Yossi Klein Halevi is a senior fellow at the Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem. He was a visiting professor of Israel Studies at the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York in 2013. His latest book, “Like Dreamers: The Story of the Israeli Paratroopers Who Reunited Jerusalem and Divided a Nation,” (2013) won the Jewish Book Council’s Everett Family Foundation Jewish Book of the Year Award.
Our Voice of the Fortnight is Deputy Editor Samuel Nurding speaking with Anders Persson, senior lecturer at Linnaeus University and author of the new book, ‘EU Diplomacy and the Israeli-Arab Conflict, 1967-2019‘ (Edinburgh University press, 2020). The two discuss the EU’s role in the conflict over the last 50 years, the impact of the UAE and Bahrain peace deals on EU policy toward the conflict, and how the EU has contributed to the development of Israel.