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 35 (1)

From the editors
vol. 35 (1): 1-1
The challenges facing the First Aliyah Sephardic Ottoman colonists
vol. 35 (1): 3-15
The kibbutz and the ma’abara (transit camp): The case of the Upper Galilee kibbutzim and Kiryat Shmona, 1949–1953
vol. 35 (1): 17-37
A beach of their own: The creation of the gender-segregated beach in Tel Aviv
vol. 35 (1): 39-56
The ingathering of (non-human) exiles: The creation of the Tel Aviv Zoological Garden animal collection, 1938–1948
vol. 35 (1): 57-74
The construction of an ideological curriculum: The study of Emunah in the Har Hamor Yeshiva
vol. 35 (1): 75-92
The Guardians: The League of Nations and the Crisis of Empire
vol. 35 (1): 93-97
Defining Neighbors: Religion, Race, and the Early Zionist-Arab Encounter
vol. 35 (1): 98-101
An Unpromising Land: Jewish Migration to Palestine in the Early Twentieth Century
vol. 35 (1): 102-103
Palestine in Turmoil: The Struggle for Sovereignty, 1933–1939
vol. 35 (1): 103-107
Israeli Peacemaking since 1967: Factors behind the Breakthroughs and Failures
vol. 35 (1): 107-111
Carnival in Tel Aviv: Purim and the Celebration of Urban Zionism
vol. 35 (1): 112-114
Correction to: Edna Barromi Perlman, Practices of photography on kibbutz: The case of Eliezer Sklarz
vol. 35 (1): 115-115

Volume 34 (2)

Editorial Board
vol. 34 (2): 0-0
No Trinity: The tripartite relations between Agudat Yisrael, the Mizrahi movement, and the Zionist Organization
vol. 34 (2): 117-140
Judaism and communism: Hanukkah, Passover, and the Jewish Communists in Mandate Palestine and Israel, 1919–1965
vol. 34 (2): 141-158
Olei Hagardom: Between official and popular memory
vol. 34 (2): 159-180
Practices of photography on kibbutz: The case of Eliezer Sklarz
vol. 34 (2): 181-203
The Shishakli assault on the Syrian Druze and the Israeli response, January–February 1954
vol. 34 (2): 205-220
Becoming Israeli: National Ideals and Everyday Life in the 1950s
vol. 34 (2): 221-224