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Prof. Shmuel Sandler

Office Telephone: 03-5318959
Email: sandls@mail.biu.ac.il


(Ph.D. Johns Hopkins U.) Expert on religion, party and electoral politics in Israel, and U.S.-Israel relations.


International Politics and Comparative Government; The Arab-Israeli Conflict; Israeli Politics and Foreign Policy; Ethnonational Politics and Foreign Policy

Current Research:

Religion and International Relations; Is there a Jewish Foreign Policy?


Jonathan Fox and Shmuel Sandler, Bringing Religion Back to International Relations (Palgrave, NY: 2004);

Shmuel Sandler, Ben Mollov, Jonathan Rynhold, eds. Israel at the Polls 2003) (London: Routledge, Forthcoming).


Hemda Ben-Yehuda and Shmuel Sandler, “Magnitude and Endurance in Interstate and Ethnic-State Crises: The Arab-Israeli Conflict 1947-2000,” Journal of Peace Research, Vol. 40, No. 3 (May 2003): 271-285.

Jonathan Fox and Shmuel Sandler, “Regimes Types and Discrimination against Ethnoreligious Minorities: A Cross Sectional Analysis of the Autocracy-Democracy Continuum,” Political Studies, Vol. 51, No. 3 (October 2003).

Jonathan Fox and Shmuel Sandler, “Quantifying Religion: Toward Building More Effective Ways of Measuring Religious Influence on State-Level Behavior,” Journal of Church and State, Vol. 45, No. 3 (Summer 2003): 559-558.

Shmuel Sandler, “Towards a Conceptual Framework of World Jewish Politics: State, Nation and Diaspora in a Jewish Foreign Policy,” Israel Affairs Vol. 10. nos.1-2 (Autumn-Winter 2004):301-312.

Hillel Frisch and Shmuel Sandler, “Religion, State and the International System in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict,” International Political Science Review, Vol. 25, No. 1 (Janury 2004): 77-96.

Shmuel Sandler, “Land and State in Zionist Foreign Policy,” To be published in a book in Memory of Yehoshua Kaniel ed. Eliezer Don Yehiya (Forthcoming).

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