Azrieli Institute of Israel Studies publication announcement

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The Azrieli Institute of Israel Studies is delighted to announce the publication of a special issue on Israel Studies "Here" and "There" in Contemporary Review of the Middle East volume 6, issue 3-4. The guest editors are Csaba Nikolenyi, Director of the Azrieli Institute of Israel Studies and Paula Kabalo, Director of The Ben-Gurion Research Institute for the Study of Israel and Zionism.

Table of contents:


Csaba Nikolenyi and Paula Kabalo


Introduction: Israel Studies “Here” and “There”

Judith Weisz Woodsworth


A Language for Israel: The Role of Translation in Building the Resources of Hebrew


Sigal Barkai

Neurotic Fantasy: The Third Temple as Metaphor in the Contemporary Israeli Art of Nira Pereg and Yael Bartana


Tal-Or Ben-Choreen

The Emergence of Fine Art Photography in Israel in the 1970s to the 1990s through Pedagogical and Social Links with the United States 


Ofer Shiff and David Barak-Gorodetsky


Pan-Jewish Solidarity and the Jewish Significance of Modern Israel: The 1958 ‘Who is a Jew?’ Affair Revisited

Ira Robinson

A Life to Remember: Yehuda Even Shmuel’s Memorialization of His Son, Shmuel Asher Kaufman and the Crisis of his Zionist Vision

Andrea Gondos

Isaiah Tishby, Új Kelet (New East), and the Cultural Mediation of Zionism in Transylvania (1920-1930)


Adi Sherzer-Druckman


Mamlakhtiyut from Across the Ocean: Ben-Gurion and the American-Jewish Community

Paula Kabalo

Israeli Jews from Muslim Countries: Immigrant Associations and Civic Leverage


Yolande Cohen

Zionism, Colonialism and Post-colonial migrations: Moroccan Jews’ Memories of Displacement

Havatzelet Yahel

The Conflict over Land Ownership and Unauthorized Construction in the Negev 


Emir Galilee

A Nomadic State of Mind: Mental Maps of Bedouins in the Negev and Sinai During the Time of the Ottomans, the British Mandate and the State of Israel

Ben Herzog

Presenting Ethnicity: Israeli Citizenship Discourse


Natan Aridan

Setting up Shop for Israel Advocacy – Diaspora ‘Retailers’ and the Israeli ‘Wholesalers’ in the Early Years of Israeli Diplomacy


Csaba Nikolenyi

Party Switching in Israel: Understanding the Split of the Labor Party in 2011