Mr Gorenberg is the author of The Unmaking of Israel (Harper Collins 2011), a provocative examination of Israeli history that describes the crisis of Israeli democracy and lays out a vision for the country’s future. “Until I read The Unmaking of Israel,” says novelist Michael Chabon, “I didn’t think it could be possible to feel more despairing, and then more terribly hopeful, about Israel.” His previous book is The Accidental Empire: Israel and the Birth of the Settlements, 1967-1977. The New York Times called it, “Remarkably insightful … A groundbreaking revision that deserves to reframe the entire debate.” Gershom Gorenberg is a senior correspondent for The American Prospect and a columnist for Haaretz. He has written for The Atlantic Monthly, The New York Times Magazine, The New York Review of Books, and Foreign Policy. He lives in Jerusalem
Oz-Salzberger is professor of history at the University of Haifa’s Faculty of Law and Center for Jewish and European Studies. She previously held professorships at Monash University and at Princeton University. Among her books: Translating the Enlightenment (Oxford, 1995), Israelis in Berlin (Tel Aviv, 2001 and Frankfurt am Main, 2001), and Jews and Words, co-authored with Amos Oz (Yale, 2012). She has published numerous essays on the history of political thought and Israeli-German relations. Her opinion articles appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Newsweek, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung and numerous other periodicals.
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