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ISRAEL IN DEPTH – Intifada 1.0


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This season of Israel In Depth is co-sponsored by TLV1's podcast "Tel Aviv Review" and the UCLA Y&S Nazarian Center for Israel Studies. This episode is co-hosted by Gilad Halpern and Prof. Dov Waxman.


Israel in Depth, Episode 18

Oren Kessler, journalist and author, discusses his new book Palestine 1936: The Great Revolt and the Roots of the Middle East Conflict, the first general-interest book in English dedicated to one of the key moments in the history of Jewish-Arab relations in Palestine and Israel.

About the Guest

Oren Kessler is a journalist and political analyst based in  Tel Aviv. He has served as deputy director for research at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies in Washington, research fellow at the Henry Jackson Society in London, Arab affairs correspondent for The Jerusalem Post, and an editor and translator at Haaretz English edition. Raised in Rochester, New York, and Tel Aviv, he holds a BA in history from the University of Toronto and an MA in diplomacy and conflict studies from Reichman University (IDC Herzliya). Kessler’s work has appeared in media outlets including Foreign AffairsForeign Policy, the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, and Politico. Palestine 1936 is his first book.




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