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Tamar Hermann, Professor

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The Open University of Israel Department of Sociology, Political Science and Communication One University Road, P.O.B. 808 Ra’anana 4353701, Israel
Office:972-9-778-2013 Email:[email protected]

Areas of Interest
  • Public opinion and national policy-making
  • Grassroots politics, social movements and political protest
  • Theoretical and practical aspects of conflict resolution processes
  • Israeli politics
  • Social science methodology


PhD, Political Science, Tel Aviv University

Dissertation: “From the Peace Covenant to Peace Now - The Pragmatic Pacifism of the Israeli Peace Camp (1925-1985)”

MA, Political Science, Tel Aviv University [no thesis, direct PhD program]
BA [cum laude], History and Political Science, Tel Aviv University
Visiting Professor, Sciences Po, Paris
Visiting Professor, Pavia University, Italy (Erasmus program)
2015 - 2016
Director of International Academic Relations, The Open University of Israel
Visiting Professor, WZB ((The Social Science Research Center), Berlin
2012 - 2013
Vice President for Academic Affairs (Rector), The Open University of Israel
Visiting Professor, WZB (The Social Science Research Center), Berlin
Visiting researcher, NOREF (Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Centre), Oslo
2010 - 2013
Chair, MA Program in Democracy Studies, The Open University of Israel
2010 - Present

Academic Director, The Guttman Center for Public Opinion and Policy Research, The Israel Democracy Institute

Visiting Professor, Lauder School of Government, Diplomacy and Strategy, IDC, Herzliya
2009 - 2010

Visiting Professor, The Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University

2009 - present
Full Professor, The Open University of Israel
2007 - present
Senior research fellow, The Israel Democracy Institute
2006 - 2009
Dean of Academic Studies, The Open University of Israel
Visiting Senior Research Fellow, School of Politics, International Studies and Philosophy, Queen's University, Belfast
2004 - 2009
Associate Professor, The Open University of Israel
2004 - 2006
Chair, MA Program in Democracy Studies, The Open University of Israel
Visiting research fellow, Center of International Studies, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University
2000 - 2003
Chair, Sociology, Political Science and Communication Dept., The Open University of Israel
Visiting research fellow, ICAR, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, USA
1995 - 2004
Senior lecturer, The Open University of Israel
1994 - 2007
Director, Tel Aviv University, The Tami Steinmetz Center for Peace Research
1991 - 1995

Lecturer, The Open University of Israel 

1991 - 1993
Visiting lecturer, International Relations Department, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem
1991 - 1992
Research fellow, The Truman Institute, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem
1990 - 1991
Post-doctorate fellow (MacArthur fellow for Peace and Security), Center for International Studies, The Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University
1986 - 1990
Instructor, Political Science, Tel Aviv University
Vatat, evaluation committee,  MTA, PPE program (Member)
Israel Prize selection committee (Political Science, International Relations, Management)
ISF Political Science committee (Member)
2018 - 2019
ISF Political Science  committee (Chair)
2018 - 2019
Assoication of Israel Studies, Shapira Prize for the best book of the year committee (Member
2018 - present
Varieties of Democracy project experts panel (Sweden)
2018 - present
The Inter-Senate Committee for the Protection of Academic Independence​
Vatat, evaluation committee, IDC, School of Sustainability (Member)
2010 - 2014
GIF Grant applications comittee, Social Sciences (Advisor)
2016 - present
2016 - present
Strategic Assessment
2010 - present
Journal of Peace and Conflict Studies
1995 - 2020
2015 - 2018
Israeli Journal of Conflict Resolution and Negotiation [Hebrew]

2016-2020 - Co-editor, Megamot, Social Sciences Interdisciplinary Journal (Hebrew)

2018-present - Editor-in-Chief, Lamda Research (The Open University of Israel, Academic publishing house)

  • Israeli-Palestinian track II negotiations professional participant

  • IDF, ad hoc professional advisor on civil society and public opinion matters

  • Shatil, ad hoc evaluations of NGOs

  • Israeli Ford Foundation, board member

  • Zav Pius, board member

  • Hillel, volunteer




Hermann, T. et. al. The Israeli Democracy Index 2020 (Jerusalem, The Israel Democracy Institute, 2020) [Hebrew and English].

