Mervin F. Verbit

Prof. Mervin Verbit is professor and chair of sociology at the Touro College and University System and professor emeritus at Brooklyn College of The City University of New York, where he was also founding director of CUNY’s Program for Study in Israel. He specializes in the sociology of religion and contemporary Jewry and is a fellow of the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs. He has served as national chairman of American Professors for Peace in the Middle East, chairman of the Zionist Academic Council, and member of the Jewish Agency’s Commission for Jewish Zionist Education, among other positions.

Publications by Mervin F. Verbit

American Jews and Israel: What We Know and What We Need To Know

The relationship between Israel and American Jewry in light of recent data and theory. Read More »

American Jews—More Right than Left on the Peace Process

Gush Emunim, Peace Now, and Israel’s Future