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Alan Dowty, The Jewish State: A Century Later. University of California Press, 1998. 337 pp.

Ira Sharkansky

in Studies in Contemporary Jewry an Annual XV 1999

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195134681
eISBN:
9780199848652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195134681.003.0041
Subject:
History, History of Religion

A review of the book, The Jewish State: A Century Late by Alan Dowty is presented. Dowty's book is a tour de force in its presentation of issues relevant to Israeli politics. He surveys Israel's ... More


The Sharett Legacy

Gabriel Sheffer

in Moshe Sharett: Biography of a Political Moderate

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198279945
eISBN:
9780191684326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198279945.003.0034
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Moshe Sharett belongs to the category of forgotten leaders. For about thirty years, from the mid-1930s to the mid-1960s, he influenced the internal development and especially foreign relations of the ... More


Ruth Linn, Conscience at War: The Israeli Soldier as a Moral Critic. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1996. 245 pp.

Amnon Sella

in Studies in Contemporary Jewry an Annual XV 1999

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195134681
eISBN:
9780199848652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195134681.003.0043
Subject:
History, History of Religion

A review of the book, Conscience at War: The Israeli Soldier as a Moral Critic by Ruth Linn is presented. The book is an original, daring and necessary study of a major sore on the Israeli body ... More


‘My Country has Deserted Me!’

Gabriel Sheffer

in Moshe Sharett: Biography of a Political Moderate

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198279945
eISBN:
9780191684326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198279945.003.0030
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Sharett's resignation from government reflected a deep political malaise in Israeli politics in general, and in Mapai in particular, that would gradually become clear even to some contemporary ... More


Palestinian Women in the Local and National Arenas: Obstacles from Within and Without

Suheir Abu Oksa Daoud

in Palestinian Women and Politics in Israel

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033624
eISBN:
9780813039268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033624.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter examines the presence of Palestinian women in the local and national arenas. While Palestinian women have grown more aware and focused on their right and abilities to take part of ... More


Introduction: the ‘defending democracy’ in Israel – a framework of analysis

Ami Pedahzur

in The Israeli Response to Jewish Extremism and Violence

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719063725
eISBN:
9781781700303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719063725.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book provides an academic discussion and analysis of the response of Israeli democracy to the various challenges facing it. It places the issue at the political-institutional frame, as well as ... More


Last Battles

Gabriel Sheffer

in Moshe Sharett: Biography of a Political Moderate

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198279945
eISBN:
9780191684326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198279945.003.0033
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Lavon's departure as the Histadrut secretary-general did not put an end to the Affair. Immediately after the Central Committee meeting that had voted on the sacking, a third stage, in which Sharett ... More


Introduction

Suheir Abu Oksa Daoud

in Palestinian Women and Politics in Israel

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033624
eISBN:
9780813039268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033624.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This book analyzes the reasons behind the meager representation of Palestinian women in Israeli politics. During the past sixty years, only one Arab woman has headed a local council (in the 1970s), ... More


‘Fear and [Political] Greed’

Gabriel Sheffer

in Moshe Sharett: Biography of a Political Moderate

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198279945
eISBN:
9780191684326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198279945.003.0032
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

When the Mishap initially re-emerged in 1960, it was regarded as a series of unrelated and relatively harmless political incidents in which Pinhas Lavon sought political rehabilitation for his ... More


The Demise of the Peace Process

Ami Pedahzur

in The Triumph of Israel’s Radical Right

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199744701
eISBN:
9780199979394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744701.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

This chapter details the role of the radical Right in the demise of the peace process. It details the escalating violence between the Israelis and Palestinians in the wake of the failed Camp David ... More


A Time for Hate

Ami Pedahzur

in The Triumph of Israel’s Radical Right

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199744701
eISBN:
9780199979394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744701.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

This chapter focuses on the domestic arena, especially to the social and political dividing lines that facilitated the rapid consolidation of the various elements comprising the new radical Right. ... More


The Antecedents of Israel’s Contemporary Radical Right

Ami Pedahzur

in The Triumph of Israel’s Radical Right

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199744701
eISBN:
9780199979394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744701.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

This chapter introduces the Israeli radical Right’s historical and institutional antecedents and follows its evolution during the formative era of the state. It discusses the roots of Israel’s ... More


The Radical Right at a Crossroads

Ami Pedahzur

in The Triumph of Israel’s Radical Right

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199744701
eISBN:
9780199979394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744701.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

Sharon’s years in power were among the worst in Israel’s history. The violent conflict with the Palestinians reached new heights. The economy suffered major setbacks, and the public grew impatient ... More


The Triumph of Israel’s Radical Right

Ami Pedahzur

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199744701
eISBN:
9780199979394
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744701.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

Two decades ago, the idea that a “radical right” could capture and drive Israeli politics seemed highly improbable. While it was a boisterous faction and received heavy media coverage, it constituted ... More


Conclusion

Ami Pedahzur

in The Triumph of Israel’s Radical Right

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199744701
eISBN:
9780199979394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744701.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses the rise of the new radical Right into power in Israel and presents some final thoughts. The beginning of the new radical Right—for which the Greater Israel ideology is ... More


Israel’s Path to Peace?

Ami Pedahzur

in The Triumph of Israel’s Radical Right

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199744701
eISBN:
9780199979394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744701.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

This chapter reviews the significant transformations that took place in Israel during the three-year period between the seeming defeat of the Right in the elections and the assassination of Rabin. It ... More


A State Is Born

Daniel Friedmann

in The Purse and the Sword: The Trials of Israel's Legal Revolution

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190278502
eISBN:
9780190278533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190278502.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Legal History

This chapter presents the stormy beginnings of the Israeli state. On May 14, 1948, just a few hours before the end of the British Mandate over Palestine, David Ben-Gurion declared the establishment ... More


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