My Biography

Curriculum vitae written on typewriter

Birth, Childhood and Youth

1943 Born in Palestine (now Israel)

1943-1960 Childhood, youth, and education in Tel Aviv

1960 Graduated cum laude from Tel Aviv’s Aleph Municipal High School

 

Higher Education

1960-1965 Undergraduate study at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel. Majors: Mathematics, Psychology. B. Soc. Sc.

1965-1966 Graduate study in clinical psychology at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

1966-1970 Graduate study in clinical psychology at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, USA. Ph.D. degree

1972-1973 Postdoctoral seminar in Family Psychotherapy, School of Social Work, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

 

Academic Appointments

1966-1968 Scholar and Research Assistant, Department of Psychology, Washington University in St. Louis

1968-1969 Fellow, Department of Psychology, Washington University in St. Louis

1976-1979 Clinical Lecturer in Psychiatry (Clinical Psychology), Hebrew University and Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem

 

Professional and scholarly awards and honors

1960 Distinguished Graduating Student Award, Aleph Municipal High School, Tel Aviv

1966- 1970 Annual scholarships and fellowships at Washington University of St. Louis, Missouri, USA

1987 Resident Scholar, Rockefeller Foundation Study and Conference Center, Bellagio (Como), Italy

1997 Fellow of the International Napoleonic Society, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

1999 Featured Scholar, Clio’s Psyche

2006 Outstanding Academic Title award for Fratricide in the Holy Land from Choice magazine

 

Professional and academic listings

Listed in 2000 Outstanding People, Asia/Pacific Who’s Who, Asian/American Who’s Who, Biography Today, Biography Fame International, Contemporary Authors, Contemporary Who’s Who, Dictionary of International Biography, Great Minds of the 21st Century, International Authors and Writers Who’s Who, International Directory of Distinguished Leadership, International Who’s Who of Professionals, Outstanding Intellectuals of the 21st Century, Outstanding People of the 21st Century, Reference Asia: Asia’s Who’s Who of Men and Women of Achievement, Who’s Who in Israel, Writers Directory

 

Guest Lectures

1976 Boston Psychoanalytic Society, Canadian Psychoanalytic Society, Los Angeles Society for Psychoanalytic Psychology

1980 Sigmund Freud Society, Vienna

1981 Faculty Seminar, Department of Political Science, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

1982 Faculty Seminar, Departments of History and Psychology, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheba; Tavistock Institute (London)

1983 Faculty Seminar, Department of Psychology, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat Gan; Faculty Seminar, Theoretical Psychology Department, Universiteit Leiden, Netherlands

1984 International Colloquium on the History and Future of the University, Universität Wien, Vienna; Medical Faculty, Vrije Universiteit Brussel and Medical Faculty, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels

1985 Evangelical Social Academy, Friedewald Castle, Hessen, Germany; Society for the Investigation of Social Systems, Bonn, Germany

1985-2004 Beth Agnon, Jerusalem

1986 Theological School of the Athenaeum of St. Anselm in Rome, Beth Joseph, Dormition Abbey, Jerusalem

1987-1994 Shorashim Center for Jewish Studies, Jerusalem

1988 Harry S. Truman Institute Research Institute for the Advancement of Peace, Hebrew University of Jerusalem; Pardessiya Mental Health Center, Nathanya; Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion, Jerusalem Campus

1989 Brookings Institution, Washington, DC; Center for the Study of Mind and Human Interaction, University of Virginia; Psychoanalytic Seminar, University of Massachusetts at Amherst; Chicago Psychoanalytic Institute; University of California at Irvine; Los Angeles Psychoanalytic Society

1990-1996 Martin Buber Center for Adult Education, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

1990-1998 Bnai Brith Jerusalem and Tel Aviv Lodges

1995-1997 Teachers Association for the Advancement of Education, Jerusalem

1998 Center for Asian Studies, Hebrew University of Jerusalem; Biography Series, University of Haifa; Association Démocratique des Français d’Israël, Tel Aviv

1999 Conference on the work of Claude Vigée, Tel Aviv University

2005 The Harry S. Truman Institute Research Institute for the Advancement of Peace, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

2005 Center for the Study of Developing Societies, New Delhi, India

2005-2012 Goethe-Institut, Jerusalem

2008 Conference on the Crusaders and the Muslims, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

2009 Theological School of the Athenaeum of St. Anselm in Rome, Jerusalem Campus

2010-2012 Goethe-Institut, Jerusalem

2011 City of Tübingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

2011-2012 Institut Français de Jérusalem Romain Gary and Beth Moses, Jerusalem

2012-2015 Association of Israelis from Central Europe

 

