Ameinu and New Israel Fund (Australia) invite you to hear Israeli political economist, writer and commentator
Bernard brings together deep business, economic and technology expertise, and many years experience as a political and social commentator on Israel. His breadth of knowledge and experience places him in a unique position to provide powerful insight on Israel's political and economic future. Read more at his blog, Bernard Avishai Dot Com.
- Adjunct Professor of Business, Hebrew University
- Director of the Zell Entrepreneurship Program
- Former Technology Editor, Harvard Business Review
- Prolific author and commentator on Israeli politics, economics and society
Topic: Greater Israel vs. Global Israel: How the two-state solution might yet be salvaged
Bernard Avishai is adjunct professor of business at Hebrew University, and visiting professor of government at Dartmouth College. He's taught at Duke, MIT, and was director of the Zell Entrepreneurship Program at the Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya. From 1998 to 2001 he was International Director of Intellectual Capital at KPMG LLP.
Before this he headed product development at Monitor Group, with which he is still associated. From 1986 to 1991 he was technology editor of Harvard Business Review.
A Guggenheim Fellow, Avishai holds a doctorate in political economy from the University of Toronto. Before turning to management, he covered the Middle East as a journalist.
He's written dozens of articles and commentaries for The New Yorker, The New York Review of Books, Harvard Business Review, Harper’s and many other publications.
He is the author of three books on Israel, including the widely read, "The Tragedy of Zionism," and the recently published "The Hebrew Republic." His new book, "Promiscuous: 'Portnoy's Complaint' and Our Doomed Pursuit of Happiness," was published in April.
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