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Volume 28, Numbers 1–2

100 Years Since the Balfour Declaration

The Historical Significance of the Balfour Declaration

Amb. Dore Gold

The Historical Paths to the Balfour Declaration

Prof. Andrew Roberts

Israel as a Strategic Asset of the West

Col. Richard Kemp

In Photos: The Story of the Liberation of Jerusalem a Century Ago

Lenny Ben-David

Is the Balfour Declaration a Legally Binding Document?

Prof. Ruth Lapidoth

Chaim Weizmann and the Balfour Declaration:
“A Unique Act of World Moral Conscience”

Joel Fishman

The Peel Commission Report of 1937 and the Origins of the Partition Concept

Shaul Bartal

Book Reviews

Volume 27, Numbers 3–4

Message from the Editor

Joel Fishman

Planning the Holocaust in the Middle East:
Nazi Designs to Bomb Jewish Cities in Palestine

Samuel Miner

Iranian Terror and Argentinian Justice: The Case of Alberto Nisman, the Prosecutor Who Knew Too Much

Gustavo D. Perednik

Jacques Picard, Jacques Revel, Michael P. Steinberg and Idith Zertal, eds., Makers of Jewish Modernity: Thinkers, Artists, Leaders and the World They Made

Elhanan Yakira

The Revival of British Jewry

Prof. Leslie Wagner

Understanding Resolution 2334: Did the Obama Administration Betray Israel at the UN?

Joseph S. Spoerl

The Recent Discovery of Heinrich Himmler’s Telegram of November 2, 1943, the Anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, to Amin al-Husseini, Mufti of Jerusalem

Joel Fishman

Book Reviews

Volume 27, Numbers 1–2

Israel’s 2005 Disengagement from Gaza

Message from the Editor:
Ten Years since the Disengagement from Gaza

Joel Fishman

The Arab Attitude toward Israel’s 2005 Unilateral Disengagement:
A First-Hand Account from an Israeli Insider

Brig.-Gen. (res.) Yossi Kuperwasser

The Disengagement from Gaza: Understanding the Ideological Background

Eyal Lewin

The Disengagement: The Unanswered Question

Nadav Shragai

Innocence Lost: The Impact of the Disengagement on Religious Zionism

Yair Sheleg

The Etrog: The Media, the Courts and Prime Minister Sharon during the Disengagement

Amnon Lord

In Memoriam: Meir Rosenne (1931-2015)

Amb. Zvi Mazel

In Memoriam: Yehuda Avner: Our Shakespeare

Isi Leibler

Book Reviews

Volume 26, Numbers 3–4

The Historical Problem of Haj Amin al-Husseini, “Grand Mufti” of Jerusalem

The Historical Problem of Haj Amin al-Husseini, “Grand Mufti” of Jerusalem

Joel Fishman

Haj Amin al-Husseini, the Nazis and the Holocaust:
The Origins, Nature and Aftereffects of Collaboration

Jeffrey Herf

The Postwar Career of Nazi Ideologue Johann von Leers, aka Omar Amin, the “First Ranking German” in Nasser’s Egypt

Joel Fishman

Whitewashing Palestine to Eliminate Israel: The Case of the One-State Advocates

Joseph S. Spoerl

Collaboration with the Third Reich: The Wider Historical Debate and the Role of Hajj Amin al-Husseini, Mufti of Jerusalem

Prof. Johannes Houwink ten Cate

Book Reviews

Volume 26, Numbers 1–2

Message from the Editor

Joel Fishman

The Jewish Nation-State Bill: Is There a Contradiction between  Judaism and Democracy?

Joel Fishman

Palestinians, Arabs, and the Holocaust

Joseph S. Spoerl

Germany and a Nuclear Iran

Dr. Matthias Küntzel

Swiss Jewry: Between Continuity and Decline

Dr. Simon Erlanger

French Jewry and the Dieudonné Affair

Michelle Mazel

World Vision: Strategies for Fund-Raising and Support for Hamas

Dexter Van Zile

Book Reviews

Volume 25, Numbers 3–4

The Resilience of Tikkun Olam

Message from the Editor JPSR

Joel Fishman

Tikkun Olam, Israel and a Just World Order

Amb. Dore Gold

The Assimilation of Tikkun Olam

Levi Cooper

Tikkun Olam: A Case of Semantic Displacement

Byron Sherwin

The Place of Tikkun Olam in American Jewish Life

Jonathan Krasner

The Limits of Tikkun Olam: Questions and Answers

Elliot N. Dorff

Mending the World

Rabbi Jonathan Sacks

Book Reviews

Volume 25, Numbers 1–2

Message from the Editor

Joel Fishman

The Threat to Freedom of Speech about Israel: Campus Shout-Downs and the Spirit of the First Amendment

Justus Reid Weiner

Evangelical Anti-Zionism as an Adaptive Response to Shifts in American Cultural Attitudes

Dexter Van Zile

Charles Taylor and Jewish Identity in the Twenty-First Century

Dr. Edward Rettig

The Clash of Civil Religions: A Paradigm for Understanding Israeli Politics

Eyal Lewin

‘Land Swaps’ and the 1967 Lines

Amb. Dore Gold

Book Reviews

The Young Turks’ Crime Against Humanity. The Armenian Genocide and Ethnic Cleansing in the Ottoman Empire, by Taner Akçam

Dr. Wolfgang G. Schwanitz

Zionism in the Shadow of the Pyramids: The Zionist Movement in Egypt: 1918–1948, by Ruth Kimche

Michelle Mazel

Louis Marshall and the Rise of Jewish Ethnicity in America, A Biography, by M. M. Silver

