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Israel Record Contents

Seal of State of Israel

SELECTED RESOURCES
ON ISRAEL


ANTI-DEFAMATION LEAGUE RESOURCES

  • Towards Final Status: Pending Issues in Israeli-Palestinian Negotiations (1997)

  • The Agreement on Hebron (1997)

  • Islamic Extremism (1996)

  • The Jerusalem Record (1996)

  • The Palestinian Elections: A Primer (1996)

  • Talking Points on Oslo II (1995)

  • Israeli Settlements: A Guide (1995)

  • The Path To Normalcy: The Evolution of Israeli-Jordanian Relations (1995)

  • Extremism in the Name of Religion: The Violent Record of the Kahane Movement and Its Offshoots (1995)

  • From Pariah to Partner: Israel's Integration Into the Community of Nations (1994)

  • Beyond the White House Lawn: Current Perspectives on the Arab-Israeli Peace Process (1994)

  • The Israeli-Palestinian Agreement: In the Footsteps of Camp David (1993)

  • Bibliography on Israel and the Middle East (1992)

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INTERNET RESOURCES

  • Joint Authority for Jewish Zionist Education www.jajz-ed.org.il

  • Index of Israel-related Resources www.maven.co.il

  • Israel Information Service Gopher://Israel-info.gov.il

  • Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs www.israel.org

  • Jerusalem One Network www.jer1.co.il

  • Jerusalem Post Internet Edition www.jpost.co.il

  • Virtual Jerusalem www.virtual.co.il

  • Ha'aretz English Internet Edition www.haaretz.co.il\eng

  • AIPAC: Israel at 50 - www.israelat50.org

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ZIONISM AND THE HISTORY OF ISRAEL

  • Arthur Hertzberg, ed., The Zionist Idea: A Historical Analysis and Reader (Philadelphia, Jewish Publication Society, 1997).

  • Walter Laqueur, A History of Zionism (New York: Schocken, 1989).

  • Conor Cruise O'Brien, The Siege: The Saga of Israel and Zionism (New York: Simon & Schuster, 1986, 1987).

  • Howard M. Sachar, A History of Israel: From the Rise of Zionism To Our Time (New York: Knopf, 1996).

  • Gideon Shimoni, The Zionist Ideology (Hanover, NH: Brandeis University Press, 1995).

  • David Vital, Zionism: The Formative Years (New York: Oxford University Press, 1989).

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THE PEACE PROCESS: CURRENT PERSPECTIVES

  • Meron Benvenisti, Intimate Enemies: Jews and Arabs in a Shared Land (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1995).

  • Jane Corbin, The Norway Channel: The Secret Talks That Led to the Middle East Peace Accord (New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 1994).

  • Glenn Frankel, Beyond the Promised Land: Jews and Arabs On the Road to a New Israel (New York: Simon & Schuster, 1994).

  • David Makovsky, Making Peace with the PLO: The Rabin Government's Road to the Oslo Accord (Boulder: Westview Press/HarperCollins, 1996).

  • Benjamin Netanyahu, A Place Among the Nations: Israel and the World (New York: Bantam Books, 1993).

  • Shimon Peres, The New Middle East (New York: Henry Holt & Company, 1993).

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THE PEACE PROCESS: PRIMARY SOURCE DOCUMENTS

  • United Nations Security Council Resolution 242 (November 22, 1967)

  • United Nations Security Council Resolution 338 (October 22, 1973)

  • Camp David Accords (September 20, 1978)

  • Egyptian-Israeli Peace Treaty (March 26, 1979)

  • Israel-PLO Letters of Mutual Recognition (September 9, 1993)

  • Israel-Palestinian Declaration of Principles (September 13, 1993)

  • Israel-Jordan Common Agenda (September 14, 1993)

  • Agreement on the Gaza Strip and the Jericho Area (May 4, 1994)

  • Jordanian-Israeli Peace Treaty (October 26, 1994)

  • Interim Agreement between Israel and the PLO (September 28, 1995)

  • Protocol Concerning the Redeployment in Hebron (January 17, 1997)

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THE PEACE PROCESS: HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVES

  • Fouad Ajami, The Arab Predicament: Arab Political Thought and Practice Since 1967, updated ed. (New York: Cambridge University Press, 1992).

  • Chaim Herzog, The Arab-Israeli Wars: War and Peace in the Middle East from the War of Independence Through Lebanon (New York: Vintage Books, 1984).

  • Benny Morris, The Birth of the Palestinian Refugee Problem, 1947-1949 (New York: Cambridge University Press, 1989).

  • William B. Quandt, Peace Process: American Diplomacy and the Arab-Israeli Conflict Since 1967 (Washington: Brookings Institution and Berkeley: University of California Press, 1993).

  • Barry Rubin, Revolution Until Victory: The Politics and History of the PLO (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1994).

