Publications by Dr. Kenneth W. Stein


"The Arab-Israeli War of 1948 - A Short History," Center for Israel Education, May 2020.

"Zionist Land Acquisition: A Core Element in Establishing Israel,” in Michael J Cohen (ed.) The British Mandate in Palestine A Centenary Volume, 1920-1948, Routledge, 2020, pp. 189-204.   


"Forming a Nucleus for the Jewish State: 1882-1947," Center for Israel Education, August 2019, (33pp), Also available in Spanish and Hebrew.

Egyptian-Israeli Negotiations’ Documents Reader: 1973-1979, Center for Israel Education, Atlanta, (June 2019), e-book, 199 documents, 800 plus pages


US-Israel Relationship in The Oxford Handbook of Israeli Politics and Society, (ed.) Hazan, Dowty, Hofnung and Rahat, November 2018, (Updated November 2020).


The June 1967 War: How it Changed Jewish, Israeli and Middle Eastern History, Center for Israel Education, Atlanta, (March 2017). e-book. 
History, Politics, and Diplomacy of the Arab-Israeli Conflict (Documents Compilation-521 items), 2nd EditionCenter for Israel Education, Atlanta, (February 2017). e-book. 


"What If the Palestinian Arab Elite Had Chosen Compromise Instead of Boycott in Confronting Zionism?" in Gavriel D. Rosenfeld (ed.) What Ifs of Jewish History, Cambridge University Press, 2016, pp. 215-237. 


"A Concise History of Israel," in Cary Nelson and Gabriel Noah Bahm (ed.) The Case Against Academic Boycotts of Israel, Wayne State University Press, Distributors, 2015, pp. 384-439.

"History Politics and Diplomacy of the Arab-Israeli Conflict: A Source Document Reader for College Courses and Adult Education." Center for Israel Education, Atlanta, Second Edition, (2015). e-book. 


"Evolving A Diplomatic Legacy from the October War: the US, Egyptian, and Israeli Triangle." in Asaf Siniver (ed.) The October 1973 War: Politics, Diplomacy, and Legacy (London: Hurst and Company, 2013). pp. 209-229.

"History Politics and Diplomacy of the Arab-Israeli Conflict: A Source Document Reader for College Courses and Adult Education." Center for Israel Education, Atlanta, (2013). e-book. 

"Israel @ 65: A Family and Community Resource." Center for Israel Education, Atlanta, (2013). e-book.


"The U.S. Role in Palestinian Self-Determination." InFocus Quarterly Fall 2011.

"US-Israeli relations 1947-2010: The View from Washington." in The World Facing Israel-Israel Facing the World: Images and Politics, Alfred Wittstock (2011): 159-176. Print.


"The Egyptian-Israeli Peace: Lessons for Today" PolicyWatch 1496. Washington Institute for Near East Policy. March 24

"Historical Context for the Egyptian-Israeli Treaty" Viewpoints, Middle East Institute, pp. 13-16. March

"What Works in Jewish Education" The RAVSAK Journal HaYidion. Spring.


"Advice to the Next President about the Middle East" inFocus Jewish Policy Center Journal II, no. 3. Fall.

"A Daring Declaration" The Forward. May 7.

"Teaching Israel: A More Effective Strategy" with Tal Grinfas-David and Anna Hartman, Sh'ma. February.


"Annapolis: Precedents and Tranactions, But No Transformations" Tel Aviv Notes: An Update on Middle Eastern Developments. The Moshe Dayan Center. December.

"Palestinian Representation at the Negotiating Table: Past Meets Present?" inFocus. September.

"A Road Map for Diplomacy" The Jersualem Post. August 21.

"Legado de la guerra de 1967" La Vanguarda. June 5. ENGLISH TRANSLATION

"My Problem with Jimmy Carter's Book." Middle East Quarterly XIV, no. 2. pp. 3-15. Spring

"Palastina: Frieden, nicht Apartheid" Middle East Quarterly XIV, no. 2. (German translation of "My Problem with Jimmy Carter's Book") pp 3-15. Spring.


"Lessons Learned from America's Experience in Iraq" La Vanguardia. November 30. SPANISH TRANSLATION

"Il collasso dello Stato Arabo: la vera battaglia del Libanon" Aspenia (Rome: Aspen Institute), 34 pp. 214-223. October.

