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  • Der Gang der Juden durch die Weltgeschichteby Ludwig Feuchtwanger; Reinhard Mehring; Rolf Rieß

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 137.35

    Mit Ludwig Feuchtwangers Jüdischer Geschichte ist ein bislang unpubliziert gebliebenes Werk jüdischer Historiographie zu entdecken. Der Autor, Verleger bei Duncker & Humblot und Bruder von Lion Feuchtwanger, erörtert die Lage des deutschen Judentums im historischen Spiegel der Zeit von 1200 v.u.Z. bis 1250 n.u.Z. Der 1935?38 entstandene... more...

  • Israeli Identityby David Tal

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    For many years before and after the establishment of the state of Israel, the belief that Israel is a western state remained unchallenged. This belief was founded on the predominantly western composition of the pre-statehood Jewish community known as the Yishuv. The relatively homogenous membership of Israeli/Jewish society as it then existed was... more...

  • Citizen Strangersby Shira Robinson

    Stanford University Press 2013; US$ 24.95 US$ 22.50

    Following the 1948 war and the creation of the state of Israel, Palestinian Arabs comprised just fifteen percent of the population but held a much larger portion of its territory. Offered immediate suffrage rights and, in time, citizenship status, they nonetheless found their movement, employment, and civil rights restricted by a draconian military... more...

  • Israel's Clandestine Diplomaciesby Clive Jones; Tore T. Petersen

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 30.99

    Provides fascinating insights into how Mossad leaders such as Yaacov Nimrodi, Meit Amit and Reuven Shiloah conducted secret diplomatic missions to Turkey, Syria, Jordan, Iran and elsewhere from before the founding of Israel to the present more...

  • Palestine and the Palestinians in the 21st Centuryby Rochelle Davis; Mimi Kirk

    Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 23.99

    Recent developments in Palestinian political, economic, and social life have resulted in greater insecurity and diminishing confidence in Israel?s willingness to abide by political agreements or the Palestinian leadership?s ability to forge consensus. This volume examines the legacies of the past century, conditions of life in the present, and the... more...

  • Israel at Sixtyby Efraim Karsh; Rory Miller

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    Sixty years after the birth of Israel, this fascinating and original book of essays brings together a number of the leading experts on Zionism and Israel to examine the domestic and international context of Israel's transition from community to state in 1948. With contributions on a wide range of historically important topics that are no less relevant... more...

  • The Jewish Time Line Encyclopediaby Mattis Kantor

    Jason Aronson, Inc. 1993; US$ 49.99

    Beginning with the creation of the universe in the Jewish year (3760 B.C.E.) and ending with the Israeli withdrawal from Lebanon in 5745 (1985). This volume employs chronologies and time lines to convey Jewish history's people and events. Kantor writes from the perspective of a traditional Jew, covering events such as the Flood, giving of the Torah,... more...

  • Transnational Activism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflictby Maia Carter Hallward

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 105.00

    This book examines the polarization of positions surrounding the transnational boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) movement aimed at ending the Israeli occupation. The author compares four US-based case studies in which activists for and against BDS struggle over issues of identity, morality, legitimacy, and conceptions of "peace." more...

  • Edward Said on the Prospects of Peace in Palestine and Israelby John Randolph LeBlanc

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 95.00

    John Randolph LeBlanc examines the political oeuvre of critic and activist Edward Said and finds that Said preferred "reconciliation" to segregation in Palestine/Israel. LeBlanc argues that Said's criticism speaks to the importance of negotiating the troubling, proximate, and unsettling presence of our most perplexing others. more...

  • Peace in the Middle Eastby Efraim Karsh

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 55.95

    Specialists from Israel, Europe and the US examine the implications of peace for Israel. How would it affect the country's political and economic systems and its national security, and what would peace mean for its regional and international standing and its relations with world Jewry? more...