Prof. Yitzhak Reiter
Field of expertise:
• Islamic, Middle East and Israel Studies
• Conflicts and conflict resolution in shared holy places
• minority-majority relations in Israel
• Jerusalem past and present
Chair, Israel Studies, ACC- Ashkelon Academic College
Research in progress
1. History of Majdal Ashkelon (With Avi Sasson, not yet funded)
2. Layers of Ashkelon: The Southern Gate of the Holy Land (ASKGATE project with DIDA UNIFI and colleagues from AAC, Submitted for funding)
3. Communal Administrations and Local Leadership in Jerusalem’s Arab Neighborhoods
1 Reiter, Y. & Dimant, D. (2020). Islam, Jews and the Temple Mount
The Rock of Our/Their Existence (London and New York: Routledge).
2 Reiter, Y. (2017). Contested Holy Places in Israel-Palestine: Sharing and Conflict Resolution (London and New York: Routledge).
3. Reiter, Y. (2017). The Eroding Status Quo: Power Struggles on the Temple Mount (Jerusalem: The Jerusalem Institute for Policy Research. 183pp.
4. Reiter, Y., (2014) Contesting Symbolic Landscape in Jerusalem: Jewish/Islamic Conflict over Museum of Tolerance at Mamilla Cemetery. Brighton, Chicago , Toronto: Sussex Academic Press and The Jerusalem Institute for Israel Studies, 2014. 189pp.
5. Reiter, Y. (2011). War, Peace and International Relations in Islam: Muslim Scholars on Peace Accords with Israel (Brighton, Portland and Toronto: Sussex Academic Press). 236pp. [Published also in Hebrew and Arabic]
6. Reiter Y., (2009). “Judge Reform: Facilitating Divorce by Shari`a Courts in Israel”, Journal of Islamic Law and Culture, 11:1 (March) 13-38.
7. Reiter, Y. (2009) National Minority, Regional Majority: Palestinian Arabs versus Jews in Israel (Syracuse University Press) 403pp.
8. Reiter, Y. (2008). Jerusalem and its Role in Islamic Solidarity (New York: Palgrave Macmillan).196pp.
9. Reiter, Y. (1997). Islamic Institutions in Jerusalem: Palestinian Muslim Administration under Jordanian and Israeli Rule. The Hague, London and Boston: Kluwer Law International. 116pp
10. Reiter, Y. (1996). Islamic Endowments in Jerusalem under British Mandate. London and Portland OR: Frank Cass. 251pp.