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On the Global and Local Representations of the Holocaust Tragedy

Jeffrey C. Alexander

in Remembering the Holocaust: A Debate

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195326222
eISBN:
9780199944064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326222.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter begins by presenting a comic strip,Non Sequitor, by Wiley. This strip of popular culture indicates that the universalization of the Holocaust is alive and well, even as the collective ... More


Introduction: living in the shadow

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/9780719081705.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book starts by presenting the deconstruction of the myths presented which enabled the denial of the destruction of Palestine. Questions of guilt, responsibility and accountability are regularly ... More


Melancholia, Nakba co-memory and the politics of return

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/9780719081705.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter reviews the memory and melancholia nexus through several prisms. It starts by asking whether Israeli-Jewish Nakba co-memoration ultimately serves to construct activists' Jewish identity ... More


Divergent Jewish Cultures: Israel and America

Deborah Dash Moore and S. Ilan Troen (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300084269
eISBN:
9780300130218
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300084269.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Two creative centers of Jewish life rose to prominence in the twentieth century, one in Israel and the other in the United States. Although Israeli and American Jews share kinship and history drawn ... More


Memory sites, postmemory, co-memory

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/9780719081705.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter links the theoretical foundations and politics of social memory in relation to the building blocks of the current ‘memory turn’ in the social sciences to social memory in the Israeli ... 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


Teachers at Work

Zvi Bekerman

in The Promise of Integrated Multicultural and Bilingual Education: Inclusive Palestinian-Arab and Jewish Schools in Israel

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199336517
eISBN:
9780190463076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199336517.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter describes how the teachers in the bilingual Jewish-Palestinian schools view the education with which they are involved. Through data representing multiple perspectives from years of ... More


Memory and melancholia

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/9780719081705.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter describes the psychic reproduction of Nakba comemory by Israeli Jews. It discusses Sigmund Freud's ‘Mourning and melancholia’. It reports Haim Bresheeth's rereading of Freud. It then ... More


Geographies of Liberation: The Making of an Afro-Arab Political Imaginary

Alex Lubin

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781469612881
eISBN:
9781469615318
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469612881.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This transnational history reveals the vital connections between African American political thought and the people and nations of the Middle East. Spanning the 1850s through the present, and set ... More


Conspiracy Then and Now: History, Politics, and the Anti-Semitic Imagination

Stephen Eric Bronner

in The Paranoid Apocalypse: A Hundred-Year Retrospective on The Protocols of the Elders of Zion

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814748923
eISBN:
9780814748930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814748923.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter argues that we must not allow fears of the Protocols in the 21st century to blind us to the differences between the text's role in our day and its role a century ago on the one hand, and ... More


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