Alexander Yakobson is Associate Professor of Ancient History in the History Department of Hebrew University. His research on modern topics deals with democracy, national identity, the nation-state and the rights of national minorities in Israel and in Western democracies. He is a co-author (with Amnon Rubinstein) of Israel and the Family of Nations: The Jewish Nation-State and Human Rights (2003). He is an op-ed writer at Haaretz and Research Fellow at the Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem.
Our Voice of the Week is Yesh Atid leader Yair Lapid presenting his vision for Israeli policy at The Brookings Institute as a part of the center’s “Imagining Israel’s Future” series, 25 June 2018. Senior Fellow Tamara Cofman Wittes moderated the conversation.