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Deadlock in Israel-Palestine: How to Imagine a Better Future? (Part One)

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The UCLA Y&S Nazarian Center for Israel Studies is partnering with the USC Casden Institute and the UCLA Luskin Center for History and Policy to proudly present an innovative series bringing together scholars, thinkers, and policymakers of different visions to reflect on the current impasse in Israel-Palestine and share proposals for the future.

Sunday, October 3, 2021
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM (Pacific Time)
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About the Program

Part One in a series bringing together scholars, thinkers, and policymakers of different visions to reflect on the current impasse in Israel-Palestine and share proposals for the future. Part Two of the virtual series will be held December 5, 2021.

 

About the Participants


Omar Rahman is a visiting fellow at the Brookings Doha Center, where he is writing a book on Palestinian fragmentation in the post-Oslo era. A writer, analyst, and journalist, he specializes in Middle East politics and American foreign policy. His work has appeared in The Washington Post, Foreign Policy, The Guardian, The National, Al Jazeera English, and World Politics Review, among others. He holds a Master’s in Politics and Global Affairs from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.

Dahlia Scheindlin is an international political consultant and public opinion analyst based in Tel Aviv. She is one of the leading pollsters and political analysts in Israel associated with progressive causes and peace/conflict research. She is a co-founder and columnist at +972 Magazine and a fellow at The Century Foundation. Dr. Scheindlin holds a Master of Theological Studies degree from Harvard Divinity School and a Ph.D. in Political Science from Tel Aviv University.

Yuli Tamir is the president of Beit Berl College and an adjunct professor at the Blavatnik School of Government at Oxford University. She was a deputy speaker of the Knesset and served as Israel’s Minister of Immigration and Minister of Education representing the Labor party. She was a founding member of the Israeli peace movement Peace Now and served as the chair of the Israeli Association of Civil Rights. Professor Tamir received her Ph.D. in Political Philosophy from Oxford University.

Shibley Telhami is a nonresident senior fellow with the Center for Middle East Policy, in the Foreign Policy program at Brookings. He is the Anwar Sadat Professor for Peace and Development at the University of Maryland. In the past, Professor Telhami served as a senior advisor to the U.S. Department of State and advisor to the U.S. Mission to the United Nations. He holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of California at Berkeley.

 

DISCLAIMER: The views or opinions of our guest speakers and the content of their presentations do not necessarily reflect the views of the UCLA Younes and Soraya Nazarian Center for Israel Studies. Hosting speakers does not constitute an endorsement of the speaker's views or opinions. 


Sponsor(s): Y&S Nazarian Center for Israel Studies, UCLA Luskin Center for History and Policy, USC Casden Institute