Bresheeth, H & Hood, S Introducing the Holocaust New York, Tattoo Press, 1997, 180 pp. (two editions, revised version of The Holocaust for Beginners) ISBN 1 874166 16 1. Above are pictured the English, Croatian and Turkish editions

Bresheeth, H & Hood, S The Holocaust for Beginners, London, Icon Press, 1994, 176 pp. (three editions) Translated into several languages. ISBN 1 874166 16 1

Bresheeth, H, An Army Like No Other: How the Israel Defence Forces Made a Nation, Verso, London, August 2020,

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Edited Volumes


Bresheeth, H and Hammami, H (Eds) The Conflict and Contemporary Visual Culture in Palestine & Israel, special double-issue, No. 80/81, Vol. 20, issue 3-4, October 2006, of Third Text on Palestinian and Israeli Art, Literature, Architecture and Cinema. ISSN: 0952-8822



Bresheeth, H Zand, S and Zimmerman, M (eds) Cinema and Memory: Dangerous Liaisons, Jerusalem, Zalman Shazar Centre (Hebrew) 2004, 378 pp. ISBN 965-227-191-8

New World Order002 (1) Bresheeth, H & Yuval-Davis, N (eds) The Gulf War and the New World Order London, Zed Books, 1992, 294 pp. ISBN 1 85649 042 4

Palestine A profile of003 (1)Bresheeth, H (Co-Editor) Khamsin: Palestine – A Profile of an Occupation London, Zed Books, 1989, 184 pp. ISBN 0 86232 889 6


Book chapters

Bresheeth, H “Radical Cinema in Israel and Palestine After Oslo: Unrealistic Hopes and Unwarranted Expectations“, in Steve Presence, Mike Wayne and Jack Newsinger (Eds) Contemporary Radical Film Culture: Networks, Organisations and Activists, Routledge, London, 2021. ISBN 978 1 138 543 614

Bresheeth, H “Memoire of a Freiendship” in David Hutchinson and David Johnson (Eds) Stuart Hood: twentieth-century Partisan, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Newcastle Upon Tyne, 2020. ISBN 1 5275 5447 3

Bresheeth, H “Two Theses on the Afghan Woman: Samira and Hana Makhmalbaf Filming Agheleh Farhmand” in Ali Nobil Ahmed (ed) Cinema in Muslim Societies, Routledge, London 2016, pp. 23-36. ISBN: 978-1-1-138-93452-8

Bresheeth, H “Cultural resistance through film: The case of Palestinian cinema” in Lars Kristensen and Ewa Mazierska (eds) Marxism and Film Activism: Screening Alternative Worlds, Berghann, London 2015, pp. 166-185. ISBN: 978-1-78238-642-1

Bresheeth, H  “Reviving the Palestine Narrative on Film: Negotiating the Future through the Past and Present in Route 181”, in Karima Laachir and Saeed Talajooy (eds) Contemporary Cultures of Resistance in Middle Eastern Cultures: Literature, Cinema and Music, Routeledge, London, 2013. pp. 138-152

Bresheeth, H “Segell Ikhtifa/Chronicle of Disappearance: Elia Suleiman, Palestine 1996” in Gönül Dönmez-Colin (ed) North African and Middle Eastern Cinema, Wallflower Press, London, 2007. pp. 169-180. ISBN: 978-1-905674-10-7.

Bresheeth, H “The Continuity of Trauma and Struggle: Recent Cinematic Representations of the Nakba” in Lila Abu-Lughod and Ahmad Sa’di (eds) Nakba: Palestine, 1948, and the Claims of Memory , Columbia University Press, New York, 2007. pp. 161–187. ISBN: 0-231-50970-7.

Bresheeth, H. Elasticity of Narrative Time Peroni, Emilia (ed) Time: Psychoanalytical and Other Disciplines, Van Leer Institute/Kibutz Meuhad, Jerusalem (Hebrew, 2004). pp. 146-163. ISBN: 965-02-0261-7.

