Institute Publications

Publications by the Roth Institute's staff, scholars and research students





  • Hanan Harif, Brothers are We? Asia and the Semitic Space in Zionist Thought (Zalman Shazar, forthcoming 2019) in Hebrew.

  • Zmanim: The Quarterly of the Israeli Historical Society, Genocide: Mass Violence and Cultural Erasure, Special Volume 138 (Zalman Shazar, 2018) in Hebrew.

  • Semion Goldin, Mia Spiro, Scott Ury, guest editors, Jewish Migration in Modern Times: The Case of Eastern Europe, 1880-2017, East European Jewish Affairs, vol. 47, nos. 2/3, (2017).

  • Artur Markowski and Scott Ury, guest editors, The Jews of Eastern Europe in a Time of Revolution and Violence, 1904-1907, Studia Judaica, vol. 39, (2017).

  • Shimon Samuels & Esther Webman (eds.), Antisemitism: The Generic Hatred (Paris: Éditions Le Manuscrit, 2017) In Arabic.

  • Raz Segal, Genocide in the Carpathians: War, Social Breakdown, and Mass Violence, 1914-1945 (Stanford University Press, 2016)

  • Esther Webman and Meir Litvak, From Empathy to Denial: Arab Responses to the Holocaust (Magnes & Yad Vashem, 2015), in Hebrew.

  • Roni Stauber, Aviva Halamish, Esther Webman (eds.), Holocaust and Antisemitism in Research and in Public Discourse (Yad Vashem, 2015), in Hebrew.

  • From Dreyfus to Destruction: Media and Antisemitism, Kesher, ed. Gideon Kouts(The Institute for Research on Jewish Media and Communication, Tel Aviv University, 2014) in Hebrew.

  • Michael L. Miller and Scott Ury, eds., Cosmopolitanism, Nationalism and the Jews of East Central Europe (Routledge, 2014).

  • Raz Segal, Days of Ruin: The Jews of Munkacs during the Holocaust (Jerusalem: Yad Vashem Publications, 2013).

  • Scott Ury, Barricades and Banners: The Revolution of 1905 and the Transformation of Warsaw Jewry, (Stanford University Press, 2012).

  • Israel Bartal, Antony Polonsky, Scott Ury (eds.), Jews and Their Neighbours in Eastern Europe since 1750 (Littman Library of Jewish Civilization, 2012).

  • Esther Webman (ed.), The Global Impact of the 'Protocols of the Elders of Zion', (Routledge, 2011).

  • Yair Auron and Isaac Lubelsky (eds.) Between Racism and Genocide in Modernity, (Raanana: The Open University Publishing House, 2011, in Hebrew.

  • Roni Stauber (ed.), Collaboration with the Nazis: Public Discourse after the Holocaust (London/NY: Routledge, 2010).

  • Dina Porat, The Fall of a Sparrow: The Life and Times of Abba Kovner (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2010.)

  • Esther Webman and Meir Litvak, From Empathy to Denial: Arab Responses to the Holocaust (NY: Columbia University Press, 2009).

  • Dina Porat (ed.), When Disaster Comes from Afar: Leading Personalities in the Land of Israel Confront Nazism and the Holocaust, 1933-1948 (Jerusalem: Yad Ben-Zvi, in Hebrew).

  • Graciela Ben-Dror, The Catholic Church and the Jews: Argentina, 1933-1945, (Jerusalem: Vidal Sassoon International Center for the Study of Antisemitism; Lincoln, NE: Nebraska University Press, 2009).

  • Roni Stauber and Raphael Vago (eds.), The Roma - A Minority in Europe: Historical, Political and Social Perspectives (Budapest: CEU Press, 2007).

  • Esther Webman and Laurence Weinbaum (eds.), Jan Karski: The Man and His Mission (2006, 79 pp; in collaboration with the Polish Institute; in Hebrew)

  • Nina Osin and Dina Porat (eds.), Legislating against Discrimination: An International Survey of Anti-Discrimination Norms (Leiden/Boston: Martinus Nijhoff, 2005).

  • Dina Porat and Roni Stauber (eds.), Antisemitism and Terror (2003).

  • Deborah-D Emmanuel-Junod, La Suisse et les mesures contre la discrimination raciale: l'adhesion de la Suisse a la CEDR et a la revision y relative du Code penal helvetique (2002).

  • Sarah Rembiszewski, Die Leugnung des Holocaust in Deutschland: Fallstudie eines Leugners der Nachkriegsgeneration (October 1999).

  • Ruth Amossy, Marc Lits, L'Image d'Israel et des Juifs durant la Guerre du Golfe -- Analyse de la presse belge et francaise. In cooperation with the University of Louvain-la-Neuve (June 1998).

  • Mario Sznajder, Graciela Ben Dror, Esther Webman, Extremismo y Religion su Presencia en AmericaLatina (1998).


Articles and Book Chapters 

  • Hanan Harif, "Between a Bridge and a Fortress: Shlomo Dov Goitein and the Role of 'Jewish Arabists' in the American Academy," C.Wiese, M.Meyer, and N.Gerber (eds.), Expanding the Borders of Wissenschaft des Judentums (forthcoming 2019).

  • Hanan Harif, "Between Sacred and Profane: Three Modern Hebrew Translators of the Qur'an," C.Gafni, H.Harif, D.Salzer and S.Schorch (eds.), Sacred Texts in Wissenschaft des Judentums (forthcoming 2019).

  • Hanan Harif, "Arab Revival and Zionism: Josef Horovitz, Shelomo D. Goitein and the Politics of Jewish Oriental Studies," Ottfried Fraisse and Christian Wiese (eds.), Beyond the Myth of Golden Spain (2018).

