Orcid: 0000-0001-5999-6226​

Since beginning her graduate studies, Tali Tadmor Shimony's research covered issues in Jewish nationalism, immigration, and other related topics.
She graduated from Hebrew University in 1996, with a dissertation on  "The Question of National Identity in Jewish Socialism in the United States 1917-1924". 

Her present studies examine issues of nationalism, using tools of history of education, cultural history, political sociology, collective memory, and sociology of knowledge.
Her studies focus on the means by which national identity is formed in Israel through the use of a state educational system.

Positions in academic administration
2020 Co-Editor of Dor Ledor - Studies in the History of Jewish Education in Israel and the Diaspora

Scientific Publications

Authored books

Nirit Raichel and Tali Tadmor Shimony (2020), Intercultural Meeting in the School Yard - Hebrew Education in the Moshavot of the Baron and JCA from the 1880s until 1914, Ramat Gan: Bar Ilan University Press, (Hebrew) (250 pp) ​

Tali Tadmor Shimony, (2010, second ed. 2011) National Education and Formation of State in Israel (1954-1966), Ben-Gurion Research Institute for the study of Israel & Zionism, (Hebrew) (361 pp)

Editorship of collective volumes

Tali Tadmor-Shimony (2007). Guest Editor, The Teaching of the Hebrew Bible in the Israeli School, Special Issue of Jewish History, 21.2

Refereed Articles 

Tadmor-Shimony, Tali. (forthcoming). “Immigrant Teachers in Israel as Newcomers and Ed​​​​ucators (1949-1966).” In George​​​​​ Noblit (Ed.), Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education. New York: Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/acrefore/9780190264093.013.1849

Tali Tadmor Shimony and Nirit Raichel (2022), To Be a Teacher, a Wife and Mother, and a Zionist Culture Creator in the Pre-State Era”, Israel Study Review vol.37.no2 (2022)

Tali Tadmor- Shimony (2021), "Rural Schools as Israeli Acculturation Agents for Immigrant Communities in the 1950s-1960s" Israel Affairs 27(2):267-283

Tali Tadmor- Shimony, 'Gender, Professional Identity, and Familial Life in the Yishuv Area: The Married Women Teachers,' Israel, (2021) 26;1-19[Hebrew]

Tali Tadmor- Shimony (2020). "Suffragist Mother Teachers: Familial & Professional Identity through the Entangled History Lens, 1918-1926", in Christine Mayer and Adelina Arredondo (ed) Gender, Power Relations and Education in a Transnational World ( London: Global Histories of Education, Palgrave Macmillan) 264-291​

Tali Tadmor-Shimony (2014). 'Women Immigrant Teachers and Formation of state,'

Journal of Women's History. Vol. 26 No. 3, 81–104

Nirit Raichel and Tali Tadmor- Shimony (2014). Jewish Philanthropy, Zionist Culture and the Civilizing Mission of Hebrew Education, Modern Judaism, 4:1 60-85. 

Tali Tadmor-Shimony (2013). 'The Shaping of Landscape Identity by Israeli State Education during the 1950s-1960s', Paedagogica Historica International Journal of History of Education, 49:2, 236-252

Tali Tadmor-Shimony and Nirit Raichel (2013). 'The Hebrew Teachers as Creators of the Zionist Community in (the Land of) Israel,' Israel Studies Reviews vol 28:1.120-141

Tali Tadmor-Shimony (2013). 'Yearning for Zion in Israeli Education: Creating a Common National Identity,' Journal of Jewish Identities 6:1 1-22.

Nirit Raichel and Tali Tadmor-Shimony (2012). 'Oral History in Order to Understand History of Education,' Oral History Forum 32, 51-71

Tali Tadmor-Shimony (2011). 'Cultivating the Soil as an Educational Message in Israeli Schools during the 1950s and 1960s', Journal of Modern Jewish Studies 10:1, 23-42. 

Tali Tadmor-Shimony and Nirit Raichel (2011). The Social Education of Immigrants: A National Socialization Agent in the New State of Israel' IJJER 3, 1-25. 

Tali Tadmor-Shimony (2010). 'The Female Solider Teacher: Army, Education, and a New State,' Israel Affair, 16:2, 297-313.

Tali Tadmor-Shimony, (2007). 'Teaching the Bible as a Common Culture Agent' Jewish History, 22.1, 159-178

Tali Tadmor-Shimony (2007). 'The Immigrant Teachers as State Agent' Dor Labor, History of Education in Israel and the Diaspora - 31, 97-116. (Hebrew)

Tali Tadmor Shimony (2006). 'The Educated Student of the National Education System and the Engineer of the Herzl's Utopia,' in Feldstein A. and Brickstone D. (eds), From Altneuland to Tel- Aviv: Deeds and Dreams, The Zionist Library, the publishing house of the W.Z, 89-97 (Hebrew)

Tali Tadmor-Shimony (2005). 'Gender Socialization in National Education and the Formation of a New State: Israel as a Case Study,' History of Education 34:6, 339-356. 

Tali Tadmor Shimony (2005). 'The Text Book as an Ideological Text: The Formation of the National Identity in the National School Readers and the National Religious School Readers,' in Eliezer Don Yhia (ed). Tradition and Renewal; Studies in Jewry, in Zionism and State of Israel, 467-493. (Hebrew)

Tali Tadmor-Shimony (2003). 'The Pantheon of National Hero Prototypes in Educational Texts: Understanding Curriculum as a Narrative of National Heroism,' Jewish History 17: 3, 309-332.

Tali Tadmor-Shimony (2002). 'Gola​​​​h and Diaspora in the Jewish Past: The Curriculum of Yeda Ha’am', Dor Labor, History of Education in Israel and the Diaspora, 19, 195–213. (Hebrew)

Tali Tadmor-Shimony (2001). 'Oded and Nurit do not Live Here: the Absence of the Eretz Israeli Child in the First Core Curriculum,' Eyunim Bitkumat Israel,' 11, 350 - 368. (Hebrew)

Research Grants

2020- Israel Science Foundation-1673/20- Wearing Two Hats: Immigrant Teachers in Israel as Newcomers and Educators (1949-1966)​

2012 Rothschild- Caesarea foundation (with Nirit Riachel). 'Philanthropy Education- The meeting place between Western Culture and Zionist Culture 

2011 Pozen Foundation grant, (with Nirit Riachel), 'The Hebrew Teachers 1903-1968', 

2008- 2010, Rich Foundation grant, 'Teachers in Uniform Teaching Israelites— Female Solider Teachers in the South of Israel during the First Two Decades of the State' (10, 000$).​

2006 Keren Hakaymet grant for book publication