Hermann, T. et. al. The Israeli Democracy Index 2019 (Jerusalem, The Israel Democracy Institute, 2019) [Hebrew and English].

Hermann, T. et al., Conditioned Partnership – Jews and Arabs, Israel 2018. (Jerusalem, The Israel Democracy Institute, 2018).

14. Hermann, T. Walking the Israel National Trail (Haifa University Press and Pardes Pub. Haifa, 2019). [Winner of the Bahat Prize for the best academic book for 2017.]

Hermann, T. Walking the Israel National Trail (Haifa University Press and Pardes Pub. Haifa, 2019). [Winner of the Bahat Prize for the best academic book for 2017.]

Hermann, T. et al., Conditioned Partnership – Jews and Arabs, Israel 2017. (Jerusalem, The Israel Democracy Institute, 2017)

Hermann, T. et al., The Israeli Democracy Index 2017 (Jerusalem, The Israel Democracy Institute, 2017) [Hebrew and English].

Hermann, T. et. al. The Israeli Democracy Index 2016 (Jerusalem, The Israel Democracy Institute, 2016) [Hebrew and English].

Hermann, T. et al., The Israeli Democracy Index 2015 (Jerusalem, The Israel Democracy Institute, 2015) [Hebrew and English].

Hermann, T., et.al., The Israeli National Religious Camp – 2014. (Jerusalem, The Israel Democracy Institute,  2014) [Hebrew and English].

Hermann, T. et al., The Israeli Democracy Index 2014 (Jerusalem, The Israel Democracy Institute, 2014) [Hebrew and English].

Hermann, T., et al ., The Israeli Democracy Index 2013 (Jerusalem, The Israel Democracy Institute, 2013) [Hebrew and English].

Hermann, T., et al., The Israeli Democracy Index 2012 (Jerusalem, The Israel Democracy Institute,  2012) [Hebrew and English].

Hermann, T., et al., The Israeli Democracy Index 2011 (Jerusalem, The Israel Democracy Institute, 2011) [Hebrew and English].

Arian, A., T. Hermann, Y. Lebel, M. Philippov, H. Zaban, and A. Knafelman, Auditing Israeli democracy: Democratic values in practice (Jerusalem, The Israel Democracy Institute,  2010) [Hebrew and English].

Hermann, T., The Israeli peace movement: A shattered dream (NY, Cambridge University Press, 2009). [on the book]

Arian, T. Hermann, Y. Hadar, N. Atmor, Y. Lebel and H. Zaban, Auditing Israeli democracy 2008: Between the state and the civil society (Jerusalem, The Israel Democracy Institute, 2008) [Hebrew and English].

Arian, A., I. Talmud and T. Hermann, eds., National security and public opinion in Israel (Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1988).

Hermann, T. (forthcoming). Democracies and Citizens – Reflections on the Trust Aspect. Israeli Demmocracy (tentative title). Defence Ministry Publishing House.[Hebrew]

Hermann, T. (forthcoming). The Public Image of the Reform Community in Israel. In O. Schiff and E. Ben Lulu, eds. The Israeli Reform Community (tentative title).

Hermann, T., (The Sociodemogaphic-Political Nexus and the Weakening of the National Consensus. In Hazan Reuven, et. al., eds., Oxford Handbook on Israeli Politics and Society. Oxford University Press.

Raphael Cohen-Almagor, Tamar Hermann, Sam Lehman-Wilzig, Hanna Herzog and Ruvi Ziegler. Review of Diego Rotman, The Stage as a Temporary Home (Jerusalem: Magnes, 2018) (Hebrew), The Israel Studies Review, Vol. 34, Issue 2 (Autumn 2019): 178-179.

