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Research Areas
Historical-Geography; Settlement-Geography; Historical Sites Conservation
  • Personal Information
    Education
    B.A. - 1971-1974/5: The University of Haifa, Departments of:
    1) Geography.
    2) History of the Middle-East.
    With Distinction.

    M.A. - 1975-1978/9: The Hebrew University - Jerusalem, Department of Geography.
    Masters Thesis: Development of Residential Pattern and Intra-Urban
    Migration of Arabs in Haifa, 1948-1978.
    With Distinction.

    Ph.D. - 1980-1984: The Hebrew University - Jerusalem
    Ph.D. Dissertation: Planning and Development of the Physical Pattern
    in the Jewish "Moshavot" in Palestine - 1882-1914
    (approved - October 1984).
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    Courses this year
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    The Zionist Enterprise B
  • Publications

    Ph.D. Dissertation

    Planning and Development of the Physical Pattern in the Jewish “Moshavot”,
    1882-1914

    Supervisors: Prof. Yehoshua Ben-Arieh; Prof. Amiram Gonen
    (Edited and Published as B2)

    Books

    Authored books

    1. Residential Patterns and Intra-Urban Migration of Arabs in Haifa, Occasional Papers on the Middle East, 1, Haifa 1980 (Hebrew, 130 pages).

    2a. Jewish ‘Moshava’ Settlements in Eretz-Israel (1882-1914), Jerusalem, Yad Izhak Ben-Zvi 1988 (Hebrew, 311 pages).

    2b. Early Jewish Settlement Patterns in Palestine, 1882-1914, Jerusalem, The Magnes Press 1997 (334 pages).

    3. (With Yaaqov Goldstein), Ein-Zeitim – a Deserted Jewish Settlement 1890-1910, Haifa University Press 1991 (Hebrew, 160 pages).

    4. From Germany to the Holy Land – Templer Settlement in Palestine, Jerusalem, Yad Izhak Ben-Zvi 1996 (Hebrew, 223 pages).

    5. The Evolvement of the Carmel Ridge as a Jewish Settlement Space, 1918-1948, Jerusalem, The Magnes Press 2004 (Hebrew, 350 pages).

     

    Edited Books

    1. Deputy Editor, Atlas of Haifa and the Carmel, Haifa 1980 (Hebrew/English).

    2. (With Schiller Ely), Haifa and its Sites, Jerusalem 1985 (Hebrew, 255 pages).

    3. (With Ben-Arieh Yehoshua, Goren Haim), Historical-Geographical Studies in the
    Settlement of Eretz Israel
    , Jerusalem, Yad Izhak Ben-Zvi 1987 (Hebrew, 220 pages).

    4. (With Na’or Mordechai), Haifa and its Development 1981-1948, Idan Publications, 12, Jerusalem, Yad Izhak Ben-Zvi 1989 (Hebrew, 269 pages).

    5. (With Carmel Alex, Schäfer Peter), The Jewish Settlement in Palestine, 634-1881, Wiesbaden, Dr. Reichert Verlag 1990 (181 pages).

    6. Haifa – Local History, Haifa, Haifa University Press, 1999 (Hebrew, 214 pages).

    7. (With Bartal Israel, Reiner Elchnan), Studies in Geography and History in Honour of Yehoshua Ben-Arieh, Jerusalem, The Magnes Press, The Israel Exploration Society, 1999 (Hebrew, 650 pages).

    Articles

    Articles in Refereed Journals

    Published

    1. “Hartuv, a Forgotten Moshava”, Horizons in Geography, 3 (1977), 123-140 (Hebrew).

    2. “Intra-Urban Migration of Arabs in Haifa”, Horizons in Geography, 4 (1979), 27-38 (Hebrew).

    3. “Geographical Interpretation of Historical Sources”, Horizons in Geography, 6 (1982), 35-48 (Hebrew).

    4. “Documents Regarding the Construction of Buildings and Stables in Zichron Yaakov (1883-1885)”, Cathedra, 29 (1983), 45-62 (Hebrew).

    5. “From Labourers to Settlers”, Horizons in Geography, 10 (1984), 85-97 (Hebrew).

    6. “Two Episodes in the History of Haifa in the Mid-Nineteenth Century”, Cathedra, 42 (1987), 171-183 (Hebrew).

    7. “On the History of Haifa Street Names”, Jewish Language Review, 7B (1987), 17-28 (Hebrew).

    8. “Maping the Yishuv Demographically, 634-1881”, Jewish History, 2 (2) (1988), 51-60.

    9. “Scheme for Jewish Settlement in Palestine, 1885”, Zion, 53 (3) (1988), 24-36 (Hebrew).