Dr. Sarah Schmidt

FDR and the Jews. by Breitman, Richard and Allan J. Lichtman

Adrien Dallaire

Heroes, Hucksters, and Storytellers: On the Jewish Military Union (ŻZW)

Mary Seeman

The Eichmann Trial, by Deborah E. Lipstadt

Prof. Sergio Itzhak Minerbi

Africa and Israel, A Unique case of Radical Changes in Foreign Policy, by Arye Oded

Dr. Yosef Govrin

Saturday People, Sunday People: Israel through the Eyes of a Christian Sojourner, by Lela Gilbert

Joseph S. Spoerl

Unbroken Spirit: A Heroic Story of Faith, Courage and Survival, by Yosef Mendelevich

Rivkah Fishman-Duker

Battle for our Minds: Western Elites and the Terror Threat, by Michael Widlanski, Threshold Editions, Simon and Schuster

Lela Gilbert

From Ambivalence to Betrayal: The Left, the Jews, and Israel, by Robert Wistrich

Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld

The Jewish Origins of Cultural Pluralism: The Menorah Association and American Diversity, by Daniel Greene

Dr. Sarah Schmidt

God, Jews and the Media: Religion and Israel’s Media, by Yoel Cohen

Haim Shapiro

Resurgent Antisemitism: Global Perspectives, by Alvin Rosenfeld

Catherine D. Chatterley

The Unhappy Identity, by Alain Finkielkraut

Michelle Mazel

Volume 24, Numbers 3–4 (Fall 2012)

Book Reviews

Volume 24, Numbers 1–2 (Spring 2012)

Book Reviews

Volume 23, Numbers 3–4 (Fall 2011)

Book Reviews

Volume 23, Numbers 1–2 (Spring 2011)

Book Reviews

Volume 22, Numbers 3–4 (Fall 2010)

Book Reviews

Volume 22, Numbers 1–2 (Spring 2010)

Book Reviews


Volume 21, Numbers 3-4 (Fall 2009)

Book Reviews


Volume 21, Numbers 1-2 (Spring 2009)

Book Reviews


Volume 20, Numbers 3-4 (Fall 2008)

Book Reviews


Volume 20, Numbers 1-2 (Spring 2008)

Book Reviews


Volume 19, Numbers 3-4 (Fall 2007)

Book Reviews


Volume 19, Numbers 1-2 (Spring 2007)

Book Reviews


Volume 18, Numbers 3-4 (Fall 2006)

Book Reviews


Volume 18, Numbers 1-2 (Spring 2006)

Book Reviews:


Volume 17, Numbers 3-4 (Fall 2005)

Book Reviews:

Volume 17, Numbers 1-2 (Spring 2005)

Book Reviews:



Volume 16, Numbers 3-4 (Fall 2004)

“Anti-Semitism Issues”

Volume 16, Numbers 1-2 (Spring 2004)

Volume 15, Numbers 3-4 (Fall 2003)

“Anti-Semitism Issues”

Volume 15, Numbers 1-2 (Spring 2003)

Volume 14, Numbers 3-4 (Fall 2002)

“Post-Holocaust Issues”

Volume 14, Numbers 1-2 (Spring 2002)

“Jewish Politics and Community-Building in the Former Soviet Union”

Volume 13, Numbers 3-4 (Fall 2001)

Volume 13, Numbers 1-2 (Spring 2001)


Volume 12, Numbers 3-4 (Fall 2000)

“Jewish Approaches to Conflict Resolution”


Volume 12, Numbers 1-2 (Spring 2000)


Volume 11, Numbers 3-4 (Fall 1999)

“Religion in the Public Square: Jews among the Nations”


Volume 11, Numbers 1-2 (Spring 1999)

“Religion in the Public Square: Within the Jewish People”


Volume 10, Numbers 3-4 (Fall 1998)

“Halakhah and Mishpat HaMelukhah”




Volume 10, Numbers 1-2 (Spring 1998)


Volume 9, Numbers 3-4 (Fall 1997)

“John Locke and the Bible, Leo Strauss as Jew and Philosopher”


Volume 9, Numbers 1-2 (Spring 1997)

“Zionism at 100”

Volume 8, Numbers 3-4 (Fall 1996)

“The Constitutional Documents of Modern and Contemporary Jewish Communities”


Volume 8, Numbers 1-2 (Spring 1996)

“Judaism and Modernity”


Volume 7, Numbers 3-4 (Fall 1995)

“The Federation Movement at 100”


Volume 7, Numbers 1-2 (Spring 1995)

“Spinoza and the Bible”


Volume 6, Numbers 3-4 (Fall 1994)

“Zionism: Some Recurring Questions”


Volume 6, Numbers 1-2 (Spring 1994)


Volume 5, Numbers 3-4 (Fall 1993)

“The Sephardic Political Experience”


Volume 5, Numbers 1 & 2 (Spring 5753/1993)

“Communal Democracy and Liberal Democracy in the Jewish Political Tradition”


Volume 4, Number 2 (Nos. 3-4) (Fall 5753/1992)

“Thomas Hobbes Confronts the Bible”


Volume 4, Number 1 (Nos.1-2) (Spring 5752/1992)

Volume 3, Numbers 3-4 (Fall 5752/1991)

“Obligations and Rights in the Jewish Political Tradition”

Volume 3, Numbers 1-2 (Spring 5751/1991)


Volume 2, Numbers 3-4 (Fall 5751/1990)

“Israel as a Jewish State”

Volume 2, Numbers 1-2 (Spring 5750/1990)

Volume 1, Numbers 3-4 (Fall 5750/1989)

“Jewish Political Studies in the University”

Volume 1, Numbers 1-2 (Spring 5749/1989)