Bresheeth, H “The Long Gaze Backwards: recent Israeli Cinema” in Gordon Hon (ed) What Remains to be Seen, Multi Exposure Publications, 2004, pp. 44-49. ISBN 0-9546641-0-8

Bresheeth, H The Development of the Vampre Genre: Marking the Social other by Blood in Bresheeth, H Zand, S and Zimmerman, M (eds) Cinema and Memory: Dangerous Liaisons, Jerusalem, Zalman Shazar Centre (Hebrew) January 2004, pp. 153-168. ISBN 965-227-191-8

Bresheeth, H Givat Aliya as a Parable, in Yehuda Shenhav (ed) Space, Land, Home, Van Leer Institute, Jerusalem, 2003. (Hebrew) pp.251-257. ISBN 965-02-0173-4

Bresheeth, H. The Great Taboo Broken – Reflections on the Israeli Reception of Schindler’s List in Loshitzky, Y (ed) – Spielberg’s Holocaust: Critical Perspectives on Schindler’s List; Indiana University Press, 1997, pp 193-212. ISBN: 0-253-33232-X

Bresheeth, H. “The New World Order” in Bresheeth, H & Yuval-Davis, N (eds)- The Gulf War and the New World Order , Zed Books, London 1992, pp 243-256. ISBN: 1-85649-042-4

Bresheeth, H. Self and Other in Zionism: Palestine and Israel in Recent Hebrew Literature, in – Khamsin: Palestine – A Profile of an Occupation Zed Books, London 1989, pp 120-152. ISBN: 0-86232-889-6.

Bresheeth, H. and Bezencenet, S. “Photographic Archives”, in Stevie Bezencenet and Phillip Corrigan Photographic Practices: Towards a Different Image, Comedia, London 1986, pp 61-65, ISBN: 0906890500

Refereed Journal Articles

Bresheeth, HThe Israel Lobby, Islamophobia and Judeophobia in Contemporary Europe and Beyond: Myths and Realities” in Journal of Holy Land and Palestine Studies, Volume 17 (2) 2018, pp. 193-220, ISSN 20541996

Bresheeth, H Arab Spring in view from Israel , in Middle East Journal of Culture and Communication, 5.1 (2012): 42-57

Bresheeth, HTwo Theses on the Afghan Woman: Samira and Hana Makhmalbaf Filming Agheleh Farahmand, Third Text No. 102, Vol. 24: 1, 25 — 38, Jan 2010

Bresheeth, H. The Continuity of Trauma and Struggle: Recent Cinematic Representations of the Nakba in Yael Munk and Eyal Sivan (eds) On Destruction, Trauma & Cinema, a special edition Volume 2 of South Cinema Notebooks, Haifa, 2007 (Hebrew). pp. 25-45. ISBN: 978-965-7171-58-5.

Bresheeth, H. “Elasticity of Narrative Time: Time Travel in Science Fiction Cinema” in Journal of European Psychoanalysis, No. 23, 2007. pp. 59-84. ISSN: 1125-8217

Bresheeth, H The Nakba Projected: Recent Palestinian Cinema, in Bresheeth, H and Hammami, H (Eds) The Conflict and Contemporary Visual Culture in Palestine & Israel, special double-issue, No. 80/81, Vol. 20, issue 3-4, October 2006, of Third Text, pp. 499-509. ISSN: 0952-8822

Bresheeth, H “Projecting Trauma: War Photography and the Public Sphere” Third Text, # 78, Volume 20, Issue 1, January 2006, pp. 57-72.

Bresheeth, H “The Media Market Share Wars: USA Vs EU”, Journal of Media Practice, Volume 3, # 3, Intellect Press, Summer 2003. pp. 141-154. ISSN 1468-2753

Bresheeth, H. “A Symphony of Absence: Borders and Liminality in Chronicle of a Disappearance by Elia Suleiman”, Framework, # 43.2, Fall 2002. pp. 71-84. ISSN 0306-766

Bresheeth, H. Telling the Stories of Heim and Heimat, Home and Exile: Recent Palestinian Films and the Iconic Parable of Invisible Palestine, New Cinemas, issue # 1, October 2001. pp. 24-39. ISSN 1474-2756

Bresheeth, H. History, Memory, Myth: Location in Pasolini’s work on Edipo Re and Il Vangello Secondo Matteo Zemanim, Summer 2001, # 75, Historical Quarterly of Tel Aviv University (Hebrew). pp 47-57

Bresheeth, H. Borders and Liminality in Palestinian Cinema, Teoria VeBikoret, Vol 18, April 2001, Van Leer Institute, Jerusalem (Hebrew). pp 77-102

Bresheeth, H. Givat Aliya as a Parable , Teoria VeBikoret, Vol 16, February 2000, Van Leer Research Institute, Jerusalem (Hebrew). pp 233-238

