Laskier, Michael M.

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LASKIER, Michael M.

LASKIER, Michael M. Israeli/American, b. 1949. Genres: History, International relations/Current affairs. Career: American Friends of the Alliance Israelite Universelle, NYC, associate director, 1978-80; Tel-Aviv University, lecturer at Diaspora Research Institute, 1980-88; Ben-Gurion University, visiting lecturer, 1980-82, history dept, teacher, 1998-2000; Herzliyya Military College, teacher, 1983-87; University of California, Los Angeles, visiting scholar, 1988-90; University of Judaism, Los Angeles, CA, visiting associate professor, 1988-90; Spertus College of Judaica, Chicago, Louis Susman Associate Professor of Jewish and Middle Eastern History, 1990-92, founder and director of Louis Susman Graduate Management-Base Jewish Communal Studies Program; University of Chicago, associate member of Center for Middle Eastern Studies, 1990-94; World Sephardic Educational Center, Los Angeles, executive director, 1992-94; University of Judaism, visiting professor, 1993-94; Bar-Ilan University, Ashqelon College, associate professor, 1994-, head of political science department, 1998-2002, Ramat-Gan, political science dept, teacher, 1998-2001, Dept of Middle Eastern History, 2001-. Publications: The Alliance Israelite Universelle and the Jewish Communities of Morocco, 1862-1962, 1983; North African Jewry in the Shadow of Vichy France and the Swastika (in Hebrew), 1992; The Jews of Egypt, 1920-1970: In the Midst of Zionism, Anti-Semitism, and the Arab-Israeli Conflict, 1992; North African Jewry in the Twentieth Century: A Political History of the Jews in Morocco, Tunisia, and Algeria, 1994, 2nd ed., 1997; The Jews of the Middle East and North Africa in Modern Times, 2003; Israel and the Maghreb: From Statehood to Oslo, 2004. Work represented in anthologies. Contributor to periodicals. Address: Shderot Lakhish 37, 82000 Qiryat Gat, Israel. Online address: [email protected]