Arab citizens of Israel face questions of identity living in a Jewish state amid the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Dov Waxman is an Associate Professor of Political Science at the City University of New York (CUNY), and the co-director of Northeastern University’s Middle East Center for Peace, Culture, and Development. He is the author of The Pursuit of Peace and the Crisis of Israeli Identity: Defending / Defining the Nation, and the co-author with Ilan Peleg of Israel’s Palestinians: The Conflict Within. He is a regular contributor to Ha’aretz, Israel’s leading national newspaper, and a frequent television commentator on Middle East affairs.
Omnia Al Desoukie is a media studies candidate at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communication. She is also a former independent journalist in Cairo.
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