Michael R. Fischbach


Michael R. Fischbach is professor of history at Randolph-Macon College in Ashland, Virginia, and author of Jewish Property Claims Against Arab Countries (Columbia University Press, 2008).

Articles by this Author
Claiming Jewish Communal Property in Iraq

On June 23, 2008, representatives of Iraqi Jewish communities in several countries met in London to form a new group, the World Organization of Jews from Iraq (WOJI). According to a press release issued shortly after the meeting, the purpose of...

Documenting Land Ownership in the Palestinian Authority

The Protocol Concerning Civil Affairs, an annex to the Israeli-Palestinian Interim Agreement on the West Bank and the Gaza Strip of September 1995, formalized the process by which Israeli authorities would transfer responsibility over land...

Palestinian Land Documents

Far from the glare of the media attention, on dusty shelves lining the basement of the Jordanian Department of Lands and Survey in Amman, lies a key to the political and economic viability of the Palestinian entity which may emerge out of the...

Jewish Property Claims and Post-Qaddafi Libya