Tom Segev is a leading historian and one of Israel’s most distinguished journalists. He was born in Jerusalem in 1945 to parents who fled Nazi Germany. Segev holds a BA in history and political science from the Hebrew University and a Ph.D. in history from Boston University. In 2000 and in 2010 Segev’s books have been included in New York Times best books of the year lists. In 2001 Segev’s ONE PALESTINE COMPLETE was the first title ever to win the National Jewish Book Award in two categories. Formerly a reporter and columnist for Ha’aretz, Segev is currently writing a biography of David Ben-Gurion.