Hermann, T., Neither Spartanor Athens: Israeli Public Opinion on National Security. In Klieman, Aaron andStuart, Cohen, eds., Routledge Handbook on Israeli Security.( London: and New York: Routledge, 2019) pp. 51-65.

Hermann, T., and Ephraim Yuchtman-Yaar. The Oslo Process – 25 Years After. In Ephraim Lavi and Mordechai Tamarkin, eds., The Oslo Process (tentative title). (Tel Aviv: Tel Aviv University, the Tami Steinmetz Center for Peace Research, 2019.) [Hebrew]

Hermann, T., (2015). Gone with the wind? A retrospective analysis based on the 2011 Israeli socio-political protest campaign. (New Delhi: Knowledge World Publishers).

Hermann, T., The calm after the storm: Ineffectual protest after the 2006 Lebanon War as an indication of changing patterns of citizens' political participation in Israel. In D. HaCohen and M. Lissak (eds.), Crossroads of decisions in Israel (Jerusalem: The Ben Gurion Institute, 2010), pp. 524-559.

Hermann, T., Realistic nonviolence: Arba Imahot, the Four Mothers movement in Israel. In M. J. Stephan (ed.), Civilian jihad: Nonviolent struggle, democratization, and governance in the Middle East (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009), pp. 253-264.

Hermann, T., The role of civil society and NGOs in peacebuilding in Israel. In E. Kaufman, W. Salem and J. Verhoeven (eds.), Bridging the divide: Peacebuilding in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict (Boulder, CO: Lynne Reinner, 2006), pp. 39-58.

Hermann, T. and E. Yuchtman-Yaar, The people's voice: Israeli public opinion on the referendum issue. In D. Arieli-Horowitz (ed.), Phantom in politics: Referenda in Israel (Jerusalem: The Israel Democracy Institute and Magnes Press, 2006), pp. 117-138.​

Hermann T., The chicken and the egg dilemma: Changes in official policy and in Israeli-Jewish public opinion regarding the Israeli-Palestinian conflict (2000-2004). In Y. Bar-Siman-Tov (ed.), The Israeli-Palestinian conflict: From peace talks to violent conflict 2000-2005 (Jerusalem: The Jerusalem Center for Israel Studies [Hebrew], 2006), pp. 185-230. English edition, Routledge, 2007.

Golan, G. and T. Hermann, Parliamentary representation of women: The Israeli case. In M. Tremblay (ed.), Women and Parliaments: An international study (French edition, Montreal: Remue-ménage), pp. 251-275 [English and French].

Hermann, T., Reconciliation: Reflections on the theoretical and practical utility of the term. In Y. Bar-Siman-Tov (ed.), From conflict resolution to reconciliation (New York: Oxford University Press 2004), pp. 39-60. Also published in Hebrew in Politika, The Israeli Journal of Political Science & International Relations, 9 (2002), pp. 77-94.

Hermann, T., The sour taste of success: The Israeli peace movement, 1967-1998. In B. Gidron, S. Katz and Y. Hasenfeld (eds.), Mobilizing for peace: Conflict resolution in Northern Ireland, Israel/Palestine and South Africa (New York: Oxford University Press, 2002), pp. 94-129.

Yaar, E. and T. Hermann, The Palestinian refugees in the eyes of the Palestinian and Israeli-Jewish publics. In J. Ginat and E. Perkins (eds.), The Palestinian refugees: Old problems, new solutions (Sussex: Sussex University Press and University of Oklahoma, 2001), pp. 303-316.

Hermann, T. The impermeable identity wall: The study of violent conflicts by “insiders” and “outsiders.” In G. Robinson and M. Smyth (eds.), Researching violently divided societies: Ethical and methodological issues (Tokyo, New York, Paris: United Nations University Press, 2001), pp. 77-92.

Hermann, T., Blame or praise: Israeli contending narratives of the peace movement’s role in the Oslo process. In A. Ben Zvi and A. Klieman (eds.), Global politics: Essays in honor of Professor David Vital (London: Frank Cass, 2001), pp. 237-266.

