Ines Gabél is a lecturer in the Department of Sociology, Political Science and Communication at the Open University of Israel.
Giora Goodman teaches at Kinneret College on the Sea of Galilee and at the MA programs for Diplomacy and Political Communication at Tel-Aviv University. His recent publications include: "The British Government and the Challenge of McCarthyism in the Early Cold War," Journal of Cold War Studies (2010); and "Pig Farming in Israel and Its Opponents, 1948-1962," Cathedra (2009) [Hebrew].
Oded Heilbronner teaches history and cultural studies at the Shenkar College of Design and Art in Tel-Aviv and at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. His recent publications include: England's Dreaming: The Beatles, England and the Sixties (Jerusalem, 2008) [Hebrew]; Populäre Kultur, Populärer Liberalismus und das Bürgertum im ländlichen Deutschland, 1860s-1930s (Munich, 2006); Catholicism, Political Culture and the Countryside: A Social History of the Nazi Party in South Germany (Ann Arbor, 1998).
Assaf Meydani is Senior Lecturer in the School of Government and Society at the Academic College of Tel-Aviv-Yaffo. His recent publications include: "The Relationship between the Supreme Court and Parliament in Light of the Theory of Moves: The Case of Israel," co-authored with Shlomo Mizrahi, Rationality and Society 22.2 (2010); "The Design of Land Policy in Israel: Between Law and Political Culture," Land Use Policy 27.4 (2010); "Political Entrepreneurs and Electoral Capital: The Case of the Israeli State Economy Arrangement Law," Constitutional Political Economy 19.4 (2008).
Avner Molcho is a Post-Doctoral student in the School of Jewish Studies at Tel-Aviv University. His recent publications include: "The Formation of Secondary Education in Israel, 1948-1964," Journal of Israeli History 29.1 (2010); "Capitalism and the 'American Way' in Israel: Productivity, Management and the Capitalist Ethos in the US Technical Aid in the 1950s," in Society and Economy in Israel: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives, ed. Avi Bareli, Daniel Gutwein, and Tuvia Friling (Jerusalem and Sede Boker, 2005) [Hebrew]. [End Page 191]
Esther Meir is Senior Researcher at the Ben-Gurion Research Institute for the Study of Israel and Zionism and Senior Lecturer in the Department of Jewish History at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. Her recent publications include: From a Failed Operation to a National Myth: Yemen Exodus 1949 (Tel-Aviv, 2011) [Hebrew]; Between Baghdad and Ramat-Gan: Iraqi Jews in Israel (Jerusalem, 2009) [Hebrew]; "The Baghdad Pogrom and the Zionist Policy," in Al Farhud: The 1941 Pogrom in Iraq, ed. Shmuel Moreh and Zvi Yehuda (Jerusalem, 2010); "La Fin de Babylone: Le Choc du Nationalisme en Irak," in La Fin du Judaisme en Terres d'Islam, ed. Shmuel Trigano (Paris, 2009).
Reina Rutlinger-reiner is head of the English Department in the Talpiot Academic College in Holon. Her recent publications include: The Audacity of Holiness—Orthodox Women's Theater (Tel-Aviv, 2007) [Hebrew]; "A Tug of War": Intercultural Practices within Israeli Orthodox Women's Theater," Women in Judaism 5.2 (2008); "My Aim is to Get Higher and Higher: Worship Onstage," Nashim 10 (2005).
Tali Tadmor-Shimony is a Researcher at the Ben-Gurion Research Institute for the Study of Israel and Zionism and Lecturer in the Department of Jewish History at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. Her recent publications include: "Cultivating the Soil as an Educational Message in Israeli Schools during the 1950s and 1960s," Journal of Modern Jewish Studies 10.1 (2011); "Female Soldier-Teachers: Army, Education and a New State," Israel Affairs, 16.2 (2010); National Education and Formation of State (Sede Boker, 2010) [Hebrew]. [End Page 192]