ELIEZER BEN-RAFAEL, CV – Curriculum vitae

Tel-Aviv University, Sociology Department

Tel-Aviv 69978, Naftali Building 629, Tel: +972 3 640 8824

Home: Hadror 11, Ramat-Hasharon 47203, Tel: 972-3-5406297; Fax:- 972-3-5402291

saba@tauex.tau.ac.il; elibenrafael@gmail.com

Date of birth: 1938

Place of birth: Belgium

Year of Immigration to Israel: 1956; Married, 2 children; Grand-father of 5


Professor Emeritus, Sociology and Anthropology, Tel-Aviv University

Prize Landau for Life Achievement in Sociology (2009)



B.A. Studies in Sociology & Political Sciences, Hebrew University of Jerusalem


M.A. Studies in Sociology, Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Thesis: A Comparative Analysis of Student Dissent: U.S.A.,Germany,France; supervision of Prof. Moshe Lissak.


Ph.D. Studies in Sociology, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Ph.D. in 1974)

Dissertation: Social Aspects of Guerilla War; supervision of Prof. Moshe Lissak

Academic Experience

2015 Permanent Fellow of the Moses Mendelssohn Zentrum Potsdam

2014 (Spring-summer) Mercator Visiting professor, at Humbold University

2011 (Spring-summer) Visiting professor, Humbold University and MMZ (Potsdam University)

Lecturing about “Jewish identities” and “Israeli society”

2011 (March-April)

In charge of the ULB Chair of Jewish Identities

Since 1.4.2006

Professor Emeritus


Zelman and Zima Weinberg Chair in Political Sociology

Since 1.1.1992

Professor of Sociology, Tel-Aviv University, Dept. of Sociology

1987-1990: President of the Israeli Association of Sociology


Associate Professor, Tel-Aviv University, Dept. of Sociology


Head, the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Tel-Aviv University


Director of the Institute for Social Research,Department of Sociology and Anthropology,Tel-Aviv University


Senior Lecturer, Tel-Aviv University, Dept. of Sociology, Senior Guest Lecturer (part-time), The Ben-Gurion University, Dept. of Behavioural Sciences


Lecturer, Dept. of Sociology & Social Anthropology, Hebrew University of Jerusalem


Research fellow, Dept. of Sociology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.

Guest lecturer at the University of Massachusetts, Boston

Professional activities


Editor, Linguistic Language, An International Journal (John Benjamins)


Advisor and Member of Editorial Committee of the World Association of Global Diaspora Studies (WADIS)

Reviewer for the Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies

Conseil scientifique international de Socio


Member of the ASSJ


Member of the Editorial Board of Social Issues in Israel (sugiot hevratiot be-israel)


Member of the Editorial Board of Language and Society in Israel


Member of the Review of book editorial board of International Sociology


Member of the International Academic Advisory Board of Sociological Papers


Member of the Council of the Cooperation Union, Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Employment


Head, Commission for Renewal Processes and Conflict Management, Council of the Cooperation Union

Member of the Board of Trustees of the Beit Berl College


Head, Committee of accreditation of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Academic College of Ashkelon, Council for Higher Education

2007, May

Directeur d’Etudes associe, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris


International Editorial Board of the Journal of Applied Social Science


Scientific Council of Kesher, J-nal of Media and Comm. History in Israel and the Jewish World


Visiting Professor, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Institut Martin Buber


Member of the Advisory Board of Israel Studies in Language and Society


Past-President, International Institute of Sociology


Member of the Center for Social Policy Studies in Israel


Member of the Editorial Advisory Board of The International Scope Review


Vice-editor, International Review of Sociology


Member of the Academic Committee, Beit Berl College


Head of the Israel Prize Committee in Sociology (appointed by the Minister of Education and Culture)


Member of the Academic Committee of the Open University


Chair, The Public Committee for the Kibbutz (appointed by the Israeli Government)


General Editor of the Jewish Identities in a Changing World series, at Brill Academic Publishers

Member of the International Board of “Sociological Papers”


Member, Committee for publications, Ben-Gurion Research Center in Sde Boker


Co-founder and co-director of the Klal-Israel Project


President, International Institute of Sociology


Chair of the Israeli Association for the Study of Language and Society


Collaborator, Année Francophone Internationale


Vice-President, The International Institute of Sociology


Organizer/ Chair, 34th World Congress of Intern-al Institute of Sociology – TA 7.11-15.99

1997- 1998

Organizing committee, Tel-Aviv Conference: 50 years of Statehood, 01. 25-27, TAU University

1993- 2001

Chair of the Scientific Board of the Israel Studies Series, published by Transaction 1993-1997

President, Israel Society of Sociology


Professeur Invité: Université Paris 7 Denis Diderot, Jussieu


Member of the Editorial Board of Ethnic and Racial Studies


Head of the PhD students’ Committee, Faculty of the Social Sciences, TAU


Member of the Council of the Research Authority, Tel-Aviv University

Member of the Board of the RC 05 on Ethnic, Race and Minority Relations – ISA


Chairperson of the Joint Steering Committee of the Netherlands-Israel Research Programme

Directeur d’Etude Associe, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris


Member – Joint Steering Committee of the Netherlands-Israel Research Programme

Chair, Tel Aviv Committee of the Peretz Naftali Award in Social Sciences

Coeditor of the Israeli Social Sciences Research


Chair, the Board of Israel Studies (published by Transaction, NJ, USA)


Head of the Higher Committee for the Social Sciences, Ministry of Education

1993 (July)

Invited by the China Academy of Social Sciences, in Beijing and Shanghai


Member of the Academic Advisory Board of Sociological Papers

1992 (Summer)

Invited Scholar, Rich Seminar, Oxford Hebrew Center for Postgraduate Education


Consultant to the International Peace Research Association/ Commission for in the Middle-East


International Research Team: Images of Europe, Association for the Club of Rome

Head of the Yad Tabenkin Research Project: The Kibbutz at the Turn of the Century


Visiting Scholar, The Oxford Centre for Postgraduate Hebrew Studies


Visiting Professor, Stanford University, Department of Sociology

Directeur d’Etude Associé, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales


Executive Committee of the Israel Society of Sociology

1975 +

Board member of the Centre Inter-Universitaire d’Etudes sur Israel

Board member of Connaissance d’Israel, Belgium



Order of Arts and Letters of France


Landau Prize for Life Achievement in Sociology


Fellow of the International Biographical Association

Entries in:

.Afro-Asian Who’s Who, vol.1

.Asia/Pacific Who’s Who, 2006, vol. VI: 514

.International Leaders in Achievements 1997: 31

.Five Thousand Personalities of the World 1996: 34

.International Biographical Association Directory 1996/1997, 1996, page 20

.The International Directory of Distinguished Leadership, Fifth Edition, 1994, page 33

International Authors and Writers: Who’s Who, 14th Edition 1995-1996, page 43

.International Who’s Who of Intellectuals, 11th Edition 1995-1996, page 29

.Contemporary Authors vol.141, 1994, page 35


Israeli Society of Sociology

International Association of Sociology

International Institute of Sociology

Association for the Social Scientific Study of Jewry

Association for Jewish Studies


Authored books

  1. E. Ben-Rafael and M. Ben-Rafael (2018) Multiple Globalizations: Linguistic Landscapes in World-Cities, Leyden and Boston: Brill
  2. E. Ben-Rafael (2014) Confronting Allosemitism in Europe: The Case of Belgian Jews, Boston, Leiden: Brill
  3. Eliezer Ben-Rafael et Miriam Ben-Rafael (2013) Sociologie et Sociolinguistique des Francophonies Israéliennes, Frankfort, Berlin, NY: Peter Lang
  4. E. Ben-Rafael with M. Topel, Sh. Getz and A. Avrahami (2011) The Risk of Enduring, Jerusalem: Magnes Press and Yad Tabenkin (Heb)
  5. E. Ben-Rafael, Olaf Guckner and Yitzhak Sternberg (2011) Jews and Jewish Education in Germany Today Boston and Leiden: Brill, Re-published in 2013 as paperback
  6. E. Ben-Rafael and Menahem Topel (2009) Ha-Kibbutz al Drakhim Mitpatslot (The Kibbutz on Ways Apart) Jerusalem: Mossad Bialik and Yad Tabenkin (Hebrew)
  7. E. Ben-Rafael, S. Sharot (2007), Ethnicity, Religion and Class in Israel, Cambridge, N.Y.: Cambridge University Press, paperback re-print of the CUP hardcover (1991)
  8. E. Ben-Rafael and L. Ben-Chaim (2006) Jewish Identities in a Era of Multiple Modernities, Tel-Aviv: The Open University (Heb)
  9. Y. Peres and E. Ben-Rafael (2006) Cleavages in Israeli Society, Tel-Aviv: Am Oved and Sapir Library (Heb: Kirva Ve-Meriva)
  10. E. Ben-Rafael, M. Lyubansky, O. Gluckner, P. Harris, Y. Israel, W. Jasper and J. Schoeps (2006) Building a Diaspora: Russian Jews in Israel, Germany and the USA, Leiden and Boston: Brill
  11. E. Ben-Rafael and Y. Peres (2005) Is Israel One? Religion, Nationalism and Ethnicity Confounded, Boston and Leiden: Brill Academic Publisher, Reprint 2007, 2006 Outstanding Academic Title; Paperback edition (2010)
  12. E. Ben-Rafael, Jewish identities: Fifty intellectuals answer Ben-Gurion, Leiden and Boston: Brill (2002) –also as:

Jewish identities: The answers of the Sages of Israel to Ben-Gurion, Sde Boker: Merkaz le-moreshet ben-gurion and the Ben-Gurion University Press (2001) (Heb.)

Qu’est-ce qu’être Juif, suivi de Cinquante Intellectuels répondent à Ben-Gurion, Paris : Balland (2001)

Cosa significa essere ebreo? 50 saggi rispondono a Ben Gurion (1958) Associazione di Cultura Hebraica: www.proedi.it (2014)

— Chi è ebreo? Cinquanta «saggi» rispondono. Editore: Meghnagi S., Roma: Bonanno & Hans Jonas (2014)

  1. E. Ben-Rafael, (1996) A non-total Revolution, The Kibbutz at the Turn of the Century, vol. 2, Ramat-Gan: Yad Tabenkin (Heb), also as:

Crisis and Tranformation: The Kibbutz at Century’s End, NY: State of New York University Press (1997)

  1. E. Ben-Rafael,E., Language, Identity and Social Division: The Case of Israel, Oxford, New York: Clarendon Press/Oxford University Press (1994)
  2. Ayalon, E. Ben-Rafael, A. Yogev, Community in Transition: Mobility, Integration and Conflict, Westport: Greenwood (1993)
  3. E. Ben-Rafael, Status, Power and Conflict in the Kibbutz, Aldershot, UK; Brookfield, Vermont, US: Avebury-Gower (1988)
  4. E. Ben-Rafael, Israel-Palestine: A Guerilla Conflict in International Politics, Westport, CT; London, UK: Greenwood Press (1987)
  5. E. Ben-Rafael, The Kibbutz: Progress vs Equality, Tel-Aviv: Ramot (Hebrew) (1987)
  6. E. Ben-Rafael, M. Konopnicki, P. Rambaud, Le Kibboutz, Paris: Coll.”Que sais- Jeé”, nr. 2064, Presses Universitaires de France (1983)
  7. M.Konopnicki, E.Ben-Rafael, Jerusalem,Paris: “Que Sais-Je” Presses Univ.de France, (1987)

— 2d and revised edition (1997), also as:

Ierusalimul, Bucaresti: Corint (2002) (Rumanian)

—Epycaliam, Bulagaria: Kama (2005) (Bulgarian)

  • E. Ben-Rafael, The Emergence of Ethnicity: Cultural Groups and Social Conflict in Israel, “Contributions to Ethnic Studies”, a series edited by Leonard Doob, Westport, CT London, England: Greenwood Press (1982)
  • E. Ben-Rafael, M. Konopnicki, P. Rambaud, Le Nouveau Kibboutz, Tournai (Belgique): Louis Musin Editeur (1979)
  • E. Ben-Rafael, M. Lissak, Social Aspects of Guerilla and Anti-Guerilla Warfare, Jerusalem: Magnes Press & Truman Institute (1978)

