Advisors and Heads of Programs

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Prof. Gadi Heimann

Office: 5326

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Research Areas: The History of Israel’s Foreign Policy, Great Power Status in the International System

Scientific Publications- Gadi Heimann:

Books and Edited Volumes:

1. Gadi Heimann, Franco-Israeli Relations, 1958-1967, (London: Routledge) (forthcoming 2017).

2. Gadi Heimann, The End of a Beautiful Friendship? France-Israel Relations under De Gaulle's Presidency (Jerusalem: Magness, 2016) (in Hebrew).

Edited Volumes

3. Gadi Heimann (ed.), New Perspectives on the History of International Relations (Jerusalem: Leonard Davis Institute, 2013) (in Hebrew).

Peer-reviewed Articles:

4. Gadi Heimann, "Divide and Rule: isral Tactics Regarding the Jerusalem Question, 1949-1950" Cold War History

5. Gadi Heimann, "The EEC Commission and the Negotiation for a Trade Agreement with Israel", Journal of European Integration, (forthcoming 2017). (

6. Guy Harpaz & Gadi Heimann, "Sixty Years of EU-Israeli Trade Relations: The Expectations-Delivery Gap", Journal of World Trade (Forthcoming June 2016) (J

7. Gadi Heimann, "A Case of Diplomatic Symbiosis: France, Israel and the French Colonies in Africa, 1958-1962", Journal of Contemporary History, Vol. 51, No. 1, (2016), pp. 145-164.

8. Gadi Heimann, "The Struggle between the United States and Israel over Recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's Capital, 1952-1967", International History Review, Vol. 37, No. 4, (2015), pp. 790-808.

9. Gadi Heimann, "The Need to be a Part of Europe: Israel's Struggle for an Association Agreement with the EEC, 1957-1961", Israel Studies, Vol. 20, No. 1, (Spring 2015), pp. 86-109.

10. Gadi Heimann, "What Does it Take to be a Great Power: The Story of France Joining the Big Five", Review of International Studies, Vol. 41, No. 1, (January 2015), pp. 185-206.

11. Gadi Heimann, "From 'Irresponsible' to 'Immoral': De Gaulle's perceptions of Israel and the Jews", Journal of Contemporary History, Vol. 46, No. 4 (2011), pp. 897-919.

12. Gadi Heimann, "From Friendship to Patronage: France-Israel relations, 1958-1967", Diplomacy & Statecraft, Vol. 21, No. 2 (Summer 2010), pp. 240-258.

13. Gadi Heimann, "In search of a Route to World Power: General De Gaulle's the Soviet Unionand Israel in the Middle East Crisis of 1967”, International History Review, Vol. 32, No. 1 (March 2010), pp. 69-88.

14. Gadi Heimann, "Diverging Goals: The French and Israeli Pursuit of the Bomb," Israel Studies, Vol. 15, No. 2 (Summer 2010), pp. 104-126.

15. Oded Lowenheim and Gadi Heimann, "Revenge in International Relations", Security Studies, Vol. 17, No. 4 (Winter 2008), pp. 1-40.

16. Gadi Heimann and Oded Lowenheim, "Revenge and the Israeli Campaign in the Second Lebanese War", Politika, Vol. 17, (Winter 2008), pp. 97-110 (In Hebrew).

Chapters in Collective Volumes:

17. Gadi Heimann, "Israel, France and the Jerusalem Question", in Gadi Heimann (ed.), New Perspectives on the History of International Relations (Jerusalem: Leonard Davis Institute, 2013) (in Hebrew), pp. 34-49.

18. Gadi Heimann, "A Hot Summer: France, Israel and the Middle East Crisis in 1958", in Christian Nuenlist, Anna Locher, Garret Martin (eds.), Globalizing De Gaulle: International Perspectives on De Gaulle's Foreign Policies, (Rowman and Littlefield, 2010) in the Harvard Cold War Project book series.


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Dr. Lior Herman

MA Program Advisor
Office: 5323
Monday, 14:30-16:00

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Research Areas: International Trade, Trade in Services, Energy and Geopolitics, Regulation

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Dr. Guy Laron

BA Program Advisor - Semester B
Office: 5310
Monday, 16:00-17:00
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Research Areas: Arab-Israeli Conflict, The Cold War, Military History, International Political Economy, Globalization, Third World 

A. Peer-reviewed Publications


The Six-Day War: The Breaking of the Middle East, (New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2017) 

Origins of the Suez Crisis: Postwar Development Diplomacy and the Struggle over Third World Industrialization, 1945-1956, (Woodrow Wilson Center Press / Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013).


"'Logic dictates that they may attack when they feel they can win': the Egyptian Army, the 1955 Czech-Egyptian Arms Deal and the Israeli Intelligence, 1955-1956," Middle East Journal, (Winter, 2009).
"Playing with Fire: the Soviet-Israeli-Syrian Triangle, 1965-1967," Cold War History, (May 2010).
"Stepping Back from the Third World: Soviet Policy toward the United Arab Republic, 1965-1967," Journal of Cold War Studies, (Fall 2010).

“Surveying the Revolutionary Arc,” Roundtable Essay, International Journal of Middle East Studies, Vol. 43, No.2, (May 2011), pp. 323-325.

“Semi-Peripheral Countries and the Invention of the “Third World,” 1955-1965,” Third World Quarterly,(November 2014).

"The Domestic Sources of Israel's Decision to Launch the 1956 Sinai Campaign," British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies, (2015).

"The Cold War in the Arab World, 1965-1969," in Lorenz Luthi, ed., Turning Points in the Cold War, (Washington, D.C. and Stanford CA: Woodrow Wilson Center Press and Stanford University Press, 2015).

B. Other Essays

“Cutting the Gordian knot: The Post WWII Egyptian Quest for Arms and the 1955 Czech Arms Deal”, Cold War International History Project, The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, working paper #55,(Washington, DC, February 2007).


“Goldman Sachs Faces Test Years After Memos Touted Now Faltering Economies,” The Guardian, 13 September 2015.

“The Bubble of Emerging Markets Pops,” History News Network, 27 August 2015.


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דבורה מנקין

Dr. Devorah Manekin

PhD Programs Advisor
Head of The Davis Graduate School of International Relations (TELEM IR)
Room 5313, Reception hours: Tuesday, 14:30-15:30
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“The Political Legacies of Combat: Attitudes towards War and Peace among Israeli Ex-Combatants,”
2015. International Organization 69(4) 981-1009. With Guy Grossman and Dan Miodownik.
“Violence against Civilians in the Second Intifada: The Moderating Effect of Armed Group
Structure on Opportunistic Violence." 2013. Comparative Political Studies 46(10), 1273-1300.
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