"Un panorama desolador" La Vanguardia.September 18. ENGLISH TRANSLATION

"Henry Kissinger to Iraq: Can We Reduce Israel's size?" Preface to Document, Middle East Quarterly, Vol. XIII, No. 4, pp. 214-223. Fall.

"La importacia de como a caban la guerras" La Vanguardia. August 6.

"Negociaciones sin dilacion" La Vanguardia. July 22. ENGLISH TRANSLATION

"Das Ende der "arabischen Welt" Internationale Politik: 58-64. June.

"Gli elettori hanno chiesto a Olmert e a Peretz di transformare Israele in un paese normale" Il Foglio Quotidiano. April 6, 2006. ENGLISH TRANSLATION

"Perche Olmert ha sempre accanto a se una sedia vuota" Il Foglio Quotidiano. March 10.

"La dieta israeli: retirada y musculo" La Vanguardia. April 8.

"Una Historia de Israel" (A History of Israel) Vanguardia Dossier, No. 19, pp. 19-26. April-June.

"Adelante, Olmert" La Vanguardia. February 27.

"Hamas, entre retorica y realidad." La Vanguardia. February 6. ENGLISH TRANSLATION

"Israele, Olmert «erede per caso» di Ariel Sharon." La Sicilia. January 21.

"Adonde iran los votos de Sharon?" La Vanguardia. January 8. ENGLISH TRANSLATION

"Sharon news raises the political stakes" Atlanta Journal Constitution.January 6.

"Un final espantoso o tolerable?" La Vanguardia. January 1-2. ENGLISH TRANSLATION


" Der Nahe Osten- eine Kisenregion?" Internationale Politik, 2005.

"Intranquilidad en Oriente Medio" La Vanguardia. November 6.

"Israel configura su propio futuro" La Vanguardia. September 25.

"Is free speech ever too costly?" Federation Star of Collier County Florida. September.

"Sharon cumpre retirado cum firmeza da ocupacao" Diario Economico. August 22.

"Entre la libertad y la 'yihad' " La Vanguardia. August 7.

"The Fight for Israel's History" Atlanta Jewish Times. July 17.

"Lestenuante Lentezza Dei Cambiamenti Politici in Medio Oriente" La Sicilia. July 17.

"Cambio politico in Oriente Medio" La Vanguardia. June 30. ENGLISH TRANSLATION

"Israel's Disengagement from the Gaza Strip: Precedents, Motivations, and Outcomes ." La Comunita Internationale (Rome) April.

"Elections Do Not a Democracy Make" Forward (New York). April 8.

"Non si puo' mangiare democrazia" La Sicilia. March 22.

"¿Figura la democracia en el menu?" La Vanguardia. March 13. ENGLISH TRANSLATION

"La Palestina verso la democrazia" La Sicilia. February 3.

"¿Adonde van los palestinos? " La Vanguardia. January 27.

"La speranza di una svolta democratica" La Gazzetta del Mezzogiorno.January 9.

"L'importanza delle elezioni comunali in Palestina" La Sicilia. January 8. ENGLISH TRANSLATION

"In Mahmoud Abbas's Own Words", Peacewatch #488, Washington Institute for Near East Policy Special Report. January 7.

"Hora de decisiones" La Vanguardia. January 6


"Arafat's Legacy" Internationale Politik, Transatlantic Edition. December.

"Il dominio e l'eredita di Arafat" La Sicilia. November 20.

"Mandato y herencia de Arafat" La Vanguardia. November 15. ENGLISH TRANSLATION

"La mediacion palestino-israeli" La Vanguardia.November 8. ENGLISH TRANSLATION

"Kerry y Bush, cara a cara" La Vanguardia. October 4.

"Awake ye from ye slumber, the call that is heard, oh my people (Why American Jewish Students Do Not Know Israeli History)" Agenda: Jewish Education (JESNA) pp. 17-22. Winter.

"Where Does the Buck Stop?" Atlanta Jewish Times. September 24.

"¿Se responsabilizara a Bush?" La Vanguardia. August 2.

"Yep, He Lassoed the Middle East" Atlanta Journal Constitution. June 28.

