WEBINAR: Making Sense of Israel’s Domestic Political Circus

May 1 2020


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WEBINAR: Making Sense of Israel’s Domestic Political Circus

Friday, May 1
11am-12pm, EDT
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Dahlia Scheindlin (Israeli public opinion expert, strategic analyst)
Neri Zilber (journalist, analyst, author)

In conversation with:

Peter Beinart (FMEP non-resident fellow)

The Foundation for Middle East Peace (FMEP) invites you to join a webinar examining the extraordinary developments of late on the Israeli domestic scene and their implications for Israeli internal politics, for Israeli policy vis-à-vis the Palestinians and annexation, and for Israel’s relations in the region and the international community.

Panelist Biographies

Dahlia Scheindlin is a leading international public opinion analyst and strategic consultant based in Tel Aviv, specializing in progressive causes, political and social campaigns, who has consulted on eight campaigns in Israel and in 15 other countries, including new/transitional democracies and peace/conflict research in Israel, with expertise in Eastern Europe and the Balkans. In Israel, she works for a wide range of local and international organizations dealing with Israeli-Palestinian conflict issues, peacemaking, democracy, religious identity and internal social issues in Israeli society. Dahlia holds a PhD in political science from Tel Aviv University. She is a non-resident fellow at The Century Foundation, a founder and writer at +972 Magazine, and co-hosts The Tel Aviv Review Podcast.

Neri Zilber is a journalist and analyst on Middle East politics and culture and an adjunct fellow of The Washington Institute for Near East Policy. He is a regular contributor to The Daily Beast, Foreign Policy, and Politico Magazine, and his work has also appeared in the New York Times, Washington Post, Guardian, The Atlantic, New Republic, and Foreign Affairs, among other outlets.  He is the co-author of State with No Army, Army with No State: Evolution of the Palestinian Authority Security Forces 1994-2018, and the contributing author on Israel’s social protest demonstrations for The Occupy Handbook, a chronicle of the global “Occupy” movement.  Neri holds a bachelor’s degree from the School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University and a master’s degree from the Department of War Studies, King’s College London.

Peter Beinart is a Non-Resident Fellow at the Foundation for Middle East Peace. He is also a Professor of Journalism and Political Science at the City University of New York, a Contributor to The Atlantic, an Editor-at-Large at Jewish Currents, and a CNN Political Commentator.