Name : Arnon Gutfeld
Address : (home) 5 Brazil Street
Ramat-Aviv 69460, Israel
(work) Department of History
Ramat-Aviv 69978, Israel
Fax: 972-3-6406229 .
EDUCATION AND ACADEMIC BACKGROUND
1971 University of California, Los Angeles. Ph.D. in American History.
1967 University of Montana. M.A. in History.
1965 University of Montana. B.A in History.
Languages: Fluent in English, German and Hebrew (written and spoken).
ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
2012-present Chairperson. Department of Political Science. Yezreel Valley
2008 – Professor (Emeritus), Tel-Aviv University
2005- present Tel-Aviv University. Full Professor of American History
1995- 2005 Tel-Aviv University. Associate Professor
2002 Venice International University. Visiting Professor
2001- 2011- Adjunct Professor, School of Government and School of Law,
Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya.
1972-1995 Tel-Aviv University. Senior Lecturer.
1984-1985 University of Manitoba. Visiting Professor
1979 summer- University of Florida. Visiting Associate Professor.
1976 -1978 University of Florida. Visiting Associate Professor
1974-76 Tel-Aviv University. Head, Special Programs Division
1972-76 Tel-Aviv University. Head, Overseas Students Program
1970 UCLA Chancellor Merit Award for Exceptional Teaching
1984-85 Canada-Israel Foundation for Educational Exchange, Visiting Professorship at University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
With Bernard Reich, The United States and the Israel-Arab Conflict, Tel-Aviv: Maarachot (Hebrew), 1975.
Montana’s Agony: Years of War and Hysteria 1917-1921, Gainesville, FL, University Presses of Florida, 1979.
The American Experience: Essays in American History and Culture, (ed). Tel-Aviv: The Aranne Graduate School of History, Tel Aviv-University and Zmora Bitan Publishers, (Hebrew), 1986
From Colonies to Civil War: American History to 1861, Tel-Aviv: Maarachot (Hebrew), 1986.
The Road to Revolution and Independence: the Growth of the Constitutional Idea in America, 1763-1776, Tel-Aviv: The Aranne Graduate School of History, Tel-Aviv University (Hebrew), 1987.
The Beginnings of a Nation: The Implementation of the Constitutional Idea in the United States, 1776-1800, Tel-Aviv: The Aranne Graduate School of History, Tel- Aviv University and Papyrus Publishing House at Tel-Aviv University, (Hebrew), 1989.
From Civil War to Cold War: Interpretations in Modern American History, Tel-Aviv: Maarachot (Hebrew), 1989.
American Democracy: The Real, The Imagined and the False, (ed.). Ganei Aviv-Lod, Israel: The Aranne Graduate School of History, Tel-Aviv University and Zmora-Bitan Publishers, (Hebrew), 2002.
American Exceptionalism: The Effects of Plenty on the American Experience, Brighton, UK and Portland, OR: Sussex Academic Press, 2002.
Gateways to the American Experience. Tel-Aviv: Ramot Publishing House at Tel- Aviv University, (Hebrew), 2006.
Genocide in the 'Land of the Free': The Indians of North America 1776-1890. Raanana, Israel: The Open University of Israel, (Hebrew), 2006.
Treasure State Justice: Judge George M. Bourquin Defender of the Rule of Law. Lubbock, TX :Texas Tech University Press, 2014.
Genocide in the 'Land of the Free': The Indians of North America 1776- 1890. Tel- Aviv, The Open University of Israel and Contendo deSmerik Publishers, 2014. [Expanded and up-dated English version of the 2006 Hebrew version].
“The Ves Hall Case, Judge Bourquin and the Sedition Act of 1918,” Pacific Historical Review, XXXVII, (May 1968), 163-178.
“The Speculator Disaster in 1917, Labor Resurgence at Butte, Montana," Arizona and the West, XI (Spring, 1969), 27-38.
“The Levine Affair : A Case Study in Academic Freedom," Pacific Historical Review, XXXIX, (February, 1970), 19-37.
“The Murder of Frank Little : Radical Labor Agitation in Butte, Montana, 1917,” Labor History, X (Spring, 1969), 177-192. Reprinted in Michael Malone and Richard Roeder (eds.), Montana’s Past: Selected Essays, Missoula MT., University of Montana Press, 370-391, 1973.