Hermann, T., Away from war? Israelis’ security beliefs in the post-Oslo era. In P. Everts and P. Isernia (eds.), When the going gets tough: Public opinion and the use of military force (London: Routledge Books, 2001), pp. 163-182.

Hermann, T. and D. Newman, A path strewn with thorns: Along the difficult road of Israeli-Palestinian peacemaking. In J. Darby and R. McGinty (eds.), The management of peace processes (London: Macmillan, 2000), pp. 107-153.

Hermann, T. and E. Yaar, Two peoples apart: Israeli Jews’ and Arabs’ perspectives on the peace process. In I. Peleg (ed.), The Israeli-Palestinian peace process: Interdisciplinary perspectives (Albany: SUNY Press, 1997), pp. 61-86.

Hermann, T. and E. Yaar, Will they lend it their support? Israeli public opinion and the peace process. In D. Caspi (ed.), Politics and communication (Jerusalem: Van Leer Institute, 1997), pp. 191-222 [Hebrew].

Hermann, T., The rise of instrumental voting: On the relevance of the political reform campaign to the 1992 elections. In A. Arian and M. Shamir (eds.), The elections in Israel – 1992 (Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1995), pp. 275-298.

Hermann, T., New challenges to new authority: Israeli extra-parliamentarism in the 1950s. In I. Troyn and N. Lucas (eds.), Israel: The first decade of independence (Albany, SUNY Press, 1995), pp. 105-124.

Hermann, T., Grassroots activism as a factor in foreign policy-making: The case of the Israeli peace movement. In D. Skidmore and V. Hudson (eds.), The limits of state autonomy: Societal groups and foreign policy formulation (Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1993), pp. 127-150.

Hermann, T. and D. Newman, The dove and the skullcap: Secular and religious divergence in the Israeli peace camp. In C. Liebman (ed.), Conflict and accommodation between Jews in Israel (NY: Avi Chai and Keter, 1990) [Hebrew and English].

24. Hermann, T. Démocratie israélienne, 2016 : Un instantané. Le Debat. January 2017. https://www.cairn.info/revue-le-debat-2017-1-page-92.htm

23. Hermann, T., Cockfight (1998) – A 2015 Reading. Short Film Studies,  6, 2 (October 2016) pp171-174.

22. Hermann, T., Zionism and Palestinian nationalism: Possibilities of recognition and reconciliation. Israel Studies, Special Issue: Shared Narratives - A Palestinian-Israeli Dialogue, vol 18, no. 2 (Summer 2013), pp. 133-147.

21. Hermann, T., More Jewish than Israeli (and democratic)?, Israel Studies Review 27, 1 (2012).

Hermann, T., Something new under the sun: Public opinion and decision making in Israel, Strategic Assessment 14, 4 (January 2012), pp. 41-57 [Hebrew and English].

Hermann, T., The orthodox-secular dimension in Israeli public opinion on peace and security, Contemporary Jewry.

Hermann, T., How the peace process plays in Israel, Current History (December 2010), pp. 363-369.

First, A. and T. Hermann, Sweet nationalism in bitter days: A commercial representation of Zionism, Nations and Nationalism 15, 3 (October 2009), pp. 506-523.

Hermann, T., Israeli civil society at 60, Viewpoints, Middle East Institute, Washington DC (April 2008), pp. 83-85.

Hermann, T., The binational idea in Israel/Palestine: Past and present. Nations and Nationalism, 11, 3 (July 2005), pp. 381-402. Also published in A. Gordon (ed.), Brith Shalom and Bi-national Zionism - The Arab question as a Jewish question (Jerusalem: Carmel Pub. and the Minerva Center for German History, The Hebrew University, 2008), pp. 19-42 [Hebrew].

Yaar, E. and T. Hermann, Divided yet united: Israeli Jewish public opinion on the Oslo process. Journal of Peace Research (September 2002), pp. 597-613.

Hermann, T. and E. Yaar, The Shas party: The Haredi-dovish image in a changing reality. Israel Studies, 5, 2 (Fall 2000), pp. 78-107. Also published in Y. Peled (ed.), Shas (Tel Aviv: Yediot Aharonot Publishing House, 2001) [Hebrew].

