Experts Individuals with PhDs or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
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Professor Emeritus of Baha'i Studies at the Hebrew University, Jerusalem
Research interests include: Early Islamic history with special emphasis on the birth of Islam; the origins and development of the Shi`a; the history of the Holy Land under Islam; Arabic epigraphy and papyrology; Judaism, Christianity and Islam - their interaction; desert rock drawings and desert architecture; messianic thought in Islam
PhD, Islamic History, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 1971