Jonathan Gribetz

Jonathan Marc Gribetz (Bronfman ’97) is an associate professor in the Near Eastern Studies Department and the Program in Judaic Studies at Princeton University. He teaches about Palestine, Israel, the city of Jerusalem, and Jewish and Palestinian nationalisms, and also serves as director of Princeton’s Near Eastern Studies Program and of the Institute for the Transregional Study of the Contemporary Middle East, North Africa and Central Asia. Gribetz is the author of Defining Neighbors: Religion, Race, and the Early Zionist-Arab Encounter (2014) and Reading Herzl in Beirut (2024). He earned an AB in Social Studies from Harvard University, an MSt in Modern Jewish Studies from Oxford University, and a PhD in History from Columbia University.