Monographien und Sammelbände

Jerusalem: City of the Book, Yale University Press, 2019 (with Benjamin Balint)
Forthcoming in Russian translation, Knizhniki, 2022.
Reviewed by: Steven Greenblatt (Harvard), Moshe Halbertal (NYU), David Bates (Cambridge), Miri Rubin (Queen Mary, University of London), Cyrus Schayegh (Princeton), Frank Lawton (Spectator), Tania Notarius (Hebrew University).

Shvuim [Captives] (Jerusalem: The Shazar Centre and the Van Leer Jerusalem Institute, 2014) (in Hebrew).

Post-Subjectivity, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2014 (with Christoph Schmidt and Andrew S. German).

Transnational Christian Communities in the Holy Land, special issue of Journal of Levantine Studies 3:1 (August 2013) (with Steven Kaplan).



‘Church, Class and the Arab Christian Community in Israel,’ Megamot 55:1 (2020), pp. 89-114 (in Hebrew).

‘United by Faith, Divided by Language: The Orthodox in Jerusalem,’ in Arabic and its Alternatives: Language and Religion in the Ottoman Empire and its Successor States, eds. H H. Murre-van den Berg, Karène Sanchez-Summerer and Tijmen Baarda, BRILL, 2019, pp. 247-260.

‘The Lebanese in Israel - Language, Religion and Identity,’ Zeitschrift der Deutschen Morgenländischen Gesellschaft(ZDMG) 169 (2019) 343-366 (with Ori Shachmon).

‘Genoa and the Crusades,’ in A Companion to Medieval Genoa, ed. Carrie E. Benes (BRILL, 2018), pp. 471-495.

‘Imagination, Memory and Fantasy’, in Noa Hazan (ed.) The Mount, The Dome and The Gaze: The Temple Mount in Israeli Visual Culture (Tel Aviv: Tel Aviv University, 2017), pp. 338-348. English, Hebrew and Arabic.

‘Jerusalem’s Historical Libraries and Archives’- a report written first on behalf of the Institute of Historical Research, University of London (2007) and revised as part of an ERC project: “Open Jerusalem”, Université Paris-Est Marne la Vallée. Available online on

‘Matrimony and Baptism: Changing Landscapes in Greek (Rum) Orthodox Jerusalem (1900–1940)’, British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies (BJMES) 45:3 (2018), pp. 443-463 (with Angelos Dalachanis and Vincent Lemire).

‘Speaking Arabic, Writing Hebrew: New Diglossic Circumstances in Israeli Christian Arab Communities,’ WZKM (Wiener Zeitschrift für die Kunde des Morgenlandes): 106 (2016), pp. 223-239 (with Ori Shachmon).

‘Orthodox and Communist: A History of a Christians Community in Mandate Palestine and Israel’, British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies (BJMES) 42:4 (2015), 384-400.

‘Historical and Contemporary Dilemmas of Captivity,’ in Captives (above), pp. 13-42.Cited in an Israel Supreme-Court ruling: 2536/14 (14 July 2014).

‘Crossing Divides: Captives, Merchants and Diplomats at the time of the Crusades,’ in Captives (above), pp. 109-132.

‘The Status of the Christian Palestinian Communities in Israel: Tensions between Laity, Clergy, and State’, in M. Breger, Y. Reiter and L. Hammer (eds.), Sacred Space in Israel and Palestine: Religion and Politics (London: Routledge, 2012), 284-310.

‘Crusading Tale: The Embriaco in the Levant from the Time of the Crusades until the Odyssey of Amin Maalouf,’ Historia 28 (2012), 5-24 (in Hebrew).

‘A Genoese Perspective of the Third Crusade,’ Crusades 10 (2011), 45-62.

‘The Italian Quarters of Frankish Tyre: Mapping a Medieval Town,’ Journal of Medieval History 33 (2007): 147-165. (Impact Factor: 0.475).
Reviewed by Christian Liddy, Paul Eliot and Louise Miskell, Urban History 35:1 (2008), 141-2.



O’Mahony and J. Flannery (eds.), The Catholic Church in the Contemporary Middle East (Melisende, 2010), Journal of Levantine Studies 1 (2011), 216-221.