Gershom Gorenberg

Knapp Adjunct Senior Research Scholar and Adjunct Professor of Journalism

An Israeli historian and journalist, Gorenberg has been covering Middle Eastern affairs for three decades.Gorenberg's most recent book is The Unmaking of Israel, on challenges to Israeli democracy and the history behind them. He is also the author of The Accidental Empire: Israel and the Birth of the Settlements 1967-1977 and The End of Days: Fundamentalism and the Struggle for the Temple Mount, and coauthor of Shalom Friend, a biography of Yitzhak Rabin that won the National Jewish Book AwardHe is currently working on a book on an espionage affair that played a decisive role in the battle for North Africa during World War II.

Gorenberg is a Global Opinion columnist for the Washington Post and a senior correspondent for The American Prospect. He has written for The New York Times Magazine, The Atlantic Monthly, The New York Review of Books, The New Republic, Foreign Policy and other leading publications in North America, Europe and the Middle East. He holds degrees from the University of California at Santa Cruz and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

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