Yossi Ben-Artzi is Professor of Historical Geography at the University of Haifa. He has also served as Dean of Humanities (2000-2004) and Rector of the University (2004-2010). His recent publications include: "Jewish rural settlement in Cyprus 1882-1935: A 'springboard' or a Destiny?" Jewish History 21 (2007); "The Contribution of Historical-Geography to the Israeli Historiography of the State of Israel", in Making Israel, edited by Benny Morris (Ann Arbor, 2007); and Turning a Desert into Carmel (Jerusalem, 2004).
Eliezer Ben-Rafael is Professor (Emeritus) of Political Sociology at Tel-Aviv University. His recent publications include: The Kibbutz on Ways Apart, co-authored with Menachem Topel (Jerusalem, 2009) [Hebrew]; Jewish Identities: Fifty Intellectuals Answer Ben-Gurion (Leiden/Boston, 2006); Building a Diaspora: Russian Jews in Israel, Germany and the USA, co-authored with Mikhail Lyubansky, Olaf Glockner, Paul Harris, and Julius Schoeps (Leiden/Boston, 2006); New Elites in Israel, co-edited with Yitzhak Steinberg (Jerusalem, 2006) [Hebrew]; and Is Israel One? Religion, Nationalism, and Multiculturalism Confounded, co-authored with Yochanan Peres (Boston, 2005).
Amichai Cohen is Senior Lecturer of International Law in the Faculty of Law at Ono Academic College, Kiryat Ono. His recent publications include: "Economic Sanctions in IHL" Israel Law Review 42 (2009); "The Principle of Proportionality in the Context of Operation Cast Lead," Rutgers Law Record 35 (2009); and "Legal Operational Advice in the IDF," Connecticut Journal of International Law 26 (2011).
Stuart A. Cohen is Professor in the Department of Political Studies at Bar-Ilan University. His recent publications include: (ed.) The New Citizen Armies: Israel's Armed Forces in Comparative Perspective (London, 2010); Israel and its Army: from Cohesion to Confusion (London, 2008); and "The Changing Jewish Discourse on Armed Conflict: Themes and Implications," in Religion in World Conflict, edited by Jonathan Fox and Shmuel Sandler (London, 2006). [End Page 187]
Yael Darr is Senior Lecturer in the School of Cultural Studies at Tel-Aviv University. Her recent publications include: "The Childlike Voice as a Means for a Therapeutic Narrative of Holocaust Survivors: A New Wave of Holocaust Literature for Children in Israel," in Negotiating Childhoods, edited by Lucy Hopkins, Mark Macleod, and Wendy C. Turgeon (Oxford, 2010); "A Confrontation between Two Doctrines: The Birth of Struggle for Hegemony in Hebrew Children's Literature," International Research in Children's Literature 1 (2009); and "Negating Diaspora Negation: Children's Literature in Jewish Palestine during the Holocaust Years," European Judaism 42.1 (2009).
Shlomo Getz is Director of the Institute for the Research of the Kibbutz, at the University of Haifa and Senior Lecturer in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Emek Yezreel College. His recent publications include "Antecedents and Consequences of the Adoption of Market-Based Compensation by Israeli Kibbutzim," co-authored with Raymond Russell and Robert Hanneman, Advances in the Economic Analysis of Participatory & Labor-Managed Firms 11 (2010); "Higher Education Preferences in Israel: Center and Periphery Compared," in Problems and Prospects in Higher Education, edited by Gregory Papanikos and Nicholas Pappas (Athens, 2010). Forthcoming, The Kibbutz: The Risk of Survival.
Robert Hanneman is Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Riverside. He is co-author with Mark Riddle of "A Brief Introduction to Analyzing Social Network Data," and "Concepts and Measures for Basic Network Analysis," in Handbook of Social Network Analysis, edited by John Scott and Peter Carrington (London, 2011). Forthcoming, co-authored with Raymond Russell and Shlomo Getz, "Antecedents and Consequences of the Adoption of Market-Based Compensation in Israeli Kibbutzim," Advances in the Economic Analysis of Participatory and Labor-Managed Firms.
Sara Lamb is Professor of Anthropology at Brandeis University. Her recent publications include: Everyday Life in South Asia, co-authored with Diane Mones, 2nd ed. (Bloomington, IN, 2010); "Rethinking the Generation Gap: Age and Agency in Middle-Class Kolkata," Journal of Aging, Humanities and the Arts 4.2 (2010); and, Aging and the Indian Diaspora: Cosmopolitan Families in India and Abroad (Bloomington, IN, 2009). [End Page 188]
Hilly Moodrick-Even Khen is Senior Lecturer in Public International Law at Sha'arei Mishpat College. Her recent publications include: Terrorism and International Law: Combatants and Civilians in Modern Battlefields (Jerusalem, 2010) [Hebrew]; "Children as Direct Participants in...