  • Charles D. Smith, Palestine and the Arab-Israeli Conflict (New York: St. Martin's Press, 1992).

  • Steven Spiegel, The Other Arab-Israeli Conflict: Making America's Middle East Policy From Truman to Reagan (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1985, 1986).

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LEADERS OF ISRAEL

  • Chaim Herzog, A Living History: Memoirs (New York: Pantheon, 1996).

  • Golda Meir, My Life ( New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1975).

  • Shimon Peres, Battling for Peace: A Memoir (New York: Random House, 1995).

  • Yitzhak Rabin, The Rabin Memoirs: Expanded Edition (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1996).

  • Robert Slater, Rabin of Israel: Warrior for Peace (New York: HarperCollins, 1996).

  • Yitzhak Shamir, Summing Up (Boston: Little, Brown and Co., 1994).

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JERUSALEM

  • Yehuda Amichai, Poems of Jerusalem (New York: Harper & Row, 1988).

  • Dan Bahat, The Illustrated Atlas of Jerusalem (New York: Simon & Schuster, 1990).

  • Meron Benvenisti, City of Stone: The Hidden History of Jerusalem (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1996).

  • Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre, O Jerusalem! (New York: Simon & Schuster, 1980).

  • Amos Elon, Jerusalem: City of Mirrors (Boston: Little Brown, 1989).

  • Rochelle Furstenberg, Images of Jerusalem: City of David in Modern Hebrew Literature (New York: Hadassah, 1995).

  • Martin Gilbert, Jerusalem in the Twentieth Century (New York: John Wiley & Sons Inc., 1996).

  • Reuven Hammer, The Jerusalem Anthology: A Literary Guide (Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society, 1995).

  • Abraham Rabinovich, Jerusalem on Earth: People, Passions and Politics in the Holy City (New York: Free Press, 1988).

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ISRAELI SOCIETY

  • Ze'ev Chafets, Heroes and Hustlers, Hard Hats and Holymen: Inside the New Israel (New York: Morrow, 1987).

  • Yaron Ezrachi, Rubber Bullets: Power and Conscience in Modern Israel (New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1997).

  • Yossi Melman, The New Israelis: An Intimate View of a Changing People (New York: Birch Lane Press, 1992).

  • Ehud Sprinzak, The Ascendance of Israel's Radical Right (New York: Oxford University Press, 1991).

  • Dr. Ruth Westheimer and Steve Kaplan, Surviving Salvation: The Ethiopian Jewish Family in Transition (New York: New York University Press, 1992 ).

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REFERENCE WORKS

  • Martin Gilbert, Atlas of the Arab-Israeli Conflict (New York: Oxford University Press, 1993).

  • Walter Laqueur and Barry Rubin, eds., The Israel-Arab Reader: A Documentary History of the Middle East Conflict (New York: Penguin, fifth ed., 1995).

  • Yehuda Lukacs, ed., The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: A Documentary Record 1967-1990 (New York: Cambridge University Press, 1992).

  • Bernard Reich, ed., Arab-Israeli Conflict and Conciliation: A Documentary History (Westport, CT: Praeger, 1995).

  • Cecil Roth and Geoffrey Wigoder, eds., Encyclopedia Judaica. Keter Publishing, 1971.

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RECENT ISRAELI FICTION (in translation)

  • David Grossman, The Book of Intimate Grammar (New York: Putnam, 1995).

  • Batya Gur, Literary Murder: A Critical Case (New York: Harper Perennial, 1994).

  • Shulamith Hareven, A City of Many Days (New York: Mercury House, 1993).

  • Yehudit Katzir, Closing the Sea (New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1992).

  • Amos Oz, Don't Call It Night (New York: Harcourt Brace & Co., 1996).

  • A.B. Yehoshua, Open Heart (New York: Doubleday, 1996).

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FOR YOUNG READERS

  • Lillian Freehof, Heroes of Jerusalem: Stories of King David (Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society, reissued 1995).

  • I.E. Mozeson and Lois Stavsky, Jerusalem Mosaic: Young Voices from the Holy City (New York: Four Winds Press, 1994).

  • Abraham Rabinovich, Teddy Kollek: Builder of Jerusalem (Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society Young Biography Series, 1995).

  • Puah Shteiner, Forever My Jerusalem: A Personal Account of the Siege and Surrender of Jerusalem 1948 (New York: Feldheim, 1987).

  • Maida Silverman, Israel: The Founding of a Modern Nation (New York: Dial Books for Young Readers, forthcoming 1998).

  • Neil Waldman, The Golden City: Jerusalem's 3,000 Years (New York: Simon & Schuster, 1995).

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NEWSPAPERS AND PERIODICALS

  • Israel Studies (Biannual academic journal)

  • The Jerusalem Post (Daily and Weekly International Edition newspaper)

  • The Jerusalem Report (Biweekly news magazine)

  • Middle East Quarterly (Quarterly journal of policy & analysis)

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