Yossi Klein Halevi is an author, thinker, and commentator on Jewish and Israeli affairs. He is a contributing editor to The New Republic and a research fellow at the Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem. Yossi is active in reconciliation efforts between Muslims and Jews and serves as Chairman of Open House, an Arab-Jewish coexistence center in the town of Ramle, near Tel Aviv. His newest book is Like Dreamers: The Israeli Paratroopers Who Reunited Jerusalem and Divided a Nation (Harper/Collins, 2013). His first book, Memoirs of a Jewish Extremist, was published in 1995.