The Politics of Civil Society and Human Rights

Gerald M. Steinberg, Book Review: “Protecting Human Rights in Occupied Palestine: Working Through the United Nations”, Israel Journal of Foreign Affairs, posted September 2023

Gerald M. Steinberg. The apartheid and racism campaigns – the NGO contribution to antisemitism,”, Israel Affairs, 29:1 2023

Gerald M. Steinberg. False Accusations and Ideological Bias:
Amnesty International, Ukraine, and the Illusion of NGO Fact-Finding Expertise
. Quillette August 11 2022

Gerald M. Steinberg. Review of “Al-Haq: A Global History of the First Palestinian Human Rights Organization” by Lynn Welchman (University of California Press, 2021) in Israel Journal of Foreign Affairs, 2022

Gerald M. Steinberg. European Funding for Palestinian NGOs as Political Subcontracting“, Strategic Assessment 24:4, INSS, Tel Aviv University, November 2021

Gerald M. Steinberg. “Applying the IHRA Working Definition to the UN and Human Rights NGO,” in Contending with Antisemitism in a Rapidly Changing Political Environment. Alvin Rosenfeld, Editor, Indiana University Press, 2021

Gerald M. Steinberg. “Castles in the Air? The American Return to the UN Human Rights Council”, Fathom Journal (UK), February 2021

Gerald M. Steinberg, Book Review “Jewish Internationalism and Human Rights after the Holocaust” by Nathan A. Kurz, Israel Journal of Foreign Affairs, 2021

Gerald M. Steinberg. “Human Rights Watch’s anti-Israel Agenda”, Israel Affairs, 27:1, 2021 pp. 34-56

Gerald M. Steinberg, The Failed European Experiment in Pooled Funding for Palestinian NGOs, NGO Monitor, December 2020

Gerald M. Steinberg, Book Review “The Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the Holocaust: An Endangered Connection” by Johannes Morsink, Israel Journal of Foreign Affairs, 2020

Gerald M. Steinberg and Maayan Rockland, “Palestinian Activists at Human Rights Watch” Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies, Bar-Ilan University, Mideast Security and Policy Studies Paper #177, July 2020

Gerald M. Steinberg, “UnCivil Society: Tracking the Funders and Enablers of Demonization”, in “Word Crimes: Reclaiming the Language of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict”, Israel Studies 24.2, 2019

Gerald M. Steinberg and Anne Herzberg, “The Role of International Legal and Justice Discourse in Promoting the New Antisemitism”. In Anti-Zionism and Antisemitism: The Dynamics of Delegitimization, Alvin Rosenfeld, Editor, Indiana University Press, 2019

Gerald M. Steinberg, Book Review: The Trials of Richard Goldstone, Israel Journal of Foreign Affairs, June 16, 2019

Gerald M. Steinberg. “Review of The German Political Foundations’ Work between Jerusalem, Ramallah and Tel Aviv: A Kaleidoscope of Different Perspectives”. Israel Journal of Foreign Affairs, January 2019

Gerald M. Steinberg. “Europe’s NGO Proxy Wars vs. Israel“, Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, November 2018

Gerald M. Steinberg and Olga Deutsch, “Civil Society Organizations: Non-Traditional Actors in the Process of Radicalization.” International Institute for Counter-Terrorism, November 2018

Gerald M. Steinberg. “Counter-terror and Soft Power: NGO Claims to Military and Legal Expertise and Israeli Responses” Israel Affairs: 24:4, 2018

Gerald M. Steinberg. “Foreign-Funded NGOs, Political Power, and Democratic Legitimacy” Lawfare, June 24, 2018 

Gerald M. Steinberg and Becca Wertman, “Value Clash: Civil Society, Foreign Funding, and National Sovereignty.” Global Governance: A Review of Multilateralism and International Organizations, Jan-Mar 2018, 24:1, pp. 1-10

*Gerald M. Steinberg. “Insecurity and Vulnerability in Israeli Political Culture.” Georgetown Journal of International Affairs (2017)

Gerald M. Steinberg and Richard Landes, “The Human Rights Discourse and Israel: Beyond Victimhood and Underdogs” International Journal of Human Rights, (2017) pp. 1-13

*Gerald M. Steinberg. Review of “Lobbying in EU Foreign Policy-making: The case of the Israeli–Palestinian conflict.” Israel Journal of Foreign Affairs, Vol. 11, No. 3 (2017) 

*Gerald M. Steinberg, “The Lancet: How an Anti-Israel Propaganda Platform was Turned Around“, The Tower Magazine, 51 (2017)

* Gerald M. Steinberg. “EU Foreign Policy and the Role of NGOs: The Arab-Israeli Conflict as a Case Study“, European Foreign Affairs Review, Volume 21, Issue 2 (2016): pp. 251–268 

* Gerald M. Steinberg, Anne Herzberg, Josh Bacon. “Examining the NGO Security Discourse on Urban Warfare.” Israel Yearbook on Human Rights, Volume 46 (2016): pp 103-133

* Gerald M. Steinberg, Anne Herzberg, Josh Bacon. “NGOs and the Political Theater in Operation Protective Edge.” Institute for National Security Studies, Strategic Assessment, Volume 19, No. 1, April 2016.