Professional Appointments

1966 Junior Psychologist, Jerusalem Psychiatric Hostel and Half-Way House, Jerusalem

1966-1967 Practicum Trainee in Clinical Psychology, Child Guidance Clinic, Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, USA

1967-1968 Intern in Clinical Psychology, St. Louis State Hospital and Missouri Institute of Psychiatry, St. Louis, Missouri

1968-1969 Intern in Clinical Psychology, Department of Psychiatry, Jewish Hospital of St. Louis

1970-1971 Staff Psychologist, Child Guidance Clinic, City of St. Louis

1971-1972 Clinical Psychologist, Outpatient Services, Talbiyeh Mental Health Center, Jerusalem

1972-1982 Supervising Clinical Psychologist, Sarah Herzog Mental Health Center, Jerusalem

1973-1975 Supervising Clinical Psychologist, Kfar Shaul Mental Health Center, Jerusalem

1975-1983 Supervising Clinical Psychologist, Etanim Mental Health Center, Jerusalem

 

Teaching Experience

1971-1982 Taught clinical psychology and psychiatry courses to psychiatric residents, graduate students and interns in clinical psychology, medical students, social work students, and nursing students at mental health centers and nursing schools affiliated with the Hebrew University and Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem

1988-1989 Taught a course on the psychoanalytic aspects of Jewish history at Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion, Jerusalem

 

Independent Professional Activities

1971 to 1995 Private practice of psychotherapy

1971 to present Independent scholarship

 

Professional Diplomas and Certificates

1970 Certified Psychologist, Missouri Psychological Association

1971 Certified Supervisor in Psychotherapy and Psychodiagnostics, Clinical Division, Israel Psychological Association

1979 Registered Psychologist, Israel Ministry of Health

1980 Registered Specialist in Clinical Psychology, Supervisor in Psychotherapy and Psychodiagnostics, Israel Ministry of Health

 

Memberships In Learned And Professional Societies

1971-1997 Member, Israel Psychological Association, including Clinical Division

1978-1995 Member, Israel Association for Psychotherapy

1983-2005 Member, International Society of Political Psychology

1983-present Member, Group for the Use of Psychology in History, American Historical Association

1997-2007 Fellow, International Napoleonic Society

2010-present Member, Association for the Psychoanalysis of Culture and Society

2012-present Member, National Coalition of Independent Scholars

 

Military Service

1960-1962 Academic Reserve, Israel Defense Forces

1962-1995 Reserve duty, Mental Health Officer, Medical Corps, Israel Defense Forces

1973-1974 Treatment of soldiers with combat reactions and brain-injured soldiers, Israel Defense Forces

1983 Medical Corps Officers Training Course, Israel Defense Forces

1995 Retired rank: Captain

 

Elected And Appointed Offices

1965 Israeli delegate to the International Student Festival, University of Ibadan, Nigeria

1966 Israeli delegate to the Mois de l’Amitié, Les Amis la de la République française, La Réole, Gironde, France

1967-1968 Chairman, St. Louis Chapter, Israeli Student Organization in the U.S.A. and Canada

1975-1979 Member, National Committee, Clinical Division, Israel Psychological Association

1986-1989 Member, Editorial Board, Political Psychology

1989-1995 Member, Board of Editors, The Psychoanalytic Study of Society

1999 Member, Editorial Board, Psychoanalysis and History
 

Papers Delivered at International Conferences

1975 International Conference on Psychological Stress and Adjustment in Times of War and Peace (Tel Aviv)

1976 International Forum on Adolescence (Jerusalem)

1979 International Congress of Psychosomatic Medicine (Jerusalem)

1983 International Society of Political Psychology (Oxford)

1984 International Society of Political Psychology (Toronto)

1986 International Society of Political Psychology (Amsterdam)

1989 International Society of Political Psychology (Tel Aviv)

1994 International Society of Political Psychology (Santiago de Compostela)

1997 International Society of Political Psychology (Krakow)

1998 Jerusalem in the Eschatological Thought of Judaism, Christianity and Islam (Jerusalem)

1999 International Society of Political Psychology (Amsterdam)

2002 International Society of Political Psychology (Berlin)

2005 International Conference on Love, Goethe Institute (Jerusalem)

2005 International Workshop on Living Together in Asian Cities, Center for the Study of Developing Societies (New Delhi)

 

Media Experience

1985-present Interviewed by local, national and international mass-communication media on the psychological aspects of political and historical issues. Books reviewed in numerous mass-communication media, intellectual magazines, and scholarly journals

 

2 thoughts on “My Biography

  1. I reviewed your book on the psycho-analytic view Israeli Palestinian relationship. Its an interesting book. I hope someday we can talk to each other face to face.

  2. WOW!
    Très bel essai. On en reparlera pour la forme.
    Amitiés
    Jacques

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