Journal Information

Jerusalem Studies in Arabic and Islam (JSAI) is a  peer-reviewed academic journal, published twice a year (as of 2019). JSAI appears in print only, but select articles are available for purchase in PDF format through our Orders page.

Print ISSN: 0334-4118

Articles selection and review process

Interested authors are encouraged to submit their articles to the editor for inclusion in JSAI. Articles must be accompanied by abstracts (200 words max) and 5-7 keywords. Both abstracts and keywords must be in English. More details about paper submission and guidelines can be found in our Guidelines for authors page.

Only original research is accepted by JSAI for publication. 

JSAI reviews and scrutinizes submitted articles for plagiarism and copy-right infringements 

JSAI uses a "double blind" review process, where the identities of the authors and reviewers are not known to each other. 


Publication Ethics and Malpractice Policy

Research integrity and proper conduct are of the utmost importance to JSAI, being part of the Hebrew University regulations in research. We aim to adhere to the core principles of publication ethics as articulated by the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE). Please visit COPE’s resources on their website for further details.

All manuscripts and supporting files (including interviews, images, data, infographics, etc.) should conform to the standards of ethical behavior promulgated by COPE.

In case of suspected misconduct, JSAI Editorial Board will consult the COPE resources and other experts, in order to address and remedy the issue.

For further clarifications or specific details, please contact us directly at


Online and print volumes

Authors will receive one free print copy of the journal and an e-print of their contribution. Authors are entitled to purchase additional copies at a discount price.

Publication fees

JSAI does not charge submission, publication fees, or page charges.
Authors wishing to publish any figures, tables, or diagrams in colour should first consult the Editor-in-Chief.


No part, article or book review, etc. may be reproduced or used in any manner whatsoever without the express written permission of the publisher, the Max Schloessinger Memorial Foundation, excluding the use of brief quotations in a book review.


GDPR – General data protection regulation

Since May 2018, JSAI has complied with EU GDPR regulations.


Indexing and abstracting

Jerusalem Studies in Arabic and Islam (JSAI) is indexed by the following services:


Modern Language Association


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