Prof. Yechiam Weitz

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    Prof. Yechiam Weitz

    March 2023





    Name:                                                                  Yechiam Weitz

    Place and Date of Birth:                                        Jerusalem, Jan. 20, 1951

    Marital Status:                                                      Married + 3 children

    Citizenship and Identity Card Number:                    Israel 5032246

    Home Address:                                                     He-Halutz St, 16  Jerusalem 9692113

    Home Telephone number:                                     04-8110889

    Office Address and Phone:                                    Dept. of Eretz Yisrael Studies,
                                                                                    Haifa University No. Tel. 04-8240476

    Telefax Number:                                                  04 – 8240959



    Date of Degree


    Name of Institution

    and Department

    Period of Study



    General History and General Philosophy, The  Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Degree

    1972 – 1977


    awarded cum laude M.A

    History and Contemporary Jewry, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

    1977 – 1981



    The Institute of Contemporary Jewry, The Hebrew
    University of Jerusalem


    1982 – 1987





    Name of Institution and Department



    Eretz - Israel Studies Dept. ,

    University of Haifa


    senior lecturer                 tenure  


                  Eretz - Israel Studies Dept., University of Haifa


    AssociatE Professor  

     Eretz- Israel Studies Dept.,

    University of Haifa



    2010                         University     Haifa           Full Professor    


    The Chair of the Department of Eretz - Israel studies,  University of Haifa. (2005 – 2007)

    Member of the Editorial Board, Yad Yitzhak Ben-Zvi  (1999 - 2005 )

    M. A.  Advisor, Department of Eretz - Israel Studies (1999 - 2002 )

    The Chair of Eretz-Israel's Studies Center, Yad Yitzhak Ben-Zvi and University of Haifa (1997-2001)

    B.A. Advisor, Department of Eretz Yisrael Studies (1991 - 1997)



    1984-1986 Research Fellow, The Shaul Avigur Inter-University Project for the Study of Illegal Immigration

    1988 - 1989     Herzl Fellow, The Institute for the Study of Zionism and the Yishuv, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

    1991 - Research Fellow at the Seminar on Israeli Society During  the 1950's, The Oxford Centre for Postgraduate Hebrew Studies.

    1982 - 1991 Assistant Editor, Yahadut Zemanenu - A Research Annual, The Institute of Contemporary Jewry, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

    1992 – 2001 Chief Editor, Yahadut Zemanenu - A Research Annual, The
    Institute of Contemporary Jewry, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Herzl Institute,  Haifa University

    1996 -    Research Fellow, The Ben-Gurion Research Center, Sde-Boker

    1997      Research Fellow, The Center for Judaic Studies, University of Pennsylvania,  Philadelphia.

    1999 - 2005 Member of the Editorial Board, Yad Yitzhak Ben-Zvi)

    2003   Research Follow, Dunov Institution, Leipzig, Germany



    .6. Participation in Scholarly Conferences

    Subject of  Lecture/Discussion/Comments

    Place of Conference

    Name of Conference


    The Leadership of Ben-Gurion

    And Begin in the 50th

    The Attitude of Ben-Gurion towards the Revisionist



    The Place of Hausner in Eichmann Trial



    Institute , Sde-Boker

    Ben-Gurion Institute, Sde-Boker


    Yad Ben-Zvi


    The Leadership in Israel in the 50th 

    Ben-Gurion- New Look




    History and Law


    1. 2010








    Golda Meir as the 4th  Prime Minister of Israel

    Yad Ben-Zvi

    The Third Decadence of Israel


    “Ha-Olam Ha-Ze” and  Eichmann Trial

    University of Haifa

    History and Law


    The Political Dimension

    Of the Generation


    The Hebrew University

    1948 Generation


    Between Menachem Begin and “Yair”

    University of Haifa

    The History of “Yair”’


    (Abraham Stern)


    Ben-Gurion and Eichmann Trial

    Bar-Ilan University

    The World of Ben-Gurion


    Begin’s Disappear in 1951


    University of Haifa

    15 years to Begin’s Death  


    The Political Arena in 1948

    Yad Ben-Zvi

    The Civil Society in 1948


    Kastner Trial in History Perceptive

    The World Congress of Jewish Studies

    Fifty Years to Kastner’s  Murder


    Sereny as a Political Figure 

    The Hebrew


    100 years to Enzo Sereny’s  Death 


    Adenauer in Ben-Gurion’s eyes



    Forty Years to Diplomat Connotation between Germany and Israel


    “Lavon Affair”- New Sight

    University of Haifa

    “Lavon Affair”


    The Place of the “Jeckes” in the Reparation’s Process



    “The Jeckes”


