Political studies professor wins international book prize
Oded Haklai’s award-winning book, Palestinian Ethnonationalism in Israel, is the first to examine the manifestation of Palestinian nationalism in Israel. The book has received international praise for its insightful analysis and won the 2012 Shapiro Award for the best book in Israel studies.
“I was drawn to this topic because of my concern about intensifying Jewish-Palestinian tensions,” says Dr. Haklai (Political Studies), who is credited with maintaining a purely scholarly perspective in an area of study that suffers greatly from ideological and political controversies. “Polarization within Israel is one aspect of the intensification of the conflict.” Read here for full story.