“A Russian Jew Named Levine," in Lloyd Gartner,(ed.) Michael, Vol.14, Tel-Aviv University Publication in Jewish History, 211-225, 1974.
“U.S. Policy in the Middle East,” in Avigdor Levy (ed.) The Middle East: Risks and Opportunities, 25-37, Tel-Aviv: Straris, Israel Institute of Strategic Studies and Policy Analysis, 1975.
“The American Cowboy and the Frontier - Myth and Reality,” Zmanim, (Tel-Aviv University Graduate School Historical Quarterly), IV, No.16, (Hebrew), Autumn 1984, 58-69.
“One Hundred Years of Organized Labor in the U.S. from Exclusion to Partnership," in Arnon Gutfeld (ed.) The American Experience, Essays in American History and Culture, Tel-Aviv: The Aranne Graduate School of History and Zmora Bitan (Hebrew), 1986, 120-142.
“Democracy in Crisis : Sedition and Agitation in the United States During World War I," Zmanim, No.24, (Hebrew), Winter 1987, 20-31.
“The Separation of Powers Concept and the Marbury v. Madison Case and their Significance to American Democracy,” Zmanim, No. 26, (Hebrew), Summer 1987, 62-71.
“Xenophobia and Nativism in Post Civil War U.S.," in Zvi Rosen and Zvi Tauber (eds.), Violence and Tolerance, Tel-Aviv: Papyrus, 1989, 55-66.
“The Sacco-Vanzetti Affair: A Reappraisal," Zmanim, No.36, (Hebrew), Winter 1990, 62-69.
“George Bourquin: A Montana Judge’s Stand Against 'Government Despotism,'" Western Legal History, Vol. VI, Winter/Spring 1993, 51-68.
“The Lady Said 'No': Jeannette Rankin’s Pacifism,” Zmanim, No.46-47, Winter 1993, (Hebrew), 160-171.
“History and Justice in Indian Law : An Analysis of Scheer v. Moody," in European Review of Native American Studies, VIII (1994), 31-34.
“Eagle Against the Sun at Home : Japanese-American Detention Camps in the U.S. during World War II," Zmanim, No.52, (Hebrew), Spring 1995, 67-79.
“The Deprivation of Indian Sovereignty, 1776-1871,” The Israel Yearbook on Human Rights XXV ( 1995 ), 169-192.
“Stark, Staring, Raving Mad : An Analysis of a World War I Impeachment Trial," Yearbook of German American Studies, XXX (1995), 57-72.
“Western Justice and the Rule of Law; Bourquin on Loyalty, the Red Scare, and Indians," Pacific Historical Review, LXV (1996), 85-106.
“The Brown v. Topeka Board of Education Decision and its Impact on American History,” in Daniel Gutwein and Menachem Mautner (eds.).Law and History. Jerusalem: Israel Historical Association, 1999, (Hebrew), 231-246.
"'As American as Cherry Pie’: Political Violence as a Persistent Theme in American History,” The Israel Yearbook on Human Rights XXVIII (1998), 121-169.
"Loyalty, Treason and Sedition in the United States During Crisis Times," In Raphael Cohen-Almagor (ed.) Challenges to Democracy: Essays in Honour and Memory of Isaiah Berlin. London, Ashgate, 2000, 55-76.
"'Purveyors of Injustice': Bourquin on Lawyers and the Legal System,” Tel-Aviv Studies in Law XV (2000), 237-255.
"'We Must Have no Criticism Now' “: Loyalty and Sedition Laws in the United States During and After World War I," Mishpatim (Hebrew), Hebrew University Law Journal XXXI (2000), 193-218.
“On Civil Disobedience and Democracy,” Zmanim (Hebrew) No.71, Summer 2000,
“ ‘Let us Save them now, or we never shall’: Rhetoric and Metaphor in the Cherokee Removal bill Debate," Studies in American Culture (co-author). XXIII (2000), 1-23.
"Demonic Images of the Jew in the Nineteenth Century United States,” (co-author) American Jewish History. LXXXIX (2001), 355 - 381.
“From Evolution to Revolution : The Supreme Court’s Dismantling of Segregation, 1938-1954,” Studies in American Culture XXIV (2001), 99-114.
