2015 Nixon Scholar-in-Residence: Ari Shavit

Dartmouth Hillel Nixon Scholars Program is proud to present: NY Times bestselling author Ari Shavit, author of “My Promised Land: The Triumph and Tragedy of Israel”

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An authoritative and deeply personal narrative history of the State of Israel, by one of the most influential journalists writing about the Middle East today


“Required reading on the state of Israel today.” –Christiane Amanpour

“[A] searingly honest, descriptively lush, painful and riveting story of the creation of Zionism in Israel and [Shavit’s] own personal voyage.”
–Washington Post

“[A] must-read book.”
—Thomas Friedman, New York Times

“[O]ne of the most nuanced and challenging books written on Israel in years… [The] book’s real power: On an issue so prone to polemic, Mr. Shavit offers candor.”
—The Wall Street Journal


For inquiries and information, please contact hillel@dartmouth.edu or call 603.646.0410