Israel and Zionist Education
An Evolving Bibliography
Following is a list of readings accessible through the internet relevant to the field of Israel and Zionist education that have been recommended by those participating in the First International Symposium on the Israel Educator. We welcome further suggestions for items to be added to this bibliography, including articles you have authored. In addition, we wish to bring to your attention four volumes recently published on Israel education that we believe are particularly pertinent. Please send any recommendations you might have to Atara Volk email@example.com.
Survay on Israel Education:
Grant, Lisa D. and Kopelowitz, Ezra M. Israel Education Matters. Center for Jewish Peoplehood Education. 2012
Lanski, Anne, editor. The Aleph-Bet of Israel Education. The iCenter. 2011.
Pomson, Alex, Wertheimer, Jack and HaCohen Wolf, Hagit. Hearts and Minds: Israel in North American Jewish Day Schools. The Avi Chai Foundation. 2014.
Sinclair, Alex . Loving the Real Israel. Ben Yehuda Press. 2013
Jewish Educational Leadership:
Alexander, Hanan: Mature Zionism: Education and the Scholarly Study of Israel
Ariel, Yonatan: Educating about Israel and Jewish Peoplehood: Murmurings on a Field in Formation
Ariel, Yonatan: Building community momentum for Israel Education
Baratz, Ran: It's Only Natural: Why Israel is the foundation upon which the house of Jewish culture can be most safely built
Berrin, Susan: Editor's Introduction to Teaching Israel
Breakstone, David: Teaching Israel from B to Y - An Incomplete Guide for the Jewish Educator
CASJE: The Consortium for Applied Studies in Jewish Education- Five policy briefs
Chertok, Fern: Identical, Fraternal, or Separated at Birth: A Case Study of Educator Teams Within American-Israeli School Twinning
Gefen, Peter: Israel Education: An Ironic Failure
Gilo, Idan and Rolnick, Josh: Israel Unsettled: A Fringe Play is Set in a Future with No Jewish State
Grant, Lisa: Sacred Vision, Complex Reality: Navigating the Tensions in Israel Education
Goldberg, Elisheva and Rolnick, Josh: Reclaiming Zionism: Rebuilding the 'Jerusalem of Below'
Greene, Amanda: Teaching Israel in Reform Congregational Schools
Hakman, Inbal and Rosner, Shmuel: The Challenge of Peoplehood: Strengthening the Attachment of Young American Jews to Israel in the Time of the Distancing Discourse
Horowitz, Bethamie: Defining Israel Education
iCenter: Mapping the Landscape: The Emerging Field of Israel Education
Korazim, Rachel: The Place of Israel in North American Jewish Education: The View from Israel
Kopelowiitz, Ezra and Chasir-Teran, Daniel: Next Generation Advocacy – A Study of Young Israel Advocates
Koren, Annette: Teaching and Learning about Israel: Assessing the Impact of Israeli Faculty on American Students
Mattenson, Pearl , Pomson, Alex,Deitcher, Howard and Held, Daniel : Engineering Enduring Change: Learning What it Will Take to Transform Day School Israel Education from a Study of BASIS--The Bay Area Schools Israel Synergy Initiative
Mittelberg, David and Ben Moshe, Danny: The Place of Israel and Jewish Peoplehood in Jewish Education in the Diaspora: An Australian Case Study:
Naor, Moshe: Israel in the Academy
Penslar, Derek: Contested Space: Maps in Teaching about Israel
Pomson, Alex, Wertheimer, Jack and HaCohen Wolf, Hagit: Hearts and Minds: Israel in North American Jewish Day Schools. The Avi Chai Foundation. 2014.
Pomson, Alex and Held, Daniel: “Why Israel?” Re-Viewing Israel Education Through the Lenses of Civic and Political Engagement
Rifkin, Susan: Does Israel Education Matter at Camp?
Rosov Consulting: Serving a Complex Israel: A Report on Israel-based Immersive Jewish Service-learning
Saxe, Leonard: The Impact of Taglit – Birthright Israel: 2012 Update
Sh'ma February-March 2008: Teaching Israel--COMPLETE ISSUE
Shain, Michelle: Understanding the Jewish Identity and Experiences of Russian-Speaking Young Adults: A Study of the Taglit-Birthright Israel
Sinclair, Alex and Backenroth, Ofra: What Does It Mean to Be An Israel Educator?
Sinclair, Alex and Backenroth, Ofra: Reveling and Unraveling the Face of Israel's Complexity
Stein, Kenneth, Grinfas-David, Tal and Hartman, Anna: Teaching Israel: A More Effective Strategy
Troen, Ilan and Rolnick, Josh: A War of Many Names: Teaching Israel's History
Zakai, Sovan: Values in Tension: Israel Education at a U.S. Jewish Day School
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