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Tel Aviv The First Century
Edited by S. Ilan Troen and Maoz Azaryahu

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Militarism and Israeli Society
Edited by Gabriel Sheffer and Oren Barak

Israel Studies

Israel Studies
presents multidisciplinary scholarship on Israeli history, politics, society and culture. Each issue includes essays and documents on issues of broad interest reflecting diverse points of view. Temporal boundaries extend to the pre-state period, although emphasis is on the State of Israel. Due recognition is also given to diaspora communities and their relationship to the state. The journal is cosponsored by the Schusterman Center for Israel Studies and Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, in affiliation with the Association of Israel Studies. It is published by Indiana University Press.

Editors: S. Ilan Troen, Brandeis University
               Natan Aridan, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

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Israel Studies
Ben-Gurion Research Institute for the Study of Israel and Zionism
Sede Boker Campus
POB 257, 84990 Israel

Check out the current issue

coverIssue 20:2, Summer 2015

Special Section: Bodies in Question

Rebecca Steinfeld, "Wars of the Wombs: Struggles over Abortion Policies in Israel"

Julie Grimmeisen, "Halutza or Beauty Queen? National Images of Women in Early Israeli Society"

Yotam Hotam, "Re-orientation: Sport and the Transormation of the Jewish Body and Identity"

Esther Grabiner, "Uniting the National's Various Limbs into a National Body: The Jerusalem People's House"


Kobi Cohen-Hattab, "The Test of Maritime Sovereignty: The Establishment of the Zim National Shipping Company and the Purchase of the Kedmah, 1945-1952"

Hadar Lipshits, "Budgeting for Ultra-Orthodox Education: The Failure of Ultra-Orthodox Politics, 1996-2006"

Yehudit Henshke, "The Mizrahi Sociolect in Israel: Origins and Development"

Brent Sasley, "Review Essay: The Theoretical Normalization of Israel in International Relations"

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