Arie M. Dubnov

is an associate professor of history who holds the Max Ticktin Chair of Israel Studies and directs the Judaic Studies Program at the George Washington University. Among his publications are the intellectual biography Isaiah Berlin: The Journey of a Jewish Liberal (2012), and two edited volumes, Zionism – A View from the Outside (2010 [in Hebrew]), seeking to put Zionist history in a larger comparative trajectory, and Partitions: A Transnational History of Twentieth-century Territorial Separatism (2019, co-edited with Laura Robson), tracing the genealogy of the idea of partition in the British interwar Imperial context and reconstructing the links connecting partition plans in Ireland, Palestine/Israel, and India/Pakistan.


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The unbearable easiness of killing

Israel-Gaza chronicles

Last-minute negotiations in Israel have secured the agreement of rival ideological parties on a coalition that could finally oust Benjamin Netanyahu. The prime minister will now face a vote of confidence with a far-right replacement ready. Behind the recent escalation of violence between Israelis and Palestinians lies a history desperately in need of careful resolution.