Arye Carmon, Founding President and Senior Fellow of the Israel Democracy Institute, will discuss the upcoming election in Israel at the Chicago Council of Global Affairs.
Arye Carmon is founding president and senior fellow at the Israel Democracy Institute, an independent think-tank centered on the promotion and strengthening of democracy in Israel. He currently also serves as Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Hoover Institution. Formerly, Carmon was chairman of the Israeli National Committee for Fostering Democratic Institution and president of the Israeli-Diaspora Institute. The author of several books, including Reinventing Israeli Democracy: Thoughts on Modernizing Israel’s Political System and Building Democracy on Sand: Israel Without a Constitution, he has published widely on Israeli political structure, education, Israeli-diaspora relations, and the Holocaust. Carmon holds BA and MA degrees from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and a PhD from the University of Wisconsin.