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  • Records of Dispossessionby Michael R. Fischbach

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 59.99

    No issue in the Arab-Israeli conflict has proven more intractable than the status of the Palestinian refugees. This work focuses on the controversial question of the property left behind by the refugees during the first Arab-Israeli war in 1948. Beyond discussing the extent of the refugees'losses and detailing the methods by which Israel expropriated... more...

  • A Confiscated Memoryby Yfaat Weiss

    Columbia University Press 2011; US$ 69.99

    Until the War of 1948, Wadi Salib was an impoverished Arab neighborhood in Haifa, Israel. A single day of fighting uprooted its residents. Yet Wadi Salib retained its Arab name, even after Jewish immigrants from Morocco resettled it, replacing one layer of existence with another. In 1959, Misrahi protest against continual discrimination turned the... more...

  • Israeli Identitiesby Yair Auron

    Berghahn Books 2012; US$ 34.95

    The question of identity is one of present-day Israel's cardinal and most pressing issues. In a comprehensive examination of the identity issue, this study focuses on attitudes toward the Jewish people in Israel and the Diaspora; the Holocaust and its repercussions on identity; attitudes toward the state of Israel and Zionism; and attitudes toward... more...

  • Good Arabsby Hillel Cohen

    University of California Press 2010; US$ 34.95

    Based on his reading of top-secret files of the Israeli police and the prime minister's office, Hillel Cohen exposes the full extent of the crucial, and, until now, willfully hidden history of Palestinian collaboration with Israelis?and of the Arab resistance to it. Cohen's previous book, the highly acclaimed Army of Shadows, told how this hidden... more...

  • Zeitgenössische jüdische Autobiographieby Christoph Miething

    De Gruyter 2003; US$ 119.42

    The proceedings of the conference of the same name assemble papers concentrating largely on Franco-Jewish autobiography in the last few decades. Relevant literature in English and German is also discussed. In addition, three Italian authors of autobiographies comment on their own works. The theoretical reflection undertaken in the volume... more...

  • Walking Palestineby Stefan Szepesi

    Interlink Publishing 2012; US$ 14.99

    A Passionate and practical guide to exploring the natural beauty of Palestine With the images of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict so dominant in our minds, walking for leisure is the one activity probably least associated with the West Bank region. But Stefan Szepesi?s book wanders well off the beaten track of Palestine as only a synonym for occupation... more...

  • Prickly Pears of Palestineby Hilda Reilly

    Eye Books 2006; US$ 5.99

    An account providing a human face to the realities of life in Palestine The Palestinianâ??Israeli conflict is one of the most widely reported and long standing struggles in the world, yet for many, misunderstanding is rife about its most basic issues. Hilda Reilly volunteered to work at An-Najah University in Nablus in order to spend time among many... more...

  • Israel's Reprisal Policy, 1953-1956by Ze'ev Drory

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 57.95

    Following Israel's War of Independence in 1948 and 1949, the anticipated peace did not materialize and the new nation soon found itself embroiled in protracted military conflict with neighbouring Arab states. Demobilization of its armed forces led to the formation of special elite unit under the command of Ariel Sharon to cope with cross-border infiltration,... more...

  • Understanding the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict: A Primerby Phyllis Bennis

    Interlink Publishing 2012; US$ 8.99

    If you have ever wondered Why is there so much violence in the Middle East??, Who are the Palestinians??, What are the occupied territories?? or What does Israel want??, then this is the book for you. With straightforward language, Phyllis Bennis, longtime analyst of the region, answers basic questions about Israel and Israelis, Palestine and Palestinians,... more...

  • Israel in the Worldby Emanuel Adler

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 52.95

    Since independence, Israel has lived with a paradox, needing and seeking legitimacy, understanding, and empathy from the world community while simultaneously also discounting the world. This volume reflects upon Israel?s troubled attempts to balance its desire to be different from a world that it simultaneously genuinely needs and that it also wants... more...