    Kastner Trial" and the Israeli society



    60th years after the Holocaust in Hungary


    From IZL to “Herut Movement”

    University of Haifa

    60th to the IZL’s Revolt


    The Attitude of Begin towards the Holocaust

    University of Haifa

    Ten Years to Begin’s Death


    The Struggle on Jabotinsky’s Heritage in the Revisionist Movement 

    Ben-Gurion University

    120 to Jabotinsky’s Death


    Sharett and the Reparation from Germany

    University of Haifa


    Moshe Sharett’s Heritage


    The Involvement of the Intellectuals in the Lavon Affair

    The Hebrew University

    The Historian and the Society   


    The Law for Punishment of the Nazis and their Collaborators as an Expression of the Israeli Society's Attitude Toward the Holocaust in the 1950’s


    Tel-Aviv University

    Judging and Judgment in the Shadow of the Holocaust



    Ben-Gurion’s Final Resignation in 1963

    Van Leer

    Fifty Years to the State


    The Debate Concerning the Role of Culture in the State's First  Years

    The Hebrew University

    A Hundred Years to Hebrew Culture 


    The Kastner Trial, the Eichmann Trial and the Israeli Society,

    University of Haifa

    History and Law


    Towards an Understanding of the Term of the Beginning of the State of Israel

    University of Haifa

    A Hundred Years of Historiography of Zionism ,


    The Awareness Concerning the Holocaust and the Dilemma of Selective Immigration

    Bar-Ilan University

    From Selective Aliya  to Mass Aliya


    Was Israel Kastner a Hero?

    Creighton University

    Crisis and Reaction: The Hero in Jewish History


    Mapai Faces the Election Results to the Third Knesset

    The Hebrew University

    The World Congress of the Jewish Studies


    Shaping the Memory of the Holocaust in Israeli Society of the 1950’s

    Yad Vashem

    The International Scientific Conference of  Yad Vashem 


    Regarding the Term “Resistance” in the “Kastner Trial”,


    The Ghetto Fighters House

    Fifty to Warsaw Ghetto’s Rebellion 


    Kastner Trial and Herut Movement

    University of Haifa

    The History of the Revisionist Movement


    Changing Conceptions of the Holocaust: The Kastner Case

    Yad Ben-Zvi

    Cathedra Discussion


    Mapai and Kastner Trial

    Oxford Centre for Postgraduate Hebrew Studies


    The Israeli Society in the 50th


    New Approaches in the Study of the Revisionist Movement   

    University of Haifa

    The History of the Revisionist Movement


    The Revisionist Movement and the 4th Aliya

    University of Haifa

    The History of the Revisionist Movement


    The Roots of the Mass Immigration

    The Hebrew University

    The World Congress of Jewish Studies 


    The Jewish Refugees in the Zionist Policy during the Holocaust, 

    Yad Ben-Zvi

    Cathedra Discussion


    Yishuv, Diaspora, and Holocaust - Myth and Reality

    Van Leer

    Mythos and History


    The Struggle for the Image of 'Hechalutz' in the Labor Movement in Palestine, 1943-1945,


    The Ghetto Fighters House

    The Youth Movements in the Holocaust


    The Yishuv's Self-Image and the Reality of the Holocaust,

    The Open University

    Society and Culture in the Yishuv and the State


    Mapai's Programs Regarding She'erit Hapletah

    Yad Vashem

    The International Scientific Conference of Yad Vashem






    1993 -  Randolph Braham Prize, University of Haifa


    2000 - Research Fellowship, R. Hecte Foundation (2000).

      1999 - Research Fellowship, Littauer Foundation, New- York

    1998 - Research  Scholarship, Konrad Adenauer Foundation

    1997 - Research Scholarship, Littauer Founation, New-York

    1996 - Research Scholarship, Baden - Wurtemberg Government

    The Memorial Foundation‘s Grants

    1994 - 1995 (post-doctoral grant).

    1993 - 1994 (post-doctoral grant).

    1990 - 1991 (post-doctoral grant).

    1987 - 1988 (special doctoral scholarship for outstanding students)

     1986 - 1987 (doctoral scholarship).

     1984 - 1985 (doctoral scholarship).

