About the Author
Eva Etzioni-Halevy is professor emeritus of political sociology at Bar-Ilan University in Israel. She has published 14 academic books and numerous articles, as well as 2 biblical novels. Born in Vienna, she spent World War II as a child in Italy, then moved to Palestine in 1945. She has also lived in the United States and spent time in Australia before taking up her position at Bar-Ilan. Etzioni-Halevy lives in Tel Aviv with her husband; she has three grown children.