Perspectives on Israel Studies

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  1. Yiddish in Israel
    While many assume Yiddish was suppressed and rejected by the early State of Israel for ideological reasons, Rachel Rojanski challenges that long-held view. Following the destruction of the vast majority of Yiddish speakers in... Learn More
    Published: 2nd January 2020
    Hardback | £73.00
  2. From Schlemiel to Sabra
    In From Schlemiel to Sabra Philip Hollander examines how masculine ideals and images of the New Hebrew man shaped the Israeli state.... Learn More
    Published: 1st July 2019
    Hardback | £83.00
    Paperback | £37.00
  3. Menachem Begin and the Israel-Egypt Peace Process
    Focusing on the character and personality of Menachem Begin, Gerald Steinberg and Ziv Rubinovitz offer a new look into the peace negotiations between Israel and Egypt in the 1970s. ... Learn More
    Published: 1st April 2019
    Hardback | £41.00
  4. My Struggle for Peace
    My Struggle for Peace is a remarkable political document offering insights into the complex workings of the young Israeli political system, set against the backdrop of the disintegration of the country’s fragile armistice with... Learn More
    Published: 1st March 2019
    Hardback | £45.00
  5. Arabs and Jews in Ottoman Palestine
    When did the Arab-Israeli conflict begin? Some discussions focus on the 1967 war, some go back to the creation of the state of Israel in 1948, and others look to the beginning of the British Mandate in 1929. Alan Dowty, however,... Learn More
    Published: 1st March 2019
    Hardback | £54.00
  6. My Struggle for Peace
    My Struggle for Peace is a remarkable political document offering insights into the complex workings of the young Israeli political system, set against the backdrop of the disintegration of the country’s fragile armistice with... Learn More
    Published: 1st March 2019
    Hardback | £45.00
  7. My Struggle for Peace
    My Struggle for Peace is a remarkable political document offering insights into the complex workings of the young Israeli political system, set against the backdrop of the disintegration of the country’s fragile armistice with... Learn More
    Published: 1st March 2019
    Hardback | £45.00
  8. The Palestinian National Revival
    Former Israeli intelligence officer Moshe Shemesh offers a fresh understanding of the complex history and politics of the Middle East in this new analysis of the Palestinian national movement. Shemesh looks at the formative years... Learn More
    Published: 12th September 2018
    Hardback | £41.00
  9. The Limits of the Land
    Was Israel’s occupation of the West Bank inevitable? From 1949-1967, the West Bank was the center of the Arab-Israeli conflict. Many Israelis hoped to conquer it and widen their narrow borders, while many Arabs hoped that it... Learn More
    Published: 13th November 2017
    Hardback | £66.00
    Paperback | £27.99
  10. Birthrate Politics in Zion
    Despite both national and traditional imperatives to have many children, the birthrate of the Jewish community in British Mandate Palestine declined steadily from 1920-1948. During these years Jews were caught in contradictions... Learn More
    Published: 9th October 2017
    Hardback | £66.00
    Paperback | £21.99
  11. Essential Israel
    Most Americans are ill-prepared to engage thoughtfully in the increasingly serious debate about Israel, its place in the Middle East, and its relations with the United States. Essential Israel examines a wide variety of complex... Learn More
    Published: 27th February 2017
    Hardback | £74.00
    Paperback | £27.99