Edited Volumes

  1. Eliezer Ben-Rafael and Elana Shohamy (editors) (2016) “Memory and memorialization”, A special issue of Linguistic Landscape, vol. 2.3
  2. Ben-Rafael E., Schoeps J., Sternberg Y., Glöckner O. (eds.) (2016) Handbook of Israel: Major Debates (Two volumes), Berlin: De Gruyter ; paperback 2018
  3. Ben-Rafael, E., Bokser Liwerant, J. and Gorny, Y. (eds.) (2014) Reconsidering Israel-Diaspora Relations, Boston and Leiden: Brill; paperback publication 2016
  4. Ben-Rafael, E., Oved, Y. and Topel, M. (eds.) (2013) The Communal Idea in the 21st Century, Leiden, Boston: Brill
  5. Ben-Rafael, E. and Sternberg, Y. (eds.) (2010) World Religions and multiculturalism A Dialectic Relation, Leiden and Boston: Brill
  6. Shohamy,E. Ben-Rafael, E. and Barni, M. (eds.) (2010) Linguistic Landscape in the City, Clevedon UK: Multilingual Matters
  7. E. Ben-Rafael, A. Bareli, Meir Chazan and Ofer Shiff (eds.) (2009) The Jewish People Today: Ingathering and Dispersion, Jerusalem: Yad Izhak Ben-Zvi, The Chaim Weizmann Institute and the Ben-Gurion University (Heb)
  8. E. Ben-Rafael and Y. Sternberg (eds.) (2009) Transnationalism: Diasporas and the Advent of a new (dis)order, Leiden and Boston: Brill
  9. J. Bokser Liwerant, E. Ben-Rafael, Y. Gorny and R. Rein (eds.) (2008) Identities in an Era of Globalization and Multiculturalism: Latin America in the Jewish World, Leiden-Boston: Brill
  10. E. Ben-Rafael and Y. Sternberg (eds.) (2007) New Elites in Israel, Jerusalem: Bialik Institute
  11. E. Ben-Rafael and L. Ben-Chaim (eds.) (2007) Jewish Identities in a Era of Multiple Modernities An Anthology Tel-Aviv: The Open University (Heb)
  12. U. Cohen, E. Ben-Rafael, A. Bareli , E. Yaar (eds.) (2006) Israel and Modernity –In Honor of Moshe Lissak, Sde Boker: Merkaz le-moreshet ben-gurion, TAU, HUJ (Heb.)
  13. E. Ben-Rafael, Thomas Gergely and Y. Gorny (eds.) (2006) Jewry between Tradition and Secularism: Europe and Israel Compared, Boston and Leiden: Brill
  14. E. Ben-Rafael and Y. Sternberg (eds.) (2005) Comparing Modernities: Pluralism versus Homogeneity, Leydon and Boston: Brill
  15. E. Ben-Rafael (eds.) (2003) Sociology and Ideology, , Leiden-Boston: International Studies in Sociology and Social Anthropology, Brill Academic Publishers, also as
  16. E. Ben-Rafael (2003) “Sociology and Ideology”, a special issue, Comparative Sociology, 2/3
  17. E. Ben-Rafael, Yosef Gorny and Yacov Ro’I (eds.) Contemporary Jewries: Convergence and Divergence, Leiden and Boston: Brill Academic Press (2003)
  18. E. Ben-Rafael with Y. Schternberg (eds) Identity, Culture and Globalization, Leiden: Brill Academic Press (2001); paperback (2002)
  19. E. Ben-Rafael (eds.) Rural Cooperatives and the Global Capital Market: Adaptation or Resistance, An issue of the Journal of Rural Cooperation, vol. 29/2 (2001)
  20. H. Herzog, E. Ben-Rafael (eds.) Language and Communication in Israel, New Brunswick and London: Transaction (2001)
  21. E. Ben-Rafael, E. Avrahami (eds) Thinking Kibbutz, The Kibbutz at the Turn of the Century, vol.1,Ramat -Efal: Yad Tab. (Heb) (1994)
  22. E. Ben-Rafael, E. Olshtain (eds) Language and Society , A special issue of Israel Social Science Research, vol.9 – Nos. 1& 2 (1994)


  1. Eliezer Ben-Rafael (2018) “From Multiple Modernities to Multiple Globalizations”, lead article,  ProtoSociology 35, September 2018 On Contemporary Sociology http://www.protosociology.de/on-sociology.html; in : Joint Commitments.  Critical Essays on the Philosophy of Sociality of Margaret Gilbert (paper edition: February 2019)
  2. Eliezer Ben-Rafael (2018) Kibboutz: Les risques de la survie, Socio 10, 1968-2018, 139-164 ; Online https://journals.openedition.org/socio/3098
  3. Eliezer Ben-Rafael (2017) “Belgian Jews and Neo-Antisemitism” Contemporary Jewry, (), 275-293,DOI 10.1007/s12397-017-9217-6
  4. Eliezer Ben-Rafael and Miriam Ben-Rafael (2017) “Schöneberg: Memorializing the persecution of JewsLinguistic Landscape, vol. 2.3 (2016): 291-310
  5. Eliezer Ben-Rafael Shmuel Noah Eisenstadt, Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology, 2nd.WBEOS2-1173 [ref: ENR-AW-1-e] Gillian+thekanes.org.uk@ manuscriptcentral.com
  6. Eliezer Ben-Rafael (2015) “Ebrei migliori”. Quando la religione è populo, Limes: Revista Italiana di Geopolitica 10/2015: 215-220
  7. E. Ben-Rafael and Y. Sternberg (2015) “Social Change: S.N. Eisenstad’s Contributions and Challenges”, Encyclopedia of Sociology, Oxford: Blackwell: 4370-4; 2d Edition (WBEOS2-0278.R1

[email ref: ENR-AW-1-e]

) (1st edition: 2007)

8.        Eliezer Ben-Rafael and Miriam Ben-Rafael (2015) “Linguistic Landscapes in an Era of Multiple Globalizations” Linguistic Landscapes, Vol. 1&2: 19-37

  • Ben-Rafael, E., Sternberg, Y. (2015) “Ethnicity, Sociology of”. In: James D. Wright (editor-in-chief), International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, 2nd edition, Vol 8. Oxford: Elsevier. pp. 157–161.
  • Ben-Rafael, E. et Ben-Rafael, M. (2014-2015) “Israël : Le franbreu, ça se parle et ça s’écrit” L’Année Francophone Internationale 2014-2015,  282-284
  • Ben-Rafael, E. (2014) “Diaspora-Homeland relations: Transmission belts”, in Yunim be-tkumat Yisrael Volume Homeland and Gola,: 123-136
  • Ben-Rafael E. et M. Ben-Rafael (2014) “La francophonie dans une société non-francophone d’immigrants: Israël” Education et Sociétés plurilingues, Juin 2014; vol 36: 65-76
  • Ben-Rafael, E. (2013) “Las diasporas transnationales: ?una nueva era o un nuevo mito?”  RMCS Nueva Epoca (Mexico) LVIII/219: 189-224
  • E. Ben-Rafael et M. Ben-Rafael (2013) ‘Une niche arabo-française à Jaffa’ L’Année Francophone Internationale 2012-2013, 288-290, Année Francophone Internationale 2013-2014: 305-308
  • Ben-Rafael, E. (2013) “Las diásporas transnacionales:¿una nueva era o un nuevo mito?”, in Revista Mexicana de Ciencias Políticas y Sociales, 58 (218), 189-224.
  • E. Ben-Rafael (2013)  “Diaspora” – Contemporary Sociology  Vol 61/5-6, 842-861 online:  http://csi.sagepub.com/content/ early /2013/04/05/  Current Sociology Special issue (revised and extended #10) DOI Website
  • E. Ben-Rafael et M. Ben-Rafael (2013) ‘Une niche arabo-française à Jaffa’ L’Année Francophone Internationale 2012-2013,  288-290
  • E. Ben-Rafael (2012) “Biographical Memoir of Shmuel N. Eisenstadt” in Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society, vol. 156/2: 223-227
  • E. Ben-Rafael et Miriam Ben-Rafael (2011-2012) “Tunisiens: Un exemple de population francophone en Israël” L’Année Francophone Internationale 20112012 ; 305-307
  • E. Ben-Rafael & Miriam Ben-Rafael (2012)Francophonie in the plural: The case of Israel” Israel Studies in Language and Society, 4(1): 39-72
  • E. Ben-Rafael et Miriam Ben-Rafael (2011) “Une Francophonie plurielle: Le cas d’Israël” Alternative Francophone vol.1, 4(2011): 74-98 ttp://ejournals.library.ualberta.ca/index.php/
  • E. Ben-Rafael (2011) “Kibbutz: Survival at Risk” Israel Studies vol. 16/2: 81-108
  • E. Ben-Rafael (2010) Transnational diasporas: A new era or a new myth? ” Protosociology Vol. 27/2010: 71-103
  • E. Ben-Rafael (2010) ‘L’AIU a 150 ans’ in L’Année Francophone Internationale 2011 ; 244-245
  • E. Ben-Rafael (2010) “Diaspora” –Entry in Sociopedia ISASage: http://www.sagepub.net/isa/resources/pdf/Diaspora.pdf
  • E. Ben-Rafael (2009) “Une nouvelle population franco-israélienne saisie par Internet”, L’Année Francophone Internationale 2009-2010 : 230231
  • E. Ben-Rafael et al.(2009)‘Introduction’ in The Jewish People Today: Ingathering and Dispersion, Jerusalem: 9-21
  • E. Ben-Rafael (2009)‘Jewishness in an era of globalization’, in The Jewish Peope Today: Ingathering and Dispersion, Jerusalem 419-436
  • E. Ben-Rafael (2009)‘Qui sont les Israéliens ?’ Les Cahiers de l’Orient, 95 : 35-46
  • E. Ben-Rafael (2009) Israël : ethnicités juives et unité nationale“, in Temps Modernes, vol. 652-653: 222-245
  • E. Ben-Rafael (2009) “Nationalism and religion: The Jewish Israeli case”, in Narodna tvorchist’ ta etnohrafia, special issue: Ethnology in Israel , vol. 2008: 4; 14-22 (Ukrainian)
  • Eliezer Ben-Rafael (2008) “The Faces of Religiosity in Israel: Cleavages or Continuum?” Israel Studies, Vol. 3/Fall: 89-113
  • E. Ben-Rafael (2008) “Israel: From Pluralism to Multiculturalism”, in Sugiot hevratiot be-israel vol.6: 94-120 (Heb)
  • E. Ben-Rafael and Miriam Ben-Rafael (2008) “Linguistic landscape and transnationalism: Sarcelles-Natanya” Israel Studies in Language and Society Electronic Interdisciplinary Journal 1/1
  • E. Ben-Rafael (2008) “Kibbutz” In The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World. Edited by Peter N. Stearns. New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, Vol. 4, page 361-362
  • E. Ben-Rafael (2008) “Der Kibbutz im Wandel”, in Bundeszentrale fur politische bildung, May (online)
  • E. Ben-Rafael (2008) “Las ethnicidas judias in Israel”, Araucatia, Revista Iberoamericana de Filosophia, Politica y Humanidades, 10/19: 99-111
  • E. Ben-Rafael (2007) “Paysage linguistique francophone en Israël” L’Année Francophone Internationale: 265-7
  • E. Ben-Rafael and L. Ben-Chaim Rafael (2006) “Contemporary Jewish Identities : Still one People?”Yunim Be-Tekumat Yisrael, Vol. 16: 463-498 (Heb)
  • E. Ben-Rafael (2006) “Israël” L’Année Francophone Internationale 2006: 262-3
  • M. Topel and E. Ben-Rafael (2006) “Technocratic leadership in the Kibbutz”, Horizons in Geography, 66: 28-43 (Heb), also in: A. Paz-Yeshayahu and Y. Gorny (eds.) (2006) A Historical Achievement and its Evolution – The Kibbutz and Moshav Settlement Movements 1910-1990, Sdede Boqer : Ben-Gurion Research Institute, Ben-Gurion University Press: 651-670 (Heb)
  • E. Ben-Rafael, E. Shoami, M. Amara and N. Hecht (2006) “The symbolic construction of the public space: the case of Israel” International Journal of Multilingualism, 3/1: 7-28
  • Also in Durk Gorter (ed.) Linguistic Landscape: A New Approach to Multilingualism, Clevedon: Multilingual Matters, 2006: 7-30
  • E. Ben-Rafael (2005) “Intégration” sous la direction de M. Borlandi, R. Boudon, M. Cherkaoui et B. Valade, Dictionnaire de la Pensée Sociologique , Paris : Presses Universitaires de France, 363-7
  • E. Ben-Rafael (2005) “Israël” L’Année Francophone Internationale 2005: 306-307
  • E. Ben-Rafael (2004) “Where stands Israel?” Ethnic and Racial Studies, 27/2: 310-316
  • E. Ben-Rafael (2003) “Israël: Les ressources linguistiques” L’Année Francophone Internationale 2004: 305-307
  • E. Ben-Rafael and Y. Sternberg (2003) “Divergent Commitments and Identity Crisis”, in Comparative Sociology, vol. 2/3, a special issue, Sociology and Ideology, 541-556
  • E. Ben-Rafael (2003) “Israël” L’Année Francophone Internationale 2003: 306-310
  • Ben-Rafael Eliezer and Jing, Tiankui (2002) “Terrorism Problems under the Globalization Background”, Sociological Research, vol.17/4, July (Chinese Academy of Social Sciences -Chinese): 117-121
  • Sabina Lisitsa, Yochanan Peres and Eliezer Ben-Rafael (2002) “Attitudes of old-timers toward immigrants from the FIS: A multicultural perspective”, Jews from the former Soviet Union in Israel and the Diaspora, 20-21: 187-204 (Heb)
  • E. Ben-Rafael (2002) “Modèles de Francophonie en Israel” Année Francophone Internationale, « Francophonie Plurielle », http://www.francophone.net/AFI/colloques; re-diffused in Desinfos.com, 14.10.08
  • E. Ben-Rafael (2002) “Ethnicity, Sociology of”, International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences, London: Elsevier, Vol. 7: 4838-42
  • E. Ben-Rafael (2001) “Basic Dilemmas of Utopias in a Comparative Perspective”, in Journal of Rural Cooperation, vol. 29/2: 193-204, Selected in 2010, for AgEcon Searchhttp://purl.umn.edu/60901
  • E. Ben-Rafael (2001) « Israël » L’Année Francophone Internationale 2001, 217-219
  • Ben-Rafael (1999) “Le multiculturalisme: une perspective analytique” Cahiers Internationaux de Sociologie CV, Volume: La différence culturelle en question: 281-300
  • E. Ben-Rafael (1999) “Crisis and Transformation: The Kibbutz at the Turn of the Century” Communal Societies, 17/1997: 75-102
  • E. Ben-Rafael (1999) “50e Anniversaire de l’Etat d’Israël” L’Année Francophone Internationale 1999, 307-311
  • E. Ben-Rafael, (1998) “Arab Citizenship in Israel”, Ethnic and Racial Studies, 21/3: 579-584,
  • E. Ben-Rafael, (1997) “Critical’ versus non-critical Sociology: An Evaluation” in Israel Studies vol 2/1,: 174-193
  • E. Ben-Rafael, (1997) “L’expérience israélienne en matière de service public”, Ecole Nationale d’Administration Colloque: Services publics comparés en Europe: Exception française, Exigence Européenne, Paris: 101-106
  • E. Ben-Rafael “A Sociological Paradigm of Bilingualism: English, French, Yiddish and Arabic in Israel” Israel Social Science Research, vol.9/1&2, 1994: 181-206,
  • also published in H. Herzog, E. Ben-Rafael (eds.) Language and Communication in Israel, New Brunswick and London: Transaction (2001): 175-206
  • E. Ben-Rafael, E. Olshtain “Introduction”, in E. Ben-Rafael, E. Olshtain (eds) Language and Society, A special double issue of Israel Social Science Research, vol.9/1&2, 1994: iii-x
  • E. Ben-Rafael “Integrating cooperation and conflict: A comment on Raymond Boudon’s paper”, International Studies in the Philosophy of Science, vol. 7/1, 1993: 29-31,
  • also published in Italian in Rivista di Studi Epistemologici e Sociali sulla Scienza e la Tecnologia/Journal of Epistemological and Social Studies on Science and Technology 3/1993
  • E. Ben-Rafael with S. Ben-Rafael, “The Perception of Europe in Israel” in Niznik, J. and Fells, J. (eds) Europe: Beyond Geography, International Journal of Sociology vol. 22 nos 1 & 2 [1992]
  • E. Ben-Rafael, H. Brosh, “A Sociological Study of Second Language Diffusion: The obstacles to Arabic Teaching in the Israeli School”

