Israel Studies in New York

By Allan Arkush

Association for Jewish Studies (AJS), Fall 2008

The author discusses the twenty-fourth annual conference of the Association for Israel Studies (AIS) in New York, held during the month of Israel's 60th anniversary. The author focuses his report upon the keynote speech by Tel Aviv University historian Anita Shapira, and the plenary session featuring historian Benny Morris and NYU Middle Eastern Studies professor Zachary Lockman. The author, referencing the topic of the keynote speech, contends that if David Ben-Gurion had been alive and in attendance, he would not have been pleased with the conference.

Topic: Israel Education, Meetings & Conferences, Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, History

Name of Publication: AJS Perspectives: The Magazine of the Association for Jewish Studies

Volume/Issue: Fall 2008

Page Number(s): 16-17

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Genre: Report

Coverage: New York , United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Arkush, Allan. Israel Studies in New York. AJS Perspectives: The Magazine of the Association for Jewish Studies. Association for Jewish Studies (AJS). Fall 2008: 16-17. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=2620


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