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 Tanvi Madan, Director of the The India Project at Brookings Institution and foreign policy fellow, moderating a discussion with Sadanand Dhume, Resident Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, and Natan Sachs, Director of the Center for Middle East Policy at Brookings Institution, on Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s upcoming trip to Israel, 21 June 2017.