Gabriel Noah Brahm is an Associate Professor of English at Northern Michigan University, where he teaches literary theory, cultural studies, and Israeli literature, a Senior Research Fellow in Israel Studies at Brandeis University, a Scholars for Peace in the Middle East (SPME) Fellow, an Israel on Campus Coalition (ICC) Center for Academic Engagement (CAE) Fellow, and a winner, in 2013, of an Israel Institute Mid-Career Faculty Development Grant. He is the co-editor (with Cary Nelson) of The Case Against Academic Boycotts of Israel . His current book project is titled Israel in Theory: The Jewish State and the Cultural Left.
Our Voice of the Week is The Jerusalem Report interview with Yohanan Plesner, the President of the Israel Democracy Institute and a contributor to our upcoming edition of Fathom Journal: Israel at 70. The interview also features Dorit Beinisch, the former President of the Supreme Court of Israel. They discuss their belief that Israel can strike the right balance between being a strong democracy and a Jewish state.