Lecturer in Israel Studies and Middle Eastern History, Monash University
Dr. Ran Porat is an Adjunct Research Associate at the Australian Centre for Jewish Civilisation (ACJC). He teaches and lectures about Middle Eastern history, conflict studies and Israel studies at Monash University.
Holds a BA in Middle Eastern Studies, MA in US Studies. Ran's Ph. D. was titled Ausraelis - the Diasporic identity of Israelis in Australia".
Co founder of the Association of Israelis in Australia. The owner and chief editor of Ausraelim.com.au - the homepage for Israelis in Australia.
Formerly, a journalist and an international publicist about Israel.
Israel is facing twin existential crises – what is Benjamin Netanyahu doing to solve them?
Mar 04, 2023 12:10 pm UTC| Politics
Israel is facing one of the most serious crises in its history. And it could be the biggest test yet for Benjamin Bibi Netanyahu, just months after he resurrected his political career by returning to the prime ministers...
Netanyahu leaves behind a complex legacy in Israel. His successor will need to deliver change — and fast
Jun 14, 2021 11:42 am UTC| Politics
Israels 36th government was approved today, with a slim majority of 6059 in the Knesset (parliament). The new prime minister is the leader of national-religious party Yamina, Naftali Bennett. A religious person, former...
Moving the Australian embassy to Jerusalem makes sense: here's why
Oct 17, 2018 21:54 pm UTC| Insights & Views
Apparently looking to garner the support of Jewish constituents behind the Liberal candidate, David Sharma, in the upcoming critical Wentworth by-election on October 20, Prime Minister Scott Morrison has said he will...
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