Joel Fishman received his doctorate in modern European history from Columbia University in the City of New York. He received a post-doctoral fellowship at the Netherlands State Institute for War Documentation where he carried out pioneering work on the postwar era in the Netherlands. More recently, he has published on political warfare, incitement to hatred and violence, and political anti-Zionism. Fishman is a Fellow of the Jerusalem Center of Public Affairs and editor of the Jewish Political Studies Review.
DR. KOBI MICHAEL is a scholar who focuses on peace and war studies and professor
of conflict resolution and strategy. He is a recipient of the Tshetshik Prize (2005)
for the best research on Israel National Security, the Itzhak Sade Prize for military
literature for a book to which he contributed three chapters (2006), and the Yariv
Award (2002) for the best research on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict