Foreign Policy Research Institute A Nation Must Think Before it Acts The Legacy of the Six Day War And Israel’s Domestic Politics Today
The Legacy of the Six Day War And Israel’s Domestic Politics Today

The Legacy of the Six Day War And Israel’s Domestic Politics Today

  • Date / Time:
  • June 09, 2017
  • 11:30 am to 12:30 pm
  • Venue:
  • FPRI
  • 1528 Walnut Street, Suite 610
  • Philadelphia. PA. US. 19102

This June we commemorate the Six Day War, a transformative event in the history of the Middle East that ended in Israel’s conquest of an area three-and-a-half times the size of Israel itself. Its effects were felt then and are still felt throughout the region, if not the world.  In this talk, Neri Zilber considers the impact of the war on Israel’s domestic politics and how Israel’s political parties today are responding both to the consequences of the war and to the challenges Israel faces today.     

Neri Zilber is a journalist and researcher on Middle Eastern politics and culture.  His work has appeared in Foreign Affairs, The Atlantic, The New Republic, and the Washington Post, among others.  In addition to reportage, Neri consults for the private sector on political and economic risk in Israel, the Palestinian Territories, and the broader Eastern Mediterranean.  He was raised and educated in Israel, Singapore, Spain, and the United States.


  • Lecture Free for Members of FPRI, $10 for nonmembers.
  • Luncheon immediately following for FPRI Members at the $1,000 level.
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