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Three Factors in the Revival of the Language

Benjamin Harshav

in Language in Time of Revolution

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520079588
eISBN:
9780520912960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520079588.003.0023
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Instead of a detailed examination of the problematic evidence and investigation of every person who spoke or taught Hebrew, this chapter analyzes the basic phenomenon, the deep structure of the ... More


Berl Katznelson

Benjamin Harshav

in Language in Time of Revolution

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520079588
eISBN:
9780520912960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520079588.003.0033
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter assumes that the executive committee of Ahdut Ha-Avoda did what was necessary to explain the position to its allied organizations abroad. That debate had only one purpose: under cover of ... More


Ashkenazi or Sephardi Dialect?

Benjamin Harshav

in Language in Time of Revolution

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520079588
eISBN:
9780520912960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520079588.003.0027
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Ashkenazi Hebrew pronunciation was formed in Central and Eastern Europe some time after the thirteenth century, then branched out into several dialects and survived in Orthodox communities until the ... More


Rachel Katznelson

Benjamin Harshav

in Language in Time of Revolution

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520079588
eISBN:
9780520912960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520079588.003.0031
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Eretz-Israel resonates with the Hebrew language, and the Bible comes to life when one reads it here, but the distance between spiritual life and the spiritual life invested in Hebrew by previous ... More


Israel Bartal and Shimon Shamir (eds.), Beit Salomon: sheloshah dorot shel meḥadeshei hayishuv (The Salomons: Three Generations of Pioneers and Leaders). Jerusalem: Zalman Shazar Center, 2014. 242 pp.

Reuven Gafni

in A Club of Their Own: Jewish Humorists and the Contemporary World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190646127
eISBN:
9780190646158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190646127.003.0031
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter reviews Beit Salomon: sheloshah dorot shel meḥadeshei hayishuv (The Salomons: Three Generations of Pioneers and Leaders), edited by Israel Bartal and Shimon Shamir. The volume features ... More


The Bricha (Escape from Europe) and the East European Survivors' Brigade: “A nightmarish … awful wandering” January–July 1945

in The Fall of a Sparrow: The Life and Times of Abba Kovner

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804762489
eISBN:
9780804772525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804762489.003.0016
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter details Kovner's activities from January to July 1945. Kovner left Vilna for Lublin, Poland, in December 1944, where he stayed until the beginning of March 1945. Ideas that he had begun ... More


‘May be solved by the construction of garden cities’: German-Jewish literary proposals on garden cities in Eretz Israel

Ines Sonder

in Garden cities and colonial planning: Transnationality and urban ideas in Africa and Palestine

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090554
eISBN:
9781781707913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090554.003.0005
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter analyses the role of garden city literary visions, none of which were realised, within the Zionist discourse. It discusses the most important German-Jewish literary writing on garden ... More


The Conquest of Eretz Israel and the Seven Nations in Religious-Zionist Thought *

Dov Schwartz

in The Gift of the Land and the Fate of the Canaanites in Jewish Thought

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199959808
eISBN:
9780199366408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199959808.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter examines the modes that religious Zionism adopted in its concern with the issue of the seven nations and the attitude towards them at the time of Joshu's conquest of the land. The ... More


Holiness and the Land of Israel

Joseph Isaac Lifshitz

in Holiness in Jewish Thought

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198796497
eISBN:
9780191837760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198796497.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

A study of holiness in time and space illumines the phenomenon of holiness in ways that an abstract conceptual study would not. Holiness is not only about separation and restraint but also yearning ... More


Shifting Places: Representations of Sand in Pre-State Hebrew Poetry

Roy Greenwald

in Place in Modern Jewish Culture and Society

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190912628
eISBN:
9780190912659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190912628.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Religion and Society

This chapter examines representations of sand in pre-state Hebrew poetry. It first considers the poem “A Small Letter” (1894), subtitled “From the Diaspora to My Brothers in Zion,” by Hayim Nahman ... More


Peace, Deception, and Justification for Territorial Claims: The Case of Israel

Ghazi-Walid Falah

in The Geography of War and Peace: From Death Camps to Diplomats

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195162080
eISBN:
9780197562079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195162080.003.0021
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

Television and print news media are replete with images of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. For most of us, thankfully, that is how we experience war—through media representations and political ... More


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