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Israeli, Raphael

Works: 142 works in 539 publications in 3 languages and 11,432 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Sources  Conference papers and proceedings  Bibliography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
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Most widely held works about Raphael Israeli
Most widely held works by Raphael Israeli
Man of defiance : a political biography of Anwar Sadat by Raphael Israeli( Book )

11 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

PLO in Lebanon : selected documents by Raphael Israeli( Book )

13 editions published in 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

PLO-documenten, buitgemaakt door het Israëlische leger tijdens de invasie van Libanon in 1982
Islam and politics in the modern Middle East( Book )

15 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The recent resurgence of Islam in the Middle East is a far more complex phenomenon than is often suggested by those analyses which reduce recent developments in the area to no more than an intensification of religiosity. Islam and Politics in the Modern Middle East challenges that perception of the contemporary Middle East. It explores the nature of the Islamic revival and attempts to establish the original impulse behind particular instances of Islamic resurgence. It also examines the degree to which religious institutions have served as a mechanism for expressing secular dema
The Crescent in the East : Islam in Asia Major( Book )

15 editions published between 1982 and 1989 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Iraq war : hidden agendas and Babylonian intrigue : the regional impact on Shi'ites, Kurds, Sunnis and Arabs by Raphael Israeli( Book )

12 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The fallout from the Iraq War in 2003 has been widespread. The US finds itself under siege in Iraq, the Iraqi State is ruled by chaos, corruption and terrorism; and the hunt for weapons of mass destruction has been relentlessly debated in the media."
Green crescent over Nazareth : the displacement of Christians by Muslims in the Holy Land by Raphael Israeli( Book )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By the year 2000, Christians had been reduced to a mere 30 per cent of the city's population of 60,000"--Jacket
Islam in Asia( Book )

7 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Muslims in China : a study in cultural confrontation by Raphael Israeli( Book )

26 editions published between 1978 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Palestinians between Israel and Jordan : squaring the triangle by Raphael Israeli( Book )

7 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Islamikaze : manifestations of Islamic martyrology by Raphael Israeli( Book )

14 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Islamikaze: Manifestations of Islamic Martyrology explains the historical background to the events of 11 September 2001, the Western countermeasures and the reactions to both in the Muslim world. The attacks generated much debate over the role of religion, and Israeli makes a very important contribution to the understanding of the concept of the Martyr in Islam and the doctrine of Martyrdom, as well as those who champion it (ideologically and theologically), and the identified enemies of the Muslim fundamentalists. He illustrates his thesis with a selection of texts extolling the Martyrs (erroneously called 'suicide bombers')."--BOOK JACKET
Islam in China : religion, ethnicity, culture, and politics by Raphael Israeli( Book )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'Are they really Muslims?' Islam in China reveals the struggle for identity of the small yet vital Muslim community of China, a little-studied minority on the fringes of the Islamic world now thrust into the spotlight by the opening of China to the world and the rise of independent Muslim republics on China's western borders
The Islamic challenge in Europe by Raphael Israeli( Book )

15 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Since the World Trade Center attacks in New York on September 11, 2001, Europe has been plagued by Islamist attacks that have taken many lives and disrupted many services. Considerable attention has been paid to radical Islamist attacks on the United Kingdom, France, and Germany, but far less focus has been on the Islamist extremist impact on the rest of Europe. This book warns all Europeans, but Middle Easterners as well, that they are not immune to terror. That terror is confined to Jews and Israel is a myth. Muslim extremist attacks have taken place against other Muslim nations - as well as European nations in which Jewish influence or Israeli support is negligible. The waves of Muslim recrimination against the West have given rise to internal struggles within the Arab world played out in terrorist acts." "Muslim brotherhoods have defined a global war against other religions, nations, and cultures that stray from the principles of fundamentalism - a cultural and military jihad. Just where religious identity supervenes national identity has become a critical turning point. Israeli's book shows that the line between moderates and extremists within the Islamic fold is vague, ambiguous, and in certain situations non-existent. It draws attention to polls and public sentiments of the Islamic faithful, and emphasizes the Islamic attack on modernization and its cultural sources." "This timely volume is addressed to those in the West who are not accustomed to thinking in apocalyptic terms. Israeli provides painstaking details of European responses to Islamist challenges, particularly those who prefer pragmatic compliance rather than response. He demonstrates that Islamic extremism continues to grow in the heartland of the European world. This is neither an optimistic nor pessimistic book; its disturbing message may be a wake-up call to some. It is a necessary read for those who want to go beyond news, opting for a more intellectual and comprehensive diet."--Jacket
Islam in China : a critical bibliography by Raphael Israeli( Book )

