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Israeli identity in transition

Israeli identity in transition

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Published by Praeger Publishers in Westport, CT .
Written in English


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Statementedited by Anita Shapira.
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LC ClassificationsDS
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 268 p. ;
Number of Pages268
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Open LibraryOL22606940M
ISBN 100275976602

The struggle to forge a collective national identity at the expense of competing plural identities has preoccupied Israeli society since the founding of the state of Israel. In this book, Yosefa Loshitzky explores how major Israeli films of the s and s have contributed significantly to the process of identity formation by reflecting Cited by: Israel’s identity matters a great deal to Christians – so long as they believe today’s Jews are Israel. Provide these same Christians with the evidence, quoted at the beginning of this book from The Jewish Almanac, which demonstrates the existence of a case of mistaken identity, and suddenly Israel’s identity is no longer important.

Archaeology and National Identity in Israel. by Nadia Abu El-Haj. n , Amos Elon, an Israeli journalist, first wrote of "the extraordinary appeal of archaeology as a popular pastime and science in Israel." an "ethnic group" that presumably entered Palestine in the transition from the late Bronze Age to the early Iron Age. The primary. The bookseller saving Jerusalem's Palestinian identity. Stripped of their rights, the last wall of Palestinian resistance is culture, says owner of a Jerusalem bookshop.

Yet despite its position as a regional superpower, Israel continues to struggle with the whole issue of its own identity, the complexities of which have exposed deep clefts throughout Israeli society that threaten to undermine the collective ideal of a viable Jewish polity in the Middle East. Israeli Cinema: Identities in Motion is a collection of essays that examine Israeli cinema as a prism that refracts collective Israeli identities through the medium and art of motion pictures. Israeli cinema, we believe, is a particularly fascinating test case, because it has been created within a national cultural context that has reflexively.


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This newly acquired self-assurance led to openness towards unorthodox views on basic questions of Israeli identity. This book attempts to come to grips with these themes. Israeli Identity in Transition by Anita Shapira Presents the major issues of the Israeli culture wars: cleavages between religious and secular, veterans and newcomers, Zionists and.

Israeli identity in Israeli identity in transition book. [Anita Shapira;] -- The last 15 years have witnessed deep changes in Israeli society. The naive solidarity of the early years of statehood has given way to more sophisticated approaches, and the atmosphere of the s.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages ; 24 cm. Contents: New historiography and national identity: reflections on changes in the self-perception of Israelis and recent Israeli revisionist historiography / Mordechai Bar-On --Arab-Jewish relations in Israel: a deeply divided society / Sammy Smooha --Whatever became of "negating exile".

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For more than a decade the European Seminar in Historical Methodology has debated the history of ancient Israel (or Palestine or the Southern Levant, as some prefer). A number of different topics have been the focus of discussion and published collections, but several have centered on historical periods.

The really seminal period--one of great debates over a number of different topics--is the. is there a unique Israeli culture?; Israeli Occupation and settlement projects; the struggle for a unifying Israeli identity. Course Objectives: The object of this course is to provide an advanced understanding of modern Israeli politics, culture and identity(ies).

The theoretical prisms of both collective and individual identities File Size: KB. in Israel; the role of the Holocaust in Israeli identity; 6. revisited: the debate over the war, the Palestinian refugees; the presence of the Nakba in contemporary Israel 7.

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As Europe is struggling with an unprecedented wave of refugees, especially from the Middle East, Citizenship in Transition: New Perspectives on Transnational Migration from the Middle East to Europe is a timely book.

The implications of this migration for the concept of citizenship are the main motif holding the different contributions together. About this book. The eleven thought-provoking papers in this volume touch upon core issues facing Jewish educators today: identity development, Jewish identification, the impact of media and Internet use on Orthodox Jewish youth, challenges in teaching universalism in a particularistic culture, teaching Judaism in a post-modern world, educational implications of the Jewish Population.

About Israel in Transition For more than a decade the European Seminar in Historical Methodology has debated the history of ancient Israel (or Palestine or the Southern Levant, as some prefer).

A number of different topics have been the focus of discussion and published collections, but several have centered on historical periods. This book suggests ways of tackling these questions and provides varying perspectives on identity, put forward by scholars interested in the changing nature of Israeli identity.

Their observations and conclusions are not exclusive, but inclusive, suggesting that there cannot be one single Israeli identity, but : The political transformations of the s and s have dramatically affected models of national and international security.

Particularly since the end of the Cold War, scholars have been uncertain about how to interpret the effects of major shifts in the balance of power.

Are we living today in a unipolar, bipolar, or multipolar world. Are we moving toward an international order that makes. specific Israeli and Palestinian identities. Israeli Palestinians could be seen as forerunners in this process as many of them already have dual identities, transgressing the strict lines of the national identities expressed in nationalistic discourses.

Key words: Israel, Palestine, national identity, Othering, nationalism, universalismAuthor: Sara Gelotte. Gutwein, Daniel. “From Melting Pot to Multiculturalism, or the Privatization of Israeli Identity,” in Anita Shapira, ed.

Israeli Identity in Transition. Westport, CT: Praeger,Heilbronner, Oded. “Resistance Through Rituals: Urban Subcultures of Israeli Youth from the Late s to the s.” Israel Stud no. 3 ( The nation of Israel is symbolically referred to throughout the chapter.

In verse 1, Israel is described as a Woman clothed with the sun and moon and wearing a crown of stars. Tying the symbols to Joseph's dream in Genesis 37 confirms the Woman's identity. In the next verse, Israel is. Israeli identity, starting from the early times of Zionism and ending with the contemporary identity conflicts over the Oslo peace process with the Palestinians.

I will try to show that there is a direct connection between Zionist constituting ideologies, the nature of Israel's institutions and society, and the split soul of Israeli identity.

Examines the place of Israel in the identity of Jewish communities in eight countries and amongst the Israeli Diaspora A unique feature of this volume is that each chapter is followed by short and insightful viewpoints by Israeli and Diaspora commentators, with the book reflecting a dialogue between these different voices from across the Jewish.

Identities in contemporary Israel, as in most of the contemporary world, derive from a multiplicity of sources—nationality, ethnicity, social class, gender, sexuality, and religion—that may conflict and thus lead to a society marked by fragmentation and polarization, which is the current state of affairs in Israel.

This book focuses on three major foundational sites of the struggle over Israeli identity: the .This book suggests ways of tackling these questions and provides varying perspectives on identity, put forward by scholars interested in the changing nature of Israeli identity.

Their observations and conclusions are not exclusive, but inclusive, suggesting that there cannot be one single Israeli identity.

The foods were not necessarily what Israelis ate but the image Israel wanted to project. While FALAFEL NATION discusses the changes in the types of foods eaten and promoted at various times; it does not include recipes.

At the end of the book is an appendix that encapsulates the history of by: 3.