Edna Lomsky-Feder and Orna Sasson-Levy, Women Soldiers and
Citizenship in Israel: Gendered Encounters with the State (New York:
Routledge, 2017), 178 pp. Hardback, $149.95.
Aviva Halamish, Kibbutz: Utopia and Politics. The Life and Times of Meir
Yaari, 1897–1987 (Brighton, MA: Academic Studies Press, 2017),
496 pp. Hardback, $119. Paperback, $45.
Eliezer Ben-Rafael, Julius H. Schoeps, Yitzhak Sternberg, and Olaf
Glöckner, eds., Handbook of Israel: Major Debates (Berlin: De Gruyter
Oldenbourg, 2016), 1,304 pp. Hardback, $165.00. Paperback, $81.00.
Uri Ram, Israeli Sociology: Text in Context (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan,
2017), 174 pp. e-Book: $54.99.
Herbert C. Kelman, Transforming the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: From
Mutual Negation to Reconciliation (London: Routledge, 2018), 248 pp.
Hardback, $112.00. eBook, $27.48.
Charles D. Freilich, Israeli National Security: A New Strategy for an Era of
Change (New York: Oxford University Press, 2018), 496 pp. Hardback,
$39.95. Kindle, $14.57.
David Rosenberg, Israel’s Technology Economy: Origins and Impact (New
York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018), 275 pp. Hardback, $84.95. eBook,
Lee Perlman, But Abu Ibrahim, We’re Family! (Tel Aviv: Tami Steinmetz
Center for Peace Research, 2017), 198 pp. Paperback, $20.00.
Shapiro Prize Winners
This new feature of ISR will present the report of the committee choosing
the recipient of the Yonathan Shapiro Prize for the best book in Israel
Studies, to be awarded at the annual meeting of the Association for Israel
Studies. In 2018, there was a tie, and two books received the prize. The
committee members were Raphael Cohen-Almagor, Mikhal Dekel, Tamar
Hermann, Sam Lehman-Wilzig, and Ruvi Ziegler.
Alona Nitzan-Shiftan, Seizing Jerusalem: The Architecture of Unilateral
Unification (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2017), 376 pp.
Hardback, $160.00. Paperback, $39.95.
Kimmy Caplan, Amram Blau [in Hebrew] (Jerusalem: Yad Ben Zvi and
the Ben-Gurion Institute, 2017), 588 pp. Paperback, NIS116.