Dr. Efrat Aviv is a lecturer in the Dept. of Middle Eastern Studies at Bar Ilan University.
She is a member of the Dahan Center academic committee.
She is currently a research fellow at BESA (Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies) and was a fellow at SICSA (Vidal Sassoon International Center for the Study of Antisemitism) from 2011 to 2015.
Efrat is the author of Anti-Semitism and Anti-Zionism in Turkey: From Ottoman Rule to AKP (Routledge, 2017).
She has published various articles in academic journals and a chapter in a book various topics related to Turkish affairs.
Dr. Aviv’s fields of research include: Turkish Anti-Semitism, religious movements in Turkey, state-religion-minority group dynamics in Turkey, Turkish-Israeli relations and Jewish Women in the Ottoman Empire