Six Days that Shook the World: The War and How it Began


The Six Day War was a watershed event with lasting implications for the Middle East, the Jewish community and the world at large. What long term and immediate causes prompted the war? Could it have been avoided? What was the impact of the Cold War? These questions and others will be examined from the perspectives of Israelis, the Palestinians, the international community, and the wider Arab world.

Introductory Remarks: Lynda Johnson Robb

Hussein Ibish, Senior Resident Scholar at the Arab Gulf States Institute
Dr. Anita Shapira, Professor Emerita, Tel Aviv University; Founder, Yitzhak Rabin Center for Israel Studies, Tel Aviv University
Dr. Kenneth W. Stein, Professor of Contemporary Middle Eastern History, Political Science and Israeli Studies, Emory University

Part of The Six Day War: A Fifty-Year Retrospective – Co-presented by the Anti-Defamation League and the LBJ Presidential Library