Christmas Special Part 3: An Interview with Daphne Tsimhoni

Daphne Tsimhoni.
Since the end of the 19th century, the Arab Christian minority in Palestine and Israel has lived under the rule of the Ottoman Empire, the British Mandate and the majority Jewish Israeli government. In this latest Diwaniyya Short, we discuss the status of the Christian minority in modern history with Daphne Tsimhoni, an expert on Palestinian Christian society and history.

Daphne Tsimhoni teaches modern Middle East history at the Department of Humanities and Arts, the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology. Her  areas of research include ethnicity in the contemporary Middle East with special reference to Christians and Jews and nationalism, religion and ethnic relations in the State of Israel and among the Palestinian Arabs. Her book Christian Communities in Jerusalem and the West Bank since 1948, has become the standard work on Palestinian Christians. Daphne Tsimhoni is active in promoting interfaith dialogue in Israel and is a board member of the Israel Interfaith Association. You can read the article she wrote exclusively for Diwaniyya on Christians in Israeli Politics here.

10: Palestinian Christians in Modern History

Alona Ferber - Producer, Host
Shoshi Shmuluvitz - Executive Producer
Ben Silsbee - Executive Producer, Editor, Engineer


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