Additional Resources

Bahat, Dan (ed.), Twenty Centuries of Jewish Life in the Holy Land: The Forgotten Generations. 2d. edition. (Jerusalem: The Israel Economist, 1976).

Burrell, David and Yehezkel, Landau. Voices from Jerusalem: Jews and Christians Reflect on the Holy Land. (NJ: Paulist Press, 1991).

Gilbert, Martin. Israel: A History. NY: (William Morrow & Co., 1998).

Lewis, Bernard. The Middle East and the West. England, 1968 (Weidenfeld & Nicolson).  ALSO  The Middle East: A Brief History of the Last 2,000 Years, (New York, 1995); The Shaping of the Modern Middle East, (Oxford University Press, 1994); The Palestinians and the PLO, a Historical Approach, Commentary January 1975; The Arabs in History (Oxford University Press 1958).

Lux, Richard C.  The Jewish People, the Holy Land, and the State of Israel. A Catholic View (New York/Mahwah, NJ: Paulist Press, 2010).

Merkley, Paul Charles. Christian Attitudes Towards the State of Israel (Montreal: McGilll-Queens University Press, 2001).

Parkes, James. End of an Exile. Micah Publications, 3d Ed. 2005; ALSO Whose Land? (Penguin Books, Middlesex England 1970).

Rudin, James A. Israel for Christians: Understanding Modern Israel (Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1983).

Wilken, Robert L. The Land Called Holy: Palestine in Christian History & Thought. (Yale University Press 1992).

Bahat, Dan (ed.), Twenty Centuries of Jewish Life in the Holy Land: The Forgotten Generations. 2d. edition. (Jerusalem: The Israel Economist, 1976).

Langer, Ruth. Theologies of the Land and State of Israel: The Role of the Secular in Jewish and Christian Understandings.  (Studies in Christian-Jewish Relations 3 2008).

Morris, Benny. 1948, The First Arab-Israeli War, Yale University press (2008); ALSO 1948 and after; Israel and the Palestinians, Clarendon Press, Oxford, (1994); Correcting a Mistake? Jews and Arabs in Palestine/Israel, 1936-1956, Am Oved Publishers, 2000; Righteous Victims: A History of the Zionist-Arab Conflict, 1881-1999. New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 2001; The Birth of the Palestinian Refugee Problem Revisited, Cambridge University Press, 2004; One State, Two States: Resolving the Israel/Palestine Conflict, Yale University Press, 2009

 

Articles:

Anderson, Gary. Does the promise still hold? Israel and the land.  The Christian Century.  January 13, 2009   www.christiancentury.org/article.lasso?id=6095

Pettit, Rev. Dr. Peter A. The Arab Israeli Palestinian Conflict: Peter A. Pettit in Conversation with John Stendahl (Fortress Press, Minneapolis 2008) Convenental Conversations in Dialogue with Jews and Judaism, edited by Darrell Jodock. pp. 147-176.

Pawlikowski, Rev. John.  “Land as an Issue in Christian-Jewish Dialogue.” Cross Currents 59 (2009): 197-209

Poupko, Rabbi Yehiel.  Land Grand: Israel and the Promises of God.  The Christian Century.  May 15, 2007.  www.christiancentury.org/article.lasso?id=3358

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Bard, Mitchell G. and Moshe Schwartz.  1001 Facts Everyone Should know About Israel. NJ:Jason Aronson, 2002
Dershowitz, Alan. The Case for Israel. NY: John Wiley&sons,  2003
Eban, Abba. My Country: The story of Modern Israel. NY Random House, 1972
Oren, Michael. Six days of War: June 1967 NY: Oxford Univ. Press, 2002
Ross, Dennis. The Missing Piece
Sachar, Howard. A History of Israel. NY: Alfred Knopf, 1998
Senor, Dan and Saul Singer. Start-Up Nation: the Story of Israel’s Economic Miracle. Toronto: McClellend & Stewart, Ltd, 2009

 

SUGGESTED READINGS

Israel & Zionism
Avner, Yehuda. The Prime Ministers. New York, NY: Toby Press, 2010.

Gordis, Daniel. Saving Israel: How the Jewish People Can Win a War That May Never End. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, 2009.

Herzberg, Arther. The Zionist Idea: A Historic Analysis and Reader. Philadelphia, PA: Jewish Publication Society, 1997.

Sachar, Howard. A History of Israel: From the Rise of Zionism to Our Time. 3rd Revised and Updated Edition New York, NY: Knopf, 2007.

Yakobson, Alexander and Amnon Rubenstein. Israel and the Family of Nations. London: Routledge, 2009.

The Arab-Israeli Conflict
Fromkin, David A Peace to End All Peace: The Fall of the Ottoman Empire and the Creation of the Modern
Middle East. New York: Henry Holt & Company, 2001.

Gilbert, Martin. The Routledge Atlas of the Arab-Israeli Conflict. London & New York, NY: Routledge, 2008.

Herzog, Chaim and S. Gazit. The Arab-Israeli Wars: War and Peace in the Middle East. New York: Vintage, 2005.

Laqueur, Walter and Barry Rubin, eds. The Israel-Arab Reader: a Documentary History of the Middle East
Conflict: Sixth Revised and Updated Edition. New York, NY: Penguin, 2001.

Morris, Benny. 1948: A History of the First Arab-Israeli War. New Haven, CT & London: Yale University Press, 2008.

Morris, Benny. One State, Two States: Resolving the Israel/Palestine Conflict. New Haven, CT & London: Yale University Press, 2009.

Oren, Michael B. Six Days of War: June 1967 and the Making of the Modern Middle East. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2002.

Schneer, Jonathan. The Balfour Declaration. New York, NY: Random House, 2010.

The U.S. & the Middle East
Alexander, Edward. Jewish Divide Over Israel: Accusers and Defenders. New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Books, 2006.

Kramer, Martin. Ivory Towers on Sand: The Failure of Middle Eastern Studies in America. Washington DC: Washington Institute for Near East Policy, 2001.

Oren, Michael B. Power, Faith, and Fantasy: America in the Middle East, 1776 to the Present. New York, NY: W.W. Norton & Co., 2007.

Ross, Dennis and David Makovsky. Myths, Illusions, and Peace: Finding a New Direction for America in the Middle East. New York, NY: Viking, 2009.

Spiegel, Steven L. The other Arab-Israeli Conflict : Making America’s Middle East Policy, from Truman to Reagan. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 1985