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Roasting Meat

Nir Avieli

in Food and Power: A Culinary Ethnography of Israel

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520290099
eISBN:
9780520964419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520290099.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter talks about the meanings of what is clearly the most prominent and most “Israeli” food event on the Israeli calendar: Israel's Independence Day barbecues. Based on ethnographic research ... More


The Israeli War of Independence (1947–1949)

David Malet

in Foreign Fighters: Transnational Identity in Civic Conflicts

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199939459
eISBN:
9780199333127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199939459.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The Israeli War of Independence was the first major modern instance of a transnational ethnic diaspora coming to the assistance of kinsmen in an ethnic conflict. Facing an overwhelming military ... More


The Challenges of Statehood, 1948–1953

Caitlin Carenen

in The Fervent Embrace: Liberal Protestants, Evangelicals, and Israel

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814741047
eISBN:
9780814708378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814741047.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter chronicles the mixed reactions following Israel's establishment in May 1948 and Truman's recognition of Israeli statehood. Far from believing that their support for Israel was no longer ... More


Nahum

Marvin A. Sweeney

in King Josiah of Judah: The Lost Messiah of Israel

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195133240
eISBN:
9780199834693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195133242.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Most scholars tend to overlook Nahum because of its purportedly vengeful spirit, but the book is designed to celebrate the downfall of the city of Nineveh in 612 b.c.e. Because Nineveh was the ... More


The State of Israel

Steven Gow Calabresi

in The History and Growth of Judicial Review, Volume 1: The G-20 Common Law Countries and Israel

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780190075774
eISBN:
9780190075804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190075774.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Legal History

This chapter studies the emergence of judicial review in Israel, which is a rights from wrongs reaction to the Holocaust, Nazism, and Fascism. Israeli judicial review did not arise to fulfill a need ... More


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