SUNY series in Israeli Studies

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California Dreaming

Multidisciplinary study of the citrus industry in Palestine before World War II.

Rethinking Contemporary Warfare

Examines the combat experience of Israel’s ground forces in the Al-Aqsa Intifada in order to offer a set of innovative concepts for understanding irregular warfare.

Nixon and Israel

New insights into the cementing of the American-Israeli relationship during the Nixon years.

Foreign Workers in Israel

Explores how the entry of migrant workers into Israel raises questions beyond just those of the labor market.

Nahum Goldmann

Explores the life and career of one of the twentieth century’s most colorful Zionist leaders.

Coming Home

Examines the social and cultural integration of Russian-speaking Jews and Germans who immigrated to their respective historic homelands.

Jewish Fundamentalism and the Temple Mount

Examines radical and messianic movements in Israel seeking to rebuild the Third Temple in Jerusalem.

The Politics of Regime Structure Reform in Democracies

Analyzes initiatives aimed at reforming the electoral and government systems of Israel in comparison to other established democracies.

Judicial Power and National Politics

Uses the case of Israel to examine the circumstances that lead national courts to engage heated political issues.

Zion in the Desert

The first book about the only two Reform Movement kibbutzim in Israel.

Building Trust

Challenges conventional assumptions about how international rivals form trusting relationships.

Israeli Backpackers

Examines the backpacking trip usually taken by Israeli youth following military service.

The International Self

Uses a social-psychoanalytic model to argue that collective identity shapes foreign policy changes.

Converging Alternatives

The first comparative study of two major Jewish labor movements.

The Watchman Fell Asleep

Examines how Israel was caught by surprise in the opening stages of the 1973 Yom Kippur War.

Sappho in the Holy Land

Essays on the experience of lesbians in contemporary Israeli society.

Israel on the Couch

Applies clinical pyschology to explain the dynamics of the Middle East peace process.

Ideology, Party Change, and Electoral Campaigns in Israel, 1965-2001

Explores the turbulent changes in Israel party politics since the mid-1960s.

Traditions and Transitions in Israel Studies

Introduces the cutting edge issues and current scholarship in the interdisciplinary field of Israel Studies.

The Occupation of Justice

A critical examination of the decisions of the Supreme Court of Israel in cases relating to the Occupied Territories.

The Elections in Israel 1999

Considers the impact of the 1999 Israeli elections.

The Melting Pot in Israel

Covers early Israeli education policy regarding immigrant populations.

Policy Making at the Margins of Government

Traces the almost century-long struggle between Israel's largest healthcare provider, Kupat Holim, and successive Israeli governments.

Debating Islam in the Jewish State

Covers Israel's policy toward Islamic institutions within its borders, 1948-2000.

Israeli Planners and Designers

In their own words, the stories of the men and women who are the planners, architects, community organizers--the hidden builders--of the modern state of Israel.