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Michael B. Oren

Michael B. Oren

Michael B. Oren is an American-born Israeli historian and author, and was Israel’s ambassador to the United States from 2009 to 2013. He has written two New York Times bestsellers—Power, Faith, and Fantasy: America in the Middle East, 1776 to the Present and Six Days of War: June 1967 and the Making of the Modern Middle East, which won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for history and the National Jewish Book Award. He has been a distinguished fellow at the Shalem Center in Jerusalem, a contributing editor to The New Republic, and a visiting professor at Harvard, Yale, and Georgetown. He now is a member of the Knesset.

POWER, FAITH, AND FANTASY: America in the Middle East, 1776 to the Present (W. W. Norton & Co., 2007)

SIX DAYS OF WAR: June 1967 and the Making of the Middle East (Oxford University Press, 2002)