“Separation of Church and State in the American Supreme Court,” in Nachum Langental and Shuki Friedman (eds.). The Conflict: Church and State in Israel. (Hebrew) Tel-Aviv: Yediot Achronot, 2002, 302-318.
“Back to the Future: Preposterous Prophecies and Accurate Forecasts,” Studies in American Culture. XXV (2002), 27-58
“President Franklin D. Roosevelt vs. The Supreme Court: Court Packing and the Constitutional Revolution of 1937,“ Zmanim (Hebrew) No. 82, Summer 2003, 94-101.
" 'This is not…just a little case over bus fares.' The Everson Decision: Basis for the Modern Separation of Church and State in the United States," Tarbut Democratit (Democratic Culture) (Hebrew) VII (2003), 73-103.
" Anti Semitism as a Mean for Self – Definition in America," In Dina Porat and Roni Stauber (eds.). Anti Semitism and Terror. Tel-Aviv: Tel-Aviv University. The Stephen Roth Institute for the Study of Contemporary Antisemitism and Racism, 2003, 109-127.
"'Red Scare' – Emergency American Style," Israel Yearbook on Human Rights XXXIII (2003), 179-200.
"Church, State, and National Identity in Britain: On the Distance between Buckingham Palace, 10 Downing Street and Canterbury Cathedral," Tarbut Democratit (Democratic Culture) (Hebrew) VIII (2004), 55-72.
"The Rosenberg Case and the Jewish Issue," Anti Semitism Worldwide 2002/3.
Tel-Aviv: Tel-Aviv University. The Stephen Roth Institute for the Study of Contemporary Anti Semitism and Racism, 2004, 29-53.
"The Days that Hollywood Discovered Anti Semitism," Kivunim Chadashim (New Directions) (Hebrew) No. 11, Sept. 2004, 144-171
"Anti Semitic Overtones in the Trial of the Rosenbergs; Fifty–Two Years After: The Remaining Unanswered Questions," Kivunim Chadashim (New Directions) (Hebrew) No. 12, July, 2005, 156-179
"To Save the Garden of the Church from the Defilement of Secularism: Roger Williams, the Prophet of Religious Toleration and the Separation of Church and State in the United States," Mikarov: A Journal of Literature and Society (Hebrew) No.15 (2005), 101-115.
"Abraham Lincoln's Crisis Times 'Dictatorship'," Hapraklit Law Review. (Israel's Bar Association Law Review) . (Hebrew) 49 (2007/8), 437 - 462.
"Marbury v. Madison and Its Impact on Israeli Constitutional Law," University of Miami International and Comparative Law Review. XV (Fall 2007), 303- 335.
" 'They Earn like Episcopalians but Vote Like Puerto-Ricans' : The Voting Patterns of American Jewry," Kivunim Chadashim (New Directions) (Hebrew). [co-author] no. 20, July-Aug. 2009, 28-49.
"Nostalgia, Protest and Tradition in the 1960s: History as Reflected by 'Bonnie and Clyde'." Journal of the American Studies Association of Texas. XL (November, 2009), 5 – 34.
"The Arab Peace Initiative and the Obama Administration," in Ephraim Lavie (ed).
Israel and the Arab Peace Initiative. Tel-Aviv: The Tami Steinmetz Center for Peace Studies, 2010, 141 – 159.
"The Concept of 'Decline' in Contemporary American Thought," In Uriya Shavit (ed.). The Decline of the West, the Rise of Islam? Studies on the Civilizational Discourse. Tel-Aviv: Hakibbutz Hameuchad Publishing House Ltd. 2010, 55 - 75.
"From Mixed Constitutions to Checks and Balances: Did the Mediterranean World
Influence the Founders of the American Republic," The Journal of Political Science
XXXVIII, 2010, 25 -51.
"The Growth of Conservatism in the United States, 1945 – 2008," Tarbut Democratit (Democratic Culture) [Hebrew version] Vol. 13 (2011), 61-117.
"Nostalgia, Protest and Tradition in the 1960's: The Grasp of History in the Film Bonnie and Clyde," Zmanim No. 115, Summer, 2011, 56 – 67.
"The Growth of Conservatism in the United States," [Expanded English version] Democratic Culture. Vol. 13, (2012), 121 -183.
