Israeli living in Vienna since 2016. BA and MA studies in History at Tel Aviv University and the University of Geneva (1978-1987). PhD studies in Cultural Studies at the Graduate Institute for International Studies, University of Geneva, Switzerland. 1993 PhD. Post-doc at Tel Aviv University and Columbia University, NY. Research project: “Jewish Intellectuals in Exile 1933-1945.”


2019- Webster University, Vienna, Adjunct Professor, HPRR| (Israel Studies)
2007-2019 University of Vienna, Department of Jewish Studies, Lecturer, Jewish and Israel Studies
2019 University of Vienna. Founder of Israel Studies program
2018 Diplomatic Academy, Vienna. Founder of Chair for Israel Studies
2016-2018 Austrian Academy of Sciences, Project: Jewish Intellectuals between Zionism and Judaism
2012- 2018 Center for Israel Studies Vienna. Founder and Director
1996-2006 Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel. Cultural Studies,
Assistant Professor.
1980-1987 Ministry of Defense, Israel, Senior Political Analyst. Narrator of the Peace Process with Egypt

Areas of Specialization

Jews between multiple identities, Hebrew literature and Hebrew writer in Europe at the turn of the 20th century, The Hebrew Language as Identity, a cultural interpretation of Zionism, Zionism Revisited: new approaches to early Zionism, Israeli-Palestinian conflict in Israeli cinema, Jewish Intellectuals, Zionism and Judaism. (Research project conducted at the Austrian Academy of Sciences), Acculturation, assimilation, antisemitism: Intellectuals’ responses