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The Art of Avaz and Mohammad Reza Shajarian: Foundations and Contexts

by Amir Koushkani & Rob Simms

The Art of Avaz and Mohammad Reza Shajarian: Foundations and Contexts, by Rob Simms and Amir Koushkani, examines the traditional art of singing classical Persian poetry, as represented by its greatest living...


Israel vs. Utopia

by Joel Schalit

Israeli American journalist Schalit distinguishes between the Israel he knows and the image of it in the minds of Americans.


Britain's Unfulfilled Mandate for Palestine

by Nick Reynold

The Middle East and its problems have become a constant source of news and public interest, but the current issues cannot be understood without a firm grasp on the historical context of the conflicts. Britain’s...


Zadokite Propaganda in the Late Second Temple Period: A Turning Point in Jewish History

by Heerak Christian Kim

Zadokite Propaganda in the Late Second Temple Period is a monumental work of scholarship in ancient history and Jewish studies. This book examines centuries of scholarship on ancient Jewish group identity and...


Israel at Sixty: An Oral History of a Nation Reborn

by Deborah Hart Strober

Based on extensive interviews, Israel at Sixty presents a balanced, comprehensive account of this complex and amazing land. It re-creates historic events from the actions of Israel's founding visionaries through...


All the Shah's Men: An American Coup and the Roots of Middle East Terror

by Stephen Kinzer

With a thrilling narrative that sheds much light on recent events, this national bestseller brings to life the 1953 CIA coup in Iran that ousted the country’s elected prime minister, ushered in a quarter-century...


Historical Dictionary of Ancient Israel

by Niels Peter Lemche

This reference examines sources in the Old Testament and surveys the findings of recent archaeological research. It includes entries on the significant persons, places and events; covers the Kingdoms of Israel...


Israeli Culture on the Road to the Yom Kippur War

by Dalia Gavriely-Nuri

While many scholars have tried to explain why Israel was caught unawares despite its sophisticated military intelligence services, Dalia Gavriely-Nuri looks beyond the military, intelligence, and political explanations...


Historical Dictionary of Israel

by Bernard Reich & David H. Goldberg

The second edition of the Historical Dictionary of Israel addresses the need in the literature on Israel for a comprehensive impartial information source about the various diplomatic and political personalities,...


Israel, Palestine, & the Quest for Middle East Peace

by Dennis J. Deeb Ii

This book objectively aims to provide both a historical narrative of the events surrounding the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and a historiography exploring the failures to achieve a final settlement between...


International Legitimacy and the Politics of Security: The Strategic Deployment of Lawyers in the Israeli Military

by Alan Craig

The politics of security is increasingly concerned with the legitimacy of military operations, demanding a political engagement with law and ethics that is empowering the lawyers through a continuing expansion...


1001 Facts Everyone Should Know about Israel

by Mitchell G. Bard & Moshe Schwartz

Hardly a day passes when Israel is not in the news. This book provides essential facts about not only the political events in the news, but also the positive contributions Israel is making in the arts and sciences....


What Israel Means to Me: By 80 Prominent Writers, Performers, Scholars, Politicians, and Journalists

by Alan Dershowitz

Personal and Passionate Reflections on the Land and Its People

"The Mediterranean landscape, the exuberance of the Israelis, the way politics is a matter of life and death there-all these things beguiled me."...


Ethnographic Encounters in Israel: Poetics and Ethics of Fieldwork

by Fran Markowitz

Israel is a place of paradoxes, a small country with a diverse population and complicated social terrain. Studying its culture and social life means confronting a multitude of ethical dilemmas and methodological...


The Case Against Israel's Enemies: Exposing Jimmy Carter and Others Who Stand in the Way of Peace

by Alan Dershowitz

The New York Times bestselling author of The Case for Israel takes on the greatest threats faced by Israel today

In addition to Hamas, which provoked the recent war and Gaza with its rocket attacks on Israeli...


Mossad

by Michael Bar-Zohar & Nissim Mishal

For decades, Israel's renowned security arm, the Mossad, has been widely recognized as the best intelligence service in the world. In Mossad, authors Michael Bar-Zohar and Nissim Mishal take us behind the closed...


The War Within

by Yuval Elizur & Lawrence Malkin

For many Israelis, it is the internecine conflict with the ultra-orthodox Haredim that impacts their lives the most. The majority of Haredim -- raised with an intense focus on religion at the expense of all...


The Temple

by Alfred Edersheim

Alfred Edersheim (1825 - 1889) was a Jewish convert to Christianity and a Biblical scholar known especially for the books "The Life and Times of Jesus the Messiah" (1883) and "The Temple" (1874).


Against Apartheid

by Ashley Dawson, Bill V. Mullen & Ali Abunimah

  • Features essays by Palestinian scholars on the front lines of Occupation

  • Includes essays by BDS co-founders Omar Barghouti and Lisa Taraki and Israeli scholar and BDS advocate Ilan Pappe

  • Includes contributions...

  • The False Prophets of Peace

    by Tikva Honig-Parnass

  • Written by an Israeli with a lifelong commitment to a just peace in Palestine

  • Addresses questions of growing interest as U.S.-Israeli relations shift and outrage at Israeli military brutality rises.