    10. (With Kark Ruth, Aaronsohn Ran), “Hans or Estates – and Their Role in the Landscape
    of 19th Century Palestine”, in: Zionism, 13 (1988); (Main Author, Hebrew).

    11. “Johaness Zeller – A Missionary to the Holy-Land”, Cathedra, 50 (1989), 73-97 (Hebrew).

    12. “Geographical Expressions of Peace Concepts in Israel”, Pennsylvania Geographer, 29 (1991), 53-59.

    13. “The Historiography of the War of Independence”, Cathedra, 65 (1992), 159-167 (Hebrew).

    14. “Unbekannte Pläne und Landkarten von Gottlieb Schumacher”, Zeitschrift des deutschen Palästina-Verein, 107 (1992), 176-192.

    15. “Unrealized Development Plans for Haifa at the End of the 19th Century”, Cathedra, 73 (1994), 62-68 (Hebrew Version of 14).

    16. “Mapai’s Settlement Plans in Anticipation of the Establishment of the State”, Contemporary Jewry, 10 (1996), 209-236 (Hebrew).

    17. “The ‘Moshav Hapoalim’ and its Importance in the History of the Yishuv”, Zionism, 20 (1996), 103-133 (Hebrew).

    18. “Normalization Under Conflict? Spatial and Demographic Changes of Arabs in Haifa 1948-92”, Middle Eastern Studies, 32 (4) (1996), 281-295.

    19. “Imitation or Original? Shaping the Cultural Landscape of Pioneer Jewish Settlement in Eretz Israel,1882-1914”, Journal of Historical Geography, 22 (3) (1996), 308-326.

    20. (With Frankel Rafi and Ayalon Eitan), “The Templer Olive Press at Sarona”, Cathedra, 82 (1996), 75-86 (Hebrew).

    21. (With Goren Tamir), “Designing the Urban Space of the Arabs of Haifa”, Studies in the Geography of Israel, 16 (1998), 7-27 (Hebrew).

    22. “Methods and Directions for Eretz Israel Studies”, Cathedra, 100 (2001), 361-376 (Hebrew).

    23. “Kibbutz or Moshav? Priority Changes of Settlement Types in Israel, 1949-53”, Israel Affairs, 8 (1+2) (2002), 163-176.


    Articles Accepted (in Print)

    1. “The Mediterranean Region in 19th Century German Geography”, in: Shavit Yaaqov (ed.), The Mediterranean as a Cultural Region, Tel Aviv University Press, 2003 (in Press, 25 pages, Hebrew).


    Articles in Edited Books and Volumes

    Articles in this section are peer reviewed

    Published

    24. “The Jewish Moshavot in Upper Galilee, 1882-1914”, in: Shmueli Avshalom (et. al.), The Land of Galilee, Haifa 1984, 405-426 (Hebrew).

    25. (With Bigger Gideon), “Changes in the Landscape of Galilee, 1920-1948”, op. cit., 1984, 443-460 (Hebrew).

    26. (With Shoshany Maxim), “The Arabs of Haifa, 1972-1983: Demographic and Spatial Changes”, Monograph Series on the Middle East, 4, 1986, 33-50 (Main Editor, Hebrew).

    27. “The Moshavot and the Beginning of Settlement Planning in Israel”, in: Ben-Arieh Yehoshua, Ben-Artzi Yossi, Goren Haim (eds.), Historical Geographical Studies in the Settlements of Eretz Israel, Jerusalem, Yad Izhak Ben-Zvi 1987 (Hebrew).

    28. “The Capture of Haifa in the First World War”, Maarachot, 312-313 (1988), 46-52 (Hebrew).

    29. “Traditional and Modern Settlement Types in Eretz-Israel in the Modern Era”, in: Kark Ruth (ed.), The Land that Became Israel, Jerusalem, The Magnes Press 1989, 133-146 (Hebrew).

    30. “The Agricultural Development in the Jewish Moshavot, 1882-1914”, in: Gilbar Gad (ed.), Ottoman Palestine, 1800-1914. Studies in Economic and Social History, Leiden, Brill 1990, 31-158.

    31. “The Jewish Settlement in Palestine in the Early Muslim Period (34-1099)”, in: Carmel Alex, Schäfer Peter, Ben-Artzi Yossi (eds.), The Jewish Settlement in Palestine, 634-1881, Wiesbaden 1990, 18-21.

    32. “Building of Metulla (1902-1896)”, in: Israel – People and Nation, Annual Publication of The Museum of Tel Aviv, 5-6 (1990), 219-232 (Hebrew).

    33. “Changes in Preference of Settlement Types After 1948”, in: Pilowsky Warda (ed.), Transition from “Yishuv” to State, 1947-1949, Haifa, Herzel Institute for Research in Zionism 1990, 173-185 (Hebrew).