[lead article]

Language Problems and Language Planning, vol.15/1, Spring 1991, 1-24

  • see a Hebrew version: H.Brosh, E. Ben-Rafael “Linguistic policy versus social reality: Arabic in the Hebrew-speaking Israeli school” Studies in Education vol.59-60: 335-352 (1994)
  • E. Ben-Rafael, R. Herzlich, M. Freund, “Symbole d’identite ou capital symbolique: le parcours social du Francais en Israel” Revue Francaise de Sociologie, 1990/ 31-2: 315-329
  • E. Ben-Rafael, “The Changing Experience, Power and Prestige of Ethnic Groups in Israel: The Case of the Moroccans”, Studies in Contemporary Jewry, Oxford: Ch., Israel: State and Society 1948-1988. Oxford University Press, vol.5/1989: 39-58.
  • H. Ayalon, E. Ben-Rafael, S. Sharot “The Impact of Stratification: Assimilation or Ethnic Solidarity.” Research in Social Stratification and Mobility, 7/1988,, 305-326, May 1989).
  • H. Ayalon, E. Ben-Rafael, S. Sharot “Ethnicity, Class and Friendship: The Case of Israel”, International Sociology, 1989 4/3, 293-310.
  • E. Ben-Rafael with H. Shtayer ¢ E. Lewin, “Israel as a Multi-cleavage setting” Plural Societies, 19/1:1989: 21-40.
  • H. Ayalon, E. Ben-Rafael, S. Sharot, “Class and Class Consciousness in Israel”, International Journal of Comparative Sociology, 28/3-4: (9-12/1987) 158-172 1988
  • H. Ayalon, E. Ben-Rafael, S. Sharot, “Ethnicity and Politics: Some Neglected Aspects”, Megamot, 30/3, 1987: 332-348 (Hebrew).
  • See an English version in Israel Social Science Research, 4/2, 1986: 58-72.
  • E. Ben-Rafael, S. Weitman, “La Reconstitution de la Famille au Kibbutz”, Pardes, 4/1986: 15-34
  • E. Ben-Rafael, S. Sharot, “Ethnic Neighborhood and Congregations” Ethnic Groups, 7/1, 1987: 65-83.
  • H. Ayalon, E. Ben-Rafael, S. Sharet, “Costs and Benefits of Ethnic Identification”, British Journal of Sociology, 37/4, 12/1986: 550-568.
  • Ayalon, E. Ben-Rafael, S. Sharot, “Secularization and the Diminishing Decline of Religiosity”, The Review of Religious Research, 27/3, 1986: 192-207.
  • Ben-Rafael, “Ethnicity and Society in Israel”, Skira Hodshit, 36; ½, 1986: 56-69 (Hebrew).
  • See a new version in S. Stempler (ed.) People and State: Israeli Society, Tel-Aviv: Ministry of Defense, 1989 (Heb): 73-94.
  • Ben-Rafael, “Le Conflit de Guerrilla: Une Approche Sociologique” Sociologie du Travail, 28/4, 1986: 426-442.
  • Ben-Rafael, “Ethnicity: Theory and Myth”, Megamot, 24/2, 1985: 90-101 (Hebrew)
  • Ayalon, E. Ben-Rafael, S. Sharot, “Variations in Ethnic Identification among Israeli Jews”, Ethnic and Racial Studies, 813, July 1985: 389-407.
  • Ben-Rafael, S. Weitman, “Women and the Reemergence of the Family in the Kibbutz”, Megamot, 24/3, 1985 (Hebrew); also in: A. Paz-Yeshayahu and Y. Gorny (eds.) (2006) A Historical Achievement and its Evolution – The Kibbutz and Moshav Settlement Movements 1910-1990, Sdede Boqer : Ben-Gurion Research Institute, Ben-Gurion University Press: 617-634 (Heb)
  • Ben-Rafael, S. Weitman, “The Reconstitution of the Family in the Kibbutz”, European Journal of Sociology, lead article, 25/1, 1984, 1-27.
  • Ben-Rafael, “Dynamics of Social Stratification in Kibbutzim”, International Journal of Comparative Sociology, Vol. XXI, Nos. 1-2, March/June 1980.
  • Ben-Rafael, “Realite Ethnique et Conflit Social: le Cas Israelien” Cahiers Internationaux de Sociologie, June 1980, Presses Universitaires de France, Vol. 68, pp. 127-148
  • Ben-Rafael, “La Tradition Juive de l’Etude: Israel et Diaspora”, Connaissance d’Israel, 3/1978, pp. 5-28
  • Ben-Rafael, “L’Etudiant Israelien”, Connaissance d’Israel, No. 1, 6/1977.
  • Ben-Rafael, A. Tagliacozzo, V. Kraus, “Indagine Sociologica Sui Giovani Che Lasciane Il Kibbutz”, Revista di Sociologica, No. 30, 9-12/1976, pp. 5-28
  • Ben-Rafael, A. Tagliacozzo, V. Kraus, “L’Abandon du Kibboutz par les Jeunes”, Sociologia Ruralis, Vol. 25/3, 1975, pp. 131-141.
  • Ben-Rafael, “Problemes Sociaux d’une Societe Collective: le Kibboutz”, Archives Internationales de Sociologie de la Cooperation, No. 34, 1974, pp. 174-180.
  • Ben-Rafael, “The Guerilla’s Self-Image”, Social Research Review, No. 7/8; 9/1974, pp. 25-38 (Hebrew).
  • Ben-Rafael, “The Utopia and its Conflicts”, in Megamot, Vol. 20/3; 7/1974 (Hebrew).
  • Ben-Rafael, A. Livneh, A. Wolfensohn, “Democracy in the Kibbutz”, Social Research Review, No. 3, 5/1973, pp. 41-52 (Hebrew).

Chapters in books

  1. Ben-Rafael Miriam and Ben-Rafael Eliezer (2018) “Jewish French in Israel” in Hary Benjamin and Benor Sarah (editors) Languages in Jewish Communities, Past and Present Berlin: De Gruyter Mouton, 544-568
  2. Eliezer Ben-Rafael / Miriam Ben-Rafael (2018) “Francophonies and Linguistic Landscapes: The case of Israel. A Multifaceted Analysis”. Mónica Castillo Lluch, Rolf Kailuweit & Claus D. Pusch (eds.): Linguistic Landscape Studies. The French Connection. Freiburg im Breisgau: Rombach (Freiburger Romanistische Arbeiten): 15-33
  • Eliezer Ben-Rafael and Miriam Ben-Rafael (Forthcoming) “Jewish French in Israel” in Hary, Benjamin and Sarah Bunin Benor, eds.. Languages in Jewish Communities, Past and Present. Berlin: De Gruyter Mouton
  • Eliezer Ben-Rafael and Sigal Ben-Rafael Galanti (2016) “Concrete fences and fluid borders”, in Alberto Gasparini (ed.) The Walls between Conflict and Peace, Leiden and London: Brill, 217-237
  • Eliezer Ben-Rafael (2016) “New Jews in Europe” in Tudor Parfitt and Netanel Fisher (eds.) Becoming Jewish: New Jews and Emerging Jewish Communities in a Globalized World, Cambridge (UK): Cambridge Scholars Publishing. 120-137
  • Eliezer Ben-Rafael, Schoeps J., Sternberg Y., Glöckner O. (2016) “Introduction” in Handbook of Israel: Major Debates (Two volumes), Berlin: De Gruyter: vol.1: 1-18
  • Eliezer Ben-Rafael (2016) “Russian-speaking Jews in Germany”, in Zvi Gitelman (ed.) The New Jewish Diaspora. Russian-speaking immigrants in the United States, Israel and Germany. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press:173-185
  • Ben-Rafael, E. and Sternberg, Y. (2016) “With and beyond S. N. Eisenstadt: Transglobality”, in Preyer, G. and Sussman M. Varieties of Multiple Modernities Leiden, Boston: Brill: 33-47
  • Eliezer Ben-Rafael and Miriam Ben-Rafael (2016) “Berlin’s Linguistic Landscapes: Two Faces of Globalization”, Robert Blackwood, Elizabeth Lanza, Hirut Woldemariam (eds.) Negotiating and contestingidentitiesin linguistic-landscapes London Oxford: 2016: 197-212
  • Eliezer Ben-Rafael (2015) ‘Les Juifs algériens en Israël’, in Joëlle Allouche-Benayoun, Geneviève Dermenjian, dir.(2015) Les Juifs d’Algérie: Une histoire de ruptures. Marseilles-Aix en Provence: Presses Universitaires de Provence

11.    Eliezer Ben-Rafael (2015) “Les Juifs de Belgique face à l’antisémitisme”, in Thomas Gergely (éd.) Antisémitismes en Belgique et en Europe, Bruxelles: Didier Devillez Éditeur, Institut d’Études du Judaïsme, 13-28

  1. Ben-Rafael, E. (2015) “Judéités proches et lointaines: Un people?’’ in Ch. Bordes-Benayoun (ed.) Socio-anthropologie des Judaïsmes, Paris: Editions Honoré Champion: 33-48
  2. Ben-Rafael, E. (2014) “Dal pluralism al multiculturalismo: Una traiettorria problematica” in Claudia Damari e Dan Soen (eds.) Costruire la societa: Israele tra passato e futuro, Pisa: Pisa University Press: 95-118
  3. Ben-Rafael, E. (2014) “Israel-Diaspora Relations: “Trasmission Driving-belts” of transnationalism” in Ben-Rafael, E., Bokser Liwerant, J. and Gorny, Y. (eds.) Reconsidering Israel-Diaspora relations, Boston and Leiden: Bril, 447-460; also published in: Eliezer Ben-Rafael E., Schoeps J., Sternberg Y., Glöckner O. (eds.) (2016) Handbook of Israel: Major Debates (Two volumes), Berlin: De Gruyter: vol.2: 1102-1115
  4. Ben-Rafael, E., Bokser Liwerant, J. and Gorny, Y. (2014) “Introduction” in Ben-Rafael, E., Bokser Liwerant, J. and Gorny, Y. (eds.) (2014) Reconsidering Israel-Diaspora relations, Boston and Leiden: Bril, 1-22,
  5. Ben-Rafael, E., Bokser Liwerant, J. and Gorny, Y. (2014) “Epilogue: One – After All….for the time being” in Ben-Rafael, E., Bokser Liwerant, J. and Gorny, Y. (eds.) (2014) Reconsidering Israel-Diaspora relations, Boston and Leiden: Bril; 461-464
  6. E. Ben-Rafael (2014) “Enfants cachés: Une marginalité assumée”, inN. Zajde (Dir) Qui sont les enfants cachés? Penser ave les grands témoins, Paris: Odile Jacob: 89-102
  7. E. Ben-Rafael (2013) “Organisation und soziale Wertvorstellungen im Umbruch: Der Fqll des Kibbuz” in Karin Wilhelm, Kerstin Gust (Hg) Neue Städte für Einen Neuen Staat , Bielefeld : Urban Studies , 2013 : 306-320
  8. E. Ben-Rafael (2013) “Muslim-Jewish Relations in Israel”  in A.W. Meddeb and B. Stora (eds.) A History of Jewish-Muslim Relations: From the Origins to the Present Day Princeton and Oxford: Princeton University Press: 445-451 A.W. Meddeb and B. Stora (eds.) A History of Jewish-Muslim Relations: From the Origins to the Present Day

