel programming returns to your screens on January 12, heralding a new season of insightful discussion into the state of Israel! Presented by a respected cross-section of leading academics and scholars, the Israel Dialogues is an incredible window into the challenges and successes of the Jewish state. The Israel Dialogues provides an opportunity for learners across the world to engage fundamental issues facing Israelis and the Jewish Diaspora alike. A diverse range of topics include discussion on regional and international context and include principal factors which affect Israel’s place in global affairs.


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Dr. Sammy Smooha is Professor Emeritus of Sociology at the University of Haifa. He served as Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences and President of the Israeli Sociological Society. He is a member of The Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities and Israel Prize laureate in Sociology. Prof. Smooha served as a visiting professor and a research fellow at many institutes, including Brown University, University of Michigan, UCLA, University of Washington, Brandies University, SUNY, NYU, University of London-SOAS, and the United States Institute of Peace. He studies Israeli society in comparative perspective, with a focus on ethnic relations. He has published widely on the internal divisions and conflicts in Israel, and has authored and edited numerous articles and books on Arab-Jewish relations. He conducts, from 2003 on, the annual Index of Arab-Jewish Relations in Israel.

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February 23
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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