8 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Islam has permeated Chinese civilization as a religion and lifestyle for centuries. This volume offers a summary of key developments concerning scholarship on Islam in China and presents a record of research on this topic. The first part of the book is a narrative introduction to the history of Islam in China, the coexistence of Chinese and Muslim cultures, and contemporary issues. The second part of the work is a listing of more than four hundred sources of information on the topic. Entries are grouped in ten categories, and each entry includes a descriptive annotation. An appendix lists journals devoted to research in this field, and the volume concludes with author, title, and subject indexes
Muslim minorities in modern states : the challenge of assimilation by Raphael Israeli( Book )

11 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Political leaders of the 1930s may be accused of blindness to danger in their failed attempts to appease totalitarian aggression, but no one doubts they believed they were doing so to preserve their way of life. In contrast, Raphael Israeli suggests that twenty-first century appeasement of Islamists, wherever it occurs, is different." "This study fills a large void in the examination of the consequences of new migrations of Muslim populations into advanced and modern societies throughout the world."--Jacket
War, peace and terror in the Middle East by Raphael Israeli( Book )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This volume focuses on the theme of how acts of terrorism have eroded the hopes inherent in the peace process that was initiated by Sadat and Begin in 1977, and driven it to an impasse. All efforts to duplicate that feat have ended in frustration thus far, and the current crisis occasioned by recent acts of terrorism and al-Qai'da may lead to a new strategic thinking and reshuffling allegiances and alliances, and produce a new world order."--Jacket
Jerusalem divided : the armistice regime, 1947-1967 by Raphael Israeli( Book )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the background to the history of the Armistice Regime, established in 1947 to combat the fighting between Jews and Arabs in Jerusalem. The author details the Armistice Commission, which governed its application and the many in-built problems that thwarted their proper functioning
From Arab spring to Islamic winter by Raphael Israeli( Book )

9 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The world is watching with uncertainity as the "Arab Spring" unfolds. Optimistically named by international media sources, the term "Arab Spring" associates the unrest with ideas of renewal, revival, and democratic thought and deed. Many hoped the overthrow of authoritarian leaders signaled a promising new beginning for the Arab world. Raphael Israeli argues that instead of paving a path toward liberal democracy, the Arab Spring in fact launched a power struggle. Judging from the experiences of countries where the dust is settling-including Tunisia, Egypt, Yemen, and perhaps also Syria and Libya-it appears that Islamic governments will fill the vacuum in leadership. The hopes that swept the Islamic world with the Arab Spring have given way to a winter of lost hopes and aspirations, as it becomes increasingly clear that democratic outcomes are not on the horizon. What is worse is that the West seems to have abandoned its hopes for democracy and freedom in the region, instead making peace with the idea that Islamic governments must be accepted as the lesser of evil options. Presenting a clear-eyed picture of the situation, Israeli examines thematic problems that cut across all the Muslim states experiencing unrest. He groups the countries into various blocs according to their shared characteristics, then discusses these groups one by one. For each country, he considers whether the liberal-democratic option is viable and examines what kind of regime could be considered legitimate and stable. This volume offers valuable insights for political scientists, Middle Eastern specialists, and the general informed public eager to comprehend the import of these momentous events."--Provided by publisher
Muslim anti-Semitism in Christian Europe : elemental and residual anti-semitism by Raphael Israeli( Book )

9 editions published between 2009 and 2017 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Modern Arab and Muslim hostility towards Jews and Israel is rooted not only in the Arab-Israeli conflict and traditional Islamic teaching but also in Christian anti-Semitic attitudes brought into the Islamic world by Western colonial powers. In this volume, Raphael Israeli examines how the worsening situation in the Middle East together with large waves of Muslim immigration to Europe, North America, and Australia has brought about a comingling of two anti-Semitic traditions. As the author explains, the unique interaction of Muslim immigrants in the West with the host societies brought them into contact with local, traditional anti- Semites of the xenophobic fascist and racist Right along with the avowedly anti-Zionist Left, to build a formidable wall of hatred against the Jewish state and its people. To complicate this picture further, the same Muslim immigrants share with them minority status in a Christian-majority society. Often finding themselves at odds with the majority host society, they find themselves subject to criticism and censure on all sides. They are engaged simultaneously in battle with both their host society into which they cannot integrate, and their Jewish compatriots who are a model of good integration. Consequently, they feel exposed and lose ground in the struggle for social acceptance. Israeli lays out the nature and ideologies of the Muslim immigrant world and shows how in each European country they create their own ethnic sub-groups and religious communities, often in competition with each other. This remarkable and courageous book will be of interest to sociologists, Middle East specialists, and political scientists."--Jacket
The death camps of Croatia : visions and revisions, 1941-45 by Raphael Israeli( Book )

