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Negotiations of Memory and Space

Daniel Lefkowitz

in Words and Stones: The Politics of Language and Identity in Israel

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195121902
eISBN:
9780199788347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195121902.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter starts by tracing strands of current discourse of modern Israel and Palestine back to their historical antecedents. It approximates a genealogy of everyday interactions in Haifa — ... More


Acceptance and Rejection as a Source of Youth Conflict: The Case of Haifa University in a Divided Society

Rachel Hertz-Lazarowitz

in International Perspectives on Youth Conflict and Development

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195178425
eISBN:
9780199958528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195178425.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

In Israel, the seven main universities are the most heterogeneous spaces for interaction between Arabs and Jews. With an Arab population of 20% attending alongside Jews, Haifa University is the most ... More


Alain Badiou in Haifa: Their Entire Particular World

Aloni Udi

in What Does a Jew Want?: On Binationalism and Other Specters

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231157599
eISBN:
9780231527378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231157599.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

In this chapter, the author reflects on the time he spent with Alain Badiou in Haifa. Badiou came to Haifa with his son Oliver, whom he adopted with his ex-wife Cecile. When they arrived in Haifa, ... More


Coffins on Our Shoulders: The Experience of the Palestinian Citizens of Israel

Dan Rabinowitz

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520244412
eISBN:
9780520938960
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520244412.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This historical and political analysis of the Arab-Israeli conflict combines the unique perspectives of two prominent segments of the Middle Eastern puzzle: Israeli Jews and the Palestinian citizens ... More


Space as a Demon and the Demon in the Space: Jewish-Muslim Relations in the Israeli Space in A. B. Yehoshua's Literary Works

Carmela Saranga and Rachel Sharaby

in The Divergence of Judaism and Islam: Interdependence, Modernity, and Political Turmoil

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037516
eISBN:
9780813042107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037516.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Perceptions about the legitimate rights of Arabs and Jews in Arabic sources are also found in Hebrew works. This chapter supports this claim by examining the oeuvre of A. B. Yehoshua, one of Israel's ... More


Plotting against Eurocentrism: The 1929 Surrealist Map of the World

David R. Roediger

in Colored White: Transcending the Racial Past

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233416
eISBN:
9780520930803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233416.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter introduces the 1929 surrealist map of the world as an early attempt to identify Eurocentrism as a problem and to project a “nonwhite” alternative. Geographers often refer to attempts to ... More


The fall of Haifa: telling autoethnographic stories

Ronit Aaron

in Co-Memory and Melancholia: Israelis Memorialising the Palestinian Nakba

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719081705
eISBN:
9781781702550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719081705.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter describes the author's responsibility—as the daughter of one of the pre-state Hagana soldiers who conquered Haifa. It discusses Yosef Nachmani, one of the architects of Jewish ... More


The (in)Visibility of Arabic: The Linguistic Landscape

Camelia Suleiman

in The Politics of Arabic in Israel: A Sociolinguistic Analysis

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474420860
eISBN:
9781474435666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420860.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

A Linguistic Landscape (LL) analysis of the symbolic presence of Arabic in public spaces presents a picture of a language in distress. While Arabic appears second to Hebrew on most road signs, and ... More


Ottoman Colonial Development Palestine and the Eastern Mediterranean

Jacob Norris

in Land of Progress: Palestine in the Age of Colonial Development, 1905-1948

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199669363
eISBN:
9780191750786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669363.003.0002
Subject:
History, Middle East History, Political History

This chapter demonstrates that colonial development during the mandate period was the culmination of a longer running process that stretched back well into the Ottoman period. Contrary to British ... More


The ‘City of the Future’ Haifa, Capital of British Palestine

Jacob Norris

in Land of Progress: Palestine in the Age of Colonial Development, 1905-1948

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199669363
eISBN:
9780191750786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669363.003.0004
Subject:
History, Middle East History, Political History

