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Professor Yair Auron

Yair Auron is an Israeli professor in the fields of genocide, genocide education, contemporary Judaism and Israeli-Palestinian relations. His numerous essays and nearly 40 books on these topics have been published in Hebrew, English, French, German, Armenian and Russian. Over 15,000 students to date have enrolled in Professor Auron’s course in Genocide Studies at the Israel Open University, making it the world’s largest course of its kind. Recently the course has been introduced in Armenia.

Auron resides in Neveh Shalom – Vahat el Salam, Israel’s sole Jewish-Arab community, where he created a Garden of the Righteous to honour men and women who risked their lives to rescue victims of persecution. Auron has struggled for many years on behalf of worldwide recognition of the Armenian Genocide, while actively working to champion the cause of peace in Israel and worldwide.



Items by Professor Yair Auron