    Yad Vashem’s Grants 

    1985 (Ph.D. award)

    1980 (M.A. award)

    9. Courses Taught in Recent Years



    Type of Course


    Name of Course




    From Ze’ev Jabotinsky into Menchem Begin – the History of the Revisionist Movement (1925-1948)






    The Crucial Decisions in the First Decade in the Israel (The Mass Immigration; The Reparation of West Germany; Sinai War; Eichmann Trail)





    From the “Esek Ha-Bish” (The Scandal in Egypt) to “Lavon Affair” (1954-1961)






    Period of Levi Eshkol – the Third Prime Minister (1963-1969)




    The Debate about the Partition Plans from Peel Committee to the UN’s Decision (1937-1947) 





    The Leadership in the Zionist Movement and in Israel (Weizmann, Ben-Gurion, Sharett, Eshkol, Meir, Begin)  




    The Zionist Left between Socialist and Nationally: from “Gdud Ha-Avoda” (The Workers Battalion) to “Prague Trail”  





    The Poet Natan Alterman as Political




    10. Supervision of Graduate Students

    Details of Publication


    Date of Completion /

    in Progress


    Title of Thesis

    Name of Student






    The Attitude of the Ha-Kibutz Ha-Memuhad toward Germany, 1945-1959

    Tamar Gazit




    Official Israeli Institutions in Pursuit of Nazi War Criminals, 1945-1960

    Tal Fried




    -  Mencham Begin as Leader of Opposition Party (Herut Movement -1949- 1952)

    Oren Rosenberg

    Zion 72/1 (2006), pp. 63-90




    The Growth of the Myth of  the Gallows  in the Revisionist Movement

    Amir Goldstein




    Herut Movement in  "Sulam"'s Eyes

    Merav Barzily

    (With Prof. Y. Gelber)




    The Political Way of Ahdut Ha-Avoda Party, 1954-1957

    Eran Mozes




    The Way of Mati Peled (1973-1984 )

    Nir Yessod

    Cathedra 127 (April 2008), pp. 141-168



    The "General Zionists" Party, 1948-1955

    Yaniv Ben-Uzi

    Kivonim Hadasim 14 (June 2006),  pp.193-207



    The Development of the Myth of "Altalena" in “Herut” Movement


    Ofira Grovyse – Kovalsky




    Between Hannah and Saint Joan – Hannah Senesh : Between the Figure and Image

    Rakefet Dayan




    Abba Khoushy as Mayor of Haifa


    Uri Schacham




    Yitzhak Raphael as the Head of the Alliya Department in the Jewish Agency (1948-1953)

    Reut Ben-Arye


    In progress


    The Place of the Individual in the Kibbutz Movement “Ha-Ichud” (1951-1968)


    Gilad Maniv


    In progress


    The Attitude of Yitzhak Tabenkin

    towards the Holocaust (1939-1955)

    Lior Inbar

    Several articles like

    Cathedra 126 (2008), pp. 103-128 Israel 12 (2008), pp. 1-38   



    Ph. D.

    Heurt Movement - Liberal Party Block (Gahal) (1965-1970)

    Amir Goldstein



    Ph. D.

    Levi Eshkol’s Rise to Power in Mapai (1944-1965)

    Arnon Lammfromm




    The Palestine Office in Budapest (1943-1945

    Ayala Nedivi (With Dr. R. Vago)



    Cum launde

    Ph. D.

    The Myths of the Herut Movement

    Ofira Grovyse – Kovalsky


    (With Prof. M.




    Ph. D.

    Golda Meirson (Meir) as the Minister of the Labor (1949-1956)

    Hagai Tsoref 




    The Development of the  Peace Process with Egypt (1973-1979)

    Luis Fisher











    Ph. D,

    How the British Government Decided to  end the Mandate in


    Nahum Goldmann and Moshe Sharett as Zionist Leaders

    Abraham Ben-



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    The Mista’arvim of the Palmach

    (1941 – 1949(


    The Women in Mapai’s  Faction

    In the Knesset – 1949 – 1977


    The History of the Kibbutz  Lohamei Ha-Getaw’ot in the

    years 1948  - 1984

    Yitzhak Shamir as Political Leader

    Zevulun Hammer as Religion Leader

    The Municipal Government  in the First years in Israel



    Natan Yelin Mor as Political Leader

    The Political Debate about the Military  Government in Israel in the years 1948 – 1966


