Natan Aridan

Dr. Natan Aridan is a researcher at the Ben-Gurion Research Institute for the Study of Israel and Zionism, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. He is editor of the journal Israel Studies. His recent book is Advocating for Israel: Diplomats and Lobbyists for Israel from Truman to Nixon. He is currently writing his next book on the contribution of Women and ‘Significant Others’ to Israeli Diplomacy.

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