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    Prof. Yitzhak Reiter

    Research Associate

    Prof. Yitzhak Reiter

    Research Associate

    Yitzhak Reiter is a Professor of Islam, Middle East history and politics and Israel Studies. He is the President of MEISAI – The Middle East and Islamic Studies Association of Israel. Reiter teaches at Reichman University and Al-Qasemi College and formerly established and chaired the Department of Israel Studies at Ashkelon Academic College.

    Reiter founded the Department of Land of Israel Studies at Ashkelon Academic College and headed it until 2021 and was also the head of the Research Authority at this college between 2016-2018.

    Professor Reiter is an expert on conflict resolution in holy places, the Arab minority in Israel, Middle East and Israel politics, and Islamic law. He is active in track-two diplomacy meetings regarding the Arab-Israeli conflict and in Jewish-Arab relations inside Israel.

    Reiter taught at Emory (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.

    Reiter is active in track two channels of negotiations on the issue of Jerusalem and the holy places and in the field of relations between Jews and Arabs in Israel.

    Main Publications

    Publication List

    Areas Of Expertise

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