Journal of Israeli History Politics, Society, Culture

The Journal of Israeli History is dedicated to the scholarly examination of issues and ideas in the history of Israel and the Zionist movement. The premier English-language source of cutting-edge scholarship on Israel's history, the journal is essential reading for scholars and students of international relations, Middle East Studies, and Jewish Studies. The journal features an interdisciplinary and comparative approach, reflecting Israeli historiography's increasing engagement with the social sciences and cultural studies. The journal fosters an ongoing dialogue between scholars from Israel and other countries, the expression of differing world views and beliefs, and evaluations of new methodologies. The Journal of Israeli History is a vibrant, lively periodical hosting continuing discussions on identity and memory, state and diaspora, relationships between gender, ethnicity and nationalism, and Middle Eastern politics and society.


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Latest articles

Volume 33 (1)

Towards a de-Occidentalist perspective on Israel: The case of the occupation
vol. 33 (1): 1-23
A Zionist torn between two worlds: Aharon Eisenberg's correspondence after the Young Turk Revolution
vol. 33 (1): 25-39
Oral testimonies, archival sources, and the 1948 Arab-Israeli War: A close look at the occupation of a Galilean village
vol. 33 (1): 41-61
Meir Har-Zion's act of reprisal: Reality and memory
vol. 33 (1): 63-84
The failure to formulate a national science policy: Israel's Scientific Council, 1948–1959
vol. 33 (1): 85-107
Place, Memory and Myth in Contemporary Israeli Cinema
vol. 33 (1): 109-111
Zionist Arabesques: Modern Landscapes, Non-Modern Texts
vol. 33 (1): 111-113

Volume 32 (2)

Editorial Board
vol. 32 (2): 0-0
Ben-Gurion's view of the place of Judaism in Israel
vol. 32 (2): 157-174
Yom Kippur and Jewish public culture in Israel
vol. 32 (2): 175-196
Returning to religious observance on Israel's non-religious kibbutzim
vol. 32 (2): 197-218
Holocaust memory in ultra-Orthodox Society in Israel: Is it a “counter-memory”?
vol. 32 (2): 219-239
In search of Ahad Ha'am's Bible
vol. 32 (2): 241-256
Israeli Intelligence and the leakage of Khrushchev's “Secret Speech”
vol. 32 (2): 257-283
The Political Philosophy of Zionism: Trading Jewish Words for a Hebraic Land
vol. 32 (2): 285-286
Law and the Culture of Israel
vol. 32 (2): 286-290
The Fervent Embrace: Liberal Protestants, Evangelicals, and Israel
vol. 32 (2): 290-293
Israel and the European Left: Between Solidarity and Delegitimization
vol. 32 (2): 293-297

Volume 32 (1)

vol. 32 (1): 1-5
Separate spheres, intertwined spheres: Home, work, and family among Jewish women business owners in the Yishuv
vol. 32 (1): 7-28