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



Anderson, Gary. Does the promise still hold? Israel and the land.  The Christian Century.  January 13, 2009

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.

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



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