Israel Studies Review

An Interdisciplinary Journal

Information for Contributors

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Those wishing to submit articles should send them as a Word attachment to the Editors at Electronic submissions are preferred, but hard copy submissions will be considered.

Please send two copies to: 
Managing Editor, Israel Studies Review
Professor Paul L. Scham
4137 Susquehanna Hall
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742 USA

All contributions are externally refereed by scholars of international repute.

Manuscripts—together with an abstract of no more than 200 words, no more than 8 keywords, and a 5-to-6-line author bio—must be submitted to the Editor via e-mail as a Word attachment. Please prepare the manuscript with 1-inch (2.5 cm) margins, double spaced, left justified, and right ragged.

An extensive ISR Style Guide is available in PDF format.

The style guide follows the Berghahn Books House Style Guide, which is based on The Chicago Manual of Style (CMS), 14th edition. Please consult either guide for the following conventions: the use of italics, commas, and conjunctions; the positioning of punctuation and quotations marks; the presentation of numbers and dates; the use of the dash; citing references within the text. Detailed examples are provided. Please note that the journal uses US punctuation and spelling, following Webster's Dictionary or The American Heritage College Dictionary.

For submission requirements of artwork (illustrations, maps, tables, and figures) please refer to the Berghahn Books Artwork Submission Guidelines.

Manuscripts that have been accepted for publication but do not conform to the ISR Style Guide will be returned to the author for amendment.

Ethics Statement

Authors published in Israel Studies Review (ISR) certify that their works are original and their own. The editors certify that all materials, with the possible exception of editorial introductions, book reviews, and some types of commentary have been subjected to double-blind peer review by qualified scholars in the field. While every effort is made by the publishers and the editorial board to see that no inaccurate or misleading data, opinions, or statements appear in this journal, they wish to make it clear that the data and opinions appearing in the articles herein are the sole responsibility of the contributor concerned. For a more detailed explanation concerning these qualifications and responsibilities, please see the complete ISR Ethics Statement.