"Il Medio Oriente brucia e l'Ue sta a guardare" La Sicilia. June 27.

"¿Europa solo mira las llamas?" La Vanguardia. June 21.

"Bush y el factor exterior" La Vanguardia. May 6.

"En estado de coma" La Vanguardia. April 1. ENGLISH TRANSLATION

"25 Years Later: Revisiting the Israel-Egypt Peace Treaty" Atlanta Jewish Times. March 26.

"¿Transicion politica en Oriente Medio?" La Vanguardia. March 23.

"Il Medio Oriente che vuole Bush" La Sicilia. March 21.

"Israels Unabhangigkeitserklarung" Die Welt. February.

"Israel's Declaration of Independence" Los Angeles National Jewish News. February.

"Israele pronto a correre da solo " La Sicilia. January 25.

"Il divorzio di Sharon" La Gazzetta del Mezzogiorno. January 23.

"La declaracion de independencia de Israel" La Vanguardia. January 18.

"Pushing Democracy Over Dictatorships." San Antonio Express News. January 4


"E' il momento di sostenere il cambiamento democratico nel mondo arabo" La Sicilia. December 22.

"Ojo por ojo, diente por diente" La Vanguardia. December 19.

"iDemocracia para los arabes!" La Vanguardia. December 14.

"Forti ostacoli sul cammino del dialogo israelo-palestinese" La Sicilia. November 12.

"Obstaculos sin par" La Vanguardia. November 3.

"Sadat and Arafat: Different Paths, Different Results" The Baltimore Sun. October 6.

"Arafat ist nicht Sadat." Internationale Politik. 10:58. pp. 13-22.October.

"La leadership palestinese evita l'eredit di Sadat" La Sicilia. September 18.

"¿Israel y Palestina Ni caso al legado de Sadat?" La Vanguardia. September 14.

"Le implicazioni dell'attentato di Baghdad" La Gazzetta Del Mezzogiorno (Bari) August 27. ENGLISH TRANSLATION

"¿Unidad tras el atentado?" La Vanguardia. August 22.

"Bush, it voto e il terrore" La Sicilia. August 13.

"¿Bush: por la senda de su padre?" La Vanguardia. August 11.

"Will George W. Go the Way of His Father?" Orlando Sentinel. August 11.

"¿Rogando al rbitro? Cedan!" La Vanguardia. July 14.

"¿Mar rizada en Oriente Medio?" La Vanguardia. June 12.

"Solo una scossa o un terremoto?" La Sicilia. June 7.

"A Ripple or an Earthquake?" Los Angeles National Jewish News. June.

"Europe and the U.S.: Mutual Misunderstandings Cause Friction" Collier Co Federation Star. June/July/August .

"The Bush Doctrine: Selective Engagement in the Middle East" MERIA. Journal 5, no. 2 June. (English).

"Ein Bagdader Fruhling?" Die Welt. May 26.

"Una autopsia poltic." La Vanguardia. May 11.

"What Europeans Don't Understand" Atlanta Jewish Times. May 2.

"Europeans are from Venus- Americans are from Mars" Orlando Sentinel. April 21.

"U.S. is from Mars, Europe from Venus" Ha'aretz. April 2.

"Europa e Usa, reciproci malintesi" La Sicilia. April 19.

"Europa y EE. UU., mutuos malentendidos" La Vanguardia. April 12.

"Why Jewish Students Don't Know the Zionist/Israeli Narrative" Greensboro Jewish Federation News. March.

"Whose Political Behavior Should Prevail?" Columbia Jewish News. January.

"What Unforeseen Results Started with Sadat?" Los Angeles National Jewish News. January.

Medinuit Amitza [Courageous Policy]. Tel Aviv: Ministry of Defense Publishing House, 2003.

"U.S. and EU Disagreements about Managing the Middle East " Conference and Lecture Series, 1, in Troubled Waters: Europe and its Relations with the United States and Israel, by Bianca Kuhnel, 41-52. The Helmut Kohl Institute for European Studies, Hebrew University of Jersualem, 2003.

"The October 1973 War: Super-Power Engagement and Estrangement" (Milhemet October 1973: ma'atsamot Ha'al Being Mehuyavut Le'rihuk) Zmanim 84 pp. 59-69. (English).

