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Israeli History, Politics and Society

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This series provides a multidisciplinary examination of all aspects of Israeli history, politics and society and serves as a means of communication between the various communities interested in Israel: academics, policy-makers, practitioners, journalists and the informed public.

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The Arab–Israeli Conflict, 1956–1975 From Violent Conflict to a Peace Process

The Arab–Israeli Conflict, 1956–1975: From Violent Conflict to a Peace Process

1st Edition

By Moshe Gat
November 01, 2017

The Arab–Israeli Conflict, 1956–1975 contains a collection of articles that examine select issues between the end of the Suez Campaign in November 1956 and the Sinai II, or Interim Agreement, signed by Israel and Egypt in September 1975. The book provides a comprehensive overview of the struggle ...

The Jewish Origins of Israeli Foreign Policy A Study in Tradition and Survival

The Jewish Origins of Israeli Foreign Policy: A Study in Tradition and Survival

1st Edition

By Shmuel Sandler
September 21, 2017

The conventional understanding of Israeli foreign policy has been that it is a relatively new phenomenon, with some claiming that the ‘Jewish People’ is an invention by mid-19th century Jewish historians, or simply an ‘imagined community’. This book disputes these claims by demonstrating that the...

Israel, the Arabs and Iran International Relations and Status Quo, 2011-2016

Israel, the Arabs and Iran: International Relations and Status Quo, 2011-2016

1st Edition

By Ehud Eilam
August 16, 2017

Israel borders four states – Syria, Egypt, Jordan and Lebanon, and two entities – the Palestinian authority in the West Bank and Hamas in the Gaza stip. In recent years, despite incidents on the border with Syria and Egypt, the basic strategic status quo with these countries has not changed, and ...

Antisemitism and Anti-Zionism in Turkey From Ottoman Rule to AKP

Antisemitism and Anti-Zionism in Turkey: From Ottoman Rule to AKP

1st Edition

By Efrat Aviv
February 16, 2017

The Jewish community in Turkey today is very diverse with extremely different views as to whether Jews are reluctant or enthusiastic about living in Turkey. Many see themselves primarily as Turks and only then as Jews, while some believe quite the opposite. Some deny there are any expressions of ...

Israeli-Egyptian Relations, 1980-2000

Israeli-Egyptian Relations, 1980-2000

1st Edition

By Ephraim Dowek
August 26, 2016

A memoir by former diplomat Ephraim Dowek which provides a comprehensive study of the relations between Egypt and Israel from peace until the present day. This is an informative account of the author's time in Egypt as a high-level Israeli diplomat (he was eventually appointed Ambassador) and as a ...

Israeli Diplomacy and the Quest for Peace

Israeli Diplomacy and the Quest for Peace

1st Edition

By Mordechai Gazit
June 22, 2016

This account of key issues in Israel's foreign policy offers a new insight into Israeli thinking. It also covers issues where the focus is on American, British, Egyptian and Jordanian diplomacy. The author's research is based on an abundance of documentary evidence, and the analysis benefits from ...

Between Capital and Land The Jewish National Fund's Finances and Land-Purchase Priorities in Palestine, 1939-1945

Between Capital and Land: The Jewish National Fund's Finances and Land-Purchase Priorities in Palestine, 1939-1945

1st Edition

By Eric Engel Tuten
April 27, 2016

Tuten shows how the Jewish National Fund (JNF) proved to be flexible in its fundraising to obtain its land-purchase objectives during the Second World War. He provides a detailed examination of the Jewish National Fund's internal development and analyses the relationship between JNF's ...

Decision on Palestine Deferred America, Britain and Wartime Diplomacy, 1939-1945

Decision on Palestine Deferred: America, Britain and Wartime Diplomacy, 1939-1945

1st Edition

By Monty Noam Penkower
February 29, 2016

Professor Penkower's latest book, Decision on Palestine Deferred, offers the first sustained, documented account of Palestine and the Anglo-American alliance during the Second World War. Firmly grounded in three decades of archival research, his spirited narrative offers a fascinating cast of ...

Secularism and Religion in Jewish-Israeli Politics Traditionists and Modernity

Secularism and Religion in Jewish-Israeli Politics: Traditionists and Modernity

1st Edition

By Yaacov Yadgar
February 29, 2016

Common discourse on Jewish identity in Israel is dominated by the view that Jewish Israelis can, and should, be either religious or secular. Moving away from this conventional framework, this book examines the role of secularism and religion in Jewish society and politics. With a focus on the ‘...

Public Policy in Israel

Public Policy in Israel

1st Edition

Edited By David Nachmias, Gila Menahem
January 01, 2002

An examination of the current Israeli government, covering public policies such as health, housing and transport. The volume covers the institutional as well as the political and the bureaucratic framework within which public policies have been made and implemented....

Global Politics Essays in Honour of David Vital

Global Politics: Essays in Honour of David Vital

1st Edition

Edited By Abraham Ben-Zvi, Aharon Klieman
May 18, 2001

The essays in this volume discuss and assess the philosophies and writings of Professor David Vital. They aim to develop his work within modern diplomacy, issues relating to modern Jewish history, and within the State of Israel and its conduct of foreign relations....

Britain's Moment in Palestine Retrospect and Perspectives, 1917-1948

Britain's Moment in Palestine: Retrospect and Perspectives, 1917-1948

1st Edition

By Michael J Cohen
December 01, 2015

In 1917, the British issued the Balfour Declaration for military and strategic reasons. This book analyses why and how the British took on the Palestine Mandate. It explores how their interests and policies changed during its course and why they evacuated the country in 1948. During the first ...

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