Yoav Gelber


Yoav Gelber

Infobox Person
name = Yoav Gelber
birth_date = 1943
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death_date =
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education = Hebrew University
occupation = Historian

Yoav Gelber ( _he. יואב גלבר) (born 1943) is a professor at the University of Haifa, and a visiting professor at the University of Texas. He was born in Mandatory Palestine in 1943. Gelber studied world and Jewish history at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Gelber is an expert on the history of the Israel Defense Forces and a vocal opponent of Ilan Pappe.

Works

*"Jewish Palestinian Volunteering in the British Army during the Second World War", Vol. I: "Volunteering and its Role in Zionist Policy 1939-1942", (Hebrew, Yad Izhak Ben-Zvi, Jerusalem 1979).
*"Jewish Palestinian Volunteering in the British Army during the Second World War", Vol. II, "The Struggle for a Jewish Army", (Hebrew, Yad Izhak Ben-Zvi, Jerusalem 1981).
*"Jewish Palestinian Volunteering in the British Army during the Second World War", Vol. III. "The Standard Bearers - The Mission of the Volunteers to the Jewish People", (Hebrew, Yad Izhak Ben-Zvi, Jerusalem 1983).
*"Jewish Palestinian Volunteering in the British Army during the Second World War", Vol. IV, "Jewish Volunteers in British Units", (Hebrew, Yad Izhak Ben-Zvi, Jerusalem 1984).
*"The Emergence of a Jewish Army - The Veterans of the British Army in the IDF" (Hebrew, Yad Izhak Ben-Zvi, Jerusalem 1986);
*"Why the Palmach Was Disbanded? - The Jewish Military Force in the Transition from a Yishuv to a State 1947-1949" (Hebrew, Schocken, Tel-Aviv 1986);
*"With Walter Goldstern: Emigration deutsch-sprachiger Ingenieure nach Palaestina 1933-1945" (VDI Verlag, Duesseldorf, 1988). ("Emigration of German-speaking engineers to Palestine, 1933-1945")
*"Massada - The Defense of Palestine in the Second World War" (Hebrew, Bar-Ilan University Press, Ramat-Gan, 1990).
*"A New Homeland - The Immigration from Central Europe and its Absorption in Eretz Israel 1933-1948" (Hebrew, Leo Baeck Institute and Yad Izhak Ben- Zvi, Jerusalem 1990).
*"The History of Israeli Intelligence", Part I: "Growing a Fleur-de-Lis: The Intelligence Services of the Jewish Yishuv in Palestine", 1918-1947 (Hebrew, Israel Ministry of Defense Publications), 2 Vols. Tel Aviv 1992.
*"Jewish-Transjordanian Relations, 1921-1948" (English, Frank Cass, London & Portland 1996).
*"The History of Israeli Intelligence", Part II: "Budding a Fleur-de-Lis: Israeli Intelligence in the War of Independence, 1947-1949" (Hebrew, 2 vols. Israel Ministry of Defense Publications, Tel Aviv 2001).
*"The History of Israeli Intelligence", Part III: "1949-1953", Vol. I-III (Hebrew, Classified edition, an IDF publication, 1999-2000).
*"Palestine 1948: War, Escape and the Emergence of the Palestinian Refugee Problem", Sussex Academic Press, Brighton & Portland 2001.
*"Independence Versus Nakbah: The Arab–Israeli War of 1948" (forthcoming, Zmora-Bitan, Hebrew, 2004).
*"Israeli-Jordanian Dialogue, 1948-1953: Cooperation, Conspiracy, or Collusion?" (Forthcoming, Sussex Academic Press, May 2004).
*"History, Memory and Propaganda" (in work, Hebrew)

External links

* [http://israel-stu.haifa.ac.il/staff/ygelber.htm Prof. Yoav Gelber] Website at the University of Haifa
* [http://zioncon.blogspot.com/2007/07/yoav-gelber-disease-of-post-zionism.html The Disease of "Post-Zionism"] , 8 July 2007.

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