Welcome Moshe Naor!

Fall 2022
JWST 11.02/ MES 12.15: History and Culture of Arab Jews- Naor – 12

Moshe Naor is Assistant Professor in the Department of Israel Studies at the University of Haifa.  His main research interests focus on the history of the Jewish community in Palestine and the State of Israel, the history of Oriental and Sephardi Jewish communities, Arab Jewish Relations, and War and Society. He is the author of: Social Mobilization in the Arab-Israeli War of 1948: On the Israeli Home Front (Routledge, 2013). His book, written together with Dr. Abigail Jacobson, Oriental Neighbors: Middle Eastern Jews and Arabs in Mandatory Palestine, was published in 2016 by Brandeis University Press. The book Oriental Neighbors won the Shapiro Award of the Association for Israel Studies for the Best Book in Israel Studies