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Prof. Itamar Rabinovich

Prof. Itamar RabinovichThe Yona and Dina Ettinger Professor of Contemporary Middle Eastern History, Tel Aviv University

Senior Research Fellow, The Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies, Tel Aviv University

A D White Professor at large, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York

2007 - Chairman, Dan David Foundation

1999 - 2007 President, Tel Aviv University

1993-1996 Israeli Ambassador to the United States

1992-1995 Chief Israeli Negotiator with Syria

1990-1992 Rector, Tel Aviv University

1971 Tel Aviv University:
Professor of Middle East History
Director of the Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies
Dean of Humanities

Visiting Appointments

1975-1979 Cornell University, University of Pensylvania, Institute of Advance Studies, Princeton University, University of Toronto, Carleton University, Ottawa, Wilson Center, The Smithsonian, Washington DC

1963-1969 Military Service IDF - Lt Colonel (Res.)

Publications

Professor Rabinovich has published numerous articles in leading journals, and in addition he has published the following books:

  • Syria under the Bath, 1963-1966 (Jerusalem and N.Y., 1973).
  • War and Crisis in Lebanon (With R. Zamir, in Hebrew, 1982).
  • The War for Lebanon, 1970-1982 (Cornell University Press, 1984) (Revised paperback edition, 1985).
  • Dispatches from Damascus (with Michael Fry, Tel Aviv and Los Angeles, 1986).
  • The Road Not Taken, Early Arab-Israeli Negotiations (New York, Oxford University Press, 1991). Winner of the Jewish Book Award.
  • The Brink of Peace (in press, Princeton University Press, Spring 1998).
  • From June to October, the Middle East between 1967 and 1973 (co-edited with H. Shaked, New Brunswick, N.J., 1977).
  • The Middle East and the United States, Images, Perceptions and Policies (co-edited with H. Shaked, New Brunswick, N.J., 1980).
  • Israel in the Middle East (co-edited with J. Reinharz, Oxford University Press, 1984).
  • Ethnicity, Pluralism and the State in the Middle East (co-edited with Milton Esman, Cornell University Press, 1988).
  • Middle East Contemporary Survey, 1984-85 (co-edited with H. Shaked, Westview Press, 1987).
  • Middle East Contemporary Survey, 1986 (co-edited with H. Shaked, Westview Press, 1988).
  • Middle East Contemporary Survey, 1987 (co-edited with H. Shaked, Westview Press, 1988).