Dr. Irit Back was interviewed in the media on a number of occasions this past week, where she discussed the recent visit of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to Africa.
Israeli Media Apperances
Prof. Ofra Bengio has written an op-ed for the Jerusalem Post, where she argues that, "what we might be witnessing in the future therefore is not the proverbial clash of civilizations between the Christian and the Muslim worlds but rather an intertwined relationship moving from strong friction to attempts at developing a modus operandi." In English.
Dr. Irit Back appeared on "The International Hour" (Reshet Bet) on 18 May 2016. There, she discussed the release of a young girl who had been held captive by the militant group Boko Haram. In Hebrew, from 28:13.
Dr. Irit Back has published an article in the External Trade supplemet of Haaretz, entitled,"Africa Awakens? Trade relations between Israel and Africa" [אפריקה המתעוררת? יחסי המסחר אפריקה-ישראל]. In Hebrew.
Prof. Bruce Maddy-Weitzman was quoted extensively about Tunisia's democratic transition in the Jerusalem Post, and in response to claims that Tunisia has "replaced Israel as the Middle East's only genuine democracy."
Dr. Mira Tzoreff appeared on London & Kirshenbaum on 24 March 2016, where she discussed a proposal in the Egyptian Parliament to ban wear of the niqab in Egyptian public spaces. In Hebrew, from 10:51.