    The Attitude of the Herut Movement toward the Religion

     Yitzhak Sedeh as Military Commander and Leader

    Dov Yosef  as the Military Governor of Jerusalem in the years 1948  -  1949

    The History of the Upper Galilee Regional Council


    The Debate about the election’s system in the first decade in Israel

    The History of the Holocaust ‘s sites in Israel

    The History of the Revisionist Movement in USA during the Second World War


    Yesha Ekron



    Leah Klatchko



    Ayelet  Hilman



    Gil Litman


    Arye Shilo


    Nadav Heidecker




    Arnon Cohen


    Arye Dayan




    Elad Nahson


    Israel Gat


    Ofer Rigbi



    Ofer Baharal



    Adir Benyamini



    Ayelet Hilman


    Ran Ben-Yeosafat






    My Research's Fields

    1. The Israeli Political

    2. The Israeli Right

    3. The Influence of the Holocaust towards  the Israeli Society

    4. Israel- Germany Relationship

    5. Lavon Affairs

    6. The Political Side of  Nathan Alterman


    List of Publications

    A. Doctoral  Dissertation

    1) The Attitude of Mapai Towards the Destruction of European Jewry 1939-1945, The Institute of Contemporary Jewry, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, December 1987, 335 pages (The tutor: Prof. Yisrael Gutman ) 

    B. Scientific Books (Refereed)


    1) Aware but Helpless – Mapai and the Holocaust, 1943 – 1945, Yad Itzhak Ben – Zvi Press, Jerusalem 1994, 221 pp. (Heb.)

    2 ) The Man who was Murdered Twice – The Life, Trial and Death of Israel Kasztner,

    Keter Publishing House, Jerusalem 1995, 407 pp.(Heb.) (Second publish – 2009)

    2a) The Man who was Murdered Twice  - The Life, Trial and Death of Israel Kasztner , Yad Vashem Press, Jerusalem 2011, 338 pp.

    3) From Underground to Political Party : The Foundation of “Herut Movement”, 1947-1949,

      The Ben-Gurion Research Center Press, Sde-Boker 2002 , 261 pp. (Heb.)

    4) The First Step to Power – “The Herut Movement”, 1949-1955, Yad Itzhak Ben-Zvi Press, Jerusalem 2007 , 246 pp (Heb.)

    5) Between Ze‘ev Jabotinsky and Menachem Begin – Essays on the Revisionism Movement,

     Magnes Press, Jerusalem  2012, 252 pp. (Heb.)

    6) The Life, the Death and Commemoration of Yechiam Weitz  - the Commemoration of the Generation of 1948,  Carmel Press, Jerusalem 2021 , 304 pp. (Heb.)


    Edited Books - Published

    1) From Vision to Revision – A Hundred Years of Historiography of Zionism ,

    The Zalman Shazar Center, Jerusalem 1997, 406 pp. (Heb.)

    2) Palmach – Sheaves and Sword, The Ministry of Defense Press, Tel-Aviv 2000, 350 pp. 


    3)  Between the Star of David and the Yellow Star - The Jewish Community and Palestine and

    the Holocaust,  1939- 1945, Documents, Yad- Vashem and  Yad Ytzhak Ben-Zvi, Jerusalem 2002,  457 pp. (With Prof. Dina Porat) (Heb.


    4)), The  Forth Decade of Israel (1987 – 1987 Yad  Ben-Zvi Press, Jerusalem 2016, 517 pp. (With Dr. Zvi Zameret) (Heb.),

    5) Between the Society and the Individual at the Jewish Settlement in the Land of Israel, University of Haifa, Haifa 2020 , 257 pp. (With Dr, Ofira Gruweis – Kovalsky) (Heb.)

     C. Articles in Refereed Journals Publication

    1) The Attitude of the Jewish Agency Executive towards the DP’s, May – November 1945 , Yalkut Moreshet 29 )1980), pp. 53-80. (Heb.)

    2) The Zionist Movement and the DP’s at the End of the Second World War, Dapim Lecheker Tekufat Hashoah 3 (1984), pp. 139-158. (Heb.)

    3) First Contacts Between the Soldiers of the Jewish Brigade and the Survivors, Yahadut Zemanenu 3 (1986), pp. 227-247. (Heb.)

    4) The Yishuv's Response to the Destruction of European Jewry, 1942-1943, Studies in Zionism Vol. 8 No. 2 (1987), Pp. 211-222 (Eng.)

    4a) Aspects in the Attitude of the Eretz-Israel Towards of European Jewry (1942-1943),

    Nurit Gretz (Ed.), Perspectives on Culture and Society in Israel, Tel-Aviv 1988, pp. 74-85. (Heb.)

    5) The Yishuv's Self-Image and the Reality of the Holocaust, The
    (Eng.) 73-88 .pp ,(48 (Fall 1988 Jerusalem Quarterly

    5a) Yalkut Moresht 48 (April 1990); pp. 97-109 (Heb.)

    6) The Positions of David Ben-Gurion and Yitzhak Tabenkin vis-a-vis the Heolocaust of European Jewry, Holocaust and Genocide Studies

     (Eng.).Vol. 5, no. 2 (1990), pp. 191-204

     6a) Cathedra 51 (Spring 1989), pp. 173- 188 (Heb.)