"Milhemet October 1973: Ma'atsamot Ha'al Bein Mehuyavut Le'rihuk" (The October 1973 War: Super-Power Engagement and Estrangement), Zmanim, No. 84, 2003 pp. 59-69. (Hebrew)


"More than a Change of Iraq's Regime" Orlando Sentinel. December 30.

"El legado de Sadat" La Vanguardia. November 18.

"Sadat Set Standard for Arab Ties with U.S., Israel" Orlando Sentinel. November 18.

"Separar, administrar, pacificar" La Vanguardia. October 20.

"An Honor Well-Earned" Ha'aretz. October 16.

"Carter, hombre de dialogo" La Vanguardia. October 15.

"Separate Palestinians, Israelis through a Trusteeship" Orlando Sentinel. October 14.

"5 Foreign Policy Lessons in the Aftermath of September 11" Orlando Sentinel. September 9.

"Europa: Discrepancias" La Vanguardia. September 5.

"Consequences of Mass Arab Immigration" New London CT Jewish Leader. August 8.

"Immigracion arabe: efectos" La Vanguardia. July 25.

"Consequences of Mass Arab Immigration to Europe" Tel Aviv Notes. No. 45. July 24.

"Washington: prudente decision" La Vanguardia. June 27.

"Cautious Engagement for a Palestinian State" Orlando Sentinel. June 24.

"Situacion Limite en Oriente Medio: El Conflicto Palestino-Israeli" La Vanguardia. May 19.

"American Mediation of the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict: A Positive Assessment of the April 2002 Powell Mission" Rivista Italiana di Geopolitica pp. 173-182. May. (English)

"Apologia di Powell" Rivista Italiana di Geopolitica pp. 173-182. May. (Italian)

"Powell's Mideast Success: It's Not Like Ordering a Pizza." Orlando Sentinel. April 29.

"Powell Faces a Different Middle East Reality" The Oregonian. April 11.

"Un esfuerzo improbo" La Vanguardia. April 11.

"Creeping Ambivalence in Arab Positions" The Pittsburgh Jewish Chronicle. April 11.

"A Different War of Attrition" The Atlanta Journal Constitution. March 10.

"Between River and Sea: Separate Arab, Jewish States?" Orlando Sentinel. March 4.

"A Zionist State in 1939" Chai (Atlanta). Winter.

"Israel: Reconciling Internal Disparities?" In The Middle East in 2015: The Impact of Regional Trends on U.S. Strategic Planning, by Judith S. Yaphe, 75-95. National Defense University Press, 2002.


"Elusive Palestinian State Still Waits on Arafat" The Oregonian. December 9.

"Las opciones de Sharon y Arafat" La Vanguardia. December 7.

"History Shows Arafat Can Extricate Himself" Atlanta Journal Constitution. December 6.

"America Fights Back: Be Careful in Selecting New Allies" Atlanta Journal Constitution. Editorial, pg A19. October 9.

"Egypt is an Ally: It Must Act Like One" Naples Florida Federation Star. November.

"Hindmost Protection" Columbia SC Jewish News. August.

"The Palestinian Time Bomb" Atlanta Jewish Times. June 15.

"No Friends Here: Europe's Desire to Play a Larger Role in the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict Does Not Bode Well for Israel." Atlanta Jewish Times. April 15.

"History Questions Right of Return." Jewish News of Greater Phoenix. February 20.

"Jordanian Diplomat Asserts That Peace with Israel is a Strategic Objective" The Charlotte Jewish News. January.


"Memorandum to the Next President: Staying Engaged" Middle East Insight, pp. 65-66. November - December.

"A Legacy From the Rabin Assassination?" Columbia Jewish News. November.

"The Media and Language" The Nashville Jewish Observer. October 27.

"Camp David and the Pursuit of Peace: Comparing the Camp David Summits" Middle East Insight. September - October.

"An Open Letter to Dennis Ross and Aaron Miller: Managing the Final-Status Negotiations" Oregon and Southwest Washington Jewish Review. May 1.

"The Master of Brinkmanship: A Look at Negotiating- Asad Style" The Jerusalem Report. Vol. X, No. 25 pp. 24-25. April 10.

