Bar Ilan University
Professor Jonathan Rynhold is the director of the Argov Center for the study of Israel and the Jewish People in the Political Studies department at Bar-Ilan University, where he also serves as deputy head of the department and as a senior researcher at the Begin-Sadat (BESA) Center for Strategic Studies. Professor Rynhold’s research focuses on U.S.-Israeli relations, Israeli foreign policy, and the role of political culture in international relations. His book The Arab-Israeli Conflict in American Political Culture (Cambridge University Press) won the Israeli Association for Political Science prize for the best book of 2015. He also took a leading role in combatting the academic boycott of Israel in the UK, and has served as an advisor to the Israeli Foreign Ministry and diaspora Jewish organizations on combatting the BDS movement.