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Itamar Rabinovich: Middle Eastern Maze

Jewish Literary Foundation presents Book Week 24

Sun 3 Mar

Itamar Rabinovich: Middle Eastern Maze

Jewish Literary Foundation presents Book Week 24

Speaker Itamar Rabinovich
Chair David Aaronovitch

Historian and statesman Itamar Rabinovich discusses the Arab-Israel conflict with David Aaronovitch, up to the present day.

A rare event with the former Israeli ambassador to the US and chief negotiator with Syria in the mid-1990s.

In conversation with journalist David Aaronovitch, Itamar Rabinovich provides an insider’s analysis of the Arab-Israeli conflict and peace process. His latest book Middle Eastern Maze covers the Abraham Accords, the new policies pursued by the Trump and Biden administrations, the full-fledged Syrian civil war, the heyday of the Islamic State, Russia’s Syrian military intervention, the Iranian nuclear drive, and the lengthy domestic political crisis in Israel. Rabinovich will also speak about the devastating events of October 7th and their aftermath.

Buy a copy of Middle Eastern Maze by Itamar Rabinovich.

This event will last approximately 1 hour, without an interval. 

About the speakers:

Itamar Rabinovich is a distinguished nonresident fellow in the Foreign Policy program focusing on Middle Eastern policy and politics as well as a member of the Brookings Institution’s International Advisory Council. He is professor and president emetitus at Tel Aviv University and vice chair of its Institute for National Security Studies. He previously served as Yitzhak Rabin’s ambassador to Washington and chief negotiator with Syria. He is the author of Yitzhak Rabin: Soldier, Leader, Statesman and Syrian Requiem: The Civil War and Its Aftermath. His book, Middle Eastern Maze was published by Brookings in early 2023.

David Aaronovitch is a journalist, author and broadcaster. He has presented Radio 4’s weekly current affairs programme The Briefing Room since 2016, writes for the Jewish Chronicle and the Financial Times and is the author of three books, including Voodoo Histories about conspiracy theories, and Party Animals about his family and British Communism.

Date:Sun 3 Mar
Start time:6.30pm (Doors: 6pm)
Venue:Hall One

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