    34. “The Carmelite Monastery in Haifa During World War I”, in: Eliav Mordechai (ed.), Siege and Distress, Jerusalem, Yad Izhak Ben-Zvi 1991, 261-280 (Hebrew).

    35. “The Physical Patterns of the German Templer Settlements and Their Role in the Landscape of Israel (1869-1914)”, in: Ben-Arieh Yehoshua, Katz Yossi, Kaniel Yehoshua (eds.), Historical Geographical Studies in the Settlement of Eretz-Israel, Jerusalem, Yad Izhak Ben-Zvi 1991, 73-94 (Hebrew).

    36. “German – Holy Land Studies: a Conceptual Framework”, in: Davis Moshe, Ben-Arieh Yehoshua (eds.), With Eyes Towards Zion, III, Praeger, New York 1991, 179-185.

    37. “Religious Ideology and Landscape Formation: the Case of the German Templars in Eretz Israel”, in: Baker Alan R.H., Bigger Gideon (eds.), Ideology and Landscape in Historical Perspective, Cambridge, C.U.P. 1992, 83-106.

    38. “Between Workers and Farmers: Women at the Dawn of Settlement, 1882-1914”, in: Azmon Yael (ed.), Women in Jewish Societies, Jerusalem 1995, 309-324 (Hebrew).

    39. “Between Esat and West: in Search of ‘Local Architecture in Palestine”, in: Gradus Yehuda and Lipshitz Gabi (eds.), The Mosaic of Israeli Geography, Beer Sheva, Ben Gurion University of the Negev Press 1996, 441-449.

    40. “The Development of the Moshavot , 1904-1914”, in: Bartal Israel. (ed.), The Book of Second Aliyah, Vol. 1, Jerusalem, Yad Izhak Ben-Zvi 1998, 135-169 (Hebrew).

    41. “Menachem Scheinkin and his Work”, in: Zahor Zeev (ed.), The Book of Second Aliyah, Vol. 3, Jerusalem, Yad Izhak Ben-Zvi 1998, 377-380 (Hebrew).

    42. “Zalman David Levontin and his Contribution to the Development of the Yishuv”, in: Zahor Zeev (ed.), The Book of Second Aliyah, Vol. 3, Jerusalem, Yad Izhak Ben-Zvi 1998, 235-239 (Hebrew).

    43. “Von-Mülinen and the Map of Haifa, 1908”, in: Ben-Artzi Yossi (ed.), Haifa – Local History, Haifa 1999, 15-26 (Hebrew).

    44. “Yehoshua Ben-Arieh and Mapping the Battles of the War of Independence”, in: Bartal Israel, Ben-Artzi Yossi, Reiner Elchanan (eds.), Studies in Geography and History in Honour of Yehoshua Ben-Arieh, Jerusalem, The Magnes Press, The Israel Exploration Society 1999, 46-58 (Hebrew).

    45. “Traditional and Modern Settlement Landscape in Israel”, in: Kedar, B.Z. (ed.), Remote Sensing, Jerusalem, Yad Izhak Ben-Zvi 2000, 173-202 (Hebrew).

    46. “Have Gender Studies Changed Our Attitude Towards the Historiography of the Aliyah and Settlement Process?” in: Shilo Margalith et. al. (eds.), Jewish Women in the Yishuv and Zionism, A Gender Perspective, Jerusalem, Yad Izhak Ben-Zvi 2001, 26-44 (Hebrew).

    47. “Landscape and Identity – The Israeli Roof During the Last Generations”, in: Bartal, Israel (ed.), A Century of Israeli Culture, Jerusalem, The Magnes Press 2002, 261-273 (Hebrew).

    48. “Jewish Settlement in Palestine, 1900-1917”, in: Lissak Moshe and Kolatt Israel (eds.), History of Jewish Settlement in Israel, II, Jerusalem, Bialik Institute 2002, 345-414 (Hebrew).

    49. “The Map of the Carmelite-Templer Conflict Over Mt. Carmel Lands, 1885”, in: Ben-Arieh Yehoshua, Reiner Elchanan (eds.), Studies in the History of Eretz-Israel, Presented to Yehuda Ben-Porat, Jerusalem, Yad Izhak Ben-Zvi, Jerusalem, 2003, 494-506 (Hebrew).



    Accepted for Publication

    1. “The Contribution of Historical-Geography to Israeli Historiography of the State of Israel”, in: Morris Benny (ed.), The Historiography of Israel, (in Press, 50 pages).

    Other Scientific Publications

    1. “A map – “Haifa in the War of Independence”, in: Atlas of Haifa and the Carmel, 1980, 56.

    2. (With Sofer Arnon), “Tourism and Recreation in Haifa”, ditto., 1980. 78-80.

