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Friday, February 12 • 2:45pm - 4:00pm
From Gaza to Jerusalem: An Insider’s View From the Border

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This session features the personal testimony of Jonathan Dekel-Chen, a veteran member of Kibbutz Nir Oz on the border with Gaza. He will give a first-hand account of the realities of life in a border community that has repeatedly been at the heart of Israel’s ongoing conflict with Gaza. He will also offer insights about the region’s political complexities from his troubled corner of the Middle East and about the future of kibbutzim in Israel’s rapidly changing socio-economic landscape.


Jonathan Dekel-Chen

Jonathan Dekel-Chen is a senior lecturer in modern history at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. During the 2015-16 academic year, he is an Israel Institute Visiting Professor at Columbia University. He is a member of Kibbutz Nir Oz, which borders the Gaza Strip. In 2014, he co-founded... Read More →

Friday February 12, 2016 2:45pm - 4:00pm EST