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ISRAEL IN DEPTH – With guest Rami Zeedan, on the 20th anniversary of the "events of October 2000" when mass protests and riots by Arab citizens of Israel resulted in the police killing 13 demonstrators.

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On this episode of Israel in Depth, Dov Waxman talks with Rami Zeedan, an expert on the Arab minority in Israel, about the "events of October 2000" – when 13 Arab protesters were killed by the Israeli police – and about what has changed since then in the relationship between Israel and its Arab-Palestinian citizens.

 

 

Israel in Depth (Episode 8) - Professor Dov Waxman, the Director of UCLA's Nazarian Center for Israel Studies, talks with Rami Zeedan, assistant professor of Israel Studies at the University of Kansas, on the 20th anniversary of the "events of October 2000" when protests and rioting by large numbers of Arab citizens of Israel resulted in the police killing 13 demonstrators. Podcast recorded October 9, 2020.

 

About the Guest

Dr. Rami Zeedan is an assistant professor of Israel Studies at the University of Kansas. He has previously taught at the University of California, Berkeley, the Open University of Israel, and Kinneret College. He received his Ph.D. in Israel Studies from the University of Haifa in 2013 and was a postdoctoral fellow at New York University.

He is the author of two books about Israel’s Arab citizens: Battalion of Arabs: The History of the Minorities Unit in the IDF from 1948 to 1956 (published in Hebrew in 2015), and Arab-Palestinian Society in the Israeli Political System: Integration Versus Segregation in the Twenty-First Century (Lexington Books, 2019).

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