Bresheeth, H. Memory and Commemoration in the High-Tech Era, Paz, Iris (ed) The Shaping of Memory, Vol. 2, Askola Publications, Tel Aviv 1998 (Hebrew) pp 162-171

Online articles/Online Interviews

Bresheeth, H. “Is Israel Above International Law?” Novara Media, 15 July 2020,

Bresheeth, H. “Interview du Professeur Haim Bresheeth: a l’occasion de la parution de son livre” 26 August, 2020,

Bresheeth, H. “Israel is a militarized State, preferring the state of war” L’humanite, 17 August 2020


Bresheeth, H. “Haim Bresheeth-Zabner speaks about his book: An Army Like No Other”,

Bresheeth, H. Haim Bresheeth-Zabner, An Army Like No Other: How the Israel Defence Forces Made A Nation”, Jadaliyya  26 August 2020, (Interview),-Army-Like-No-Other-How-the-Israel-Defence-Forces-Made-A-Nation-New-Texts-Out-Now

Bresheeth, H. “Author Evening with Haim Bresheeth-Zabner: An Army Like No Other”, Islamic Human Rights Commission, 19 September 2020, (book Launch)

Bresheeth, H. “GMD Podcast 2020: Haim Bresheeth – Genocide, Racism, and Colonialism”

Islamic Human Rights Commission, 13 November 2020, (podcast)

Bresheeth, H. “IDF and the Israeli Arms Trade”, Jewish Network for Palestine, Joint webinar with Shir Hever, 5 December 2020,

Bresheeth, H. “How Long Will Israel Get Away With It?” AMEU, April 2021 issue,

Bresheeth, H. “Israel’s illusion of normality collapses: May 2021”,  Mondoweiss, 12 May 2021,

Bresheeth, H. “Israel’s illusion of normality collapses: May 2021”, 19 May, Jewish Voice for Labour,

Bresheeth, H. “Israels illusjonner om Normalitet”, Klasskampen, 18 May, 2021,

Bresheeth, H. “Haim Bresheeth-Žabner”, Savage Minds, 19 October 2021,, (podcast)

Recent Reviews

Bresheeth, H. “Shirin Neshat’s Women Without Men: A critical view”, in Third Text, No. 107, Vol. 24:6, pp.754-758

Bresheeth, H. Review of Hochberg: In Spite of Partition: Jews, Arabs, and the Limits of Separatist
, published in Journal of Palestine Studies, Vol. 38, no. 1, p. 90. 149bresheeth.

Bresheeth, H. Review of Dreams of a Nation: Palestinian Cinema, edited by Hamid Dabashi, published in Journal of Palestine Studies, Winter 2008. jps-review-20081.

Periodical articles

A large number of articles in Hebrew (Ha’aretz daily Broadsheet, Tel Aviv) and English (Al Ahram Weekly, Cairo). For examples of articles in English, please check into the Al Ahram site. Some examples:

In 2002

J’accuse (English)

Israel: Yo acuso (Spanish)

The ghetto is calling

Operation fat chance

Operation exploding broccoli

Countdown to chaos

Who’s eaten Dubya’s porridge?

In 2003

Less than Divine Intervention

Welcome to Tombstone!

In 2004

Two states, too little too late (English)

Deux Etats : trop peu, trop tard (French)

Democratised Brutality

Fear in the Frame

Resisting Israeli Apartheid: Strategies & Principles

Commandments, commanders and commandants

Sharon’s Willige Komplizen (German)

Sharon Willing Accomplices (English)

In 2005

Levez-vous et faites-vous connaître : d’autres dimensions du boycott

In 2006

Sad Reflections on Jewish Morality (English)

Sad Reflections on Jewish Morality (Japanese)

Sørgmodige refleksioner over jødisk moral (Danish)

In 2007

Whose boycott is it anyway (English)

Entonces ¿Qué boicot prefieres? (Spanish)

Israel es una sociedad patológica porque no puede mirarse al espejo

Maniacs With Nuclear Razors

Israel’s Apartheid (Prospect Magazine, July 2007)

Tale omits tiger’s bloody passage from India (THES, June 29, 2007)

Why is debate ‘illegal’? (THES, October 12, 2007)


Bresheeth, H. Public Broadcasting in Israel, (Hebrew), commissioned and published by the Ministry of Science and Culture, October 2000, Tel Aviv, Israel. A comprehensive report on the state of Public Broadcasting in Israel, and outlining the necessary changes required in order to modernise the system. Chair of Public Commission and author of the report.