    3. (With Kipnis Baruch), “Minorities in Haifa” – Map and Notes, ditto., 1980. 98-99.

    4. (With Lebes Abraham), “The First Plan of Natanya”, Horizons in Geography, 6 (1982), 65-68 (Senior Editor, Hebrew).

    5. “Die Juden in Palästina (634-1881)” (The Jews in Palestine) – Karte B IX18, Tübinger Atlas des Vorderen Orients (TAVO), Wiesbaden 1988.

    6. “The attempt of the Mission to establish a Jewish Colony in Hartuv”, Tenth World Congress of Jewish Studies, 1990, 312-318 (Hebrew).

    7. “Innovation by any Price?” a Response, Cathedra, 55 (1990), 183-185 (Hebrew).

    8. (With Goren Haim) “More on the History of Medicine in the Galilee” – a Response, Cathedra, 63 (1992), 176-178 (Hebrew).

    9. “Jewish National Fund and Settlement in Palestine 1903-1914” - a Book Review, Zion, 57 (1992), 98-100 (Hebrew).

    10. “The Beginning of the Meteorologic Station at the University of Haifa”, Meteorology in Israel, 2 (27) (1993), 100-105 (Hebrew).

    11. “National Land – From ‘Sacred Value’ to ‘Used Value’”, Land, 36 (1993), 45-57 (Hebrew).

    12. “Analysing Navigation Maps” – a Response, Cathedra, 72 (1994), 183-186 (Hebrew).

    13. “The Jewish Moshava”` “The Templer Settlements”, in: Oliver Paul (ed.), Encyclopedia of Vernacular Architecture of the World, Cambridge, Cambridge University 1998, 1514-1515.

    14. “Geography and Zionist Education” – a Book Review on: Yoram Bar-Gal, Moledet and Geography, Contemporary Jewry, 9 (1994), 325-330 (Hebrew).

    15. “Al Nakba”, a Film Review, Zemanim, 64 (1998), 106-108 (Hebrew).

    16. “Ho, Kineret Shel Mi?” – a Book Review, Cathedra, 88 (1998), 150-156 (Hebrew).

    17. (With Forman Geremy), “Ein-Hod as an Object of Memory” – a Book Review, Zemanim, 68-69 (1999), 169-172 (Hebrew).

    18. “On the Eshkol Tower” – a Response, Theory and Criticism, 19 (2001), 277-280 (Hebrew).

    19. Seikaly May, Haifa – Transformation of an Arab Society, 1918-1939 – a Book Review,
    Journal of Historical Geography, 29(2), 2003, 293-295.

    20. Sharabi R., “Syncretism and Settlement” – a Book Review, Israeli Society, (in Press,
    10 pages, Hebrew).

    Articles, Maps, Notes and Other Publications

    1. “Schumacher House”, Land and Nature, 22/5 (1980), 180-181 (Hebrew).

    2. “Ein-Zeitim”, Land and Nature, 23/4 (1981), 173-175 (Hebrew/English).

    3. “From Neuhardthof to Tira”, Land and Nature, 24/4 (1982), 175-177 (Hebrew).

    4. “The Relics of Hartuv”, Land and Nature, 27/6 (1985), 16-17 (Hebrew).

    5. “The Christian Stage in the History of Hartuv”, Nofim, 9-10 (1977), 140-144 (Hebrew).

    6. “The History of Haifa in Modern Times”, Ariel (1985), 13-23 (Hebrew).

    7. “Haifa in the War of Independence”, Ariel (1985), 85-92 (Hebrew).

    8. “The A’hmedieh in Haifa”, Ariel (1985), 141-146 (Hebrew).

    9. “The Old Town”, Ariel (1985), 201-203 (Hebrew).

    10. “Ard el Yahud”, Ariel (1985), 206-207 (Hebrew).

    11. “Walks in Haifa”, Ariel (1985), 239-253 (Hebrew).

    12. “Oliphant House”, The Old Technion, “Rutenberg House”, in: Aner Z., 70 Buildings in Israel, Tel Aviv 1988 (Hebrew).

    13. “From a Mission Settlement to a Jewish Moshava”, in: Schiller E. (ed.), Zev Vilnay’s Jubilee Volume, 1, Jerusalem 1984, 351-358 (Hebrew).

    14. “The Purchasing of Haifa Bay”, Ditto, 2, Jerusalem, 1988, 240-249 (Hebrew).

    15. “The Uniqueness of Haifa During the Mandate Era”, in: Na’or M., Ben-Artzi Y. (eds.), Haifa and its Development 1918-1948, Jerusalem, Yad Izhak Ben-Zvi 1989, 27-37 (Hebrew).

    16. “Hadar ha-Carmel – Heart of Jewish Haifa”, ibid, 251-262.

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