Books:

Kizel, A. (2008). Subservient History: A Critical Analysis of History Curricula and Textbooks in Israel, 1948–2006. Tel Aviv: Mofet Institute Press (Hebrew).

Kizel, A. (2014). The New Mizrahi Narrative in Israel. Tel Aviv: Resling (Hebrew).

Kizel, A. and Sadowski D. (Editors) (2015). Deutsch-Israelische Schulbuchkommission (Hg.) Deutsch-israelische Schulbuchempfehlungen. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht (German and Hebrew).



Selected Articles:


Kizel, A. (2005). “Europe-Centrism in Israel’s General History Textbooks: 1948–2004.” Essays in Education 15 (e-journal).

Kizel, A. (2006). “The Education and Communication Systems: From Both Sides of the Barricades.” Kivunim (e- journal) (Hebrew).

Kizel, A. (2006). “The Cultural European: The Militaristic Japanese – the Attitude towards Europe and Other Continents in Israeli General History Textbooks.” Study and Research in Teachers Training 10, 159–179 (Hebrew).

Kizel, A. (2007). “The Hypocrisy in Reviewing Israeli Bereavement.” Kaveret 14, 26–28 (Hebrew).

Kizel, A. (2007). “Communicative Obscurity: The Attitude Taken by the London Times and the New York Times towards the Issue of Jewish Refugees and DPs in the Final Year of the Second World War.” Kesher: Journal of Media and Communication History and the Jewish World 36, 103–114 (Hebrew).

Kizel, A. (2008). “The Educational Philosophy of Thomas Green.” Study and Research in Teachers Training 11, 216–225 (Hebrew).  

Kizel, A. (2009). “Contemporary Communication Politics Part 1: Online Citizenship in an Era of a New Media.” Social Security: Journal of Welfare and Social Security Studies 80, 173–75 (Hebrew).

Kizel, A. (2010). “Homelessness, Restlessness and Diasporic Poetry.” Policy Futures in Education 8, (3–4), 467–477.

Kizel, A. (2010). “The Educational Implications of Otherness and Responsibility in the Philosophy of Emmanuel Levinas in Work with People with Special Needs.” Ma’agalei Nefesh: Journal for Psychology, Psychotherapy, Emotional Development and Creative Education 3 (June), 3–11 (Hebrew).

Kizel, A. (2010). “Education as an Existential Experience.” Studies in Education, 1–2 (April), 287–91 (Hebrew).

Kizel, A. (2010). “Poetry as an Alternative Educational Space in the Framework of Diasporic Philosophy.” Devarim: Multi-Disciplinary Academic Journal 3, 49–57 (Hebrew).

Kizel, A., & Fuerstein, M. (2011). “In the Shadow of the Center: The Local Media in the Periphery and a Survey of the News.” Kesher: Journal of Media and Communication History and the Jewish World 41, 78–87 (Hebrew).

Kizel, A. (2011). “Buzaglo’s Traditional Alternative: Not Fit to Fight over a Mizrahi’ism Dissociated from Judaism.” Studies in Education 4 (April), 215–218 (Hebrew).

Kizel, A. (2011). “The Narrative of Holocaust Survivors in Israel: The Fragmented-Discourse Complex.” Ma’agalei Nefesh: Journal for Psychology, Psychotherapy, Emotional Development and Creative Education 6, 54–60 (Hebrew).

Kizel, A. (2011). “Zikron Ya’akov Model: The End of the Junior-High School and the Return to Elementary School.” Studies in Education 5, 146–162 (Hebrew).  

Kizel, A. (2011). “Perhaps Schools Weren’t Even Meant for Learning.” Megamot: Behavioral Sciences Journal 48 (1) 203-207 (Hebrew).

Kizel, A. (2012). “Dialogue and Education to the Center.” Dapim: Journal for Studies and Research in Education 53, 209–213 (Hebrew).

Kizel, A. (2012). “Cultivating Creativity and Self-Reflective Thinking through Dialogic Teacher Education.” US-China Education Review 2 (2), 237–249.

Kizel, A. (2012). “The Democratic Selective Education in Israel: Tikkun Olan or Separatism.” Studies in Education 6, 46–61 (Hebrew).

Kizel, A., & Gal-Arieli, N. (2012). “From Education to Law: Pupil Right Law in a Test of School Life.” Gilu’ei Da’at: Multidisciplinary Journal of Education, Society and Culture 2, 131-135 (Hebrew).

Kizel, A. (2013). “Clashing Narratives in Civic Education in Israel.” Global Education Review 1 (3), 70–74.

Kizel, A. (2013). “The Philosophy of Social Segregation in Israel's Democratic Schools.” Philosophy Study 3 (11), 1042–1050.

Kizel. A. (2013). “The Philosophical and Educational Challenges of the New Mizrahi Narrative in Israel: Critical Aspects.” International Journal of Jewish Education Research 5-6, 281–302.

Kizel, A. (2014). “Communication Discourse and Cyberspace: Challenges to Philosophy for Children.” Thinking: The Journal of Philosophy for Children 20 (3-4), 40–44.

Kizel, A. (2014). “Secular and Traditional Mizrahi Caught in the Israeli Narrative Struggle.” Studies in Israeli and Modern Jewish Society 7(Iyunim Bitkumat Israel), 401–433 (Hebrew).

Kizel, A. (2014). “Philosophy with Children, Poverty and Philosophical-Social Sensitivity.” Studies in Education 11 – 12, 147–166. (Hebrew).

Kizel, A. (2014), “Pedagogies of Reflection: Dialogical Professional-Development Schools in Israel.” Advances in Research on Teaching 22, 113–136.

Kizel, A. (2015) “’Life goes on even if there’s a gravestone’: Philosophy with Children and Adolescents on Virtual Memorial Sites.” Childhood and Philosophy 10 (20), 421-443.

Kizel, A. (2015). “The Presentation of Germany in Israeli History Textbooks between 1948 and 2014.” Journal of Educational Media, Memory and Society 7 (1), 94–115.

Kizel, A. (2015). "Philosophy with Children, the Poverty Line, and Socio-philosophic Sensitivity." Childhood and Philosophy 11 (21) 139–162.

Kizel, A. (2016). “Pedagogy out of Fear of Philosophy as a Way of Pathologizing Children.” Journal of Unschooling and Alternative Learning 10 (20), 28–47.

Kizel, A. (2016). “Enabling identity: The challenge of presenting the silenced voices of repressed groups in philosophic communities of inquiry.” Journal of Philosophy in Schools 3 (1), 16–39.

Kizel, A. (2016). “Philosophy with Children as an Educational Platform for Self-Determined Learning.” Cogent Education 3 (1), 1244026 

Kizel, A. (2016). "From Laboratory to Praxis: Communities of Philosophical Inquiry as a Model of (and for) Social Activism." Childhood and Philosophy 12 (25), 497–517.

Nar, N., Kizel, A. (2016). “On the Continuum from Mainstreaming to Inclusion: The Development of the Approaches towards Students with Special Needs and Their Expression in the Educational Frameworks in Israel.” Interdisciplinary contexts of Special Pedagogy 11, 161–188.

Kizel, A. (2017). “Philosophic Communities of Inquiry: The Search for and Finding of Meaning as the Basis for Developing a Sense of Responsibility.” Childhood and Philosophy 13 (26), 87–103.

Kizel, A. & Abdallah, M. (2017). “On the Seam: Philosophy with Palestinian Girls in an East Jerusalem Village as a Way of a Pedagogy of Searching.” Journal of Philosophy in Schools 4 (1), pp. 27–49.

Kizel, A. (2017). “Existing in the world: but whose world—and why not change it?” Childhood and Philosophy 13 (28), 567–577.

Kizel, A. (2017). “Responsibility as Solidarity”. Dvarim – Multidisciplinary Academic Journal 10, 319–322 (Hebrew).

Hadar, L. Hotam, Y., & Kizel, A. (2018). "No school is an island: Negotiation between alternative education ideals and mainstream education- the case of Violin school." Pedagogy, Culture and Society 26 (1), 69-85

Kizel, A. (2019). “I-Thou Dialogical Encounters in Adolescents’ WhatsApp Virtual Communities." AI & Society: Journal of Knowledge, Culture and Communication 34 (1), 19-27

Kizel, A. & Nadler, S. (2019). “Representation of Animals in Israel’s Elementary Schools Textbooks.” Studies in Education 17-19, 565-584 (Hebrew)

Kizel, A. (2019). “Education against Human Labeling and Cataloging.” Studies in Education 17-19, 62-65 (Hebrew)

Kizel, A. (2019). “Enabling Identity as an Ethical Tension in Community of Philosophical Inquiry with Children and Young Adults”. Global Studies of Childhood 9 (2) 145–155.

Kizel, A. (2019). “Following Philosophy with Children Concepts in Practice of Teacher Education.” Childhood and Philosophy 15, 1- 21.

Kizel, A. (2020). “’The physical body is not here but the Body of Memories is still with us’: Philosophy with Children and the Living Body of Memory of the Deceased.” Amechanon Journal of the Laboratory of Research on Practical & Applied Philosophy 1 (2016-2018) 139–153.

Kizel, A. (2020). Philosophy for Children. SAGE Encyclopedia of Children andChildhood Studies




Selected Chapters:


Kizel, A. (2008). The Multi-Cultural Educational Challenge of the New Mizrahi Narrative. In 60 Years of Education in Israel: Past, Present, and Future (pp. 159–166). Jerusalem: Mandel Leadership Institute (Hebrew).

Kizel, A. (2008). Peace Education and History Education. In Sara Zamir and Ada Aharoni (eds.), The Voice of Peace in the Process of Education (pp. 150–172) Shikmim: Achva Academic College of Education.

Kizel, A. (2010). Towards a New Dialogical Language in Education. In Ilan Gur-Ze’ev (ed.), The Possibility/Impossibility of a New Critical Language in Education (pp. 409–416). Rotterdam: Sense Pub.

Kizel, A. (2010). Homelessness, Restlessness and Diasporic Poetry. In Ilan Gur-Ze’ev (ed.), Diasporic Philosophy and Counter-Education (pp. 285–300). Rotterdam: Sense Pub.

Kizel, A. (2010). The Philosophic Dialogue Dimensions in Educational Work with People with Communication Difficulties. In M. Rachimi (ed.), Enable Your Brother to Live with You (pp. 181–194). Rechovot: Orot Israel College Press (Hebrew).

Kizel, A. (2012). The Challenge of the New Mizrachi Narrative for Multi-Cultural Education in Israel. In Dan Soen, Mally Shechory, and Sarah Ben-David (eds.), Minority Groups: Coercion, Discrimination, Exclusion, Deviance and the Quest for Equality (pp. 137–150). New York: Nova Publishers.

Kizel. A. (2012). Dialogic Philosophy in Practice of Teacher Education: Classroom and Organizational Dialogue. In Lee Cho-sik and Park Jin-whan (Eds.). Thinking Education through Philosophy (pp. 127–150). The Korean Academy of Teaching Philosophy in School.

Kizel, A. (2013). Philosophy with Children in a Multi-Narratival Educational Environment:  Abundance of Perspectives, Wealth of Identities, and Legitimization. In Karlfriedrich Herb, Jen Glaser, Barbara Weber, Eva Marsal and Takara Dobashi (eds.) Narrative, Dreams, Imagination: Israeli and German Youth Imagine the Future (pp. 129–138).  Münster: Lit Publisher.

Kizel A. (2013). Empowering Children through Philosophy with Children: The Dialogical Dimensions of Democratic Schooling. In E. K. Thedoropoulou (Ed.). Philosophy, Philosophy Are You There? Doing Philosophy with Children (pp. 189–204). Athens: Diadrasi, (Greek).

Kizel, A. (2013). Against a Monologizm: Dialogical philosophy of democratic education. In I.D. Dzhohadze (Ed.). Consciousness, Practice, Reality (pp. 272–288). Moscow: Kanon Plus (Russian).

Kizel, A. (2014) “Rescue Pedagogy”: The Educational Philosophy of Teach First Israel as a Test Case for the Internationalization of Teacher Training. In Pia-Maria Rabensteiner (ed.) Internationalization in Teacher Education (pp. 78-90). Schneider Verlag.

Kizel, A. (2015). Textbook Research: The Present, the Excluded and the Walls between Them. Introduction to the Hebrew Version of UNESCO Guidebook on Textbook Research and Textbook Revision (pp. 5–12). Tel Aviv: Mofet (Hebrew).

Kizel, A. (2015). Introduction to the book of findings, results and recommendations of the Israeli-German Commission for Textbooks Research, 2010 – 2015. In Deutsch-Israelische Schulbuchkommission (Hg.) Deutsch-israelische Schulbuchempfehlungen (pp. 13–17). Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht (German and Hebrew).

Kizel, A. (2015). “Pedagogy of Fear as Paralyzing Men’s Question” In Yesiayahu Tadmor and Amir Frayman (eds.) Education – Men’s Questions (pp. 214–223). Tel Aviv: Mofet (Hebrew).

Kizel, A. (2016). Mourning and Bereavement in the Israeli Press. In: Mira Feuerstein (ed.), Talking Current Affairs: Media Literacy (pp. 105–109). Tel: Aviv: Mofet, (Hebrew).

Kizel, A. (2017). Philosophy with Children as Enabling Community of Multi-Narratives. In Ching Ching Lin and Lavina Sequeira (eds.) Inclusion, Diversity and Intercultural Dialogue in Young People's Philosophical Inquiry (pp. 69–84). Rotterdam: Sense Pub.

Kizel, A. (2017) Totalitarianism, the Holocaust, and Rebirth of the State of Israel: Germany in Israeli History Textbooks and Curricula. (Totalitarismus, Holocaust und Wiedergeburt des Staates Israel: Deutschland in israelischen  Geschichtsschulbuchern und Lehrplanen). In Doron Kiesel (ed.) Perspektiven Judischer Bildung: Diskurse-Erkenntnisse-Positionen (pp. 159–178). Berlin: Hentrich & Hentrich Verlag (German).

Kizel, A. & Bar, N. (2018). Ethics of Inclusion of Students with Special Needs: The case of the Special Education in Israel. In Theodoropoulou, Ε., Moreau, D., Gohier, C. (eds.), Éthique en Éducation. Dépistages et clairières philosophiques [Ethics in Education. Detections and philosophical clearings] (pp. 425–448). Rhodes: Laboratory of Research on Practical and Applied Philosophy.

Kizel A. (2018). Philosophy with Children and Socio-philosophical Sensitivity. In Duthie, E., García, F. and Robles, R. (eds.). Family Resemblances. Current Trends in Philosophy for Children (pp. 506-516). Madrid: Anaya.

Schuemann, D., Kizel, A. & Rottenberg, H. (2018). "Dance as an educational tool for teaching about the Holocaust in Israel". In: Nevide Akpinar Dellal and Witold Stankowski (eds.) Education and Human Rights. Dusseldorf: Lap Lambert Academic Publishing, pp. 33 – 36.
Kizel, A. (2019). Against the Excluded Voices: The Challenges of Philosophy for Children in a Multi-Narratival Educational System. In: Martin Siebach, Jaqueline Simon and Toni Simon (eds.) Ich und Welt Verknüpfen. Allgemeinbildung, Vielperspektivität, Partizipation und Inklusion im Sachunterricht. Baltmannsweiler: Schneider Verlag, pp. 173 - 183.

Kizel, A. (2019) Philosophy with children and self-determination in education. In: Tom Feldges (ed.) Education and Philosophy: New Perspectives on Complex Relationship. Routledge Education Studies Series, pp. 28-40.

Kizel, A. (2019). The Balfour Declaration: Between History and Narrative. In: Zentralrat der Juden in Deutschland (Ed.) Perspektiven jüdischer Bildung. Diskurse – Erkenntnisse – Positionen, Schriftenreihe der Bildungsabteilung des Zentralrats der Juden in Deutschland Bd. 2. Leipzig: Hentrich & Hentrich Verlag, pp. 13-24.

Kizel, A. & Orland-Barak, L. (Forthcoming in spring 2020). From Traditional to Dialogical-Reflective Teacher Training: The case of Teacher Education in Israel. In: James W. Fraser & Lauren Lefty (eds.) Changes in Teacher Preparation. Maryland: Johns Hopkins University Press (23 pp.)