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About Motti Inbari Dr.

Motti Inbari is an associate professor or religion at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke.
Dr. Inbari focuses his research on Jewish fundamentalism in Israel, The US, and Europe prior to World War II. He earned his PhD at the Institute of Contemporary Jewry (currently part of the Department of Modern Jewish History) at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Dr. Inbari served as the Schusterman Visiting Assistant Professor at the University of Florida and as a post doctoral fellow at the Schusterman Center for Israel Studies at Brandeis.
His first book Jewish Fundamentalism and the Temple Mount was published by the State University of New York Press in English (2009) and by The Hebrew University Magnes Press in Hebrew (2008). The book earned the AICE best publication award in Israel Studies in 2009. His second book - Messianic Religious Zionism Confronts Israeli Territorial Compromises - was published by Cambridge University Press in 2012. His third book - Jewish Radical Ultra Orthodoxy Confronts Modernity, Zionism, and Women's Equality - was published in 2016 with Cambridge University Press; his latest book -- The Making of Modern Jewish Identity: Ideological Change and Religious Conversion - came out with Routledge in 2019.
Dr. Inbari is currently working on a new book on the biography of Ruth Ben-David/ Blau. Together with Kirill Bumin and M Gordon Byrd, he co-authored several publications on the public opinion of American evangelicals toward Israel and the Arab-Israeli conflict.


Present Associate professor, University of North Carolina at Pembroke


Research Interests

Modern Jewish History, Israel, Religion and Violence, Fundametalism

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