Modern Israeli / Palestinian Studies
[resources are available to all Library users on-campus; some resources will be available to SOAS students & staff only if off-campus]
- Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies (BESA) (Bar-Ilan University, Ramat Gan)
BESA conducts research on strategic topics “particularly as they relate to the national security and foreign policy of Israel". The site links to numerous open-access research papers on Israeli foreign relations and security / strategic issues, and to the Center's Bulletin.
- Breaking the silence: Israeli soldiers talk about the Occupied Territories
Founded in 2004, Israeli organisation Shovrim Shtika (Breaking the Silence) has collected personal testimonies from soldiers who have served in the Occupied Territories since the beginning of the second Intifadah in which they express their opinions and concerns.
- Brown University Library: Library resource guide for Judaic Studies (Modern)
Selected internet resources on modern Jewish and contemporary Israeli studies from Brown University (Providence, Rhode Island)
News, current affairs, culture and comment from the online English-language edition of this major Israeli newspaper. In Hebrew at: http://www.haaretz.co.il/
- IBA (Israeli Broadcasting Authority) World Service
English language news and current affairs site. IBA has broadcast since the creation of Israel in 1948. Click on “Archive” to listen to (or print) transcripts of historic broadcasts (Windows Media Player required for some elements)
- Jerusalem Post
Online version of Israel’s major English-language daily newspaper
- Learn Hebrew Sites
Jacob Richman has drawn together a range of web resources to assist Hebrew language learners, including songs, games and podcasts
- Palestinian News Network (PNN)
English language site featuring news, current affairs and culture
- Palestinian Newspapers
Link to a selection of Palestinian newspapers published in Arabic and English in Gaza, Jaffa, Jerusalem and elsewhere.
Bibliographic database of articles on Jewish studies hosted by The Jewish National and University Library in Jerusalem. Click RAMBI Web to search the database