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- Berghahn Books 2012; US$ 95.00
The question of identity is one of present-day Israel's cardinal and most pressing issues. In a comprehensive examination of the identity issue, this study focuses on attitudes toward the Jewish people in Israel and the Diaspora; the Holocaust and its repercussions on identity; attitudes toward the state of Israel and Zionism; and attitudes toward... more...
- Stanford University Press 2013; US$ 24.95
Following the 1948 war and the creation of the state of Israel, Palestinian Arabs comprised just fifteen percent of the population but held a much larger portion of its territory. Offered immediate suffrage rights and, in time, citizenship status, they nonetheless found their movement, employment, and civil rights restricted by a draconian military... more...
- Lexington Books 2013; US$ 99.99
In Ethos Clash in Israeli Society , Eyal Lewin examines Israel?s ability to cope with long-term warfare. Lewin looks to Israel?s opposing national ethos, the ideological rivalry between republicanism and liberalism, as the key to understanding the instability of Israeli politics and estimating the country's chances of survival. more...
- Evangelische Verlagsanstalt 2013; US$ 14.72
Sebastian Engelbrecht schildert seine persönlichen Erlebnisse als ARD-Hörfunk-Korrespondent in Israel. Er beschreibt einerseits den überraschend unkomplizierten Umgang der Israelis mit den Deutschen und beleuchtet andererseits kritisch jene Differenzen zwischen den beiden Völkern, die noch nicht überwunden sind. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 160.00
For many years before and after the establishment of the state of Israel, the belief that Israel is a western state remained unchallenged. This belief was founded on the predominantly western composition of the pre-statehood Jewish community known as the Yishuv. The relatively homogenous membership of Israeli/Jewish society as it then existed was... more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 79.99
While many scholars have tried to explain why Israel was caught unawares despite its sophisticated military intelligence services, Dalia Gavriely-Nuri looks beyond the military, intelligence, and political explanations to a cultural explanation. Israeli Culture on the Road to the Yom Kippur War reveals that the culture that evolved in Israel... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 65.95
One of the most crucial issues to affect national policy in the state of Israel is that of relations between its Jewish and Arab citizens. This edited collection offers a comprehensive analysis of the most significant factors to have contributed to current conditions. more...
- University of California Press 2000; US$ 12.95
The Sabra were the first Israelis - the first generation, born in the 1930s and 1940s, to grow up in the Zionist settlement in Palestine. Socialised and educated in the ethos of the Zionist labour movement and the communal ideals of the kibbutz and moshav, they turned the dream of their pioneer forebears into the reality of the new State of Israel. more...
- University of California Press 2001; US$ 15.95
This thought-provoking book, the first of its kind in the English language, reexamines the fifty-year-old nation of Israel in terms of its origins as a haven for a persecuted people and its evolution into a multi- cultural society. Arguing that the mono-cultural regime built during the 1950s is over, Baruch Kimmerling suggests that the Israeli state... more...