    7) The Struggle for the Image of 'Hechalutz' in the Labor Movement in Palestine, 1943-1945,

    Dapim Lecheker Tekufat Hashoah 7 (1989), pp. 147-162. (Heb.)

    8) The Jewish Refugees in the Zionist Policy during the Holocaust, 

    Middle Eastern Studies, Vol. 30 No. 2 (April 1994), pp. 351-368. (Eng.)

    8a)  Cathedra 55 (Spring 1990), pp. 175-162. (Heb.) ׂ

    9) 11) Yishuv, Diaspora, and Holocaust - Myth and Reality, Yivo Annual
     Vol. 23 (1996), pp. 365-390 . (Eng.)

    9a) Heb.: Yahadut Zemanenu 6 (1990), 128- 143.

    ,(1991) 9b) Yishuv, Golah et Shoah. Mythe et realite, Pardes 14

    pp. 172-194 (Fr.)

    10) The Revisionist Movement and the Labor Movement: Issues and Points of Reference,

    Iyunim Betekumat Yisrael 3 (1993), pp. 349-366. (Heb.)

    11) Changing Conceptions of the Holocaust: The Kasztner Case,

    Studies in Contemporary Jewry  X (1994), pp. 211-230 (Eng.)

    11a) Cathedra 55 (1993), pp. 134 - 151. (Heb.)

    12) The Herut Movement and the Kasztner Trial

     (Eng.).Vol. 8/3 (December 1994), pp. 349-371 Holocaust and Genocide Studies

    12a) Yahadut Zemanenu  8 (1993), pp. 243 - 267. (Heb.)

    13) Revisionist Criticism of the Yishuv Leadership during the Holocaust, Yad Vashem   

    Studies, XIII (1993), PP. 369-396 (Eng.)

    13a) pp. 271-290 (Heb.)

    14) Heb.: The Eichmann Trial as a Turning Point, Dapim Lecheker Tekufat Hashoah 11 (1993), pp. 175 – 189. (Eng.)

    15) The Political Dimension of Holocaust Memory in Israel During the

     (Eng.).1950s, Israel Affairs Vol. 1, No. 3 (Spring 1995), pp. 129-145

    15a) Heb.: Iyunim Be-tkumat Israel, 6 (1996), pp. 271-288. (Heb.)

    16) A Party Contend its Failure: Mapai Faces the Election Results to the Third Knesset (1955), Cathedra 77 (October 1995), pp. 124 – 138. (Heb.)

    the Begining: Towards an Understanding of the Term  17) The End of

    The Beginning of the State of Israel", Middle Eastern Studies, Vol. 31, No. 4 (October 1995),

    pp. 671 - 690. (Eng.)

    18) The Holocaust on Trial: the Kastner Trial, the Eichmann Trial and the Israeli Society, Israel Studies, Vol. 1, No. 2 (Dec. 1996) pp. 1-26 (Eng.)

    19) The Law for Punishment of the Nazis and their Collaborators as Image and Reflection of

    Public Opinion, Cathedra 82 (December 1996), PP. 153 – 164. (Heb)

    20) Ben-Gurions Weg zum "Anderen Deutschland", 1952- 1963, Virteiljahrshefte fuer

    Zeitgeschichte , 48/2  (April 2000), 255-280 (De.)

    21) The Debate Concerning the Role of Culture in the State's First  Years, The Journal of    

     Israeli History, Vol. 17 No. 2 (1996), 179 - 193. (Eng.)

    22) To the Fantasy and Back Again - Ben-Gurion’s First Resignation, 1953,

    Iyunim Betekumat Israel 8 (1998), pp. 298-319. (Heb.)

      22a)  In:  Israel Affairs Vol. No. 1-2 (Winter 2002), pp. 59-78. (Eng.)

    23) Herut Movement against the Reparations from Germany, Theory and Criticism, Vol. 12-13 (1999), pp. 99-111. (Heb.)   

    24) The Involvement of the Intellectuals in the Lavon Affair, Zion, Vol. LXIV/III (1999), pp. 349-377.(Heb.)

    25) The Path to Wassenaar – The Debate in Israel concerning the Direct Negotiations with Germany, Yad Vashem Studies XXVIII (2000), pp. 311-351 (Eng.)

    25a) Heb.: pp. 247- 275.

    Middle Eastern Studies, Vol. 37, No. 2,26) Ben-Gurion’s Final Resignation in 1963,

      (April 2001), pp.131-152 (Eng.)

    27) The Herut Movement, Shmuel Tamir and Kastner Trial, Iyunim Bitkumat Israel 11 (2001), pp.  598-616. (Heb.)