"Implications of Unilateral Israeli Withdrawal from Lebanon: Does Assad Understand?" Columbia Jewish News. April.

"It's Not a Peace Process" Atlanta Jewish Times. March 24


"Origins of Palestinian Arab Refugees' Landlessness" Akron Jewish News. October 15.

Heroic Diplomacy: Sadat, Kissinger, Carter, Begin and the Quest for Arab-Israeli Peace. Routledge, June. (Second printing, 2000)

"The Arab-Israeli Peace Process- 1999 " Vol. XXIII, in Middle East Contemporary Survey, by Bruce Maddy-Weitzman, 48-76. Westview Press


"Twenty Years After Camp David: A Look Back Into the Future." Jordan Times. September 21.

"Jubilee Historiography: Valor and Victimization" Jewish Community News of Greater San Jose.Vol. XL, No. 6. June.

"Only When Ready: Why President Assad's Time-frame is a Calendar, Not a Clock" Middle East Insight. Vol. XIII, No. 3. March - April.

"Sadat's Journey." In Sadat and His Legacy: Egypt and the World, 1977-1997, by Jon B. Alterman, 29-37. The Washington Institute for Near East Policy.

"The Arab-Israeli Peace Process- 1998 " Vol. XXII, in Middle East Contemporary Survey, by Bruce Maddy-Weitzman, 56-89. Westview Press.


"Imperfect Alliances: Will Europe and America Ever Agree?" Middle East Quarterly IV, no. 1 pp. 39-45. March.

"Continuity and Change in Egyptian- Israeli Relations, 1973-97." Israel Affairs 3, no. 3, 4 pp. 296-320. Spring/Summer.

"Democracy in Palestine: Arafat and Council Elected with Huge Voter Turn-out." Middle East Insight XII, no. 2 pp. 6-8. Jan-Feb.

"The Arab-Israeli Peace Process- 1997" Vol. XXI, in Middle East Contemporary Survey, by Bruce Maddy-Weitzman, 71-109. Westview Press, 1997.


The Arab-Israeli Peace Process- 1996. Vol. XX, in Middle East Contemporary Survey, by Bruce Maddy-Weitzman, 34-65. Westview Press.

"Mediation in the Middle East." In Managing Global Chaos: Sources of and Responses to International conflict, by Chester A Crocker, Fen Olser Hampson and Pamela Aall, 463-475. United States Institute of Peace Press.


"Recommendations and Ideas From U.S. Experts." In Approaching Peace: American Interests in Israeli-Palestinian Final Status Talks, by Robert Satloff, The Washington Institute for Near East Policy pp. 47-50.

"The Camp David Accords." in Jimmy Carter Foreign Policy and Post-Presidential Years (eds.) Herbert D. Rosenbaum and Alexej Ugrinsky (Greenwood Press:Connecticut), pp. 149-187.


"Die Rolle der Wereinigten Staaten im Nahost-Friedensprozeß. Perspektiven fur die Regierung Clinton." Archiv 48. Jahr, Folge 2, pp. 41-48, 25.1.1993.

"Governmental Testimony presented before the Committee on Foreign Affairs U.S. House of Representatives." February 2.

"Masah U'Matan Ve'Tivuach Be'Mizrach HaTichon Lekachim Me'Chamishim Shanah" (Making Peace Among Arabs and Israelies Lessons from Fifty Years of Negotiating Experience) and Samuel Lewis with Sheryl Brown, Negotiations in the Middle East: The Lessons of Fifty Years, The Dayan Center, Tel Aviv University.(Hebrew)


"Begin Transformed Mideast History" The Miami Herald. Viewpoint. March 15.

"L'Administration Clinton et le processus de paix." Politique Etrangere No. 4 (1992), pp. 797-807.

"Den amerikanske maegler." with Samuel Lewis in Vand Kunsten 6/92 Mar, pp. 15-53.


"A Historiographic Review of Literature on the Origins of the Arab-Israeli Conflict" American Historical Review1 96, no. 5, pp. 1450-1465. December.

"Earlier Conferences Failed to Settle Differences" The Atlanta Journal Constitution. October 31.

Making Peace Among Arabs and Israelis: Lessons from Fifty Years of Negotiating Experience with Ambassador Samuel W. Lewis. The United States Institute of Peace.

