Gideon Aran

Gideon Aran is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Hebrew University, Jerusalem. He is author, most recently, of Kookism: The Bloc of the Faithful, Jewish Settlers, Zionist Theology and Contemporary Messianism.

The Smile of the Human Bomb
New Perspectives on Suicide Terrorism
Gideon Aran
In 2017, nearly six thousand people were killed in suicide attacks across the world.In The Smile of the Human Bomb, Gideon Aran dissects the moral logic of the suicide terrorism that led to those deaths. The book is a firsthand examination of the bomb site at the moment of the explosion, during the first few minutes after the explosion, and in...

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