    28*) A Rival Banner: The Herut Movement and Israel's Relations with Germany, Zion LXVII/4 (2002), Pp. 435-464. (Heb.)

    29*) From Etzel to Gahal - The History of the Herut Movement , 1948-1965, Iyunim Bitkumat Israel 13 (2003), pp. 233-254. (Heb.) 

    30*) The Way into the First "Upheaval" - The History of the Herut Movement,

    , (1948-1977 ) , Israel Studies Vol. 10 No. 3 (Fall 2005), pp. 54-86 (Eng.)

    (Enlarge of article no. 29)

       31*) Between the Poet and the Diplomat: Alerman's Attitude to Israeli-German Relations and his Debate with Moshe Sharett, 1952 , Israel 5 (2004). Pp.99-122   (Heb.)

    32*) Moshe Sharett and the Reparations from Germany, 1949-1952, Cathedra 115 (April 2005), Pp. 157-194 .(Heb.)

     32a*) , Studies  of Contemporary Jewry , Vol 21,(2006)  Pp. 213-232.(Eng.)

    ( 33*) Where’s Menachem Begin? His Disappearance in 1951 and Its Significance, Israel Studies Forum   20 (2) (2005), pp. 115 – 137. (Eng.)

    34*) The Passenger in Lod Airport: the “Hjalmer Shacaht Affair” and its Significance, Israel 9 (2006), Pp. 87-108 (Heb.)

    35*) The Founding Father and the War Criminal’s Trial: Ben-Gurion and Eichmann

    Trial, Yad Vashem Studies 36(1) (2008). Pp. 211-251. (Eng.)

    35*) Pp. 181-212 (Heb.)

    36*) The “Ha’olam Ha’zhe” between Kastner Trial and the Eichmann Trial, Iyunim Betekumat Israel , Vol. 18 (2008). Pp. 363-387  (Heb.)

    37*) Ben-Gurion's Attitude towards the Revisionist Movement and its Offshoots, Iyunim Betekumat Israel, Vol. 19 (2009),  pp. 306-344 (Heb.)

    38*) In the Name of Six Million Accusers: Gideon Hausner as Attorney-General and His Place in the Eichmann Trial, Israel Studies, Vol. 14/2 (Summer 2009), pp, 26-49. (Eng.)

    38a) In Hebrew: Yalkut Moreshet   91 (June  2012), pp, 15- 55

    39)  The Change in Ben-Gurion’s attitude toward the Herut Movement in during the 1960’s, Israel 17 (2010), pp. pp. 131-166. (Heb,)

    40*) Golda Meir, Israel’s Fourth Prime Minister (1969–1974), Middle Eastern Studies  No. 47 No, 1  (January 20110, pp. 43-61

    41)  The Revisionist Movement and Democracy ,Journal of Modern Jewish Studies Vol. 10. No. 2 (July 2011), pp. 185-204

    42)  Menechem Begin as a Member of the Cabinet (1967 – 1970), Cathedra 141 (2011), pp. 133-158 (Heb,)

    43)  The Founding Father and the General: David Ben-Gurion and Moshe Dayan,

     Middle  Eastern  Studies ,  Vol. 47 No. 6 (November 2011), pp. 845-861

    44) Prelude to the Eichmann Trial: From the Enactment of the Holocaust and Heroism  Remembrance Day Law to the War Criminal Trial, Yad Vashem Studies 40/2 (2012),  pp. 115 – 140 (Heb.)


    44a) In English: Yad Vashem Studies 40/2 (2012) ,  pp. 137-171

      45) From Peace in the South to War in the North: Menachem Begin as Prime Minister, 1977-1983,  Israel Studies  19/1   (2014),  pp. 145-165.

    46) Nathan Alterman in the Knesset: The Two Faces of the Poet,  Cathedra 152 (2014), pp. 111-138 (Heb.)

    47) Pinhas Lavon as a Political Figure, 1949 – 1955, Iyumin Bitkumat Israel 24 (2014), pp. 331 – 362. (Heb)

      48) The Reburial of Ze’ev Jabotinsky in the Discussions of Israel’s Cabinet, Cathedra 155 (2015), 161 – 194 (Heb. (With Dr, Ofira Gruweis – Kovalsky) (Heb.)

    49   ) Why Was Moshe Sharett Deposed? A Historical Question and a Historiographical Issue, Israel Studies 20/3 (Fall 2015), pp.131-157

    50 (   Shaping the New Political Order in Israel, 1965-1967, Israel Studies Review . Vol, 33/3 (Winter 2018), pp. 30-46.

