Yair Hirschfeld is the Isaac and Mildred Brochstein Fellow in Middle East Peace and Security in Honor of Yitzhak Rabin at the Baker Institute. Hirschfeld is currently teaching at the University of Haifa in the Department of Middle Eastern History. Hirschfeld was a member of the Israeli team that prepared the first Israeli-Palestinian blueprint for the Permanent Status Agreement. He is also the director general of the Tel Aviv-based Economic Cooperation Foundation (ECF).
Our voice of the week is John Levy, Executive Director of an Academic Study Group on Israel and the Middle East, speaking at a TEDX event on how Israel’s technology innovation is helping to make the country not just survive but thrive in the unstable environment it finds itself in, 10 April 2017.