Alabaster's Archive

This Archive comprises a collection of texts which I have found useful to my study of Jews and Judaism. They were selected for their often surprising contrast in perspective compared to mainstream news and historical sources.

All of these texts have been verified against hardcopy originals and most were first prepared for the web by this editor, including The Zionist Plan for the Middle East and the less commonly known translation of the Protocols of the Elders of Zion, The Jewish Peril.

No claims are made regarding the factual nature of these documents, merely that what was printed on paper is accurately reproduced in these editions.

Copyright has been granted by permission for some texts, a couple of publications have been discontinued, a few works were not published with copyright reserved, and the remainder are published here for the purposes of non-profit scholarly review and critical community education pursuant to the "fair use" clause in American copyright law.

This archive is always growing—typically one or more papers per week—and its goal is to present a serious full-text research resource of scholarly materials devoted to Jewish and Israeli religion, history, extremism, fundamentalism, and global socio-political power.

Best wishes and good reading,


Jewish History, Jewish Religion: The Weight of Three Thousand Years by Israel Shahak

The Jewish Character

The Jew: An Existence of Non-Conformity by Israel Eldad

Jewish Fundamentalism

Jewish Fundamentalism in Israel by Israel Shahak and Norton Mezvinsky
"Renew our Days as of Old" by Alice Shalvi
Nationalistic Judaism by Yehoshafat Harkabi

Jewish Messianism
The Ideology of Jewish Messiansim by Israel Shahak
Foundations of a Political Messianic Trend in Israel by Uriel Tal
Messianism and the Consummation of Culture by Arthur A. Cohen
Jewish Messianism: Metamorphoses of an Idea by Eliezer Schweid

Kookist Theology and Ideology

"The Revealed End": Messianic Religious Zionism by Aviezer Ravitzky

Jewish Religious Charismatics

Modernity and Charisma in Contemporary Israel: The Case of Baba Sali and Baba Baruch by Yoram Bilu and Eyal Ben-Ari

State Fundamentalism in Israel
The Establishment of the Orthodox Rabbinate in Israel by Norman L. Zucker
Religious Orthodoxy and the Military in Israel by Norman L. Zucker

The Israeli Radical Right

The Israeli Radical Right: History, Culture and Politics by Ehud Sprinzak

The Foreign Policy of Herut and the Likud by Ilan Peleg

Gush Emunim
Israel's Dangerous Fundamentalists by Ian S. Lustick
Gush Emunim: Roots and Ambiguities by Janet O'Dea
Gush Emunim—A False Messianism by Yigal Elam
Extreme Politics in Israel by Ehud Sprinzak
Gush Emunim: Politics, Religion, and Ideology in Israel by Kevin Avruch
Gush Emunim: The Politics of Zionist Fundamentalism in Israel by Ehud Sprinzak
Gush Emunim: The Tip of the Iceberg by Ehud Sprinzak
The Iceberg Model of Political Extremism by Ehud Sprinzak
Gush Emunim: The "Iceberg Model" of Extremism Reconsidered by Kevin Avruch
Gush Emunim: Between Fundamentalism and Pragmatism by David Newman
Fundamentalism, Terrorism, and Democracy: The Case of the Gush Emunim Underground by Ehud Sprinzak
The Contemporary Israeli Pursuit of the Millennium by Janet Aviad

Redefining Religious Zionism: Shas' Ethno-Politics by Aaron Willis
Shas—The Sephardic Torah Guardians: Religious "Movement" and Political Power by Aaron P. Willis
The Synagogue as Civil Society, or How We Can Understand the Shas Party by Omar Kamil
Rabbi Ovadia Yosef and his "Culture War" in Israel by Omar Kamil

Kahanism and the Kach Movement
Kach and Meir Kahane: The Emergence of Jewish Quasi-Fascism by Ehud Sprinzak
Roots of Kahanism: Consciousness and Political Reality by Aviezer Ravitzky

The Groups in Likud by Efraim Torgovnik

Israel and the Muslim world

Israel's Sacred Terrorism by Livia Rokach
The Zionist Plan for the Middle East translated and edited by Israel Shahak
Arabs Upset by Israeli Magazine Article Backing Exploitation of Moslem Schisms by David Ignatius
The Racist Nature of Zionism and of the Zionist State of Israel by Israel Shahak
What is the Meaning of the "Jewish State?" by Israel Shahak
Arrests and Expulsions in Israel by Israel Shahak
Israeli Hate Literature for Children by Tamar Meroz
Equal Justice for Every Human Being by Israel Shahak

Israel's Weapons of Mass Destruction
Israel's Strategic Aims and Nuclear Weapons by Israel Shahak
Israel's Nuclear Opacity: A Political Genealogy by Avner Cohen

Jewish Settlements on Captured Lands
Settlements and the Law: A Juridical Analysis of the Israeli Settlements in the Occupied Territories by Sally and W. Thomas Mallison

Politicide: Ariel Sharon's War against the Palestinians by Baruch Kimmerling
Children of Palestine by John Pilger
Palestine by John Pilger
Israeli Violations of Human Rights in the Occupied Arab Territories, Second Session by the World Peace Council
Israeli Water Interests in the Occupied Territories by Ze'ev Schiff
Israel Talks of a New Exodus by Ellen Cantarow and Peretz Kidron

"The Sword of the Arabs:" Iraq's Strategic Weapons by Mike Eisenstadt
Paying the Price for the Gulf War by John Pilger
Unpeople: The Iraqis in the Gulf War by John Pilger

Israeli War Plans Against Syria by Israel Shahak

Israel versus Iran by Israel Shahak
Coalition Building Against Iran by Israel Shahak

Egypt's Population Explosion by Oded Yinon

Zionist Revisionism

The Revisionist Background of Jewish Terrorism in Israel by Joseph Heller

Hebrew Canaanism

Two Brief Introductions to Hebrew Canaanism by Ron Kuzar
"Canaanism:" Solutions and Problems by Boas Evron
The Canaanist Platform by the Center for Young Hebrews translated by James S. Diamond
Zarathustra in Jerusalem: Nietzsche and the "New Hebrews" by David Ohana
The Vision of the New Hebrew Nation and its Enemies by Yaacov Shavit


Pax Semitica by Uri Avnery

Jewish Cultural Criticism and Subversion

On the Jewish Criticism of pre-WWII German Society from an interview with Shmuel Hugo Bergman
A Real Case Against the Jews by Marcus Eli Ravage
The Jew: Commissary to the Gentiles by Marcus Eli Ravage
The Frankfurt School of Social Research and the Pathologization of Gentile Group Allegiances by Kevin MacDonald

9-11 and the "War on Terrorism"

The New Rulers of the World by John Pilger (Introduction)

The Protocols of the Elders of Zion

The Jewish Peril: The Protocols of the Learned Elders of Zion published by The Britons
The Protocols of the Meetings of the Learned Elders of Zion translated by Victor Marsden (British Edition)


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