Arab citizens of Israel face questions of identity living in a Jewish state amid the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Dr. Guy Golan discusses Palestinians in Israel and the effects of being an Arab minority in a Jewish state on identity, democracy and peace with Dr. Dov Waxman and Omnia Al Desoukie.
Dov Waxman is an Associate Professor of Political Science at the City University of New York (CUNY), and the co-director of Northeastern University’s Middle East Center for Peace, Culture, and Development. He is the author of The Pursuit of Peace and the Crisis of Israeli Identity: Defending / Defining the Nation, and the co-author with Ilan Peleg of Israel’s Palestinians: The Conflict Within. He is a regular contributor to Ha’aretz, Israel’s leading national newspaper, and a frequent television commentator on Middle East affairs.
Omnia Al Desoukie is a media studies candidate at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communication. She is also a former independent journalist in Cairo.
photo credit: Gil Cohen-Magen