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Intonation and the Negotiation of Sabra Identity

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/9780195121902.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter focuses on a different level of linguistic structure (intonation) and on a different dimension of the three-way identity struggle, emphasizing the role of Jewish ethnicity in Israeli ... More


Literary, Historiographic, and Historical Implications

Lauren A. S. Monroe

in Josiah's Reform and the Dynamics of Defilement: Israelite Rites of Violence and the Making of a Biblical Text

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199774166
eISBN:
9780199897377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199774166.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter addresses the implications of this study for certain central issues in biblical studies. These are: the nature of Holiness writing and the duration of the Holiness school's activity; the ... More


Scripture and Modern Israeli Literature

Yael S. Feldman

in Jewish Concepts of Scripture: A Comparative Introduction

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814740620
eISBN:
9780814724798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814740620.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter states how contemporary critics have contested modern national identities as cultural “constructs.” Israeli identity has not escaped this critique, as seen in the history of the ... More


Between Hazor and Masada: Canonical Archaeological Sites as Symbols of Collective Memories in Modern Israeli Identities

Gideon Avni

in Testing the Canon of Ancient Near Eastern Art and Archaeology

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190673161
eISBN:
9780190673192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190673161.003.0015
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

This chapter explains the link between remains from “biblical” and classical times and modern Israel as a significant theme in constructing local identities. Excavations of sites of the Bronze and ... More


For Palestine Is Missing from Palestine

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/9780231157599.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

In this chapter, the author examines Elia Suleiman's films and their relevance to Israel and Palestine. As a director of fragments, of movement and image, Suleiman considers sound more important than ... More


Deterritorialising the Holocaust

Adrian Parr

in Deleuze and the Contemporary World

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623419
eISBN:
9780748652389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623419.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter aims to explore the connection between history and memory, and analyses the deterritorialisation of the Holocaust. It suggests that there are two kinds of memory – singular and ... More


The Fall of the Northern Kingdom and the Ten Lost Tribes: A Reevaluation

Gary N. Knoppers

in Jews and Samaritans: The Origins and History of Their Early Relations

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780195329544
eISBN:
9780199344840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195329544.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Chapter 2 deals with the history of northern Israel during the time of the Assyrian invasions and conquests in the late eighth century, which resulted in the downfall of the Israelite kingdom and the ... More


Jews and Samaritans: The Origins and History of Their Early Relations

Gary N. Knoppers

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780195329544
eISBN:
9780199344840
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195329544.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Covering over a thousand years of history (from the Assyrian exile in the eighth century BCE to late Roman times), this book makes an important contribution to the fields of Jewish studies, biblical ... More


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