Hermann, T. and E. Yaar, Vox populi: Israeli public opinion about the referendum issue. Politika, 5 (June 2000), pp. 61-77 [Hebrew].

Hermann, T., Israelis’ perceptions and the Oslo process. Peace Review, 10, 4 (Winter 1998), pp. 647-653.

Yaar, E. and T. Hermann, The latitude of acceptance: Israelis’ attitudes toward political protest before and after the assassination of Yitzhak Rabin. Journal of Conflict Resolution (December 1998), pp. 721-743. Also published in Y. Peri (ed.), The assassination of Yitzhak Rabin (Stanford University Press, 2000), pp. 303-330.

Hermann, T., Do they have a chance? Protest and political structure of opportunities in Israel. Israel Studies, 1, 1 (Spring 1996), 127-148.

Hermann, T. and G. Kurtz, Prospects for democratizing foreign policymaking: The gradual empowerment of Israeli women. Middle East Journal, 49, 3 (Summer 1995), pp. 447-66.

Hermann, T., The rise and decline of the Israeli Peace Committee – 1950-1956. Zionism, 17 (Winter 1993) [Hebrew].

Hermann, T., From unidimensionality to multidimensionality: Some observations on the dynamics of social movements. Research in Social Movements, Conflicts and Change, 15 (1993), pp. 181-202.

Hermann, T., Contemporary peace movements: Between the hammer of political realism and the anvil of pacifism. Western Political Quarterly, 16, 1 (January 1993), pp. 869-893.

Hermann, T. and D. Newman, Extra-parliamentarism in Israel: A comparative study of Gush Emunim and Peace Now. Middle Eastern Studies, 28, 3 (June 1992), pp. 509-530.

Hermann, T., The Israeli peace movement: Down but not out. Canadian Journal for Peace & Security, 6, 2 (June 1991).

Hermann, T., The ‘Union’ (1947-1949): A peace movement under trial by fire. State, Government and International Relations, 33 (Fall 1990) [Hebrew].

Hermann, T. (ed. and author of Introduction), By the people, for the people, without the people? The emergence of (anti)political sentiment in Israel and in western democracies (Jerusalem: The Israel Democracy Institute, 2012).

Hermann, T. and R. Twite (eds.), The Israeli-Arab peace negotiations: Politics and concepts (Tel Aviv: Papyrus, 1993) [Hebrew and English].

Hermann, T. (ed.) with Y. Lebel, Social movements and political protest, vol. 1, 384 pp. [Hebrew]; vol. 2, 294 pp. [English] (2012).

Hermann, T. (ed. of Hebrew edition), Introduction to political science, 320 pp. + study guide (2001).

Hermann, T. (ed.), Democracy: An interdisciplinary approach, 2 vol., 600 pp. + study guide (1999).

Hermann, T. (ed.), Political protest movements in Israel, vol. 1, 644 pp. [English]; vol. 2, 360 pp. + study guide [Hebrew] (1997).

Hermann, T., Strategies of political protest: Terror (1996), 200 pp.

Hermann, T., Social movements (1995), 284 pp.

Hermann, T., Institutional and non-institutional political participation (1995), 302 pp.

Hermann, T., The electoral system and voter behavior in Israel (1st ed., 1990; 2nd ed., 1998), 190 pp.

Hermann, T. and Yaar-Yuchtman, E., Unfortunate misplacement: Israeli public perceptions of Israel’s place in the Middle East, “I’m in the east and my heart in the west,” workshop (Calgary, Canada, October 3-5, 2010). Published in Hebrew as “Villa in the jungle: Israel’s place in the Middle East in the eyes of the Israeli public,” in Pe’amim, 125-127 (2011), pp. 295-316.

