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Zeev Ben-Shachar is director of Israel education at Jerusalem U. He grew up in Israel and South Africa, served as a combat soldier in the Sayeret Givati infantry unit, and received his BA from Harvard and his MA from Tel Aviv University.

ARTICLES BY: Zeev Ben-Shachar

July 10, 2017 1:59 pm

The History and the Legacy of the Six-Day War

The Six-Day War may have transformed the Palestinians’ geopolitical landscape, but when it comes to their collective mindset, there is still room for a major breakthrough. Jerusalem...


Meet the Two Most Optimistic People in the Entire Middle East

“You are sitting here, probably, with the two most optimistic people probably in the entire Middle East,” says Sami Saadi,...

Places to Visit in Israel If You Really Want to Learn Its History

Are you or a family member traveling to Israel in 2019? Are you looking for something more than the average...

In New Initiative, Yad Vashem Tackles 21st Century Antisemitism - It is American teachers like Lori Fulton who, with their commitment to Holocaust education, are poised to be...


Newly-Born Baby Rhinoceros Takes First Steps at Israeli Zoo

A new rhinoceros calf has been taking its first steps at Israel’s Ramat Gan Safari zoo. According to Hebrew news site Mako, the baby rhino was born to Keren Peles, an adult...

Middle East

Suicide Bomber Rams US-Backed Forces at Syria Checkpoint

A suicide bomber drove his car into a checkpoint in northeastern Syria on Monday, injuring several soldiers of Kurdish-led forces during a joint convoy with US allies, locals said. The attack...