20 editions published between 2012 and 2017 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In The Death Camps of Croatia, Raphael Israeli shows that throughout Yugoslavia during World War II, anti-semitism was both deeply rooted and widespread. This book traces the circumstances and the historical context in which the pro-Nazi Ustasha state, encompassing Croatia and Bosnia, erected the Jadovno and Jasenovac death camps. Israeli distills fact and historical record from accusation and grievance, noting that seventy years later, the gap in research and the collection of data, memoirs, and oral histories has become almost irreparable. This volume meets the challenge, basing its conclusions on evidence from participants from the period.The battle between the Serbs and the Croats is not likely to be settled any time soon. Both sides have accused the other of the wrongdoings that everyone knows occurred. While the German Nazis, Croat Ustasha, Serbian collaborators, Cetnicks, and Bosnian Hanjar recruits are often seen as the wrongdoers, there were individuals who helped the Jews, hid them at great risk, and enabled them to survive. These people absorbed the Jews in their own ranks, and gave them the means to fight; they were the only people who helped the Jews.This volume is not about judging one side or the other; it is about acknowledging the evil all sides inflicted upon the Jewish minority in their midst. Serbs, Muslims, and Croats continue to dominate the ex-Yugoslavian scene. It has been their arena of battle for centuries, while the flourishing Jewish minority culture in that area has all but come to a historical standstill and has almost completely vanished. Yet the struggle over the historical record continues."--Provided by publisher
The Oslo idea : the euphoria of failure by Raphael Israeli( Book )

10 editions published between 2012 and 2017 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The idea of peace is always enchanting, for it encompasses the tranquility and serenity for which every human yearns. The nation of Israel has never known peace, but it dreams of peace. In practice Israel navigates between the poles of war and peace, with endless middle-of the-road situations like cease-fire, truce, armistice, and other temporary cessations of hostilities. The Oslo Idea traces the roots of the current campaign to delegitimize Israel. The campaign is not linked to Israeli resistance, to the absence of an acceptable settlement between Israel and the Palestinians, or to Israel's reluctance to abandon territory. It results from a change of tactics by the Palestinian leadership. Israeli argues that these tactics have been used to exhaust, reduce, and replace Israel rather than produce a compromise. Half the Palestinian people and other uncompromising Arabs and Muslims have stated that goal openly and act to achieve it. -- Publisher description
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The Iraq war : hidden agendas and Babylonian intrigue : the regional impact on Shi'ites, Kurds, Sunnis and Arabs
Alternative Names
Israeli, R.

Israeli, R. 1935-

Israeli, R. (Raphael)

Israeli, Refa'el

iyx`li, xt`l 1935-

JŚRʾLJ, Rafi 1935-

Raphael Israeli

Raphael Israeli Israeli academic

Yiśraʾeliy, Rapiy

Yiśraʾeliy Rapiy 1935-....

Yiśraʾeliy, Rpaʾel

Yiśraʾeliy Rpaʾel 1935-....

Yiśreʼeli, Rafi

Yiśreʼeli, Rafi 1935-

Yiśreʼeli, Refaʼel

Yiśreʼēlî, Refāʼēl 1935-

Yiśrʾeliy, Rapiy

Yiśrʾeliy Rapiy 1935-....

Yiśrʾeliy, Rpaʾel

Yiśrʾeliy Rpaʾel 1935-....

ישראלי, רפאל

ישראלי רפאל 1935-....

ישראלי, רפי

ישראלי רפי 1935-....

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Green crescent over Nazareth : the displacement of Christians by Muslims in the Holy LandPalestinians between Israel and Jordan : squaring the triangleIslamikaze : manifestations of Islamic martyrologyIslam in China : religion, ethnicity, culture, and politicsThe Islamic challenge in EuropeIslam in China : a critical bibliographyMuslim minorities in modern states : the challenge of assimilationWar, peace and terror in the Middle East