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A Double Burden
A Double Burden (March 2022)
Israeli Jews in Contemporary Germany
Uzi Rebhun - Author
Dani Kranz - Author
Heinz Sünker - Author

Explores the delicate interplay between emigration of Jews from Israel to Germany and the construction of a new identity in the shadow of antisemitism both past and present in their new home.

Critically analyzing Israeli-Jewish migration to German, A Double Burden combines complementary approaches from the social sciences—quantitative, qualitative, and ethnographic research—...(Read More)
 
 
The Fatah-Hamas Rift
The Fatah-Hamas Rift (January 2022)
An Analysis of Failed Negotiations
Gadi Hitman - Author

Analyzes the relationship between the Palestinian Authority and Hamas since 2007, a period of time that has been marked by the parties' continual failure to end political disagreements and formulate a common national vision.

How did two national movements—which both share the same national ethos based on territorial and human elements and the same history—fail to reach an agreement...(Read More)
 
 
Flesh of My Flesh
Flesh of My Flesh (July 2021)
Sexual Violence in Modern Hebrew Literature
Ilana Szobel - Author

Examines representations of sexual violence in modern Hebrew literature, focusing on the ways in which sexual aggression relates to Zionism, gender, ethnicity, and disability.

Flesh of My Flesh looks at one of the most silenced and repressed aspects of Israeli culture by examining the trope of sexual violence in modern Hebrew literature. Ilana Szobel explores how sexual viol...(Read More)
 
 
Premises and Problems
Premises and Problems (May 2021)
Essays on World Literature and Cinema
Luiza Franco Moreira - Edited and with an introduction by

Discusses world literature and cinema from the perspective of literary languages and film traditions that do not hold a hegemonic position.

World literature, many have stressed, is a systematic category. Both literary scholars and social scientists have argued that the prestige of the major literary languages is key to establishing the shape of the overall system. In order to criti...(Read More)
 
 
The Land beyond the Border
The Land beyond the Border (May 2021)
State Formation and Territorial Expansion in Syria, Morocco, and Israel
Johannes Becke - Author

Uses an innovative theoretical framework to comparatively explore the dynamics of state expansion and contraction in Syria (1976-2005), Morocco (since 1975), and Israel (since 1967).

Based on three case studies from the Middle East, The Land beyond the Border advances an innovative theoretical framework for the study of state expansions and state contractions. Johannes Becke...(Read More)
 
 
Globalizing Organic
Globalizing Organic (February 2021)
Nationalism, Neoliberalism, and Alternative Food in Israel
Rafi Grosglik - Author

Traces how alternative food movements are affected by global and local trends, with a focus on how organic agriculture was integrated in Israel.

Globalizing Organic focuses on the globalization of a culture of “eating for change” and the ways in which local meanings attached to the production of foods embed ecological and social values. Rafi Grosglik examines how organic agr...(Read More)
 
 
Bounded Integration
Bounded Integration (December 2020)
The Religion-State Relationship and Democratic Performance in Turkey and Israel
Aviad Rubin - Author

Investigates Turkey and Israel's contrasting treatment of religion and demonstrates how this treatment has had a significant impact on these countries' democratic performance.

In this comparative study of the religion-state relationship in Turkey and Israel in the modern era, Bounded Integration reveals the influence this dynamic interaction has had on democratic performanc...(Read More)
 
 
Citizenship and Service
Citizenship and Service (December 2020)
The Politics of Civic National Service in Israel
Etta Bick - Author

Assesses the place of non-military national service in Israeli politics and society.

All citizens in a democracy are promised the same guaranteed rights, but should they have the same obligations? Should minorities with different attitudes toward the state be obliged to do national service in the name of equality? And what are the social and political consequences for minor...(Read More)
 
 
Holidays of the Revolution
Holidays of the Revolution (December 2020)
Communist Identity in Israel, 1919-1965
Amir Locker-Biletzki - Author

Shows how Israeli Communists developed a distinctive national identity outside the boundaries of Zionism.

Holidays of the Revolution explores a little-known chapter in the history of Mandatory Palestine and the State of Israel: the Israeli Communist Party and its youth movement, which posed a radical challenge to Zionism. Amir Locker-Biletzki examines the development of thi...(Read More)
 
 
The Hebrew Orient
The Hebrew Orient (December 2020)
Palestine in Jewish American Visual Culture, 1901-1938
Jessica L. Carr - Author

Examines the role that images of Palestine played in the construction of prewar Jewish American identity.

In the decades before the establishment of the State of Israel, striking images of Palestine circulated widely among Jewish Americans. These images visualized “the Orient” for American viewers, creating the possibility for Jewish Americans to understand themselves through imagining “Oriental” counterp...(Read More)
 
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