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Center publishes third issue of Currents: Briefs on Contemporary Israel

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The Y&S Nazarian Center for Israel Studies is pleased to announce the publication of the latest issue of Currents: Briefs on Contemporary Israel, our bi-annual publication. The Spring 2021 issue features an article by Bar-Ilan University Professor Eytan Gilboa, "What Do Americans Think of Israel? Long-Term Trends and Socio-Demographic Shifts."

UCLA Y&S Nazarian Center for Israel Studies, February 19, 2021 – The UCLA Y&S Nazarian Center’s new issue of Currents: Briefs on Contemporary Israel was published this week, featuring an essay by Bar-Ilan University Professor Eytan Gilboa, “What Do Americans Think of Israel? Long-Term Trends and Socio-Demographic Shifts.”  The brief focuses on American attitudes toward several key bilateral dimensions of U.S. relations with Israel. It presents and analyses long-term trends based on numerous national public opinion polls conducted in the United States from 2000 to 2020. Click here to read the latest issue of Currents.

"For anyone interested in American public opinion towards Israel, this data-driven article is a must-read," said Professor Dov Waxman, the Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Foundation Chair in Israel Studies, director of the UCLA Y&S Nazarian Center, and editor-in-chief of Currents: Briefs on Contemporary Israel

A professor of political science and international communication, Dr. Gilboa is the founding head of both the School of Communication and the Center for International Communication at Bar-Ilan University. He is also a senior research associate at the BESA Center for Strategic Studies. His publications include three books and many articles and book chapters on U.S.-Israel relations. His most recent book is The American Public and Israel in the Twenty-First Century(BESA, 2020).

Covering Israel’s society, politics, economy, and culture, Currents aims to disseminate scholarly expertise, cutting-edge research, and innovative analyses of Israel to a wide audience.