Introduction The Israeli Security Prism 1. Free or fearful? Zionism's responses to Jewish insecurity, Uriel Abulof 2. Israel's post-1948 security experience, David Rodman 3. The evolution and development of the Israel Defense Forces, Yaakov Amidror Debating Security 4. Neither Sparta nor Athens: Israeli public opinion on national security, Tamar Hermann 5. Security issues as mirrored in the digital social media Moran Yarchi 6. Settlements and security: a debate A security asset Gershon Hacohen A security liability Shaul Arieli 7. Keeping faith: religious Jewish perspectives on Israeli security Aharon Kampinsky 8. Israeli Arab perspectives on security Amal Jamal 9. The Supreme Court as a forum for national security discourse Amichai Cohen 10. Security narratives in Israeli literature Uri S. Cohen11. Security narratives in Israeli dramatic arts Tali Silberstein Framing Security Policy 12. National securitydecision-making Charles D. Freilich 13. The dynamics of civil-militaryrelations and the complexity of Israel's security policies Yagil Levy 14.The diplomatic path to security Steven R. David 15. Negotiating Israeli security Aharon Klieman 16. The U.S.-Israel securityrelationship Daniel Kurtzer 17. Israel's evolving relationship with American Jewry: a matter of national security Dov S. Zakheim Pursuing Security 18. Israel's security model Avi Kober 19. Security, technology and cyberwarfare Isaac Ben Israel 20. Towards a Middle East regional security regime?Martin Kramer 21. Israel's expanding strategic horizons: finding extra-regional security partners Eran Lerman 22. Weapon of last resort? the nuclear dimension of Israeli security Avner Cohen Augmenting Security: Costs and Benefits 23. "Building resilience": the public discourse Keren Friedman-Peleg 24. The civilian home front: in search of societal resilience Meir Elran and Carmit Padan 25. Women and the Israeli military culture Orna Sasson-Levy and Gilly Hartal 26. The economics of prioritizing security: Israel's defense burden, 1948-2018 Ben-Zion Zilberfarb 27. Jewish, democratic and resilient? on competing visions of Israel Yedidia Z. Stern
Stuart A. Cohen is a graduate of Oxford University and Professor Emeritus of Political Studies at Bar-Ilan University, Israel. His current research focuses on military-societal relations in Israel. His most recent book is Divine Service? Judaism and Israel's Armed Forces (2016).Aharon Klieman is a graduate of Johns Hopkins University's School of Advanced International Studies. He has been a member of Tel-Aviv University's Department of Political Science since 1969 and is currently Professor Emeritus. He is the editor of Great Powers and Geopolitics: International Affairs in a Rebalancing World (2015).
" It is undoubtedly an important, impressive, and useful handbook that deserves a place in the library of anyone seeking a deeper understanding of Israel's national security challenges. " - Kobi Michael, Institute for National Security Studies