About Westernaissance

Westernaissance is the creation of Amichai Magen. The child of a father who survived the horrors of Nazi Germany and a mother who escaped Soviet totalitarianism, Amichai Magen possesses deep personal attachment to liberty and responsibility as the foundations of a free society.

Amichai Magen received a Ph.D. from Stanford University and was a National Fellow at the Hoover Institution. He now heads the Diplomacy & Conflict Studies Program at the Lauder School of Government, Diplomacy, and Strategy, at IDC (Herzliya). His teaching and writing address sovereignty, the rule of law and democracy, the threat of radical Islam, the future of the West, and Israel.