Gershom Gorenberg is an American-born Israeli historian, journalist and blogger , specializing in the Middle Eastern politics and the interaction of religion and politics. He is currently a senior correspondent for The American Prospect, a monthly American political magazine.
I grew up in California and I came [to Israel] to study in 1977 -- I ended up staying and going to graduate school here, and beginning to work as a journalist... I'm a citizen of both countries and, for writing a book like this, that's very helpful because I'm writing about something I'm extremely familiar with. I'm also writing for an audience in the country I grew up in and I'm still very connected to. I think in both languages, as it were.Gorenberg graduated from the University of California at Santa Cruz and earned his M.A. in education from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He currently lives in Jerusalem, Israel with his wife, journalist Myra Noveck, and three children. .
Gorenberg has contributed features and commentary on politics, religion and aspects of Israeli-American relations to major American newspapers including The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, and The Washington Post.
UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA ASHEVILLE'S CENTER FOR JEWISH STUDIES TO HOST AN EVENING WITH GERSHOM GORENBERG, AUTHOR TO DISCUSS ACCLAIMED NEW BOOK ON ISRAELI SETTLEMENTS
Mar 10, 2006; The University of North Carolina-Asheville issued the following press release: UNC Asheville's Center for Jewish Studies will...