Eyal Naveh

Prof. Eyal Naveh is a professor of history at Tel Aviv University, and the Kibbutzim College of Education. Currently he serves as the chairperson of the Department of General History, at Tel Aviv University and heads the Academic Council at Seminar Hakibbutzim. Professor Naveh received his PhD from UC Berkeley. He teaches U.S. history, modern Israeli history, and history education in several universities in Israel and abroad, including at UC Berkeley, Cornell University, University of Toronto, and Venice International University. Alongside his academic publications, Professor Naveh wrote seven textbooks for the Israeli K-12 education system. He also coordinated and advised the Israeli-Palestinian Two Narratives history project. His latest book, Past in Turmoil – Public Debates over Historical Issues in Israel, is in print and will be out soon.

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The History of Modern Israel – Part I: From an Idea to a State (Coursera)

How did the State of Israel come to be? How is it that an idea, introduced in 19th century Europe, became a reality? And how does that reality prevail in the harsh complexities of the Middle East? Presented by Professor Eyal Naveh, with additional units from Professor Asher Sussers' [...]
Average: 8 (3 votes)

The History of Modern Israel - Part II: Challenges of Israel as a sovereign state (Coursera)

This course deals with the Israeli politics, economy, society and culture, since its creation in 1948 till today. It analyzes the construction of the Israeli historical narrative as an identity-building narrative, intending to inculcate a collective memory to a diverse society. We will focus on key events and [...]
Average: 5 (4 votes)