  • Scott Ury, "Fear and Loathing on the Streets of Warsaw: Revolution, Violence and the Rise of Political Antisemitism," Studia Judaica, vol. 39, (2017) in Polish.

  • Naama Meishar, "Up/Rooting: Breaching Landscape Architecture in the Jewish-Arab City," AJS Review41:1 (April 2017) pp 89–109

  • Esther Webman, "Antisemitism in the Arab World Intensified After the Defeat of 1967", Hauma, 205, (Spring 2017) pp. 52-58, in Hebrew

  • Esther Webman, “’Stealing the Holocaust from the Jews’? The Holocaust as Metaphor in Public Discourse”, in McElligott A. and Herf J. (eds) Antisemitism Before and Since the Holocaust. Palgrave Macmillan, Cham, 2017, pp. 279-304.

  • Esther Webman, “From the Damascus Blood Libel to the “Arab Spring”: The Evolution of Arab Antisemitism”, Antisemitism Studies, Vol. 1, No. 1 (Spring 2017), pp. 157-206.

  • Scott Ury, "The Future of the Past: On the Fate of Polish Jewish History in the Global Era," Gal-Ed (2017), in Hebrew.

  • Hanan Harif, "Yosef Yo'el Rivlin's Al-Qur'an and the Creation of a New Hebrew Culture in Mandatory Palestine", Naharaim, Vol. 10/1 (Sep. 2016).

  • Hanan Harif, “Between Arab revival and Zionism: Josef Horovitz, Shelomo Dov Goitien and the politics of Jewish Oriental studies”, Ottfried Fraisse and Christian Wiese (eds.), Beyond the Myth of Golden Spain (forthcoming 2016).

  • Elia Etkin, "Wars without Heroes: The Social History of the Arab-Israeli Conflict", Theory and Criticism, Vol 46 Summer 2016, pp. 184-193.

  • Esther Webman, "Atatürk in the Nazi Imagination, Islam and Nazi Germany’s War, Nazi Germany and the Arab World", German History, Volume 34, Issue 2, 1 June 2016, Pages 347–350. Book review.

  • Karma Ben Johanan, "Wreaking Judgement on Mount Esau: Christianity at R. Kook's Thought", Jewish Quarterly Review, Vol. 106, No. 1, Winter (Penn Press, 2016), pp. 76-100.

  • Esther Webman, "The Roots of the Egyptian Public Discourse on Nazism and the Holocaust", Holocaust and Antisemitism in Research and in Public Discourse (Yad Vashem, 2015).

  • Esther Webman, "The ‘Jew’ as a Metaphor for Evil in Arab Public Discourse”, Journal of the Middle East and Africa, 6 (2015), 275–292.

  • Esther Webman, "Old and New in the Palestinian Holocaust Public Discourse”, Journal for the Study of Antisemitism, 7:2 (2015), 203-220.

  • Scott Ury, "Antisemitism,"Encyclopedia of Political Thought, ed. Michael Gibbons (Blackwell, 2015).

  • Scott Ury, "Poland, 1800-1939," Oxford Bibliographies Online: Jewish Studies, ed. Naomi Seidman (2014).

  • Scott Ury, Review of David Nirenberg, Anti-Judaism: The Western Tradition, Nexus Institute (2014).

  • Esther Webman, "Mixed and Confused - Egyptian Initial Responses to the Holocaust," Lessons and Legacies XI: Expanding Perspective on the Holocaust in a Changing World, edited by Hilary Earl and Karl Schleunes (Northwestern University Press, 2014), pp. pp. 335-354.

  • Esther Webman, "The War and the Holocaust in the Egyptian Public Discourse, 1945-1947", Israel Gershoni (ed.), Arab Responses to Fascism and Nazism: Attraction and Repulsion (Austin: Texas University Press, 2014), pp. 243-270.

  • Esther Webman, "The Study of Arab Antisemitism: Trends and Challenges,", Festschrift in honor of Prof. Asher Susser (Tel Aviv: Moshe Dayan Center, 2014), pp. 167-198.

  • Raz Segal, “Beyond Holocaust Studies: Rethinking the Holocaust in Hungary,” Journal of Genocide Research, Vol. 16 (1) (2014).

  • Esther Webman, Review of Corry Guttstadt, Turkey, the Jews, and the Holocaust (Cambridge UP, 2013), in International Journal of Middle East Studies 46 (2), May 2014.

  • Esther Webman, "Treading in Troubled Waters: Seeking the Roots of Muslim Antisemitism," Bustan. The Middle East Book Review, Vol. 4, No. 2 (2013), pp. 113-136.

  • Raz Segal, “Imported Violence: Carpatho-Ruthenians and Jews in Carpatho-Ukraine, October 1938-March 1939,” Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry, Vol. 26: Jews and Ukrainians (2014).

  • Scott Ury, "O Brother Where Art Thou? The Search for Inter-Ethnic Solidarity in the Late Imperial Era," Gal-Ed, Vol. 23 (2012), pp. 97-130 (with Theodore Weeks).

  • Scott Ury, "Between Jews and Their Neighbors: Isolation, Confrontation and Influence," Polin, Vol. 24 (2012), pp. 3-30 (with Israel Bartal).

  • Raz Segal,  “Becoming Bystanders: Carpatho-Ruthenians, Jews, and the Politics of Narcissism in Subcarpathian Rus’,” Holocaust Studies: A Journal of Culture and History, Vol. 16 (1-2) (2010).

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