MADAR publishes the Arabic edition of Made Public: Palestinian Photographs in Military Archives in Israel by Rona Sela:
The narrative of “seized” Palestinian photographs in the Israeli military archives
Ramallah – The Palestinian Forum for Israeli Studies (MADAR) has recently published the Arabic edition of Made Public: Palestinian Photographs in Military Archives in Israel by Rona Sela. Translated into Arabic by Ala Huleihel, the book comprises 530 page. Made Public describes an arduous journey of research to track down the destiny of Palestinian photographs seized in Israeli archives. These were looted from Palestinian homes or pockets of Palestinian martyrs, or taken from within or from the skies of Palestinian villages for military purposes.
Ramallah: The Palestinian Forum for Israeli Studies (MADAR) has recently published “ Year Zero of the Arab-Israeli Conflict” by Hellil Cohen, translated by Saleem Salameh.
Through memory and historiography, in a manner both associative and highly calculated, Cohen traces the horrific events of 1929., He extends his geographic and chronological reach and uses a non-linear reconstruction of events to call for a thorough reconsideration of cause and effect. Sifting through Arab and Hebrew sources—many rarely, if ever, examined before—Cohen reflects on the attitudes and perceptions of Jews and Arabs who experienced the events and, most significantly, on the
This book examines the fact that, four decades after the occupation, almost everybody, either in political discourse or within academic circles, continues to view the occupation as a temporary condition and incidental characteristic of the Israeli regime. This ensures that the question of whether Israel is willing to put an end to the occupation is absented in favour of talking about the prerequisites to do so.
This book tells the story of failure inside the closed headquarters during the second war Israel waged against Lebanon in summer 2006. Shedding light on the charged atmosphere behind the scenes, the book presents a detailed narrative of the debate and dispute within the Israeli military and political establishments.
Ramallah: The Palestinian Forum for Israeli Studies (MADAR) has recently published a translation into Arabic of Israel’s New Wars: The Circumstances Surrounding Israel’s “Exit” from the Settlement Option by Uri Ben Eliezer. Totalling 612 pages, the book presents a socio-historical analysis of a set of factors, which lead to the eruption of what the author terms as the “Israel’s New Wars”. In this context, Eliezer assesses the performance of the triad of politics, army and society.