Translated: E. Ben-Rafael (2013)  “Relations entre Juifs et Musulmans en Israël”, in A.W. Meddeb and B. Stora (eds.) Histoire des Relations entre Juifs et Musulmanes des Origines à nos Jours, Paris: Albin Michel

  • E. Ben-Rafael (2013) “Jewish ethnicities in Israel”, in Dieckoff A. (ed.) Routledge Handbook of Modern Israel, London and NY: Routledge: 96-105 (early version in Dieckoff  (éd.)(2008) L’Etat d’Israël, Paris:Fayard,161-74
  • E. Ben-Rafael (2013) “Kibbutz: Survival at Risk”, in E. Ben-Rafael, Oved Y and Topel M. (eds.) The Communal Idea in the 21st Century, Leiden, Boston: Bril, 281-300
  • E. Ben-Rafael, Oved Y and Topel M. (2013) “Introduction: A Difficult Question” in E. Ben-Rafael, Oved Y and Topel M. (eds.) ibidem, 1-20
  • M. Ben-Rafael and E. Ben-Rafael (2012) “Plurilingualism in Francophone Comics”, in Bramlett F. (ed.) Linguistics and the Study of Comics, London and NY: Palgrave Macmillan142-162
  • E. Ben-Rafael (2012) “Transnational diaspora: A new era or a new myth?” in Peter G. and Krausse R.-M. (hrsg.) Selbstbeobachtung de modernen Gesellschapt und die neuen Grenzen des Sozialen, Frankfurt Am Main: Springer: 157-184
  • E. Eliezer Ben-Rafael and M. Ben-Rafael (2012) “Le paysage linguistique belge: Un chaos intelligible” in Helot Ch., Barni M., Janssens R. and Bagna Carla (eds.) Linguistic landscapes, multilingualism and social change, Frankfurt-Am-Main: Peter Lang, 69-86
  • E. Ben-Rafael (2012) “Still One Family? Modern Jewishness in a Global and Comparative Perspective” in I.A. Diekmann u.a. (Hrsg.) “… und handle mit Vernunft” Beiträge zur europäish-jüdischen Beziehungsgeschichte, Hidesheim, Zurich, NY: Gerg Olms Verlag: 450-467
  • E. Ben-Rafael (2011) “Los Judios eurpeos en la engrucijada” Avni H. et al. (eds.) Pertenencia y alteridad – Judios en/de America Latina: cuarenta anos de combios, Madrid: Iberoamericana – Vrevuert – Bonilla Artigas Editores, 185-200
  • E. Ben-Rafael (2011) “The Shoa in the collective identity and the political culture in Israel”, in Freilich, M. (ed.) And the Bush Was not Consumed – Holocaust Survivors in the State of Israel, Herzlyah: The Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, 45-61 (Hebrew)
  • E. Ben-Rafael and M. Topel (2011) “Redefining the kibbutz” Palgi, M. and Reinharz, Sh. (eds) One Hundred Years of Kibbutz Life: A Century of Crises and Reinvention, New Brunswick: Transaction, 249-258
  • E. Ben-Rafael (2011) “Preface” to Jonas Zianga From the Promised Land: Modern Discourse on African Jewry, Beer Sheva: University of Ben-Gurion Press: 11-16
  • E. Ben-Rafael (2011) ‘Los Judios europeos en la encrucijada’ en H. Avni, J. Bokser Liwerant, S. Dellapergola, M. Bejarano and L. Senkman (coordinadores) Pertenencia y alteridad: Judios en/de America Latina: cuarenta anos de cambios, Madrid: Iberoamrican – Vervuert- Bonilla Artigas Editores: 185-200 (Spanish)
  • J. Liwerant Bokser and E. Ben-Rafael (2011) ‘Klal Yisrael Today: Unity and Diversity. Reflections on Europe and Latin America in a Globalized World’ in Schoeps, J.H. and Glöckner O. (eds) A Road to Nowhere? Jewish Experiences in Unifying Europe, Boston and Leiden: Brill, 299-334
  • E. Ben-Rafael (2010) “Introduction: A Dialectic Relation” in Ben-rafael, E. and Sternberg, Y. (eds.) World Religions and Multiculturalism A Dialectic Relation, Leiden and Boston: Brill: 1-20
  • E. Ben-Rafael (2010) “One People? Contemporary Jewish Identities” in ibid. 279-314
  • E. Ben-Rafael and M. Ben-Rafael (2010) “Diaspora and Returning diaspora: French-Hebrew and Vice-versa”, in Shohamy,E. Ben-Rafael, E. and Barni, M. (eds.) (2010)Linguistic Landscape in the City, Clevedon UK: Multilingual Matters: 326-343
  • E. Ben-Rafael, E. Shohamy and M. Barni (2010) “Introduction” in Shohamy,E. Ben-Rafael, E. and Barni, M. (eds.) (2010)Linguistic Landscape in the City, Clevedon UK: Multilingual Matters: xi-xxvii
  • E. Ben-Rafael (2010) “Collective identities and transnationalism”, in Gad Yair and Orit Gazit (eds.) Collective Identities, States and Globalization, Jerusalem: Magnes, 117-141
  • E. Ben-Rafael (2010) “Juifs et Judaïsme entre ‘théologie de la substitution’ et ‘théologie de la falsification’ : Aspects sociologiques contemporains de problématiques lointaines“, Thomas Gergely, éd., Judaïsme, Christiansime, Islam : Le judaïsme entre ‘théologie de la substitution’ et ‘théologie de la falsification’, Bruxelles. Didier Devillez Editeur – Institut d’Etudes du Judaïsme, 13-28
  • E. Ben-Rafael and Menahem Topel (2010) “Kibbutz: different and changing – Renewal since the 1980s” A. Halamish and T. Tsameret (eds.) The Kibbutz: The First One Hundred Years, Jerusalem: Yad Ytshak Ben-Zvi, 329-344 (Hebrew)
  • E. Ben-Rafael (2009) ’Democracy, Globalization and Multiculturalism’ in Mohamed Cherkaoui& Peter Hamilton, eds., Raymond Boudon: A Life in Sociology. A Festscrhift in Honor to Raymond Boudon, Vol.3: 205-218, Oxford: The Bardwell Press
  • E. Ben-Rafael (2009) “Contemporary Jewish identities: Conceptualization and significance”, in N. Tsabar-Ben Yehoshua et. (eds.) Jewish Peoplehood, Tel-Aviv: Beit Hatefutsot: 88-111 (Heb)
  • E. Ben-Rafael and Y. Sternberg (2009) “Introduction: Defining Transnationalism”, in E. Ben-Rafael and Y. Sternberg (eds.) Transnationalism: Diasporas and the Advent of a new (dis)order, Leiden and Boston: Brill: 1-28
  • Miriam Ben-Rafael and E. Ben-Ben-Rafael (2009) “The Linguistic Landscape of Transnationalism: The Divided Heart of Europe” in ibidem: 399-416
  • E. Ben-Rafael (2009) “Multiple Transnationalism: Muslims, Africans, Chinese and Hispanics”, ibidem: 639-686
  • E. Ben-Rafael and Y. Sternberg (2009) “Epilogue: Chaos and Gestalt”, in ibidem: 687-692
  • E. Ben-Rafael (2008) “A sociological approach to the study of linguistic landscapes”, in Elana Shoamy and Durk Gorter (eds.) Linguistic Landscape: Expanding the Scenery, NY and London: Routledge, 40-54
  • E. Ben-Rafael (2008) “Still One? Cleavages in Israeli Society” in Michael Chlenov and Artem Fedorchuk (eds.) Jewish Ethnicity and Nationalism: Past and Presnt, Moscow: Memories: 147-200 (Russian)
  • E. Ben-Rafael (2008) “Contemporary threats to Klal Yisrael” in J. Bokser Liwerant, E. Ben-Rafael, Y. Gorny and R. Rein (eds.) Identities in an Era of Globalization and Multiculturalism: Latin America in the Jewish World, Leiden-Boston: 35-46
  • J. Bokser Liwerant, E. Ben-Rafael, Y. Gorny and R. Rein (2008) “Introduction” in ibidem: 1-24
  • E. Ben-Rafael (2008) “Les ethnicités juives” in Alain Dieckoff (éd.) L’Etat d’Israël (Grand Prix du Livre 2008, Political Sciences), Paris:Fayard,161-74
  • E. Ben-Rafael (2007) “Identity and Language in Transnational Diasporas: New Horizons for Hebrew”, in N. Nevo and E. Olshtain (eds.) The Hebrew Language in the Era of Globalization, Jerusalem: Magnes, t’v-k’h (Hebrew)
  • E. Ben-Rafael and Y. Sternberg (2007) “A landscape of elites” In E. Ben-Rafael and Y. Sternberg (eds.) (2007) New Elites in Israel, Jerusalem: Bialik Institute, 3-15
  • E. Ben-Rafael and Y. Sternberg (2007) “A complex landscape” In E. Ben-Rafael and Y. Sternberg (eds.) ibidem 431-434
  • E. Ben-Rafael (2006) “Globalization from a sociological point of view”, in J. Tiankui, Masamichi Sasaki and L. Peilin (eds.) Social Change in the Age of Globalization, Leiden and Boston: Brill: 47-60
  • E. Ben-Rafael and N. Leon (2006) “Ethnicity, Religiosity and Politics: The Question of the Sources of ultra-Orthodoxy among Mizrahim”, in U. Cohen, E. Ben-Rafael, A. Bareli , E. Yaar (eds.) (2006) Israel and Modernity – For Moshe Lissak, Sde Boker: Merkaz le-moreshet ben-gurion, TAU, HUJ (Heb.): 285-312
  • E. Ben-Rafael, E. Shoami, M. Amara and N. Hecht (2006) “The symbolic construction of the public space: the case of Israel” in Durk Gorter (ed.) Linguistic Landscape: A New Approach to Multilingualism, Clevedon: Multilingual Matters, 2006: 7-30 Also in International Journal of Multilingualism, 3/1: 7-28
  • E. Ben-Rafael (2006) “Contemporary Dilemmas of Identity: Israel and the Diaspora” in E. Ben-Rafael, Thomas Gergely and Y. Gorny (eds.) (2006) Jewry between Tradition and Secularism: Europe and Israel Compared, Boston and Leiden: Brill: 279-288
  • E. Ben-Rafael, Thomas Gergely and Y. Gorny (2006) “European Jewry and Klal Yisrael”, in ibidem: 1-12
  • E. Ben-Rafael (2005) “From Religion to Nationalism: The transformation of the Jewish identity”, in E. Ben-Rafael and Y. Sternberg (eds.) Comparing Modernities: Pluralism versus Homogeneity, Leydon and Boston: Brill: 365-394
  • E. Ben-Rafael (2005) “Preface”, Menahem Topel, The New Managers, Sde Boker: The Ben-Gurion Institute and the Ben-Gurion University Press: 1-6
  • E. Ben-Rafael and Y. Sternberg (2005) “Introduction: Civilization, pluralism and uniformity” in E. Ben-Rafael and Y. Sternberg (eds.) Comparing Modernities: Pluralism versus Homogeneity, Leydon and Boston: Brill: 1-30
  • E. Ben-Rafael and M. Topel (2004) “The Kibbutz’ Transformation: Who leads it and where?” in U.Rebhun and Ch.I. Waxman (eds.) Jews in Israel: Contemporary Social and Cultural Patterns, Hanover and London: University Press of New England
  • E. Ben-Rafael and Y. Sternberg (2003) “Divergent Commitments and Identity Crisis”, in Sociology and Ideology, edited by E. Ben-Rafael, Leiden-Boston: International Studies in Sociology and Social Anthropology, Brill: 119-134
  • E. Ben-Rafaël (2003) “The De-Civilizing Process”, in Skapska, G. and Orla-Bukowska, A. (eds.) The Moral Fabric in Contemporary Societies, Leiden-Boston: Brill, 283-290
  • E. Ben-Rafaël (2003) “Modèles de francophonie en Israël: Identité, Symbole de statut et capital linguistique” Bisanswa, J. K. et Tétu, M. (éditeurs) Francophonie au Pluriel, Québec: Voix de la Francophonie – Université Laval: 249-253