" The Intifada and the Uprisings of 1936-1939: A Comparison of the Palestinian Arab Communities" In The Intifada: Its Impact on Israel, the Arab World and the Superpowers, by Robert O. Freedman, 3-36. Florida International University Press.

"Rural Change and Peasant Destitution: Contributing Causes to the Arab Revolt in Palestine, 1936-1939" In Peasants and Politics in the Modern Middle East, by John Waterbury and Farhad Kazemi, pp. 143-170. Florida International University Press.

"One Hundred Years of Social Change: The Creation of the Palestinian Refugee Problem." In New Perspectives on Israeli History: The Early Years of the State, by Laurence Silberstein, pp. 57-81. New York University Press.


"Texture of the Middle East Peace Process." Middle East Insight Vol. 7, No. 2 and 3 (1990), pp.14-20.

"Western Intrusion Collides with Tradition in the Middle East", Harvard International Review, Vol. XIII, No 2, pp. 8-11, 60. Winter.


"Die politische Tragweite der landlichen Okonomie Palastinas 1917-1939." In Der Nahe Osten in der Zwischenkriegszeit 1919-1939, by Linda Schatkowski Schilcher and Und Claus Scharf, 260-283. Franz Steiner Verlag Stuttgart.

"The Arab-Israeli Conflict: Making Progress Toward Peace." Middle East Insight Vol. VI, No. 5, 3-10, Spring.


"Die amerikanische Nahost-Politik wahrend der nachsten Prasidentschaft." Europa Archiv 43. Jahr, Folge 23, pp. 669-678. English Translation

" The Study of Middle Eastern History in the United States." The Jerusalem Quarterly 46 pp.49-64. Spring.

"The Palestinian Uprising and the Shultz Initiative." Middle East Review Vol. XXI, No. 2, pp.13-20, Winter.


"Sadat in Israel -- 10 Years Later" The Miami Herald. Viewpoint. November 29.

"Palestine's Rural Economy." Journal of Israeli History 8, no. 1 pp. 25-49.


"Hitpatchuyot BeKalkalah HaKafrit Ha'Aravit BeEretz Yisrael VeMashma'utayhen HaHevratiyot VeHapolitiyot, (1917-1939)"(Developments in the Arab Rural Economy in Palestine 1917-1939 and Their Social and Political Implications) Cathedra, Vol. 41, pp. 133-154. October


The Blood of Abraham in collaboration with President Jimmy Carter. Boston, Massachusetts: Houghton-Mifflin. Revised and paperback edition 1986.


"The Jewish National Fund: Land Purchase Methods and Priorities, 1924-1939." Middle Eastern Studies 20, no. 4 pp. 190-205. April.

The Land Question in Palestine, 1917-1939. Chapel Hill, North Carolina: The University of North Carolina Press, 2nd hardcover printing 1985; paperback edition 1987; reprinted 2003.

"Conclusions." In The Land Question in Palestine, 1917-1939, Chapter 7, 212-221. University of North Carolina Press, 2nd hardcover printing 1985; paperback edition 1987; reprinted 2003.

"The PLO After Beirut." Middle East Review Vol. XV, Nos. 3 & 4, pp. 11-17, Spring/Summer.


"The Emergence of Territorial Nationalism in the Contemporary Arab Middle East." Proceedings and Papers of the Georgia Association of Historians (1982), pp. 1-11.


 “A General Historiographic and Bibliographic Review of Literature on Palestine and the Palestinian Arabs.” Orient, vol. 22, Mar. 1981, pp. 100–112.

"ChuKay HaHaganah 'al Zechuyot HaArisim Ve'Achifatam BeEretz Yisrael HaMandatorit" (The Protection and Circumvention of Cultivator's Rights in Mandatory Palestine"), HaMizrah HeHadash (The New East), Quarterly Journal of the Israel Oriental Society, Vol. 29, pp. 66-88. December.


"Legal Protection and Circumvention of Rights for Cultivators in Mandatory Palestine." In Palestinian Society and Politics, by Joel S. Migdal, 233-260. Princeton University Press.


"A History of Ahavath Achim Congregation, 1887-1927."The Atlanta Historucal Journal Vol. XXIII, No. 3, pp. 107-118, Fall.