- Ancient Israel in Western Civ Textbooks. Cargill, Jack // History Teacher;May2001, Vol. 34 Issue 3, p297
Describes how the history of ancient Israel is discussed in textbooks on Western Civilization. Basis of biblical historical scholarship; Way in which textbooks on Western Civilization treat ancient Israelite history; Impact of the Hebrew Bible in the study of Western Civilization.
- Israel Studies Program Set for China. // Points East;Mar2012, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p11
An excerpt from the article "Israel Studies Program Set for China", which appeared in the August 16, 2011 issue of the "Jewish Telegraphic Agency" (JTA) newspaper is presented.
- The Place of Israelitish History in a System of Education. Hirschy, Noah Calvin // Education;Feb1907, Vol. 27 Issue 6, p334
The article presents the opinion that the study of the history of Israel should be made a part of the educational system in the United States. The author notes that while much is devoted to the history of Greece and Rome, very little is discussed about the history of Israel. The history of...
- Philosophy and Practice in Writing a History of Ancient Israel. Hjelm, Ingrid // Catholic Biblical Quarterly;Jul2008, Vol. 70 Issue 3, p579
The article reviews the book "Philosophy and Practice in Writing a History of Ancient Israel," by Megan Bishop Moore.
- Rewriting Israel's History. Stein, Leslie // Shofar: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Jewish Studies;Fall2011, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p129
This article provides a brief survey of the major works of the so-called New Israeli Historians. It attempts to explain what distinguishes them from mainstream Israeli scholars and considers the extent to which their writings constitute a unified school of thought. The article makes it dear that...
- “Here started the rift we see today”: Student and textbook narratives between official and counter memory. Goldberg, Tsafrir; Porat, Dan; Schwarz, Baruch B. // Narrative Inquiry;2006, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p319
The story about the collective past, which is embedded in the students’ minds, may serve a significant role in learning history. The fit between students preconceived narratives and the official narrative in textbooks might considerably influence their ability to understand and use the...