author={Ilan Troen and Carol Troen},
  journal={Israel Studies},
  pages={17 - 32}


Who is indigenous? : definitions of indigeneity
This article is based on indigenous research focusing on indigeneity and membership in indigenous group at the individual level. The position and rights of indigenous peoples gained a foothold at the
Jews and Muslims in the Arab World: Haunted by Pasts Real and Imagined
Chapter 1 Introduction: The Uses and Misuses of the Past Part 2 The Arab World: Imagining the Past, Defining the Present, Anticipating the Future Chapter 3 The Arab Nation-State: Marking Modern
The PLO’s Rabbi: Palestinian Nationalism and Reform Judaism
ABSTRACT: This article explores how the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) and its Research Center in Beirut appropriated classical Reform Jewish ideas to serve the PLO’s ideological battle
The Education of Israel's Negev Beduin: Background and Prospects
THE EDUCATION OF BEDUIN-ARAB tribes has historically posed a unique challenge, especially given their nomadic/semi-nomadic lifestyle. During the last half century, Beduin life throughout the Middle
An economy of legitimating discourses: the invention of the Bedouin and Petra as national signifiers in Jordan
Abstract In this paper I examine the historical and political contingencies which have produced the city of Petra and the Bedouin as national signifiers in Jordan. The invention of a collective
Are the Negev Bedouin an Indigenous People
Fabricating Palestinian History In the last two decades, there has been widespread application of the term "indigenous" in relation to various groups worldwide. However, the meaning of this term and