Chapter Three focuses on Haifa as the focal point of British development in Palestine and the wider ‘Middle East’ during the mandate period. The chapter begins with an examination of Haifa’s status ... More


Toxic Waters Contesting British Development at Haifa and the Dead Sea

Jacob Norris

in Land of Progress: Palestine in the Age of Colonial Development, 1905-1948

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199669363
eISBN:
9780191750786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669363.003.0006
Subject:
History, Middle East History, Political History

Chapter Five addresses the backlash against Britain’s selective approach to colonial development, focusing on Haifa and the Dead Sea as important sites of Arab Palestinian contestation to British ... More


Conclusion The Legacies of Development

Jacob Norris

in Land of Progress: Palestine in the Age of Colonial Development, 1905-1948

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199669363
eISBN:
9780191750786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669363.003.0007
Subject:
History, Middle East History, Political History

The Conclusions draw together the book’s various threads, emphasising the indelible mark that colonial development left on Palestine’s human and physical landscape in the early twentieth century. ... More


Objects of Return

Marianne Hirsch

in The Global and the Intimate: Feminism in Our Time

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231154499
eISBN:
9780231520843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231154499.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter explores the incongruities, implausibilities, and impossibilities, as well as the fractured shapes characterizing the impulse to return and its narrative and visual enactments, by ... More


The Work of Americans in the Land of Israel and My Role in It

Lee Shai Weissbach

in A Jewish Life on Three Continents: The Memoir of Menachem Mendel Frieden

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804783637
eISBN:
9780804786201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804783637.003.0015
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter begins with a lengthy discussion of the various ways Jews in the Diaspora, and especially American Jews, were involved in the support of Jews in the Land of Israel, both those who were ... More


A Confiscated Memory: Wadi Salib and Haifa's Lost Heritage

Yfaat Weiss

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152266
eISBN:
9780231526265
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152266.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book tells the story of an Arab neighborhood in Haifa that later acquired iconic status in Israeli memory. In the summer of 1959, Jewish immigrants from Morocco rioted against local and national ... More


War: Diachronic Neighbors

Yfaat Weiss

in A Confiscated Memory: Wadi Salib and Haifa's Lost Heritage

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152266
eISBN:
9780231526265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152266.003.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter reviews the transformation of Haifa in 1948, which saw a protracted chain of violent occurrences that emerged as a result of the establishment of the State of Israel. It begins by ... More


Khirbeh: Altneuland

Yfaat Weiss

in A Confiscated Memory: Wadi Salib and Haifa's Lost Heritage

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152266
eISBN:
9780231526265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152266.003.0004
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter connects the “beginning” and “ending” of the neighborhood of Wadi Salib. In the early twentieth century, the construction of the Hejaz railway and the railway station at Haifa’s eastern ... More


Epilogue: Iphrat Goshen and His Wife Miriam Move Intosaid’s Home in Hallisa

Yfaat Weiss

in A Confiscated Memory: Wadi Salib and Haifa's Lost Heritage

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152266
eISBN:
9780231526265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152266.003.0005
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This epilogue presents a reading of the novella Return to Haifa (1970), written by Palestinian author Ghassan Kanafani while exiled in Beirut. The work deals with an encounter between Said and ... More


Prologue: “The Neighbors Who Get Rich on Our Account”

Yfaat Weiss

in A Confiscated Memory: Wadi Salib and Haifa's Lost Heritage

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152266
eISBN:
9780231526265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152266.003.0006
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This prologue describes the 1959 Wadi Salib riots in the city of Haifa in Israel. After the creation of the Jewish state of Israel in 1948, the Arabs who inhabited Haifa fled. Their homes were then ... More


Return to the Present

Sherene Seikaly

in Living Together: Jacques Derrida's Communities of Violence and Peace

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823249923
eISBN:
9780823252626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823249923.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter reads Derrida's “Avowing the Impossible: ‘Returns,’ Repentance, and Reconciliation” from the perspective of a Palestinian diasporic experience of the eastern Mediterranean city of Haifa. ... More


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