Anita Shapira, 1940-

Shapira is a historian of Zionism and modern Israel and a professor emerita at Tel Aviv University. Her books include 2012 National Jewish Book Award winner “Israel: A History” and biographies of Berl Katznelson, David Ben-Gurion, Yigal Allon and Yosef Haim Brenner. She founded the Yitzhak Rabin Center and led the Weizmann Institute for the Study of Zionism at Tel Aviv University.

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