    50a) In Hebrew: Cathedra 163 (2017), pp. 1-30

    51)  The judges Yitzhak Olshen and Meir Shamgar and its Memories, Sha’arei Misphat 9 (2017), pp. 343-361 (Heb.)

    52) Two Photos – The Change of the Political Profile of the IDF General Headquarters in the First Year (1948 – 1949), Aley Zait Va-Cherev 18 (2019), pp. 199-220 (Heb.)

    54)  1948 as a Turning Point on the Israeli Political Map,  Israel Studies ,  Vol. 24 No.  3 (Fall  2019) pp. 157-179

    55) The Trials of the Murders during  the Holocaust ,  Yalkut Moreshet 101 (2020), pp. 69-98. (Heb.)

    55a)  Eng. Journal for the Study of the Holocaust and Antisemitis  18 (101 ) (2001). pp. 241 – 282

    56)  “Upheaval” – the Election of the 9th  Knesset (1977) .  Zionism Vol. (2021 ),  pp. 229-244 (Heb.)

    57)  Municipal Elections in the Holy City: Campaigns, Results and  Coalition Building

    in Jerusalem. 1948 – 1973 ,  Israel Studies 27/3 (  Fall 2022) ,  p.  143-165

    58) Between the Poets Nathan Alterman and Yonatan Ratosh publishing in Alpheem (Heb.)


    D. Articles or Chapters in Scientific Books Publication

    1) The Return of the Kibbutz Hameuchad Emmisaries from Europe 1939-1941, In: Anita Shapira (ed.) Meaasef Ha'apala (Illegal Immigration), Tel-Aviv 1990, pp. 108-124.( Heb.)

    2) Mapai  and the "Kastner Trial", in: S. I. Troen and N. Lucas (Eds.), Israel: The First

    Decade of Independence, SUNY Press, New-York 1995, pp. 195-210  (Eng.)

    3)  The Awareness Concerning the Holocaust and the Dilemma of Selective Immigration, in: Dvora Hacohen (Editor), Ingathering of Exiles – Aliya to the Land of Israel Myth and Reality, The Zalman Shazar, Jerusalem 1998, pp. 233 – 248. (Heb.)

    4)  The Path to “The Other Germany” - Ben-Gurion’s Attitude towards Germany,

     1952–1960, in: Anita Shapira (Ed.), Independence - The First Fifty Years, Jerusalem 1998, pp. 245-266. (Heb.)

    5) Debate Concerning the Role of Culture in the State's First  Years, Yossi Ben-Artzi and others (eds.), Studies in Geography and History, Jerusalem  1999, pp. 533-550 (Heb.)

    6*)Die Juedische Gemeinde in Palastina ("Yishuv")(1934-1948), in:

     und J. Nittenberg (Hg.), Flucht in die Freihiet – Oesterreichische Juden in  A. Hagen

    Palestine und Israel, Wien 2006, pp. 133-153.

    7*) Between Dialectical and Unquivovcal Israeli Historiography’s Treatmentof the Yishuv’s and the Zionist Movement’s Attitude to the Holocaust. In: Benny Morris (Editor), Making Israel, The University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor 2007, pp. 278-298 (Heb.)

    8*) The Attitude of Menchem Begin and the IZL toward the Holocaust in the 40th , in : Dina Porat (Editor), The Attitude of the Leaders in the Yishuv towards the Holocaust and the

    Nazis, 1933-1948, Yad Yitzhak Ben-Zvi Press, pp. 379-402. (Heb.)

    9*) 1948 as Touring Point in the Israeli Political Arena, in: Mordechai   Bar-On and Meir Chazan (Editors), Citizens at War,  Yad Yitzhak Ben-Zvi Press. Pp. 524-548 (Heb.)

    10*) The Attitude of Zeev Jabotinsky and Menchem Begin towards the Democracy, in:

    Allon Gal and Moshe Lissak (Editors), In the  Democracy Way ,  Sede-Boqer 2012. Pp. 491 -527 (Heb.)

    11*) Menachem Begin as Prime Minister, 1977-1983, in: Abraham Didkin (Editor), From

    Herut Movement to The Likud: 1948-2008 ,  Jerusalem 2012, pp. 194-227 (Heb.)

