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FPRI Special Briefing: Rising Tensions in Israel

May 19, 2021 | 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

About the Event

After weeks of tension, protests over efforts to evict Palestinians from Sheikh Jarrah have revived violence in Jerusalem. The violence has escalated, leading to thousands of rockets fired at Israel and retaliatory Israeli Air Force airstrikes. What led to this surge in violence? Where is the conflict headed? And what role should the United States play in trying to deescalate the situation? Join FPRI’s Aaron Stein and Joshua Krasna as they break down the most recent escalation of the Israel-Palestine conflict.


Joshua Krasna

Joshua Krasna - Joshua Krasna, a Senior Fellow in the Foreign Policy Research Institute’s Program on the Middle East, is an analyst specializing in Middle East political and regional developments and forecasting, as well as in international strategic issues.

Aaron Stein

Aaron Stein - Aaron Stein is the Director of Research at the Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI). He is also the Director of the Middle East Program and Acting Director of the National Security Program at FPRI.

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