Shmuel Sandler

Prof. Shmuel Sandler (Ph.D. Johns Hopkins Univeristy) is a prominent analyst of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, as well as religion, party and electoral politics in Israel, and U.S.-Israel relations. He is professor of political science at Bar-Ilan University and head of its chair in democracy and civility.

Publications by Shmuel Sandler

Religious Zionism and the Jewish State

The Origins of the National and the Statist Traditions in Zionist Foreign Policy

The dilemma of choosing between goals that emanate from the ethnonational setting of Israel as opposed to those serving the state is rooted in Zionist thought and international behavior. The origins go back to the founding fathers of Zionism in the nineteenth century who responded to different challenges of their environment. Two case studies in which the Zionist movement had to choose between its loyalty to the Land of Israel and the idea of an immediate materialization of a Jewish state are examined. One case is the Uganda controversy and the second is the partition debate of 1937. Read More »

Hussein and Arafat – PLO and Drugs – Islamic Fundamentalism

HUSSEIN AND ARAFAT – THE TROUBLED PARTNERSHIP
PLO AND DRUGS
ISLAMIC FUNDAMENTALISM IN EGYPT AND ITS IMPACT ON PALESTINIAN NATIONALISM
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