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Avineri, Shlomo (Proff.)

Prof. Dr. Shlomo Avineri teaches political science at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He has been a visiting professor at several universities, among them Yale, Oxford and the City University of New York, and also a visiting fellow to the Brookings Institution and the Wilson Center in Washington, D.C. During 1975-1977, Mr. Avineri served as Director-General of Israel's Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He was a member of the National Democratic Insitute (Washington, DC) international teams of observers to the first post-communist elections in Hungary, Czechoslovakia and Estonia. He is the author of numerous books and articles on Middle Eastern affairs, political theory and international affairs.

Emancipation:  Zionism as a Movement of National Liberation
Emancipation and the unprecedented integration into larger society presented opportunities but also many challenges Jews had never faced before and were not prepared to face. [Full article...]
Jewish History > 1789-1860: Haskala (Emancipation)
Jewish History > 1860-1948: Early Zionist Age
People > 1860-1948: Early Zionist Age
Zionism > Zionism and the Diaspora

A Discussion:  Is Liberal Zionism Still Credible
Marie Syrkin and Shlomo Avineri discuss the question of "Is Liberal Zionism Still Credible?" [Full article...]
Zionism > Who is a Zionist?
Zionism > Zionism and the Diaspora
Zionism > Zionism Revisited

Assessing Zionism:  Zionism as a Permanent Revolution
Has Zionism been a complete success story? What makes Israel so central to the Jewish People? Shlomo Avineri looks at these questions and moreover how to insure the Zionist revolution continues. [Full article...]

Full of Twists and Bumps:  Herzl's Road to Zionism
Avineri gives us an inside look at how Herzl came to Zionism. [Full article...]
Jewish History > 1860-1948: Early Zionist Age
People > 1860-1948: Early Zionist Age