Book Reviews

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

Lucy Sargisson, Fool’s God? Utopianism in the Twenty-First Century, in Communal Societies Journal Vol. 33/2, 2013: 201-204

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

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

André Gerrits, Myth of Jewish communism (2009) in International Sociology, Reviews  vol. 26/2, March 2011

Amal Jamal The Arab Public Sphere in Israel: Media Space and Cultural Resistance, Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press (2009) in Ethnic and Racial Studies (2010): 33/9

Moshe Lissak: Studies in the Social History of Israel, Jerusalem: Mossad Bialik (2009) In Hevra ve-Revaha, 2010/3 (Hebrew)

M. Avrum Ehrlich, ed. “The Jewish-Chinese Nexus: A Meeting of Civilizations”, in International Sociology, Review of Books, 25/2, March 2010: 305-307

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

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)

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

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)

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

Erik D. Weitz. “A century of Genocide – Utopians of Race and Nation”, in Utopian Studies, vol. 17, no. 3, 2006 (May 2007) 533-537

D. Lefkowitz “Words and Stones” and J. Myhill “Language in Jewish Society” Journal of Multinlingual and Multicultural Development, 2006, 27/5: 430-432

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

Yasir Suleiman, “A War of Words: Language and Conflict in the Middle East”, The International History Review, 2006: 28/1: 206-7

Adriana Kemp, David Newman, Uri Ram and Oren Yiftachel (eds.) “Israelis in Conflict”Ethnic and Racial Studies- 29/1 January 2006: 201-201

Eli Avrahami, “Khaser li tsokhokam shel ha-yeladim”, Israeli Sociology , 2003 (5/2): 475-6

Yuval Dror, “The History of Kibbutz Education”, Shofar 2003: 21/4: 126-8

Ron Kuzar, “Hebrew and Zionism”, Israel Studies 2002, 7/2: 157-159

Amya Lieblich, “Gilgulo shel makom”, in Megamot , MA/3, 12.2001, pp.473-475

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

Steven M. Cohen and Gabriel Horenczyk, “National variation in Jewish identity: Implications for Jewish education”, Ethnic and Racial Studies , vol.24, No.3, 2001

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

Eli Rekhess (ed.) “Arabs in Israeli Politics: Identity Dilemmas”, in Sotsiologia Israelit , 1999: 2/1: 369-371 (Heb)

Ada Rappoport-Albert, ed., “Hasidism Reapprised”, in Utopian Studies , ‏1999 –10: 262-265

Henri Near: “The Kibbutz Movement: A History, vol2,” Studies in Contemporary Jewry , 16, 1999

Naama Tsabar-Yehoshua “Kibbutz LA”, Israeli Sociology , 1, 1999: 198-202

Alan Mittleman, “The Politics of Torah: The Jewish Political Tradition and the Founding of Agudat Israel ”, Contemporary Jewry vol 18, 1997 (202-204)

Yonathan Shapiro, “‘A society prisoner of politicians’ and under the attack of a new radicalism”, Mifneh , vol. 16, 1997: 54-60 (Heb)

Jonathan Webber (ed) Jewish Identities in the New Europe Studies in Contemporary Jewry vol. 12, 1996: 337-339

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

Dorit Diskin Ravid, Language Change in Child and Adult Hebrew: A Psycholinguistic Analysis , Anthropological Linguistics , 38/2, 1996: 397-399

Izhak Schnell, Perceptions of Israeli Arabs: Territoriality and Identity , Ethnic and Racial Studies , 19/2, 1996: 237, 238

Uri Ram The Changing Agenda of the Israeli Sociology by , Contemporary Jewry vol 16, 1995: 162-163

U.O. Schmelz, S. Dellapergola , U. Avner Ethnic Differences Among Israeli Jews: A New Look ; Studies in Contemporary Jewry vol 11(1995): 422-24

Glyn Williams Sociolinguistics: A Sociological Critique Language, Culture and Curriculum , vol 7/1 (1994): 93-96

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 in British Society for Middle Eastern Studies , vol.19/ January 1992

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

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

“Structural Factors and Groups in Israeli Politics – Remarks to Diskin’s Elections and Electors in Israel ,” Megamot 1989/32, (Heb.).

“Daniel Elazar’s Israel-Building a New Society”, Israel Social Science Research 1989.

“J. Dror’s Crazy States , Fanaticism and Terror”, in Megamot , Vol. 21/1, 88-91 (Heb), 1973

“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).