  • Ben-Rafael, Eliezer (2003) “Les langues en Israël” in Bistolfi, Robert (ed.) Les Langues de la Méditerranée coll. Les Cahiers de Confluences, Paris: L’Harmattan: 115-130
  • E. Ben-Rafael (2003) “A linguistic drama: The case of Yiddish”, in Mohammad Amara (ed.) Language and Identity in Israel, Ramallah: Al-Ayam Institute, The Palestinian Forum for Israeli Studies – Madar (Arabic)
  • E. Ben-Rafael (2003) “Israeli-Jewish Identities”, in E. Ben-Rafael, Yosef Gorny and Yacov Ro’I (eds.) Contemporary Jewries: Convergence and Divergence, Leiden and Boston: Brill Academic Press (in print): 93-117
  • E. Ben-Rafael (2003) “The Space and Dilemmas of Contemporary Jewish Identities”, in E. Ben-Rafael, Yosef Gorny and Yacov Ro’I (eds.) Contemporary Jewries: Convergence and Divergence, Leiden and Boston: Brill Academic Press (in print): 343-359
  • E. Ben-Rafael (2002) “Multiculturalism and multilingualism in Israel”, in Shlomo Izreel (ed.) Speaking Hebrew: Studies in the Spoken Language and in Linguistic Variation in Israel, Te’uda XVIII, Tel-Aviv: Tel-Aviv University, 67-84 (Hebrew); also in Benjamin H. Hary (ed.) (2003) Corpus Linguistics and Modern Hebrew, Tel-Aviv: Tel-Aviv University/ The Chaim Rosenberg School of Jewish Studies: 39-60
  • E. Ben-Rafael and Y. Sternberg (2002), “Analyzing our time: A sociological problématique”, in E. Ben-Rafael with Y. Sternberg (eds.) Identity, Culture and Globalization, Leiden and Boston: Brill, 3-20
  • E. Ben-Rafael (2002) “The transformation of Diasporas: The linguistic dimension”, in E. Ben-Rafael with Y. Sternberg (eds.) Identity, Culture and Globalization, Leiden and Boston: Brill, 337-352
  • E. Ben-Rafael “Collective Identities in Contemporary Israeli Society”, transl. By Nina Kheimets and Anna Reznitsky, in A.D. Epstein and A.V. Fedorchenko (eds.) Contemporary Israel: Politics and Society, Moscow: Bibliotheca Judaica, 15-47 (Russian)
  • E. Ben-Rafael (2002) « Le français au-delà de la francophonie », in David Mendelson (éditeur) La culture francophone en Israël, vol. 1, Paris : L’Harmattan : 43-66
  • E. Ben-Rafael (2001) “Collective identity in Israel”, in H. Herzog (ed.) Reflection of a Society, In Memory of Yonathan Shapiro, Tel-Aviv: Ramot: 489-514 (Heb)
  • H. Herzog, E. Ben-Rafael (2001) ”The study of language and communication in Israeli social sciences”, in H. Herzog, E. Ben-Rafael (eds.) Language and Communication in Israel, New Brunswick and London: Transaction, 3-30
  • E.Ben-Rafael (1999) “The kibbutz beyond utopia” in Folling, Werner, and Folling-Albers Maria (eds.) The Transformation of Collective Education in the Kibbutz, Frankfurt: Peter Lang, 31-50
  • E.Ben-Rafael (1999) “Société moderne et division culturelle”, in Amossy et Michel Delon (eds.) Critique et Légitimité du Préjudice – XVIIIe-XXe, Bruxelles : Editions de l’Univeristé de Bruxelles, 129-138
  • E.Ben-Rafael (1998) “Quasi-Sectarian Religiosity, Cultural Ethnicity and National Identity: Convergence and Divergence among Hahamey Yisrael” In Krausz, E. and Tulea, G. (eds.) Jewish Survival: The Identity Problem at the Close of the Twentieth Century, New Brunswick and London: Transaction, 33-64
  • E.Ben-Rafael (1998) “The Israeli experience in multiculturalism” in Baubock, R. and Rundell, J. (eds.) Blurred Boundaries: Migration, Ethnicity, Citizenship, Aldershopt (UK), Brookfield (US), Vienna: Ashgate and the European Centre Vienna): 111-142
  • E.Ben-Rafael (1998) “Multiculturalism and social transformation: The Israeli case”, in Keyder, C. (ed.) Tradition in Modernity: Southern Europe in Question, International Association of Sociology: UQAM, Montreal (Pre-Congress Volume: 14th World Congress of Sociology)
  • E.Ben-Rafael (1998) “The Crisis of the 80s and 90s”, in Avrahami, E. (ed) The Kibbutz Lexicon, Ramat-Gan: Yad Tabenkin, 196-200 (Heb)
  • E. Ben-Rafael, E. Olshtain, I. Geijst (1996) “Identity and Language: The Social Insertion of Soviet Jews in Israel”, in Noah Lewin-Epstein, Yacov Ro’i and Paul Ritterband (eds) Russian Jews on Three Continents – Emigration and Resettlement, London: Frank Cass: 364-388,
  • –also in Elazar Leshem and Judith T. Shuval (eds) (1998) Immigration to Israel: Sociological Perspectives, Studies of Israeli Society, Vol. VIII, New Brunswick (USA) Transaction: 333-356
  • –also, in Hebrew E. Leshem and M. Lissak (eds.) (2001) From Russia to Israel: Identity and Culture in Transition, Tel-Aviv: Kibbutz Hameuchad: 77-123
  • E. Ben-Rafael (1996) “Multiculturalism in Sociological Perspective” in Baubock, R., Heller, A. and Zolberg A. (eds) The Challenge of Diversity – Integration and Pluralism in Societies of Immigration, Aldershot, England: Gower/Avebury and European Centre Vienna: 133-154
  • E. Ben-Rafael (1996) “A paradigm of Jewish identities” Y.Kashti, F. Eros, D. Schers, D. Zisenwine (eds) A Quest for Identity: Post War Jewish Biographies, Tel-Aviv: Tel-Aviv University, School of Education, Studies in Jewish Culture, Identity and Community, : 187-203
  • E. Ben-Rafael and H. Brosh (1995), “Jews and Arabs in Israel: The cultural convergence of divergent identities” Ron Nettler (ed) Medieval and Modern Perspectives on Muslim-Jewish Relations, London: Harwood Academic Publishers, : 18-34
  • Also published in H. Herzog, E. Ben-Rafael (eds.) Language and Communication in Israel, New Brunswick and London: Transaction (2001): 289-312
  • E. Ben-Rafael (1995) “The kibbutz in the 1950s: A Transformation of Identity” in Ilan Troen and Noah Lucas (eds) Israel: The First Decade of Independence, NY: SUNY Press, 265-278
  • H. Ayalon, E. Ben-Rafael, S. Sharot (1995) “Secularization and the Diminishing Decline of Religion”, in S. Deshen, C. Liebman, M. Shokeid (eds) Israeli Judaism, New Brunswick, London: Transaction Publishers, pp.239-254 – originally published in Review of Religious Research 27 (1986): 193-207
  • E. Ben-Rafael (1993) “Francais et Francophonie en Israel”, in Fr. Massart-Pierard (ed.) La Langue: Vecteur d’Organisation Internationale, Louvain-La-Neuve: Editions d’Acadie/Academia,pp.76-95
  • E. Ben-Rafael (1992) “A zsido identitasformak egy paradigmaja” (A paradigm of Jewish identities) in Maria M. Kovacs, Ytzhak Kashti, Ferenc Eros (eds) Zsidosag Identitas Tortenelem (Problems of Jewish Identity) Budapest: T-Twins, 183-194
  • E. Ben-Rafael (1989) “Israel: Science, Universite Societe”, in D. Bensimon (ed.), Judaisme, Sciences et Techniques, Paris: Publications Langues d’O – I.N.A.L.C.O. – C.N.R.S., pp. 215-238.
  • H. Ayalon, E. Ben-Rafael, S. Sharot (1991) “Religious, Ethnic and Class Divisions in Israel: Convergent or Crosscutting: in Z. Sobol, B. Beit-Hallahami (eds.) Tradition, Innovation, Conflict: Judaism in Contemporary Israel, Albany, N.Y.: SUNY Press: 279-304
  • E. Ben-Rafael (1990) “Mobilite Sociale des Marocains et Yemenites en Israel” in J.P. Lasry, C. Tapia (eds.) Les Juifs du Maghreb: Diasporas Contemporaines, Montreal, Paris: Les Presses de l’Universite de Montreal, L’Harmaltan, 357-378.
  • E. Ben-Rafael (1989) “Acculturation and Assimilation in a Comparative Perspective”, Yosef Kaplan, Menahem Stern (eds.) Acculturation and Assimilation: Continuity and Change in the Cultures of Israel and the Nations, Jerusalem: The Zalman Shazar Center, (lead article): 7-28 (Heb.).
  • E. Ben-Rafael (1987) “Background, Nature and Impacts of Usurpation – Social Conflicts in Kibbutzim”, Y. Gorni, Y. Oved and I. Paz, (eds.) Kibbutz and Communes, Past and Future, Tel Aviv, New Brunswick: Transaction,: 472-486.
  • E. Yaar, E. Ben-Rafael, “The Changing Position of the Kibbutz in the Israeli Society,” Ibidem, 447-453.
  • E. Ben-Rafael, A. Grossbart-Schechtman (1988) “Female Work and Leadership in the Kibbutz”, L. Shamgar-Handelman, Russella Palombea (eds.) Alternative Patterns of Family in Modern Society, Rome: Collana Monographie: 469-482.
  • E. Ben-Rafael (1985) “Social Mobility and Ethnic Awareness” in A. Weingrod (ed.) After the Ingathering, Studies in Israeli Ethnicity,N.Y.: Gordon & Breach, 30 p.
  • –also published in Lissak, M. (ed.), Stratification in Israeli Society: Ethnic, National and Class Cleavages, vol. 1. Tel Aviv: The Open University of Israel Press, 1989, 287-309 (English).
  • E. Ben-Rafael (1983) “Dynamics of Social Stratification in Kibbutzim” in E. Kraucz (ed.) Sociology of the Kibbutz: Studies in Israeli Society N.Y.: Transaction Books: 195-208 (see also in International Journal of Comparative Sociology).
  • E. Ben-Rafael (1982) “Sociological Aspects of the Conflict over the Territories”, The Palestinian Issue: Selected Aspects, Tel Aviv: Tel-Aviv University Press, pp. 47-75, (Heb)
  • E. Ben-Rafael (1981) “Ethnic Pluralism in Israel”, in Hebrew University, Jerusalem, The Levy Eshkol Institute, A Study Day 1974, Jerusalem: Magnes Press, pp. 22-48 (Hebrew).
  • E. Ben-Rafael (1979) “Immigration and Ethnicity in American Society – Commentary and Discussion”, in S. Slonim (ed.), The American Experience in Historical Perspective, Israel: Turtledove Publishing, pp. 157-160.
  • E. Ben-Rafael (1978) “Entrepreneurs in a Collective Community – the Kibbutz Regional Industrialists”, in M. Konopnicki & G. Vandewalle (eds.) Cooperation as an Instrument for Rural Development, Leicester and London: University of Ghent and the International Cooperative Alliance, pp. 76-83.
  • E. Ben-Rafael (1976) “The Stratification System of the Kibbutz”, in Y.H. Landau et al. (eds.), Rural Communities, N.Y.: Praeger, pp.133-147.
  • E. Ben-Rafael (1976) “Conflits Sociaux Sans Antagonismes Economiques”, in P. Rambaud (ed.), Sociologie Rurale: Recueil de Textes, La Haye: Mouton, pp. 136-139.
  • E. Ben-Rafael (1974) “Problemes Sociaux d’une Societe Collective: le Kibboutz”, in H. Desroches et al. (eds.), Societes Villageoises, Auto-Developpement et Cooperation, La Haye: Mouton, pp174-180 ; also in Archivesde la Cooperation Rurale.

