Ze'ev Khanin

Ze'ev Khanin

PRESIDENT OF THE ACADEMY

Ze'ev Khanin

Specialist in the field of economic, administrative, financial, informational, corporate, civil and criminal law. He has an experience in the field of procurement of goods, works, services under the law «On Public Procurement». I has an experience in representing the interests of citizens and the state in court. He has a Certificate of the right to practice law and the Degree of Candidate of Law in the specialty «Administrative Law and Procedure; Financial Law; Information Law»

Dr. Vladimir (Ze’ev) Khanin is an Israeli expert on Israeli Government and society; Russian-speaking Jewish community in Israel and the Diaspora and the Israel-FSU relations and politics. He got his Ph.D. in Political Science/Contemporary History from Moscow Institute for African Studies, the USSR Academy of Sciences in 1989, and in 1991 completed post-Doctoral studies in the Institute for Russian and Soviet Studies at the University of Oxford, U.K. Since his Aliya to Israel in 1992 and till 1999 he worked, as a lecturer and researcher, at the Department of Middle Eastern and African History and the Cummings Center for Russian and East European Studies, Tel-Aviv University.  In 1998-2012 and again since 2022 he lectures Political Studies (currently as Adjunct Associate Professor) at Bar-Ilan University and in 2012 -2029 (since 2013 as Associate Professor) taught Political and Jewish Studies at Ariel University. In 2009-2022 he also served as Chief Scientist (chief scholarly expert and Deputy Director-General for research) of the Israeli Ministry of Aliya and Integration.

He gave visiting courses and public lectures in Israeli and the FSU Government, Politics and Society in a few Universities in Europe, the USA, Germany, and the FSU (including London, Oxford, Boston, Baltimore, Potsdam, Bucharest, Moscow, Kiev, Lvov, Kharkov, Riga, Minsk and Baku) and served as a political commentator at the Israeli Channel Nine TV, The Voice of Israel Radio, Radio Liberty and the BBC Russian Service. His interviews and articles often appear in various Israeli, USA and European, as well as Russian and other FSU printed and electronic media.

His academic publications include 9 books, 8 edited collections, several monographs, and numerous articles on Israeli, East European, Jewish and African politics and society. Among the books are: Documents on Ukrainian Jewish Identity and Emigration (London, 2004); «Russian» Israelis at «Home» and «Abroad»: Migration, Identity and Culture (Ramat-Gan, 2011); Post-Soviet Jewish Youth (Moscow and Ramat-Gan, 2013); Political Party Systems and Electoral Trends in Israel of the Early 21st Century (Moscow, 2014); «The Third Israel»: Russian-speaking Community and Politics in the Contemporary Jewish State (Moscow, 2015); and From Russia to Israel… And Back? Contemporary Transnational Russian Israeli Diaspora (Berlin and Boston, 2022).