Author profile: Raphael Cohen-Almagor

Raphael Cohen-Almagor is an educator, researcher and human rights activist.  He received his DPhil in political theory from Oxford University and presently is a Professor of Politics at University of Hull, UK. He was Fulbright-Yitzhak Rabin Visiting Professor at UCLA School of Law, Visiting Professor at Johns Hopkins University, and Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. Raphael has founded several organizations, including Israel’s “Second Generation to the Holocaust and Heroism Remembrance” Organization; The University of Haifa Center for Democratic Studies; The Van Leer Jerusalem Institute Medical Ethics Think-tank, and The University of Hull Middle East Study Group. Among his more recent books are Speech, Media and Ethics (2001, 2005), Israeli Democracy at the Crossroads (2005); Israeli Institutions at the Crossroads (2005)The Scope of Tolerance (2006), The Democratic Catch (2007, Hebrew), Voyages (2007, poetry, Hebrew), Public Responsibility in Israel (with Ori Arbel-Ganz and Asa Kasher 2012, Hebrew) and Confronting the Internet’s Dark Side (2015). Raphael is the author of a widely read and often cited blog about politics in the Mideast called “ISRAEL: Democracy, Human Rights, Politics and Society” and can be followed on Twitter: @almagor35.

Fifty Years of Israeli Occupation

Raphael Cohen-Almagor • Oct 14 2017 • Articles
The United States has a great role to play in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. It should work together with both to reduce the friction between the two sides.

Donald Trump and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Raphael Cohen-Almagor • Mar 10 2017 • Articles
President Trump can instill a sense of urgency in Israel and Palestine and create a new chapter in which people recognise the many similarities that exist between them.

Creating a New Road Map for Resolving the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Raphael Cohen-Almagor • Dec 26 2014 • Articles
To resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict there is a need for courageous leaders on both sides who seize the opportunities and make the most for their peoples.

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