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Studies in Contemporary Jewry: Volume XIV: Coping with Life and Death: Jewish Families in the Twentieth Century

Peter Y. Medding (ed.)

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195128208
eISBN:
9780199854592
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195128208.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

How has the Jewish family changed over the course of the 20th century? How has it remained the same? How do Jewish families see themselves — historically, socially, politically, and economically — ... More


Holy War in Judaism: The Fall and Rise of a Controversial Idea

Reuven Firestone

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199860302
eISBN:
9780199950621
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199860302.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Holy war, defined for this study as war authorized or even commanded by God, is a fundamental part of biblical religion and a core institution of the Hebrew Bible. Jews of antiquity engaged in wars ... More


PATHS TOWARD UTOPIA

Philip V. Bohlman

in Jewish Music and Modernity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195178326
eISBN:
9780199869992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195178326.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The ontologies of Jewish music changed to reflect a transformation of the past into a utopian future at the end of the long nineteenth century, especially as World War I brought about the end of much ... More


Becoming Hebrew: The Creation of a Jewish National Culture in Ottoman Palestine

Arieh B. Saposnik

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195331219
eISBN:
9780199868100
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331219.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Becoming Hebrew is a study of the ways in which a Zionist national culture was generated in the Jewish Yishuv (prestate community) of Palestine between 1900 and 1914. The book addresses ... More


 The Legacy of Engagement

Jane Idleman Smith

in Muslims, Christians, and the Challenge of Interfaith Dialogue

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195307313
eISBN:
9780199867875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307313.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Islam

For more than fourteen centuries Christians and Muslims have lived in proximity and in one way or another have interacted with each other. The responses of each community have been guided both ... More


 Introduction: To Become a Nation of “Jewish Culture”

Arieh Bruce Saposnik

in Becoming Hebrew: The Creation of a Jewish National Culture in Ottoman Palestine

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195331219
eISBN:
9780199868100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331219.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter explains the book's central foci—the ways in which Zionism's vision of a new Hebrew nation was translated into the concrete institutions, practices, and rituals that generated a national ... More


 New Immigrants, Rival Vanguards

Arieh Bruce Saposnik

in Becoming Hebrew: The Creation of a Jewish National Culture in Ottoman Palestine

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195331219
eISBN:
9780199868100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331219.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter explores competing definitions of “native” Hebrew identity claimed by two distinct social groups: a native generation that had been raised in the Zionist colonies and neighborhoods of ... More


From the “Hebrew Bedouin” to “Israeli Arabic”: Arabic, Hebrew, and the Creation of Israeli Culture

Lital Levy

in Poetic Trespass: Writing between Hebrew and Arabic in Israel/Palestine

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691162485
eISBN:
9781400852574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691162485.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The current relationship between Hebrew and Arabic in Israel/Palestine is the outgrowth of over a century of sociolinguistic, political, and cultural developments; though the two languages had shared ... More


Pan-Arabism Before Nasser: Egyptian Power Politics and the Palestine Question

Michael Doran

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195123616
eISBN:
9780199854530
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195123616.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book aims to profoundly alter the accepted version of the history of post-World War II pan-Arabic foreign policy. To this end, it demonstrates the absence of any true pan-Arabic front from the ... More


Modern Zionism

Robert Eisen

in The Peace and Violence of Judaism: From the Bible to Modern Zionism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199751471
eISBN:
9780199894833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751471.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

According to the first reading, Zionism represents the revival of violent tendencies in Judaism now that Jews once again have a state. In religious Zionism, the endorsement of violence is due to the ... More


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