Book Reviews

  1. Abramitzky, The Mystery of the Kibbutz, Princeton and Oxford: Princeton University Press, Israel Studies Review 10: August 2918, pp.168-171
  2. Stephen Sharot, Comparative Perspectives on Judaisms and Jewish Identities. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 2011. xi + 317 pp., Studies in Contemporary Jewry, 28, 2015: 285-7
  3. Lucy Sargisson, Fool’s God? Utopianism in the Twenty-First Century, in Communal Societies Journal Vol. 33/2, 2013: 201-204
  4. Henry Near: Where Community Happens: The Kibbutz and the Philosophy of Communalism. Bern: Peter Lang, 2011. 238 pp, in Studies in Contemporary Jewry 27, 2014: 361-362
  5. Barak Kalir, Latino Migrants in the Jewish State: Undocumented Lives in Israel, in Ethnic and Racial Studies, Vol.35 No.1 January 2012: 159-160
  6. André Gerrits, Myth of Jewish communism (2009) in International Sociology, Reviews vol. 26/2, March 2011
  7. Moshe Lissak, Studies in the social history of Israel, in Society and Welfare, March 2011, vol. 31/1: 131-135 (Heb)
  8. Amal Jamal, The Arab public sphere in Israel: Media space andcultural resistance, 2009, inEthnic and Racial Studies Vol. 33 No. 9 October 2010 pp. 1674-1675
  9. M. Avrum Ehrlich, ed. “The Jewish-Chinese Nexus: A Meeting of Civilizations”, in International Sociology, Review of Books, 25/2, March 2010: 305-307
  10. Aziza Khazzoom: “Shifting ethnic boundaries and inequality in Israel: Or, how the Polish peddler became a German intellectual”,Ethnic and Racial Studies Vol. 32 No. 5 June 2009 pp. 911-912
  11. Daniel Bartal: To live with the conflict: A psycho-social analysis of the Jewish society of Israel, in Israeli Sociology, Vol. 10/1: 216-218 (Heb)
  12. Yoram S. Carmeli and Kalman Applbaum (eds.), Consumerism and Market Society in Israel. Oxford: Berg, 2004. 208 pp. Studies in Contemporary Jewry Xxii 2007: 328-330
  13. Erik D. Weitz. “A century of Genocide – Utopians of Race and Nation”, in Utopian Studies, vol. 17, no. 3, 2006 (May 2007) 533-537
  14. D. Lefkowitz “Words and Stones” and J. Myhill “Language in Jewish Society” Journal of Multinlingual and Multicultural Development, 2006, 27/5: 430-432
  15. Peter Backhaus, (2006) “Approaches to the linguistic landscape: General overview and case study”, Bristol, UK: Multilingual Matters  
  16. Majid el-Hadj “Immigration and Ethnic formation in a Deeply Divided Society: The Case of the 1990s Immigrants from the Former Soviet Union in Israel” Shofar 2005, Vol. 24, No. 1: 194-196
  17. Yasir Suleiman, “A War of Words: Language and Conflict in the Middle East”, The International History Review, 2006: 28/1: 206-7
  18. Adriana Kemp, David Newman, Uri Ram and Oren Yiftachel (eds.) “Israelis in Conflict”Ethnic and Racial Studies– 29/1 January 2006: 201-201
  19. Eli Avrahami, “Khaser li tsokhokam shel ha-yeladim”, Israeli Sociology, 2003 (5/2): 475-6
  20. Yuval Dror, “The History of Kibbutz Education”, Shofar 2003: 21/4: 126-8
  21. Ron Kuzar, “Hebrew and Zionism”, Israel Studies 2002, 7/2: 157-159
  22. Amya Lieblich, “Gilgulo shel makom”, in Megamot, MA/3, 12.2001, pp.473-475
  23. Bernard Spolsky and Elana Shoami, “The Languages of Israel: Policy, Ideology and Practice”, Clevedon: Multilingual Matters, 1999, in Language in Society 30/3.9.2001: 493-497
  24. Steven M. Cohen and Gabriel Horenczyk, “National variation in Jewish identity: Implications for Jewish education”, Ethnic and Racial Studies, vol.24, No.3, 2001
  25. Henry Near, “The kibbutz movement: A history, vol.2, Crisis and achievement 1939-1995”, London: Lithman Library, in Studies in Contemporary Jewry, vol.16, 2000: 387-389
  26. 22.Eli Rekhess (ed.) “Arabs in Israeli Politics: Identity Dilemmas”, in Sotsiologia Israelit, 1999: 2/1: 369-371 (Heb)
  27. Idith Zertal, From Catastrophe to power: Holocaust survivors and the emergence of Israel, in Ethnic and Racial Relations, 1999-11: 1073-4
  28. Ada Rappoport-Albert, ed., “Hasidism Reapprised”, in Utopian Studies, 1999–10: 262-265
  29. Henri Near: “The Kibbutz Movement: A History, vol2,” Studies in Contemporary Jewry, 16, 1999
  30. Naama Tsabar-Yehoshua “Kibbutz LA”, Israeli Sociology, 1, 1999: 198-202
  31. Alan Mittleman, “The Politics of Torah: The Jewish Political Tradition and the Founding of Agudat Israel”, Contemporary Jewry vol 18, 1997 (202-204)
  32. Yonathan Shapiro, “‘A society prisoner of politicians’ and under the attack of a new radicalism”, Mifneh, vol. 16, 1997: 54-60 (Heb)
  33. Jonathan Webber (ed) Jewish Identities in the New EuropeStudies in Contemporary Jewry vol. 12, 1996: 337-339
  34. Michael Keren Professionals against Populism: The Peres Government and Democracy, Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 1995 &Raymond Russell Utopia in Zion: The Israeli Experience with Worker Cooperatives Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 1995 in Contemporary Jewry vol 17, 1996: 172-4
  35. Dorit Diskin Ravid, Language Change in Child and Adult Hebrew: A Psycholinguistic Analysis, Anthropological Linguistics, 38/2, 1996: 397-399
  36. Izhak Schnell, Perceptions of Israeli Arabs: Territoriality and Identity, Ethnic and Racial Studies, 19/2, 1996: 237, 238
  37. Uri Ram The Changing Agenda of the Israeli Sociology by , Contemporary Jewry vol 16, 1995: 162-163
  38. U.O. Schmelz, S. Dellapergola, U. Avner Ethnic Differences Among Israeli Jews: A New Look; Studies in Contemporary Jewry vol 11(1995): 422-24
  39. Glyn Williams Sociolinguistics: A Sociological CritiqueLanguage, Culture and Curriculum, vol 7/1 (1994): 93-96
  40. Aron Rodrigue French Jews, Turkish Jews – The Alliance Israelite Universelle and the Politics of Jewish Schooling in Turkey, 1860-1925, Bloomington, Indianapolis: Indaian University Press, 1990, forthcoming inBritish Society for Middle Eastern Studies, vol.19/ January 1992
  41. Virginia R.Dominguez People as Subject, People as Object: Selfhood and Peoplehood in Contemporary Israel Madison: The University of Wisconsin Press. 1989, & Alex Weingrod The Saint of Beersheba. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1990, in Ethnic and Racial Studies vol.14/October 1991, 573-577
  42. Un Grand Rabbin Sepharade en Politique 1892-1923 Presented and edited by Esther Benbassa, Mesnil-sur-l’Estree Presses du CNRS, 1990, British Society for Middle Eastern Studies, vol.18/July 1991, 113-115
  43. “Structural Factors and Groups in Israeli Politics – Remarks to Diskin’s Elections and Electors in Israel,” Megamot 1989/32, (Heb.).
  44. “Daniel Elazar’s Israel-Building a New Society”, Israel Social Science Research 1989.
  45. “J. Dror’s Crazy States, Fanaticism and Terror”, in Megamot, Vol. 21/1, 88-91 (Heb), 1973
  46. “A Look at Modern Radicalism – A Book Review of G. Lakey, A Strategy for a Living Revolution”, Mada, Vol. 18/4, 1973 pp.243-244 (Hebrew).

An Open University Course

1. E. Ben-Rafael, E. Yaar (academic editors) The Sociology of the Kibbutz An Open University course (12 units) Tel-Aviv:The Open University Press (Heb), 8 vol. 1990-3

2. E. Ben-Rafael, E. Yuchtman-Yaar, “Stratification in the Kibbutz” unit 5 in ibid..

3. E. Ben-Rafael et al. “The Limits of Equality” unit 12, in ibid..

4. E. Ben-Rafael, E. Yuchtman-Yaar, Z. Soker (2000) The Kibbutz and Israeli Society, unit 11. Tel-Aviv: The Open University

5. E. Ben-Rafael and Z. Soker (2000) The End of the Kibbutz?unit 13. Tel-Aviv: The Open University

Monographs and research reports

1. E . Ben-Rafael (2009) with Y. Sternberg and O. Gluckner: Jews and Jewish Education in Germany, Jerusalem: Pincus Foundation, also:

E. Ben-Rafael, Y. Sternberg and O.GlöcknerJuden und jüdischeBildungimheutigen Berlin, ZWST: Online

2. E. Ben-Rafael, Elana Shohamy, Muhammad Hasan Amara, Nira Trumper-Hecht, Linguistic Landscape and Multiculturalism: A Jewish-Arab Comparative Study, Tel-Aviv: The Tami Steinmetz Center for Peace Research, Research Series 17, 2004

3. E. Ben-Rafael, E. Olstayin, I. Geijst Aspects of Identity and Language Acquisition among Immigrants from the Commonwealth of Independent States, The Institute of Educational Development, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 1995

4. E. Ben-Rafael, I. Geijst The Role of the Ulpan in Immigrant Absorption: Russian and English Speakers Summary Report Presented to the Jewish Agency, Report 16, Tel-Aviv: The Institute for Social Research, 1993 (Heb)

5. E. Ben-Rafael “Democratization in the Middle East: The Perspective from Israel” invited report by the IPRA Commission on Peace Building in the Middle East, 1993

6. H. Ayalon, E. Ben-Rafael, A. Yogev, Community in Mobility – Status Enhancement, Integration and Conflict, Tel Aviv: The Pinhas Sapir Center for Development, Discussion Paper No. 6 – 90, 1990, 70 p.

7. E. Ben-Rafael (with H. Shtier & A. Lewin) Israel as a Multi-cleavage setting, T.A.: Golda Meir Institute, Faculty of Social Sciences, Discussion Paper 46, 1989

8. D. Yaron, A. Plabski-Seguer with E. Ben-Rafael, A. Yaron, Toward Industrialization in the Moshav, Rehovot: Hebrew University, The Faculty of Agriculture, 1984 (Hebrew).

9. E. Ben-Rafael, Dan Yaron. Industrialization in Moshavim Shitufiim – A research report, Faculty of Agriculture, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 1982 (Hebrew).

10. E. Ben-Rafael, Beyond the Melting Edot, Jerusalem: Department of Sociology, 1980

11. E. Ben-Rafael, Students’ Revolution – A Comparative Analysis: USA, Germany, France, Jerusalem: Papers in Sociology – The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, the Kaplan School of Economics and Social Sciences, 1973 (Hebrew).

The French Language in Israel: Research reports

1. E. Ben-Rafael and Y. Sternberg: La communauté franco-israélienne: Composition, dispositions et structuration, Tel-Aviv: Les Services culturels, Ambassade de France, Mars 2009

2. E. Ben-Rafael and Goroszeiskaya A. (1999) Les langues d’Israel et le Statut du français, Tel-Aviv: Services culturels, Ambassade de France

3. E. Ben-Rafael et le Bureau de Cooperation Linguistique et educative, Le Public I.F.T.A.: Une Enquete Sociologique, Tel-Aviv: Ambassade de France, 1993

4. E. Ben-Rafael, Francine Levy Les Etudes Francaises dans l’Enseignement Superieur en Israel: Motivations et Utilisations, Tel-Aviv: Ambassade de France, 1991

5. E. Ben-Rafael, L. Gani, R. Herzlich, Enquete aupres des parents d’eleves, des professeurs de francais et de directeurs d’ecoles en Israel, Paris: Recherche conjointe Franco-israelienne 1989.

6. E. Ben-Rafael, L. Gani, R. Herzlich, J.P. Van Deth, Enquete sur les motivations des eleves apprenant le francais dans le cadre du systeme scolaire israelien, Paris: Recherche conjointe Franco-israelienne, 1985

Other publications

Eliezer Ben-Rafael: “Le sionisme aujourd’hui: Kol Israel Haverim” 1 février 2017 Les Amis français de l’Université de Tel-Aviv, Internet bulletin

Participant in: European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) (2013) Discrimination and Hate Crime Against Jews in EU Member States: Experiences and Perceptions of Antisemitism, Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union

Eliezer Ben-Rafael « Un paradigme », Judaïsme au PlurielToulouse, France: 25-29.10.10, University of Toulouse, Academeonline13.4.2011

Eliezer Ben-Rafael (28-5-2010)” Das Netz muss vieldichterwerden: Eliezer Ben-Rafael über Defizite und Chancenjüdischer Bildung in Deutschland” JüdischerAlgemeine, front page

E. Ben-Rafael (20-11-2009) Interview : « Les Ultra-Orthodoxes de Jérusalem », Guysem.com

E. Ben-Rafael and Y. Sternberg (2009) La population franco-israélienne : Composition, disposition, structuration, Tel-Aviv : Université de Tel-Aviv, Consulat général de France à Tel-Aviv et Institut français de Tel-Aviv

E. Ben-Rafael (2008) “Immigration, Intégration et Multiculturalism”, Regards Croisés France-Israël, Séminaire Fondation Pour l’Innovation Politique, Paris 14.3.08 site: www.fondapot.org/fileadmin/uploads/pdf/documents/CR_Seminar

E. Ben-Rafael (2008)“Conflictual vitality of Jewishness”Tikkun Magazine Online (www.Tikkun.org) May 1, 2008http://www.tikkun.org/ magazine/tik0805/ politics/ webarticles/conflictual–

E. Ben-Rafael (2008) “The kibbutz in the mirror”, Mifneh # 56-57: 81-86

E. Ben-Rafael (2006) “Traits of the figure of screen-agers”, Panim 37: 59-65 (Heb)

Also published in Mikud 2016, Lashon, Havana ve-habaah (preparation for school matriculation) by Dr Doly Levi and Maya Dalal, Even-Yehuda: Rehess (Heb): 165-7

E. Ben-Rafael (2006) : Israeli multiculturalism and other conferences – online : http://www.akadem.org/sommaire/themes/politique/3/2/module_149.php

E. Ben-Rafael (2006) : Du sionisme aux identites israeliennes – online : http://www.akadem.org/sommaire/themes/politique/3/2/module_155.php

E. Ben-Rafael et al., (2004) Elites israéliennes contemporaines, Tel-Aviv: Ambassade de France et Institut français de Tel-Aviv

E. Ben-Rafael et al., (2003) Report of the Public Committee for the Kibbutzim, Jerusalem

E. Ben-Rafael, (2003) “National language and plurilingualism in a context of globalization and multiculturalism”, Hed Ha-Ulpan Ha-Khadash, 85: 57-64 (Heb)

Y. Peres, E. Ben-Rafael and S. Lissitsa (2002) ‘Veteran Israelis’ attitudes toward immigrants from the FSU – A multicultural perspective’, in Yehudei Brit Hamoatsot ba-Avar (Jews from the FSU), vol. 20-21, 187-204 (Heb)

E. Ben-Rafael (2001) « Le français en Israël : adaptation et évolution » Le français dans le Monde, 316 : 12-13

 E.Ben-Rafael (2000) ‘Les langues d’Israël et le rôle du français’, France Culture no11 : 25-29

E. Ben-Rafael (1999) “Dossier: Le Choc des Cultures en Israel” Contact J, Janvier: 122: 4-8

E. Ben-Rafael (1999) “Le Français au-delà de la Francophonie” France Culture, 7 : 31-35

E. Ben-Rafael (1998) “50 years and more: the way to multiculturalism”, Sociologia, 21 (december) 3-6 (Heb)

E. Ben-Rafael (1998) “The victory of a lower language” (נצחונה של שפה נחותה ) Panim, 7: 38-

44 (Heb)

E. Ben-Rafael (1997-8) “Israeli multiculturalism” Aleph-Tav, The Australian friends of the Tel-Aviv University Review, 36-38

E. Ben-Rafael (1996) “Change in the Kibbutz” in Ministry of Education, Agaf Tokhniot Limudim, Tel-Aviv University 80-82 – החוויה הסוציולוגית, המשפחה: המשכיות ותמורות

E. Ben-Rafael (1995) “Peace processes and social cleavages” Ofaz, H. (Ed) When Peace comes: Social Influences and Aspects, Jerusalem: Ministry of Education/Minhal Hasbara: 36-46 (Heb)

E. Ben-Rafael (1995) “A contribution to a debate about cultural aspects of the integration of immigrants”, Encounter of researchers and intellectuals about the cultural aspects of the integration of immigrants from the CIS in the 1990s, Jerusalem: The Ministry of Absorbtion: 48-53 (Heb); Also published in Russian, with the same reference

E. Ben-Rafael (1994) “A lecture” in Processes of Changes in the Kibbutz Social Contract, Ramat Efal: Yad Tabenkin

E.Ben-Rafael, “The Transformation of the Kibbutz: The Test for Socialism” Kibbutz Trends ¾, 1992: 73-79

E.Ben-Rafael, “Placide Rambaud et Israel”, Anamneses – Cahiers de Maieutique no 7, 1991: 81-84

E.Ben-Rafael, “The New Immigration and the Israeli Society” Be-Sde Hemed 1-2, Tanshav, 30-32

E.Ben-Rafael, Interviewed “Vivre le Francais en Israel”, Univers Francophone ¾, 1989-1990

E.Ben-Rafael. “The Kibbutz: Cultural Tensions and Social Transformation: an abstract in D. Hardy, L. Davidson (eds.) Utopian Thought abd Communal Experience, Middlesex: Middlesex Polytechnic, 1989.

