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    Prof. Yitzhak Reiter

    Researche Associate

    Prof. Yitzhak Reiter

    Researche Associate

    Professor Yitzhak Reiter is a Professor of Islam, Middle East history and politics, and Israel Studies. He chairs the Department of Israel Studies at Ashkelon Academic College and teaches also at IDC – Interdisciplinary Center, Herzlia, and Al-Qasemi College. Reiter is active in track-two diplomacy meetings regarding the Arab-Israeli conflict and in Jewish-Arab relations inside Israel and his expertise is covered by media interviews. Professor Reiter is an expert on conflict resolution in holy places, the Arab minority in Israel, the Middle East and Israel politics, and Islamic law. He authored and edited 19 books and numerous academic articles.

    Between 1978-1987, Reiter served as deputy advisor on Arab Affairs for three Israeli Prime Ministers (Menachem Begin, Yitzhak Shamir, and Shimon Peres). In 2006, he advised the Israel Council for National Security regarding the policy of integrating the Arab minority.

    Reiter taught at Emury (2018) and the University of Minnesota (2008-09); He was a visiting scholar to The Middle East Institute – Washington D.C. (2003), Sydney University (2003-4) and Oxford University – St. Antony’s College (2001). Reiter is the author and editor of 19 books and numerous articles. 

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    Areas Of Expertise

    • East Jerusalem
    • Governance
    • Islam
    • Israeli-Palestinian Conflict