Hermann, T., Pacifism and anti-militarism and in the period surrounding the birth of the State of Israel. In S. Avineri (ed.), On war and peace, 2006 conference book of the Israel History Society (Jerusalem: Zalman Shazar Center, 2010), pp. 251-283 [Hebrew]. Also published in English in Israel Studies, 15, 2 (2010), 127-148.

Hermann, T., El papel del Judismo dentro de la cultura politica de Israel en la actualidad. In F. M. Lopez and F. Munoz (eds.), Politicas de paz en el Mediteraneo (Madrid: Biblioteca Nueva, 2008), pp. 73-77.

Hermann, T., People’s diplomacy and people’s vigilantism: Israeli grassroots activism 1993-2003. In G. Ben Porat (ed.), The failure of the Middle East peace process: A comparative analysis of peace implementation in Israel/Palestine, Northern Ireland and South Africa (Jerusalem: The Van Leer Institute and NYC: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008), pp. 155-177.

Hermann, T., Citizens’ protest on security related issues: The case of 1973-4. In A. Kurtz (ed.), Thirty years later: Challenges to Israel since the Yom Kippur War (Jaffee Center for Strategic Studies, Tel Aviv University, 2004), pp. 65-75.

Hermann, T., Tactical hawks, strategic doves: The positions of the Jewish public in Israel on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. In Strategic Assessment, 5, 2 (Jaffee Center for Strategic Studies, Tel Aviv University, August 2002), pp. 20-25 [Hebrew and English].

Hermann, T. Review of Guy Ben Porat, 2016. The Secularization of the Public space in Israel. Megamot, (Spring, 2017).[Hebrew]       

Hermann, T. Yet the Wall stands still. Review of Yossi Yona, 2015. Cracks in the Wall. Israeli Sociology, (Fall 2016). [Hebrew]

Hermann, T., One Picture is worth a thousand words, But what is the worth of  a thousand words?. Review of  R. Gizburg (2015), Be Our Eyes:  Israeli Human Rights Organization with the Eye of the Camera.  Megamot (Spring 2016). [Hebrew]

Hermann, T., What’s left of the left? Review of D. Leon (ed.), Who’s left in Israel: Radical political alternatives for the future of Israel (Brighton: Sussex Academic Press, 2004). In Israel Studies Forum (2007).

Hermann, T., Oslo for dummies. Review of Y. Meital, The broken peace (Tel Aviv: Carmel Publishing House, 2004). In Jamaa, Ben Gurion University, 13 [Hebrew].

Hermann, T., Like the Phoenix: The binational idea, past and present. Review of Y. Heller, From Brit Shalom to Ihud (Jerusalem: Magnes Press, 2002). In Cathedra (2004), 5 pp. [Hebrew].

Hermann, T., The linkage between public opinion and foreign policymaking. Review of A. Arian, Security threatened (Hebrew version, 1999) and Y. Shamir and M. Shamir, The anatomy of public opinion (Ann Arbor, University of Michigan Press, 2000). In Politika, Israeli Journal of Political Science, 8 (2002), pp. 91-95 [Hebrew].

Hermann, T., Review of A. Arian, Security threatened (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995). In The Ethnic Conflict Research Digest, 1 (1998), pp. 3-4.

Hermann, T., The end of the millennium syndrome? Israel toward the year 2000. Review of M. Lissak and B. Kne-Paz (eds.), Israel towards the year 2000: Society, politics and culture (Jerusalem: Magnes, 1996). In Megamot, 38, 3 (1997), pp. 433-437 [Hebrew].

Back to the kitchen [Behazara lemitbach], Yediot Aharonot, 29.2.12.

And the band marches on… [Vehashayara overet], Yediot Aharonot, 19.12.11.

Explaining Israel [Masbirim yisrael], Yediot Aharonot, 22.11.11.

Israeli democracy - Where to? [ Hademocratia hayisraelit - le'an?], Yediot Aharonot, 9.2011.

Political protest - the rules of the game [Meha'a politit - klalei hamishak], Yediot Aharonot, 8.2011.

Passport, please [Darkon, bivakasha], Yediot Aharonot, 11.5.11.