E.Ben-Rafael, “Ethnicity, Assimilation and Politics”, Apirion 8/1988: 50-51 (Hebrew).

E.Ben-Rafael. “On Social Status,” KC. Kibbutz Currents (formerly Shdemot) August 1988 No. 2, 131-133.

E.Ben-Rafael, S. Weitman, “Family as Power: Women in the Kibbutz”, Noga, 1986/12, 26-29 (Hebrew)

Books Counselling Board

1. A. Paz-Yeshayahu and Y. Gorny (eds.) (2006) A Historical Achievement and its Evolution – The Kibbutz and Moshav Settlement Movements 1910-1990, Sdede Boqer : Ben-Gurion Research Institute, Ben-Gurion University Press (Heb)

2. S. Stempler (ed.), People and State: Israel’s Society, Tel-Aviv Ministry of Defense, 1989 (Hebrew)

3. M. Lissak (ed.) Stratification in Israeli Society – Ethnic, National and Class Cleavages, Vols. 1 & 2, Tel-Aviv: The Open University of Israel Press, 1989 (Hebrew & English)

Active Participation in Scientific Meetings

Givat Haviva, Israel, 14-15 September 2018

Chair: The kibbutz after far-reaching changes.

London, 2-5 September 2018. 7th Annual Conference of the EAIS

Organizer: The metamorphosis of the Kibbutz

Vienna, 18-22 February 2018. An End to Antisemitism!

Plenary: Sociological aspects of antisemitism

Organizer of two sessions

Jerusalem 27.12.17. The Russian Revolution and the Zionist Revolution, Kennan Institute, HUJ

Discussion session: Utopian ideology, social justice and Israel in the modern world

Jerusalem 24.10.17 Alumim

Israël : Une panoplie de discordes

Wroclaw 10-12.9.17. European Association for Israel Studies

Organizer of and participant: Round-table about Convergences and Divergences of Israeli identities

Jerusalem 6.8.17-10.8.15 Congress of the World Union of Jewish Studies

Organizer of the session: Major Debates about Israel: A Multi-Dimensional Intellectual Confrontation

Paper: A landscape of Divergences

Vienna March 10-11 2017, Fundamental Rights Agency

Preparing Antisemitism Research Project

Linguistic Landscape 8, Liverpool (26-29 April, 2016)

Presentation, with Miriam Ben-Rafael: A sociology of the 9th Art: Mural Bandes Dessinées in Brussels.

INALCO, Paris (26-27.1.2016): The Legacy of S.N. Eisenstadt

Presentation: Multiple Modernities and Beyond.

Midrshat Ruppin (1.6.2015) Canada-Israel Bilateral Forum

Chair: French immigration in Israel https://youtu.be/spySyU8SvAo

Presentation: Israel’s multiculturalism https://youtu.be/qLdj-TfrpsI

Berkeley (7-9.5.2015) Linguistic Landscape 7, Conference

With Miriam Ben-Rafael: The Memorial of Schöneberg: A Jewish Switzerland annihilated by the Nazis

Munster (22-28.6.2014) 9th World Congress of the German Frankoromanistenkongress

With Miriam Ben-Rafael: Un paysage linguistique et deux francophonies

Yokohama (13-19-7-2014): ISA Congress

Chair and organizer of a session: Transnationalism

Paper: SNE Eisenstadt and beyond

Paris (5-7.6 20140): colloque GTRC : “Les métropoles francophones en temps de globalisation “.

Avec Miriam: Les franbréophonies israéliennes

Jerusalem CNRJ 22-1-2014 Seminar

With Miriam: Sociology and sociolinguistics of the Israeli Francophonies

Rome, Hans Jonas Center for Jewish Culture, 8.12.13

Opening study day: Il Sentimento e la Regola

The relevance of Hachamey Yisrael’s letters to Ben-Gurion

Brussels, ULB, Institut Buber, 6.10.2013

A study day: Antisemitism in Belgium

Belgian Jews confront antisemitism

Jerusalem HUJ 27-30.7.2013

16th World Congress of Jewish Studies

Israel-Diaspora relations transformed

Tel-Aviv University 30-7-13

IALS yearly conference

Chair, opening session

The importance of LL studies

Mikweh Yisrael, 9-5-2013

Lycée franco-israélien, Journée de l’Europe

Multiculturalisme à l’israélienne et la place de la francophonie

Tel-Aviv, Klal Yisrael January 7-9 2013

Tfutsot and moleded

Chicago, AJSS December 7-9 2012

French in Israel

Paris: Centre communautaire et Cnrs end June 2012

Jews from Algeria in Israel

Berlin, The Free University: Mid-June 2012

Sociolinguistic symposium

With Miriam: Berlin’s LL

Ramat-Gan, Bar-Ilan 5-6.3.2012

L’enseignement des langues étrangères dans une société multiculturelle

Chair: Economie linguistique

Addis Abeba, Linguistic Landscape 4, 22-24.2.2012

When language becomes superfluous (with Miriam)

Delhi, International Institute of Sociology 18-20.2.2012

Convener of special session: Sociology after Eisenstadt

Eisenstadt and Social change

Tel-Aviv, Gallery Gerstein 16.2.11

Architecture in the Kibbutz

The challenges of the renewed kibbutz

Tel-Aviv, TAU, December 15, 2011,

Linguistic landscape with Nira

Where language is superfluous

Berlin 1-4.12, Brunsweig University

Conference: Edgar Salin and the Israel Project

Architecture and social change: The case of the Kibbutz

Harvard University, Cambridge 11-14 Nov. 2011

Diaspora Conference

Russian speaking Jews in Germany

Waltham, Mass

Brandeis University,13-15.6.11 IAS conference

Organizer of double session “Israel-Diaspora”

Presentation: The transformations of a transnational diaspora

Chair: Kibbutz development

Achva college 22.5.11, IALS Conference

Opening paper: The linguistic landscape as encounter of language and society

Jerusalem, 28.2.2011, Van Leer Institute and the Liwerant Center

Pertinencia y Alteridad

Presentation : European Jewry in comparative perspective

Tel-Aviv, 23.2.2011, The Center for Jewish European Studies

Identity Dilemmas : European Jews in the 21st Century

Presentation : At the turn of the 21st Century

Toulouse, France: 25-29.10.10, University of Toulouse

Judaïsme au Pluriel, Un paradigme

Emek Yizreel 30-6-10, ICSA world conference

Organizer and chair Closing Plenary: The relevance of the communal idea to today society

Berlin 31-5-10 Zentral der Juden in Deutschland

Presentation of Jews and Jewish Education in today Germany

Jerusalem 4.5.10Yahadut Zmanenu conference

The future of the Jewish Past” Discussant “Social sciences and the case of the Jews”

Herlya, 17.12.09, Merkaz Universitay:” Israel Lithuania Conference”

Presentation: National identities and nationalism in the 21st Century

Gorizia, 8-9-09, IGIG “The Berlin Wall and the Other Walls”

Presentation: The Israeli-Palestinian Wall

Yerovan, 10-15.6.09, IIS 39th Congress “Sociology at a Crossroad”

Plenary speaker: Divergence and Convergence of Contemporary Jewries.

Beit Berl June 2-3 2009-06-02, “National Identity in Israel”

Paper: Nationalism and religion: The Jewish case

Berlin 10-13.5.2009, Klal Yisrael and MMZ Conference: “European Jewry – A new Jewish centre in the making?” Organizer, and Paper: A comparative perspective: Israel, the US and Europe

Tel-Aviv, 22.3.2009, Journée de la Francophonie

Restitution de la recherche 2009

Siena, 14-17.1.2009, International Workshop of Linguistic Landscape

Organizer, chair and paperWith Miriam Ben-Rafael:The linguistic-landscape dimension of dual homeness

Washington 20-23. 12.08, Jewish identities today, IJS

Transformations of a transnational diaspora

Bruxelles – 22-25.9.08, Judaisme entre Theologies de la substitution et de la falsification

Remarques d’introduction

Ramat Gan, 15-7-08, Ials launching of “Israel Studies of Language and Society”

With Miriam: Linguistic landscape and transnational diaspora

Tel-Aviv, 3-7-08, Beit Hatfutsot-Beit Berl

The Shoa and Israel’s political culture

Budapest, 26-30.6, 38th World Congress of the IIS

Chair and Organizer: Monotheisms and fundamentalisms in Contemporary Societies

Tel-Aviv 19.5.2008, Les intellectuels français et Israël

Israël vu de France

Jerusalem 12-15.5.2008, President’s Conference

Toward the future, discussion groups

Amsterdam, 2-6.4.2008, 17th International Symposium of Sociolinguistic

with Miriam Ben-Rafael: Linguistic landscape, transnationalism and “returning diasporas: Sarcelles-Natanya

Tel-Aviv University 20.3.2008 Journée Internationale de la Francophonie :

“Une nouvelle francophonie en Israël”

Paris, Fondation pour l’Innovation Politique, 14.3.08: Israel and France compared,

De pluralism à multiculturalisme

Tel-Aviv, Cymbalista Center 28-29.2.08: Ashkenazim

Ashkenazim as a sociological riddle

Jerusalem 27-29.2.08 International Conference: Latin American Jewry

European Jewry

TA 20-22.1.08 International Workshop on Linguistic Landscape

A sociological approach to LL; with Miriam, “The divided heart of Europe”

TA 6.1.08 Kibbutz movement celebration

The Kibbutz in Society’s mirror

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Beit Berl, 31.12.07 Faculty seminar

A paradigm of Jewish identities

Tel-Aviv University, Cymbalista Center and Social Sciences Transnational Diasporas in Comparative Perspective

Organizer of the International Workshop, 4-6.9.07

Presentation: Collective Identities, Multiculturalism and Transnational Diasporas

The Jewish People Policy Planning Institute (JPPPI), Jerusalem , 10-12.7.7The future of the Jewish People

Presentation: Collective Identities and Transnational Diasporas: Opening Remarks

Open University, Raanana, 12-13.6.07: 23rd AIS Conference: Israel as an Immigrant Society

Presentations of Is Israel One? And Building a Diaspora

Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan, 12.6.07 In Homage to Menahem Friedman

Ultra-Orthodoxy as modernity

Jerusalem, 10-11.6.07 Hollberg Symposium: Collective Identities, States and Globalization

Collective identities, multiculturalism and transnational diaspora

Moscow, 15-17.4.07Klal Yisrael: Jewry between Ethnicity and Nationalism

The Russian Speaking Jewish Diaspora

Jerusalem, Van Leer 22-23.3.07 Russian Jews in Israel and Germany

Russian Jews on three continents

Tel-Aviv University, 20-21.3.07

Colloque international : Judaïsme et francophonie

Sociologie de la francophonie israélienne

Jerusalem, Yad Ben-Zvi, 27.2.07 Evening in Honor of Moshe Lissak

Israel as a modern society

New York, 15.2.07

Presentation of Making a Diaspora, Jewish Organizations

Tel-Aviv, 5-7 Feb 07: Elites in In Israel (Uri)Chair: Israel and Modernity, in homage to Moshe Lissak

Paper: From social pluralism to pluralism of elites

Limerick, Ireland, 6-8.07.0616th International Sociolinguistic Symposium

Paper: Sociological-theoretical perspectives on Linguistic Landscape

Raanana 4th May 06,5th Annual Conference of IALS, Language in a Changing World

Panel: Screen agers: where to?

