Nissim Rejwan started his writing career in Baghdad as a regular movie and book reviewer for the Iraq Times. On his arrival in Israel in 1951, he worked for the English daily the Jerusalem Post and was editor-in-chief of the Arabic daily Al-Yaum. In the late 1960s he was a Senior Research Fellow at the Shiloah Center, Tel-Aviv University, where he did research for his book Nasserist Ideology: Its Exponents and Critics. In 1995, he was named a Research Fellow at the Harry S Truman Research Institute for the Advancement of Peace, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Over a distinguished, six-decade career, as a historian and journalist, he has published a dozen books including Israel in Search of Identity, Arabs Face the Modern World, and The Last Jews in Baghdad: Remembering a Lost Homeland. In 1998, he won that year’s National Jewish Book Award for Israel Studies for his book Israel’s Place in th Middle East..
Nissim Rejwan is currently a Research Fellow at the Truman Research institute for the advancement of Peace in the middle east, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Over a distinguished, six-decade career as a historian and journal- ist, he has published fourteen books, including The Jews of Iraq: 3000 Years of History and Culture; The Last Jews in Baghdad: Remembering a Lost Homeland; and Israel’s Place in the Middle East: A Pluralist Perspective.
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