The revolutionary fever [Kadahat hamahapahot], Yediot Aharonot, 2.3.11.

Beyond the impenetrable partitions [Me'ahorei hayiriot ha'atumot], Yediot Aharonot, 20.1.11.

The unbearable lightness of blaming [Hakalut habilti nisbelet shel haha'ashama], Yediot Aharonot, 14.12.10.

The clown on top of the pyramid [Haletz sheberosh hapiramida], Yediot Aharonot, 8.11.10.

For you shall see it at a distance, but you shall not go there - The road to Jerusalem [Mineged tire ve'eleha lo tavo: haderech leyerushalayim], Yediot Aharonot, 9.8.10.

Foreign work [Avoda zara], Yediot Aharonot, 3.5.10.

Nostalgia isn't what it used to be [Hitrapkut al avar medumeh], Yediot Aharonot, 8.4.10.

Saving Meretz [Arkat hahya'a lemeretz], Ha'aretz, 8.3.10.

Invitation to a tea party [Hazmana lemisibat te], Yediot Aharonot, 4.3.10.

Like gladiators [Kmo gladiatorim], Yediot Aharonot, 3.2.10.

Israelis and politics: No longer a love story [Hayisraelim vehapolitika], Walla News, 27.12.09.

The statistical Israeli [Hayisraeli hastatisti], Yediot Aharonot, 16.11.09.

Democracy and war [Democratia vemilhama], Yediot Aharonot, 8.10.09.

From Rachel and Hana [Merahel vehana lemishpaha hadasha vehorut aheret], Yediot Aharonot, 8.9.09.

Democracy? [Demokratia? mitanyenim bilvad], Ha'aretz, 16.8.09.

For adults only [Internet al hamasach: lo rak seret], Yediot Aharonot, 5.7.09.

The holidays [Hahagim kepromo: hateoria shel hamangal], Yediot Aharonot, 10.6.09.

Miracle in the central bus station [Nes betahana hamerkazit], Yediot Aharonot, 15.5.09.

Ellis Island on HaYarkon street [Ellis Island berehov hayarkon], Yediot Aharonot, 20.4.09.

Hermann, T. and E. Sivan (annoted Hebrew  translation). Al-Hamisi, Halid. Taxi. Jerusalem: Carmel Publishing House, 2014.

Hermann, T., A new quality of protest: The hot summer of 2011 changed Israel's political agenda, WZB Mitteilungen 135 (March, 2012).

Hermann, T., Israeli tribalism? bitterlemons-international (February 16, 2012), edition 7.

Hermann, T., Today's call on Palestine's future: Interim arrangements instead of comprehensive peace (NOREF Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Centre, September 26, 2011).

Hermann, T. and D. Newman, Israel’s democratic veneer, The Jerusalem Post, 06.03.11.

Hermann, T., Disenchanted love - The emergence of antipolitical sentiment in Israel (The Joseph and Alma Gildenhorn Institute for Israel Studies, 2010).

Hermann, T., Things that can be seen from here, can't be seen from there (and vice versa): On Johan Galtung's theory of conflict resolution, an epilog. In Johan Galtung, Transcendence and transformation (Tel Aviv: Am Oved, 2010, Hebrew).

Hermann, T., Report of the committee on the status of Meretz in light of the elections to the 18th Knesset (2009). Submitted to the Meretz Party (February 2010) [Hebrew].

Hermann, T., Y. Lebel and H. Zaban, The return of the state (2009).

Hermann, T., Y. Lebel and H. Zaban, What is anti-politics? (2008).

Hermann, T., The 1970s: Socio-political background. Catalogue of Israel's 60th anniversary exhibition (Tel Aviv Museum, May 2008), 18 pp.

Hermann, T., Unfulfilled expectations: Israelis' changing view of the role of the state and its implications. The Institute of Liberal Thought Series (Potsdam, Germany, 2007).

Hermann, T., Conflict sustains stability, compromise erodes legitimacy. bitterlemons.org – Palestinian-Israeli crossfire, Government instability and the conflict (October 16, 2006), edition 39.

