Israel in Crisis - Educational Responses Part 1: An Explainer Session

The Jewish Education Project
May 20, 2021

In the first part of this series, Dr. Michael Koplow of the Israel Policy Forum provided a contextual overview of the issues and events that have led up to the current crisis. 

Recommended Resources:

  • You can watch a recording of this session here.
  • Remember to check out our Resource collection focused on the May 2021 conflict.  
  • Part II of this series can be found here

Featured Presenter: 

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Michael Koplow | Michael Koplow is the Policy Director of the Israel Policy Forum, and also serves as a senior research fellow of the Kogod Research Center at the Shalom Hartman Institute of North America. Before coming to Israel Policy Forum, he was the founding Program Director of the Israel Institute. He holds a Ph.D. in Government from Georgetown University, where he specialized in political development and ideology, and the politics of Middle Eastern states. He writes Israel Policy Forum’s weekly Koplow Column and edits the Israel Policy Exchange, which is a leading source for commentary and analysis on Israel and American Jewry, and his work regularly appears in Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy, the Atlantic, and the Forward, among other publications. In addition to his Ph.D., he holds a B.A. from Brandeis University, a J.D. from New York University, and an A.M. in Middle Eastern Studies from Harvard University. 

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