Middle East Affairs News

Poll finds that a third of Israel’s Arab citizens believe an external non-Palestinian body should govern life in the Gaza Strip after the war

An extensive study from the Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies at Tel Aviv University (TAU) indicates that a third of Israel’s Arab citizens (34.3%) believe that an external non-Palestinian body should govern life in the Gaza Strip after the war. The data was presented at The Future of Israel, the Annual… Read More

Reservists with PTSD are called up again before completing the therapeutic process

Many Israel Defense Forces (IDF) reservists diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after serving in Gaza have recently been called up again before completing the required therapeutic processes, according to the Clinic of the National Center for Traumatic Stress and Resilience at Tel Aviv University (TAU). The Clinic cautions that some reservists quickly respond to… Read More

TAU student from Canada joins task force to counter war misinformation

Ben Bright, 28, from Montreal, Canada, was one of the first to join a task force of international students at Tel Aviv University (TAU) that is using social media and other means to boldly combat fake news and tell the true story about the October 7 terror attacks and the Israel-Hamas war. Bright, who is… Read More

Israelis volunteered and donated extensively in third week of Iron Swords War

A new report from Tel Aviv University (TAU) and Ben-Gurion University of the Negev reveals the scope of volunteering and donations in Israel during the Iron Swords War. Focusing on the third week of the war, the report’s findings reflect a picture of extraordinary solidarity, with rates of volunteering and donations that are much higher… Read More

Bloomberg-Sagol Center for City Leadership at TAU announces inaugural class

The Bloomberg-Sagol Center for City Leadership at Tel Aviv University (TAU) has announced the first 20 mayors and municipal heads from across Israel that will participate in an intensive, yearlong executive education and training program that will equip them with the tools and skills to deliver better and more equitable public services to residents, strengthen… Read More

Antisemitism in 2021: War and Covid-19 catalyzed global uptick

Antisemitic incidents dramatically increased over the past year in almost all countries with large Jewish populations, according to the Antisemitism Worldwide Report 2021 published by The Center for the Study of Contemporary European Jewry at Tel Aviv University (TAU). Released annually on the eve of Holocaust Remembrance Day, the report is based on dozens of… Read More

Book by TAU researchers published in Abu Dhabi

For the first time since the signing of the Abraham Accords, an Israeli research book has been published in Abu Dhabi, capital of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The UAE’s largest public research institute, the Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research, has published Zionism in Arab Discourse by Professor Uriya Shavit, Head of the… Read More