Hermann, T., Normalizing the abnormal. bitterlemons.org – Palestinian-Israeli crossfire, Five years of the intifada (October 3, 2005), edition 36.

Hermann, T., The impact of the ongoing confrontation on the public legitimization of the IDF. The Military-Society Forum – 2005 (Jerusalem: The Israel Democracy Institute, April 18, 2005), pp. 9-32.

Hermann, T., The attitude of the Israeli public, bitterlemons.org – Palestinian-Israeli crossfire, The Palestinian election (January 10, 2005), edition 2.

Hermann, T., When the policymaker and the public meet: Sharon and the Israeli-Jewish public opinion on the unilateral disengagement plan. Palestine-Israel Journal, 11, 3-4 (2004-5), pp. 93-100.

Hermann, T., Only America, and only through diplomacy: Israeli Jewish attitudes to international involvement in the quest for a solution to the conflict. Palestine-Israel Journal, 11, 2 (2004), pp. 45-54.

Hermann, T., Violence and non-violence by Palestinians and Israelis: An Israeli view – It won't happen, and if it does, it is likely to fail. bitterlemons.org – Palestinian-Israeli crossfire (October 7, 2002), edition 36.

Hermann, T., Citizens and government: Accountability, transparency, access and civil society organization. Background document for the 3rd Citizens Assembly (Jerusalem: Zippori Center, The Knesset Speaker’s Office and the Movement for Government Improvement (May 2002), 52 pp. [Hebrew].

Hermann, T., and E. Yaar, Israeli public opinion on the Oslo process. Panim (May 1999), pp. 41-49 [Hebrew].

Hermann, T., and E. Yaar, Israeli public opinion on the Oslo process. Panim (May 1999), pp. 41-49 [Hebrew].

Hermann, T., Routinization of non-routine politics: Israeli political protest at present. Panim (May 1999), pp. 84-90 [Hebrew].

Hermann, T. and E. Yaar (eds.), Integration or separation: Examination of the future relations between Israel and the Palestinian state (Tel Aviv: The Tami Steinmetz Center for Peace Research and the Konrad Adenauer Foundation, 1999) [Hebrew].

Hermann, T. and E. Yaar, The peace process and the religious-secular schism in Israeli society. Peace in Brief Series, 1 (February 1998), 8 pp., The Tami Steinmetz Center for Peace Research, Tel Aviv University [Hebrew and English].

Hermann, T., Non-violence as a political approach. In A. Gvirtz (ed.), Non-violent possibilities for the Palestinian-Israeli conflict (Jerusalem: Palestinians and Israelis for Non-Violence, 1998), pp. 24-30.

Hermann, T. and E. Yaar (eds.), Social and political implications of secular-religious relations in Israel (Tel Aviv: The Tami Steinmetz Center for Peace Research and the Konrad Adenauer Foundation, 1998) [Hebrew].

Hermann, T. and E. Yaar (eds.), Israeli society and the challenge of transition to coexistence (Tel Aviv: The Tami Steinmetz Center for Peace Research and the Konrad Adenauer Foundation, 1997) [Hebrew].

Hermann, T. and E. Yaar, Trends in Israeli Jewish public opinion concerning the political process and its implications. In Hermann and Yaar (eds.), Israeli society and the challenge of transition to coexistence (Tel Aviv: The Tami Steinmetz Center for Peace Research and the Konrad Adenauer Foundation, 1997), pp. 30-38 [Hebrew].

Yaar, E. and T. Hermann, The Peace Index, a monthly column in the daily Ha'aretz and the Herald Tribune (June 1994-March 2008; since April 2008, the monthly column has been published online on Ynet).

2004 - Eyal Levin, Open University, MA

2014 - 2016 - Ronit Grossman, Tel Aviv University, PhD

2018 - 2019 - Moshe Balish, Open University, Post Doc

2019 - - Kinneret Sade, Open University, Post Doc

2019 - - Maya Lahat Kerman, Tel Aviv University, PhD