​* Gerald M. Steinberg.  “False Witness?  EU-Funded NGOs and Policymaking in the Arab-Israeli Conflict.”  The Israel Journal of Foreign Affairs​.  2.2  (2013): pp 59-73

* Anne Herzberg and Gerald M. Steinberg.  “IHL 2.0: Is There a Role for Social Media in Monitoring and Enforcement?”  Israel Law Review (Cambridge University Press and the Law Faculty at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem)​.  45.3  (November 2012): pp 493-536

* Gerald M. Steinberg.  “International NGOs, the Arab Upheaval, and Human Rights: Examining NGO Resource Allocation.”  Northwestern Journal of International Human Rights.  11.1, Article 5 (Fall 2012): pp 123-149

* Gerald M. Steinberg. “From Durban to the Goldstone Report: the centrality of human rights NGOs in the political dimension of the Arab–Israeli conflict.” Israel Affairs​. Spec. Issue of: War by other means: Israel and its detractors​ 18.3 (July 25, 2012): pp 372-388

Gerald M. Steinberg and Anne Herzberg, “Best Practices for Human Rights and Humanitarian NGO Fact-Finding“, Martinus Nijhoff , 2012

* ​Gerald M. Steinberg. “The Politics of NGOs, Human Rights and the Arab-Israel Conflict.” Israel Studies. 16.2 (Summer 2011): pp 24-54

​Gerald M. Steinberg. “NGOs, the UN, and the Politics of Human Rights in the Arab-Israeli Conflict.” ​Israel Journal of Foreign Affairs. V:1 (2011): 73-88

Andre Oboler, Gerald M. Steinberg, & Rephael Stern.  “The Framing of Political NGOs in Wikipedia through Criticism Elimination.”  Journal of Information Technology & Politics.  7.4  (October 21, 2010): pp 284-299

Gerald M. Steinberg. “Postcolonial Ideology and the Arab-Israeli Conflict”, in Brigitte Bailer, ed. Israel – Geschichte und Gegenwart, Barumuller: Vienna, 2009

Gerald M. Steinberg, “The Centrality of NGOs in Promoting Anti-Israel Boycotts, Jewish Political Studies Review, 21, (1 & 2) 2009,  pp. 7-31

Gerald M. Steinberg. Watching the Watchers: The Politics and Credibility of Non-Governmental Organizations in the Arab-Israeli Conflict, NGO Monitor, 2008

Gerald M. Steinberg. “Postcolonial Theory and the Ideology of Peace Studies”, Israel Affairs, 13:4, 786 – 796, October 2007; also published in Postcolonial Theory and the Arab-Israel Conflict, edited By Philip Carl Salzman, Donna Robinson Divine, Routledge, 2008

Gerald M. Steinberg. (Ed. Leonce Bekemans, Maria Karasinska-Fendler, Marco Mascia, Antonio Papisca, Constantine A. Stephano, and Peter G. Xuere.) “Civil Society, Intercultural Dialogue and Political Activism: Rethinking EMP Policies.” Intercultural Dialogue and Citizenship​. (2007): pp 297-311

Gerald M. Steinberg, “Soft Powers Play Hardball: NGOs Wage War against Israel“, Israel Affairs​. 12.4 (2006): pp 748-768

Gerald M. Steinberg, “The Centrality of NGOs in the Durban Strategy”, Yale Israel Journal, No. 9, Summer 2006

Gerald M. Steinberg, “The UN, The ICJ and the Separation Barrier: War by Other Means”, Israel Law Review Volume 38 , Issue 1-2: Special Double Issue: Domestic and International Judicial Review of the Construction of the Separation Barrier , Spring Winter 2005 , pp. 331 – 347

Gerald M. Steinberg, “ACADEMIC FREEDOM AND THE AUT BOYCOTT CAMPAIGN: EXAMINING THE LESSONS”, Annual conference of the National Postgraduate Committee, UK , August 12 2005, Glasgow

Gerald M. Steinberg. “Interpretations of Jewish Traditions on Democracy, Land, and Peace.” Journal of Church and State. 43.1 (Winter 2001): pp 93-113