• Eliezer Tauber, Hillel Weiss
  • Reviewed by Prof. Eliezer Tauber, Professor of Middle Eastern History, Bar-Ilan University
  • 15. Eliezer Tauber, ‘The Army of Sacred Jihad: An Army or Bands?’, , 2008, 14, 3, 419–45.
  • Reviewed by Prof. Eliezer Tauber, Professor of Middle Eastern History, Bar-Ilan University

The Formation of Modern Iraq and Syria

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ELIEZER TAUBER is Chair of the Department of Middle Eastern History at Bar Ilan University. His studies focus on the history of the modern Arab states and the Arab-Israeli conflict in the first half of the 20th century. He has published five books and more than 40 professional articles in leading academic journals. His books include: Aziz Bek: Intelligence and Espionage in Lebanon, Syria, and Palestine during the World War (1991), The Emergence of the Arab Movements (1993), The Arab Movements in World War I (1993), Secret Societies and Resistance Movements in the Fertile Crescent, 1875-1920 (1994), and The Formation of Modern Syria and Iraq (1995).

The first article by Eliezer Tauber is entitled ",“ which deals with the use of codes and ciphers by the two principal Palestinian irregular forces headed by the Grand Mufti of Jerusalem in their struggle against the nascent Israeli Defense Forces after the birth of Israel in 1948. According to the author, "their attempt to develop reliable ciphers failed, which was both a symptom and a factor in their general failure in the Palestine war against the Jews.”

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Battle of Maysalun - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

by Eliezer Tauber
London: Frank Cass, 1993. 406 pp. $40

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The Arab Movements in World War I
by Eliezer Tauber
London: Frank Cass, 1993. 322 pp. $37.50