Tel-Aviv, 16-18.5.06, Colloque Sorbonne/Tel-Aviv: Penser les frontières culturelles à l’ère de la mondialisation

Paper : Les frontières culturelles et la démocratie

Guivat Haviva, 8-10.5.06, International Panel: Changes in communes and kibbutzim

Changes in the Kibbutz

European Union – Brussels May 26, 06, Diversity Within Unity Meeting, Participant

Tel-Aviv University, 14-16.2.06, The two large immigrations

The two alyot: the dimension of collective identity

Tel-Aviv and Beer Sheva Universities, 24-26 January 2006, A conference in homage to Yossef Gorny

Paper: Israeli and Diaspora Jewishness; Chair: Concluding session

Jerusalem 23-24 November 2005, International workshop at the Centre de Recherche francais de Jerusalem

Paper: Israeli democracy and social cleavages

Stockholm, 5-9 July 2005, 37th World Congress of the International Institute of Sociology

Plenary papers: The Contemporary Context of Sociology, Plenary Organizer and Chair: Sociology and Ideology

Tel-Hay, 16-17 February, 2005, Israel Sociological Association Conference

with Menahem Topel: The confrontation over kibbutz identity

Jerusalem, 21-22 September 2004, Language in an Era of Globalization: The Place of Hebrew

Opening paper: The new horizons of Hebrew

San Sebastian, 8-11 September 2004–10–02, Eurosla Yearly International Conference

Paper: Linguistic landscape in Israel

Beijing, 7-11.7.04, 36th World Congress of the International Institute of Sociology

Plenary paper: Social Change and Globalization, Session paper: Israel’s Linguistic Landscape

Beit Berl, 13.6.04, IALS 3rd Annual Conference: Language, nationalism and pluralism, Organizer of the Conference

Paper: Linguistic Landscape in Israel

Tel-Aviv, 2-4.5.04, Tel-Aviv University, International Conference: Habituses, Languages and Translation

Paper: Sociological Parameters of Bilingualism

Jerusalem, 2-4.11.03, Israel Academy and the IIS: Comparing Modern Civilizations: Pluralism versus Homogeneity

Organizer of the Conference

Paper: Religion and nationalism: the Jewish-Israeli Case

Brussels, 13-15.10.03, The Martin Buber Center for Judaism – Universite Libre de Bruxelles, 2nd Klal Yisrael International Symposium , Organizer of the Conference

Paper: Israeli Jewishness in Comparative Perspective

Jerusalem, 15.6.3, IALS 2d annual conference, Organizer of the Conference

Plenary round table: Language and conflict in Israeli society

Potsdam Moses Mendelsohnn Zentrum, 12.6.3, Russian Jews in Germany

Paper: Russian Jews in Israel

Ramat-Gan, 29.5.3, Kibbutz Conference of Researchers

Plenary paper: The Kibbutz in today Israeli Society

Brisbane, July 2002, World Congress of the International Sociological Association

Organizer and speaker: Sociology and Ideology

Tel-Aviv, 20-21.1.2, 1st International Conference of Klal Israel: What is Jewishness in our Generation?Co-organizer

Paper: Convergence and Divergence of Jewish Identities

Jerusalem, 6-10.1.2, 6th International Conference of Jewish Ministers and Members of Parliament

Lecture in Knesset: Cultural pluralism in Israel

Krakow, 11-17 August, 01, 35th IIS World Congress: The Moral Fabric in Socieities

Convenor of Plenary: Terrorism, Genocide and Violence

Haifa, 3-4 April, 01, Language and Society in Israel, at the beginning of the 21th Century

Globalization, Ethnicity and Nationalism: The ground of multi-lingualism in Israel

Tel-Aviv, 18.3.01, Elections 2001

Chair of Public Erev Yiun

Hyderabad (India), 3-7.1.2001, Wold Congress of the Alumni Assoc. of the Central Institute of English and Foreign Languages, World Languages in Multilingual Contexts

English as a Non-Foreign Language: The Case of Israel

Jerusalem, the Zalman Shazar Center, 26-28.12.00, A Jewish Identity Conference

Jewish identities in Israel as bases of multiculturalism

Alliance Israélite Universelle, Paris, 15-19.11.00, The Jewish Future

Multiculturalisme et Identités en Israël

Moscow, 6-12.9.00, An Israeli-Russian Conference: Israeli pluralism

Israel’s social divisions

Rio de Janeiro, 31.7-5.8.00, 10th World Congress of the International Rural Sociology Association

Dilemmas of Utopian Experiments in Comparative Perspective

Rabin Center, Tel-Aviv, 27.6.2000, Colloquium : Old-timers and Immigrants : Cross-cultural tensions

Opening lecture: The linguistic dimension of identity

Ben-Gurion Univ, Sde Boker, 19-21.6.2000, The Zionist Century: The Ongoing Polemics

Multi-culturalism and Zionism

Univ. of Tel-Aviv 6.6.2000, Kur Itukh: A new look, Discussant

Askalon College, 1.6.2000, The Israeli society: Metling pot versus pluralism

Concluding presentation

Ramat Gan, 23-25 January, 2000, Second International Symposioum on Language Policy, Language Policy At The Millennium

Opening session: The Transformation of Diaspora: The Linguistic Dimension

Bruxelles, Nov. 8, 99, Cid & Bnaï Brit au Parlement Européen

Préjugés et immigration

Bruxelles, Nov. 7.99, Cid & Cbg: Racisme et Exclusion

Préjugés et divisions sociales

Tel-Aviv, July 11-15, 1999, 34th World Congress of the Institutional Institute of Sociology

Israel: an ethnic state?

Tel-Aviv 2.6.99, Weinberg Commemoration ConferenceElections Conference at the TAU

Multiculturalism and the Israeli elections

Bar-Ilan, 18.5.99, Annual Conference of the Department of the Land of Israel Studies

The kibbutz crisis

Haifa, 17-18.3.1999 Multiculturalism and Democracy in Divided Societies

Discussant: Multiculturalism in Israel

Paris, 17-20.11.98, Howard Gilman Colloquium Diasporas

Paper: Diasporism: The Linguistic Dimension

Bruxelles 25-26.10.98, Colloque CERIS (Université Libre de Bruxelles)

Papers: Le multiculturalisme en Israël;  Israël face au multiculturalisme

14-16 July 1998–08–08, The kibbutz beyond utopia


Montreal, 26.7-1.8.98, 14th World Congress of the International Association of Sociology

Paper: Multiculturalism in Postmodernity; Chair (RC 05) : Identity, language and social division

Bruxelles 22 et 23 Juin 1998–06–28: Colloque ‘Cinquante ans d’Israël’ Cercle Ben-Gurion

Modérateur : Table Ronde

Regensburg, …: Symposium, Univerisity of Regensburg, Faculty of Psychology and Education:

The transformation of collective education in the kibbutz – the End of utopia as social reality

March 18, 1998, Tel-Aviv University Multilinguisme et langue française en Israël

Table ronde Contexte social et educatif de l’enseignement du français en Israël

March 16-18, 1998, Haifa, International Sociolinguistics Conference

Opening session – plenary paper: Social aspects of pluriculturalism and plurilingualism

January 25-27, 1998, Tel-Aviv Univeristy, Medinat Alya Umedinat mehagrim – 50 Years of Statehood

Papers: Multiculturalism in Israel; Ethnicity and politics in Israel

November 2-5, 1997, Basel, The Howard Gilman International Colloquium: Quo Vadis Zionismé

Paper: Convergence and divergence of Israeli and Diaspora Jewish identities

September 17-20, 1997, Paris, Forum International des Sciences

Paper: Multiculturalism In Comparative Perspective

July 29 – August 5, 1997, Jerusalem, 12th World Congress of Jewish Studies

Paper: Models of Jewish identity; Organizer and Chair of a session The Jewish identity and the Peace process

June 20-21, 1997, Bogazici University (Istanboul), Southern Europe Regional Meeting of the International Sociological Association: Tradition and Modernity

Paper: Sociological parameters of multiculturalism

June 2-4, 1997, Bar-Ilan University, International Workshop: Elites, Minorities and Economic Growth

Discussant to Peter Mathias: How do minoirities become elites

April 15-16, 1997, Oranim, The 5th Conference of kibbutz researchers

Plenary symposium: Different kibbutzim and different directions

March 20-22, 1997, Amsterdam, ISA workshop: Multicultural communication among Sociologists

March 18-19, 1997, Bar-Ilan University, International Workshop: Jewish Survival – The Identification Problem at the End of the 20th Century

Paper: Who is a Jew: Convergences and Divergences of Hahamey Israel

December 18-19, 1996, Tel-Aviv University, Conference: Israeli Society

Paper: Shapira’s A Society Prisonner of Politiciens

December 5, 1996, Université d’Amiens, Amiens, Colloque: Identités et Multiculturalisme

Paper: Identités Juives en Israël

November 26-7, 1996, Paris, Ecole Nationale d’Administration

Services Publics comparés en Europe: Exception française, exigence européenne

Paper: Service Public: L’Expérience israélienne

May 30th-June 2d, 1995, 5th Congress of the International Communal Studies Association

Communalism, Contribution and Survival

Plenary Session keynote speaker: A non-total revolution: The kibbutz at the turn of the Century

Juin 5-8,1996, University of Melbourne, Multiculturalism: Living in Diversity, European Centre for Social Welfare, Policy and Research, Paper: The Israeli experience in multiculturalism

May 26-27, 1996, Tel-Aviv Univeristy, A France-Israel Colloquium, Préjugés: Dans la littérature et dans la Société

Paper: Préjugés: et identité: Aspects sociologiques

June 30-July 6, 1995, Trieste, XXXII Congress of the International Institute of Sociology

Paper: The postmodernization of the Kibbutz

October 30-31, 1996, Ramat-Gan, Bar-Ilan University, Colloque International en Souvenir d’Annie Kriegel, Culture, Politique et Societe dans la France actuelle: Idees, Forces et Enjeux

Paper: France-Israel: Integration versus Pluralisme Culture

March 20-23, 1995Jerusalem, European Centre for Social Welfare, Policy and Research Cultural Pluralism in Societies of Immigration

Opening paper: The sociological dimensions of cultural pluralism

July 18-23, 1994, Bielefeld, Germany, 13th World Congress of Sociology, Organizer: Israel-Palestine Session

Paper: Religion and Nation: The Future of Israeli-Palestinian Relations

June 29-30, 1994, Jerusalem, Immigation, Language Acquisition and Patterns of Social Integration

Plenary Paper: Language and Cultural Pluralism in a Society of Immigrants

Session Paper, with Elite Oshtayn:The sociolinguistic Integration of Russian Jews in Israel

June 12-13, 1994, Haifa, Trilingual Conference The British Council & the Univesity of Haifa

Plenary Panel Session: From Ideal to Reality: Bulding Educational Policy for a Multicultural Society

March 1994, Levinski College, Tel-Aviv, Chelkat Lashon

National Seminar Opening: Hebrew in a Multi-linguistic Society

June 6-10 1993, Jerusalem, International ConferenceEducation for Democracy in a Multicultural Society

Chair and Discussant: Democracy in a Multicultural Society: Educational Implications

April 1993, Guivat Haviva/Haifa UniversityISA, RC Labor Relations, New Trends in Organization: Participation, De-Alienation and Performance

Paper: Management versus Cooperation: Values, Status, Aspirations to Changes in kibbutzim

April 1992, Reading, UKSociolinguistics Symposium 9

Paper: English as Global Culture and Social Division

October 1991, Tel-Aviv, International Seminar: Identity Renewal: Studies in East European Jewish Life Histories

Paper: A paradigm of Jewish identities

August 1991, Kobe, JapanWorld Congress of the International Institute of Sociolgy

Paper: The Sociological Challenge of the Transformation of Socialism

July 1991, Elizabethtown, PA, 2d Conference of the International Communal Studies Association

Paper: The Transformation of the Kibbutz

May 1991, Novosibirsk, Russia, Conference of the Association of the Club of Rome, The Global Crisis

Paper: The Crisis of a System

July 1990, Madrid, The 13th World Sociological Congress

Paper: The Enhancement of a Community, Head of section [Ethnicity]

April 1990, London, Sociolinguistics Symposium 8, Roehampton,

February 1989, Haifa, The Israeli Sociological Association Annual Convention.

Paper: Stealing a language: the case of French in Israel

November 1988, Paris, INALCO, CNRS: Colloque International Judaisme, Sciences et Techniques,

Paper: La societe israelienne face aux sciences et aux techniques

November 1988,Universite Catholique de Louvain-la-NeuveSysteme politique israeilien et society

Paper: Politique et societe en Israel

July 1988, New Lanmark, International Communal Studies Association, Utopian Thought and Communal Experience

Paper: Cultural Tensions and Social Transformation of the Kibbutz

April 1988, Haifa, Research Committee about Social Stratification (ISA)

Paper: The Kibbutz as Modern Stratification

May 1985, Yad Tabenkin, International Conference: Kibbutz and Community – Past and Future

Paper: The dynamics of inequality in the kibbutz

with E.Yaar: The kibbutz in society

October 1982, Canada Program of the Canada-Israel Foundation for Academic Exchange (McGill, Sheerbroke, Montreal, Ottawa, Quebec and Laval Universities)

Papers: Ethnicity in Israel; The sociology of the Jewish-Arab Conflict

June 1980, Ben-Gurion University International Conference: Ethnicity in Israel

Paper: A selective Melting Pot

December 1976, HUJ: International Conference in Honor of the Bicentennial of American Independence

Paper: Assimilation in the Israeli society

Sept 21-14., 1976, Royal University of Ghent, Conference Cooperation as an Instrument for Rural Development

Paper: Regional inter-kibbutzim cooperation

June 1973, Jerusalem Annual Conference, the Israel Sociological Society

Paper with Chaim Adler: The Israeli youth and the lack of dissent

May 13-18 1973: University of Haifa Rural Communities – Inter-Cooperation and Development

Paper: Stratification in an egalitarian setting