Owning Israel's Story: Rejuvenation or Disappearance

Owning Israel
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Kenneth Stein

Professor | Emory University

How does Israel fit in to the broader Jewish story? How do we tell that story to each other and the world? Professor Kenneth Stein, the son of German Jewish immigrants, reflects on his visit to Lauterbach, Germ... See more

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Kenneth  Stein, 

Professor | Emory University

Dr. Kenneth W. Stein is Professor of Middle Eastern History, Political Science and Israel Studies at Emory University, where he has taught since 1977. In 2006, he was a visiting professor of political science at Brown University. He holds a PhD from The University of Michigan and did graduate work at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Dr. Stein is the author of books, scholarly articles, contemporary analytical pieces, and pre-collegiate educational materials. He is founding director of the Emory Institute for the Study of Modern Israel (www.ismi.emory.edu) and President of the Center for Israel Education (www.israeled.org) He is also the recipient of numerous awards for teaching, mentoring, curriculum innovation, and community service.