"From 'Nickel Grass' to 'Desert Storm': The Development of US Intervention Capabilities in the Middle East," Politika: A Political Science and International Relations Journal. [The Leonard Davis Institute of International Relations, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem] No. 21, Summer 2012, 34 – 67.
"China's Humanistic Diplomacy towards Israel," Arab World Studies (Shanghai International Studies University, Institute of Middle Eastern Studies) IX, No. 5,
Sept. 2012, 45 – 54.
"From "Nickel Grass' to 'Desert Storm': The Development of US Intervention Capabilities in the Middle East," Middle Eastern Studies. (London). Vol. 49 n 4 (2013), 623 – 644.
"United States Involvement in the Yom Kippur War," In Yoram Dinstein and Avraham Zohar (eds.) 40 Years After: A Researchers' Perspective on Failures and Achievements in the Yom Kippur War. Tel-Aviv, Contento deSmerik, 2014, 77 – 106.
"Pluralism and Communities of Cultural Minorities: The Clash between the Principle of the Separation of Church and State and the 'Child Welfare' Doctrine – The Kiryas Joel v. Grumet case and the Question of the Place of Religion in the Educational System," Hapraklit Law Review. (Israel Bar Association Law Review.) Vol. 53 n 1 (July, 2014), 107-140.
"The Judicial Review Controversy: Marbury v. Madison and Its Manifestations in Israeli Constitutional Revolution,” In Yoram Dinstein (ed.). The Israel Yearbook on Human Rights. 45, (2015), 191 – 215.
" 'A Situation that Needs to Be Manipulated': The American Airlift to Israel During the Yom Kippur War," Middle Eastern Studies (London), vol.52 n 3, March 2016, 419 – 447.
"Israel at the Nuclear Threshold: The Debates in the American Administration, 1968-1969," Iyunim Bitkumat Israel: Studies in Zionism, the Yishuv and the State of Israel. vol. 26, 2016, 7-40.
"Israel Approaches the Nuclear Threshold: The Controversies in the American Administration Surrounding the Israeli Nuclear Bomb 1968 – 1969," Middle Eastern Studies (London), vol.52 n 5, September 2016, 715-736.
" The Limits of the Power of the Israeli Supreme Court: The Marbury v. Madison Case and Its Impact on Israeli Constitutional Law," in Ehud Gordon (ed.). Edmond Levi's Book: A Collection of Articles in Honor of the Late Supreme Court Justice Edmond Levi. Jerusalem: The Harry and Michael Sacher Institute for Legislative Research and Comparative Law at the Law Faculty of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Nevo Publishing LTD, 2017, 75 – 94.
"The Discourse on Homeschooling in the United States and Its Lessons for Israel," in Yoram Dinstein (ed.). The Israel Annual of Human Rights. The Hague, Holland: Brill, vol.47, 2017, 175-220.
"' The Monkey Trial' – 'The Trial of the Century': Darwinism vs. Creationism, Modernism vs. Conservatism, Religion and Belief vs. Science," Studies in Education. (Haifa University). Vol.15-16, June 2017, 69 – 88.
" From 'Star Wars' to 'Iron Dome': U.S. Support of Israel's Missile Defense Systems," Middle Eastern Studies (London). Vol.53 n 6, November 2017, 934-958.
" The Six Day War from the American Vantage Point," in Avraham Zohar and Pesach Malovany (eds.). The Six Day War Fifty Years After: A Researchers' Perspective on the Six Day War. Tel-Aviv: Israel War Research Institute, 2018, 135 -172.
"The Road to United Nations Resolution 242, " in Avraham Zohar and Pesach Malovany (eds.). The Six Day War Fifty Years After: A Researchers' Perspective on the Six Day War. Tel –Aviv: Israel War Research Institute, 2018, 689 – 710.
"The Saudi Specter over the American Education System," Forthcoming in the Jewish Political Studies Review.
"The Limits of Influence: AWACS and the Jewish Lobby. " Forthcoming in Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies Reports [Bar-Ilan University]
" The Drafting of U.N. Resolution 242 (1967): A Historical Spectrum." Forthcoming in Israel Yearbook of Human Rights.
The 'Restore Hope' Debacle and Its Impact on American 'Humanitarian' Foreign Policy."
" The Bush and Obama Administrations Contributions to the Muslim Brotherhood Assuming Power in Egypt."
"Liberal and Conservative Interpretations of the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution."