Bar-Gal, Y., Soffer, A., Geographical Changes in the Traditional Arab Villages in Northern Israel, Center for Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies, University of Durham, 1981

Bar-Gal, Y., The Good and the Bad, Hundred Years of Zionist Images in Geography Textbooks, QMW Research Papers in Geography, University of London, 1991

Bar-Gal, Y., Moledet and Geography in hundred Years of Zionist Education, Am Oved, Tel Aviv, 1992 (Hebrew)

Bar-Gal, Y., An Agent of Zionist’s Propaganda: the Jewish National Fund 1924-1947, Zemora-Bitan, Tel Aviv, 1999 (Hebrew)

Bar-Gal, Y., The Dreamer -Nathan Shalem and his diaries, Mishrad Habitachon, Tel-Aviv, 2003 (Hebrew)

Bar-Gal, Y., Propaganda and Zionist Education – the JNF 1924-1947, Rochester University Press, 2003

Bar-Gal, Y. Kliot. N., Peled, A. (eds) Eretz Israel Studies- Aviel Ron Book, Department of geography and Enviromental Stdies, Haifa University, 2004 (Hebrew)

Bar-Gal, Y. , Inbar, M., (eds) From Region to Environment Forty Years of Geography studies at the university of Haifa, Department of Geography, Haifa University, 2005 (Hebrew)


 Bar-Gal, Y., “On the agricultural character of the various region in Israel,” Merchavin, Vol. 2, 1975, pp. 82-89, (Hebrew).

 Bar-Gal, Y., “On the zoning of land use around Arab villages,” Studies in the Geography of Israel, Vol. 4, 1975, pp. 88-101, (Hebrew).

 Bar-Gal,Y., “The Moshav Shitufi – a chapter in social geography,” Horizons in Geography,Vol.1, 1975, pp. 71-80, (Hebrew).

 Bar-Gal, Y., “Changes in the structure of minority villages in Israel,” Sociologia Ruralis, Vol. 15, 1975, pp. 173-188.

 Bar-Gal, Y., “The industrialization of the kibbutz as a diffusion process”, The Kibbutz, Vol. 3, 1976, pp. 221-237, (Hebrew).

 Bar-Gal, Y., Soffer, A., “Urban elements in non-Jewish villages in North Israel,” , Amiran, D.H.K and Ben Arieh, Y., (eds.), Geography in Israel, Jerusalem, 1976, pp. 275-296.

 Bar-Gal, Y., “Decision environment and agricultural activity in Israel, “Horizons in Geography, Vol. 3, 1977, pp. 85-97 , (Hebrew)

 Bar-Gal, Y., Soffer, A., “Spontaneous urbanization in non-Jewish settlement in Northern Israel,” in Beaujeu-Garnier, J. and Reichman S., (eds.), Urbanization Contemporarie et Justice Social, National Council for Research and Devel t, Jerusalem, 1979, pp. 263-276.

 Bar-Gal, Y., “The perceptions of the map of Israel,” Studies in Education, Vol. 22, 1979, pp. 125- 140, (Hebrew).

 Bar-Gal, Y., “The principle considerations in preparation of geography textbooks on regional and systematic topics,” Studies in Education, Vol. 22, 1979, pp. 107-116, (Hebrew).

 Bar-Gal, Y., “Perception of borders in a changing territory: the case of Israel,” Journal of Geography, 1979, Vol. 78, pp. 273-276.

 Bar-Gal, Y., “Dimensions of time and space in cooperative agricultural organizations in non-Jewish villages in Israel,” Middle Eastern Studies, Vol. 16, 1980, pp. 236-245.

 Bar-Gal, Y., “The image of environment and mental maps in rural areas: the case of a kibbutz in Israel,” Human Ecology, Vol. 8, 1980, pp.277-283.

 Bar-Gal, Y., “Literature and Geography,” in A. Schahar (ed.), The Structure of Geographical Thought and its Educational Implications, Israeli Geographical Society, 1981, pp. 60-68. (Hebrew).

 Bar-Gal, Y., “Comments on the seasonal variation of birth rates in Israel,” Geographical Research Forum, Vol. 1, 1981, pp. 54-56.

 Bar-Gal, Y., “The experience of urban landscape – from Jaffa to Tel-Aviv,” Horizons in Geography, Vol. 5, 1982, pp. 73-80, (Hebrew).

 Bar-Gal, Y., “Ruralization rate and migration balance under core/periphery conditions – the Israeli case,” GeoJournal, Vol. 6, 1982, pp.165-172.

 Bar-Gal, Y., “Villages under urban siege,” Ekistics, Vol. 50, 1983, pp. 9-13.

 Bar-Gal, Y., “Two streets – two worlds,” Horizons in Geography, Vol. 8, 1983, pp. 57-69,(Hebrew).

 Bar-Gal, Y., Shamai, S., “The swamps of Yizrael Valley – images and realities,” Cathedra, Vol. 27, 1983, pp. 163-174 , (Hebrew).

 Bar-Gal, Y., “The swamps of Yizreel Valley,” Cathedra, Vol. 30, 1983, pp.185-195, (Hebrew).

22. Bar-Gal, Y., “The Planning of National Parks and Nature Reserves in the Galilee,” A. Shmuelli et al. (eds.) The Galilee Lands, Haifa, University of Haifa, 1983, pp. 639-648.

 Bar-Gal, Y., “The subjective significance of the landscape of Tsfat – Israel’s city of the Kabala,” Folklore, Vol. 95, 1984, pp. 245-250.

 Soffer, A., Bar-Gal, Y., “Planned sedentarization of Bedouins in Israel,” Geoforum, VOl.16, 1985, pp. 425-428.

 Bar-Gal, Y., “The shtetl – the Jewish small town in Eastern Europe,” The Journal of Cultural Geography, Vol. 5, 1985, pp. 17-29.

 Bar-Gal, Y., “Arab penetration and settlement in Nazareth Illit,” in A.Soffer (ed.), Residential and Internal Migration Patterns Among the Arabs of Israel, The Jewish-Arab Center, Haifa, Haifa University, 1986, pp. 51-64. (Hebrew).

 Shamai, S., Bar-Gal, Y., “The swamps of the Jezrael valley: A struggle over the myth, Sociologia Internationalis, Vol. 25, 1987, pp. 193-206

 Bar-Gal, Y., “The aims and problems of geography teaching in Israel,” Haubrich, H., (ed.), International Trends in Geographical Education, I.G.U. Commission on Geog. Education, Freiburg, 1987, pp.171-180.

 Bar-Gal, Y. “A past field excursion experiment with elementary school pupils,” in A. Levi et al. (eds.), Theory and Practice in Curriculum Planning, 1987, Ministry of Education, Jerusalem, pp. 89-97.(Hebrew)

 Bar-Gal, Y., “Social pluralism and the urban fringe: the Israeli case,” in Yadav, C., S., (ed.), Perspectives in Urban Geography, Volume 9, Rural Urban Fringe, 1987, pp. 41-53, New Delhi .

 Bar-Gal, Y., “Naming City Streets – A chapter in the history of Tel-Aviv,1909-1947”,Contemporary Jewry, 10,1989, pp. 40-49

 Bar-Gal, Y., “The street names of Tel-Aviv, chapter in cultural historical geography of the city 1909-1934,” Cathedra, Vol. 47, 1988. pp.118-131.(Hebrew)

 Bar-Gal, Y., “Cultural-geographical aspects of street names in the towns of Israel,” Names, 1989, vol.37, pp.329-344

 Bar-Gal, Y., “One hundred years of geography teaching in Israel”, Horizons in Geography, 1991,Vol.32, pp.17-29

 Bar-Gal, Y., Political Symbolization of an Urban Space: Naming Streets in Israel”, Horizons in Geography,1992,Vol.33-34, pp. 119-132 (Hebrew)

 Bar-Gal, Y. ” Pioneering Urban Geography: Haifa According to I. Schattner 1937″, Horizons in Geography, 1992,Vol.33-34, pp. 133- 140, (Hebrew)

 Bar-Gal, Y., “The popularization of geographical education in Israel”, Frankfurter Beitrage Zur Didaktik der Geography, 1993, Vol.12 pp.11-22

 Bar-Gal, Y., “Geography teaching in Israel: A Retrospective View”, Journal of Geography 1993,Vol.92 pp. 64-69

 Bar-Gal, Y., “Boundaries as a topic in geographic education: the case of Israel, Political Geography,1993, Vol.12 pp.421-437

 Bar-Gal, Y ,”Steps toward an international standardization of geographical education”, Horizons in Geography, 1993, vol.37-38, pp. 61-89 (Hebrew)

 Bar-Gal, Y.1994, “The image of the “Palestinian” in geography textbooks in Israel” , Journal of Geography, Vol. 93, pp. 224-234

 Bar-Gal, Y., 1996, “Ideological Propaganda in Maps and Geographical Education” in J. van der Schee & H. Trimp, Innovation in Geographical Education, Netherlands Geographical studies, IGU, Commission on Geographical Education, Hague, pp.67-79

 Bar-Gal, Y. 1997, “Ideologische propaganda op Kaarten”, Geografie Educatief, Vol.6, pp.8-9

 Bar-Gal, Y., 1998, “Values and Ideology in the Descriptions of Jerusalem in Geography Schoolbooks: The Israeli Case”, International Research in Environmental Education, Vol. 7, pp. 151-157

 Bar-Gal, Y. & Azaryau, M., 1998, “Israeli Cemeteries and Jewish Tradition: Two Cases” in Brodsky, H., (editor ), Visions of Land and Community, University Press of Maryland

 Bar-Gal, Y. And Azaryau, M., 1998, “On the Map”, in Tratakover, D. (editor), A trip Across the country: Games from Mr. Barlevy’s Store, Eretz Israel Museum, Tel-Aviv, , pp. 43-54 (Hebrew)

 Bar-Gal, Y., 1999, “On the Tribal – Elders, the Successors and the New Ones in the Israeli Geography”,Horizons in Geography”, Vol. 51,pp. 7-39 (Hebrew)

 Bar-Gal , Y., 2000, ” Values and Ideology in Place Descriptions in Geography Schoolbooks: The Israeli Case”, Erdkunde, Vol. 54, pp. 168-176

 Bar-Gal, Y., 2000, “German Antecedents of the Department of Geography at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem: Historical Perspective”, Geographische Zeitschrift, Vol 88, pp. 112-123

Bar-Gal, Y., 2002, Maps and Nationalism – rereading in Atlas of Israel, Horizens in Geography, Vol.55, 5-28 (Hebrew)

Bar-Gal,y. 2003, The Imaginary Landscape of Israel, in the JNF Propaganda, Motar, Vol. 11, pp 19-28 (Hebrew)

Bar-Gal, Y., 2003, “The Blue Box and the Propaganda maps of the JNF”, Israel Studies , Vol. 8, pp. 1-19

 Bar-Gal, Y,2003, “Early Israeli Geographers” in Encyclopedia of Geography, Spectrum Akademischer Verlag, Heidelberg,

 Bar-Gal, Y., 2004, “From Berlin to Jerusalem : David Amiran and the Atlas of Israel”, Erdkunde, Vol, 58, pp. 31-42

 Bar-Gal, Y., 2004, “Educators or Scientist: Dilemmas concerning the ‘pre History’ of Geography Department at the Hebrew University “, Horisons in Israeli Geography , a collection of papers, to be submitted in the IGU, Glasgow , August 2004 , pp. 397-401

 Bar-Gal, Y., 2004, “Unity-Transformation-Unity-Dissolution, Metamorphoses in the Country’s landscape”, in Ayal, A., Our landscape, Notes on Landscape paiting in Israel, The Art Gallery, Haifa University, haifa, pp. 29-34

 Bar-Gal, Y. and Bar-Gal, B. (2004) “Following the IGU Conference, Barnaul, Russia, summer 2003”, in International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, Vol. 13, pp.374-379

 Bar-Gal, Y., 2005, “Decisions making in the institutionalization process of the ‘geography’ in the Hebrew University of Jerusalem”, in Lavsky. H. (ed) The History of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Book 2, Magnes Press, Jerusalem,pp. 411-442

 Bar-Gal, Y. (2005) ” A personal and impressionistic view on forty years at the Department of Geography 1965-2005″, in Y. Bar-Gal and M. Inbar (eds) From Region to Environment Forty Years of Geography studies at the university of Haifa, Department of Geography, Haifa University, pp. 11-47 (Hebrew)

 Bar-Gal, Y. & Bar-Gal, B., 2005, “A City’s Cultural Symbols and Segregation: The Case of Haifa Israel”, in John Lidstone (ed), Cultural Issues of Our Time , Cambridge University Press

 Blumen, O. and Bar-Gal, Y. 2006. “The academic conference and the status of women: The annual meetings of the Israeli Geographical Society”. The Professional Geographer , 58 (3) pp.344-358.

 Bar-Gal, Y., 2007, “The map as a Model”, Protocols:History and Theory, Vol. 6 (Hebrew) see: Protocollage, 2009, pp. 65-86,`

 Bar-Gal, Y. & Bar-Gal, B., 2008, “The Grasp of Spatial Concepts by Jewish and Arab Children: A Case Study in Israel ” in Rod Gerber and Margaret Robertson (eds) Children’s Life worlds: Locating Indigenous Voices, Nova Science Publishers, New York, New York

 Bar-Gal, Y. and Bar-Gal, B., 2008, “To tie the cords between the People and the Land: Geography Education in Israel”, Israel Studies, Vol.13,pp 44-67

 Bar-Gal, Y. ,2009,”From European oasis to downtown New-York: the images of Tel-Aviv in school textbooks”, Israel Studies, Vol. 14, pp.21-37

Bar-Gal, Y. 2009, “From the Vision of Herzl to the Sleeping Beauty:the images of Haifa in Hebrew texts books 1903-2003”, Horizins in Geography, Vol. 73-74, pp. 115-141, (Hebrew)

Bar-Gal, y., 2010, On a Kibbutz pioneers eternal resting place, History and Theory, Vol. 18, (Hebrew)

Bar-Gal, Y. 2011, “The cemeteries of Kibbutz Ein Harod”, in Arnon Soffer et al (eds), Cultural Landscape Patterns, Chaikin Chair in Geostrategy, University of Haifa, pp. 63-93, (Hebrew)

 Bar-Gal. Y. 2012, “Landscapes of the Death – The Kibbutz and the cemetery”The Jewish Journal of Sociology, Vol. 54, 1-2

Textbooks (in Hebrew)
Bar-Gal, Y., Geography of Agriculture, Ministry of Education, 1976, 90 pp.
Bar-Gal, Y., Geography of Western Africa, Ministry of Education,1977, 55 pp.
Bar-Gal, Y., Geography of the Mediterranean Countries in Europe, Ministry of Education,1979, 78 pp.
Bar-Gal, Y., Geography of South America, Ministry of Education,1981, 56 pp.
Bar-Gal, Y., Geography of China, (Learning Centers), Ministry of Education, (ed.), 1984.
Bar-Gal, Y., U.S.S.R. – Geographical Notes, Am-Oved, Tel-Aviv, 1976, 120 pp.
Bar-Gal, Y., Geography of Manufacturing, Am-Oved, Tel-Aviv, 1983, 110 pp.
Bar-Gal, Y., Kliot, N., Chapters in the Geography of the U.S.A., Gestelit, Haifa,1986, 145 pp.
Bar-Gal, Y., Chapters in the Geography of Tropical Africa, Am Oved, Tel-Aviv,1992, 123.pp.


Higher Education

1968-1971 M.A. Department of Geography, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
1971-1975 Ph. D. Department of Geography, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Academic Ranks and Tenure in Institutions of Higher Education

1975-1978 Lecturer, Department of Geography, Haifa University.
1978-1993 Senior Lecturer, Department of Geography, Haifa University
1989-1990 A visitor Professor, Queen Mary College, London
1994 Associate Professor, Department of Geography, Haifa University
1997 A visitor Professor, Portland State University
2003 Full Professor, Department of Geography and Environment Studies, Haifa University
2011, Retired, Professor Emeritus, Haifa University

Selected offices in university academic administration

1977-79 The Head of Department, Department of Geography,
1979-89 The Head of the Geographical Team, School of Education, Haifa
1979-80 Faculty Appointing Committee, Haifa University
1980-85 Academic Administrator of Emeq-Yizreel College.
1983-84 Head of the MA Program, Department of Geography
1980-89 Committee of the School of Education, Haifa University
1991-94 Head of Department, Department of Geography, Haifa University
1995-98 Curriculum Committee, Faculty of Social Science
1998-01 Ph.d Committee, Department of Geography, Haifa
2002-2005 Head of the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, Haifa University
2006-2009 University Appointing Commmitte, Haifa University