Jesse Weinberg

Jesse Weinberg is a doctoral student under the direction of Prof. Norman Stillman, exploring Middle Eastern antisemitism in the 19th and 20th century. He holds a BA degree from Hampshire College and a Master’s degree in Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. He comes to OU after having worked as an analyst on the Middle East for the American Jewish Committee, where he examined Arabic-language media and militancy. His projects included reports on antisemitism among Iran’s leadership and the Palestinian territories. He has been a researcher for the Anti-Defamation League, where he focused on extremists in the Muslim- and Arab-American communities, an archivist for the Israel Defense Forces and an intern at the Middle East Media Research Institute. He is the founder of PoliCu.com, a politics and culture website, where he writes on Middle East affairs. Jesse has been awarded one of two inaugural Schusterman Graduate Student Fellowships for 2014-15.