    12) Constitution the First Government (March 1949), in: Mordechai Bar-On and Meir Chazan (Editors), Politics in Wartime, Jerusalem 2014, pp. 127-155 (Heb,)

    13)  The Negev Committee, in:  Mordechai Bar-On, Meir Chazan and Itzhak Greenberg (Editors), Economy at War, Jerusalem 2017, pp. 304-329

    14) Introduction , Neil Kaplan and Yaakov Sharett (Editors ), The Diary of Moshe Sharett (1953-1956), Indiana University Press, Bloomington 2019. Volume I. pp. XVII – XXXIV

    15)  Elections in the Holy City – The elections to the Municipally of Jerusalem, 1950 – 1973, (Forthcoming )


    E. Articles in Conference Proceedings Publication

    1) The Roots of the Mass Immigration, The Tenth World Congress of Jewish Studies, Jerusalem 1990, pp. 544-548. (Heb.)

    2) 12) Mapai's Programs Regarding She'erit Hapletah, in: Yisrael Gutman and Avital Saf

    (eds.), She'erit Hapletah, 1944-1948, Jerusalem 1990, pp. 405-418  (Eng.)

     2a) pp. 377-365. (Heb.)

    1. Between Warsaw and  Budapest: Regarding the Term “Resistance” in the “Kastner Trial”, Dapim Lecheker Tekufat Hashoa 12 (1995), pp. 309–330. (Heb.)

    4) Rescuing Hungarian Jewry during the Holocaust,Was Israel Kastner a Hero? Israel  Kastner and the Problematics of  in: M. Mor (Ed),

    .Crisis and Reaction: The Hero in Jewish History , Creighton University Press, Omaha, Nebraska, pp. 269-279 (Eng.)

    Shaping the Memory of the Holocaust in Israeli Society of the 5)

    .1950's, in Yisrael Gutman (Ed.), Major Changes within the Jewish People in the Wake of the Holocaust, Yad Vashem, Jerusalem 1996, pp.497-518 (Heb).

    5a) Heb.:  pp. 473 - 494.

    6) The End of  the Beginning: Towards an Understanding of the Term Beginning of the State of Israel , in: Yechiam Weitz (Ed.),  From Vision to Revision – A Hundred Years of Historiography of Zionism , Jerusalem 1997, pp. 235-256. (Heb.)rs

    7) The "Eichmann Trial" and the "Kasztner Trial" and their Influence on Israeli Society, in: D. Gutwein and M. Mautner (Eds,), Law and History, Jerusalem 1999, 395-422. (Heb.)

    8*) Die Rolle der Einwanderer aus Mitteleuropa bei der politschen Entscheidung ueber die "Wiedergutmachung", in: M. Zimmermann und Y.Hotam (Hg.), Zweimal Heimat -  Die Jeckes zwischen Mitteleurope und Nahost, Frankfurt 2005, pp. 295-303 (De)

    9) Yosef Weitz in Lower Galilee, in: Ofira Gruweis – Kovalsky (Editor). Paths of the Past,

    Ramat-Gan 2016, pp. 15-32 (Heb,)

    10) Yosef Weitz and the Israeli Forest, in: Ofira Gruweis – Kolavsky and Yechiam Weitz (Editors), Between the Society and the Individual at the Jewish Settlement in the Land of Israel, Haifa 2020, pp. 93-120  (Heb.)


    F. Other Scientific Publications

    1) The Italians attitude towards the Jews during World War II, Massuah 4 (1976),

     pp. 163-179.

    2) On Man in the Holocaust, Massuah 7 (1979), pp.45-52

    3) Himmler in Poznan: Evil Rationalized, Forum 44 (1982), Pp.97-104

    4) The Youth Movements in Eretz-Israel and the Holocaust, in: Idan 13 – The Youth Movements (1920-1960), Jerusalem 1989, pp. 172-182.

    5) Rescue or Liberation: Contradiction or Completion?, Massuah 18 (April 1990), pp. 32-42

    6) On the Peace and the Radical Left, Panim 3 (October 1997), Pp. 35- 43.

    7) The "Upheaval" that didn’t was, Panim 9, (Spring 1999) , pp. 91-99

    8) The Kastner Trial, David Cheshin and other (Eds.), The Courts of Law, Jerusalem 1999, pp. 50-53.   

    9.) Moshe Sharett, his Dairy and the Controversy over Moral Norms in Israel’s First Decade, Gesher 139 (Summer 1999), pp. 52-62.

    10) The Long Way in the “Upheaval“ -  Hruth Movement, 1948-1977,  Ha-Umma 138 (Winter 1999) ,  pp. 62-72     

    11) Levy Eshkol – The Third Prime Minister of Israel - The Man and the Period  , Idan The Second Decade of Israel, Jerusalem 2000, pp. 167-193

    12) “The Princess” of Herut Movement, Panim (Winter 2002), pp. 54-61 

    13*) Golda Meir – the Fourth Prime Minister of Israel - The Woman and Period, Idan –The Third Decade of Israel, Jerusalem 2008, pp. 89-102 


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