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Pageants of Sorrow, Celebration and Protest: The Public Culture of American Jews

Ezra Mendelsohn

in Studies in Contemporary Jewry: XII: Literary Strategies: Jewish Texts and Contexts

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195112030
eISBN:
9780199854608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195112030.003.0011
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter discusses the public culture of American Jews. It discusses communal observances that were in part civic rituals of affirmation and self-definition and in part ideological and political ... More


Palestine's Peculiar Social Experiments

Jessica B. Teisch

in Engineering Nature: Water, Development, and the Global Spread of American Environmental Expertise

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834435
eISBN:
9781469603513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807878019_teisch.10
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter discusses agricultural development in Palestine's Jewish settlements, which offers an additional example of how California's engineers tried to draw distant regions into a world economy ... More


The Jews in the Land of Israel and the Spread of Sabbatheanism

Adam Teller

in Rescue the Surviving Souls: The Great Jewish Refugee Crisis of the Seventeenth Century

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691161747
eISBN:
9780691199863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161747.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter explains that alongside the pidyon shevuyim network, there existed another economic and religious system covering the entire Jewish world that was focused on the eastern Mediterranean. ... More


Geographical Ramifications of the Occupation for Israeli Society

Izhak Schnell

in The Impacts of Lasting Occupation: Lessons from Israeli Society

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199862184
eISBN:
9780199979950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199862184.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The chapter explores how the State of Israel has related with duplicity to the occupied territories. On the one hand it has preserved their legal status as occupied territories, while on the other ... More


Civilian Control

Neve Gordon

in Israel's Occupation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520255302
eISBN:
9780520942363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255302.003.0006
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter discusses how the mechanisms that Israel used to appropriate Palestinian land also served as forms of social control. Jewish settlements operated in three major ways: (1) they restricted ... More


Amsterdam

Adam Teller

in Rescue the Surviving Souls: The Great Jewish Refugee Crisis of the Seventeenth Century

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691161747
eISBN:
9780691199863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161747.003.0024
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter addresses how, though the majority of the refugees from the Commonwealth who traveled westward ended up in the empire, a significant number made for a place outside it: Amsterdam. The ... More


Beyond the Pale: The Jewish Encounter with Late Imperial Russia

Benjamin Nathans

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520208308
eISBN:
9780520931299
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520208308.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

A surprising number of Jews lived, literally and figuratively, “beyond the Pale” of Jewish Settlement in tsarist Russia during the half-century before the Revolution of 1917. Thanks to the ... More


Jewish Settlement on the Estates

Adam Teller

in Money, Power, and Influence in Eighteenth-Century Lithuania: The Jews on the Radziwiłł Estates

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780804798440
eISBN:
9780804799874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804798440.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Jewish settlement on the Radziwiłł estates in Lithuania grew rapidly from the end of the seventeenth century. The Great Northern War of 1702-1720 did not hit Jewish settlement particularly seriously ... More


The Occupation and Its Effect on the Israel Defense Forces

Reuven Pedatzur

in The Impacts of Lasting Occupation: Lessons from Israeli Society

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199862184
eISBN:
9780199979950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199862184.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The chapter focuses on the effects that the occupation has had on the Israeli army. It argues that the army has naturally played a major role in the management of the occupied territories. In ... More


The Russian–Jewish Encounter

Benjamin Nathans

in Beyond the Pale: The Jewish Encounter with Late Imperial Russia

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520208308
eISBN:
9780520931299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520208308.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter deals with the crossing of visible and invisible boundaries in the Russian Empire during the nineteenth and early twentieth century. It notes that its subject is the encounter between ... More


The Reconstruction of Pre-Ashkenazic Jewish Settlements in the Slavic Lands in the Light of Linguistic Sources

Paul Wexler

in Polin Studies in Polish Jewry Volume One: Poles and Jews Renewing the Dialogue

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113171
eISBN:
9781800340589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113171.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter discusses the reconstruction of the history of pre-Ashkenazic Jewish settlement patterns in the Slavic lands. It first surveys briefly the insights of historians on early Jewish ... More


Economic Cost of the Occupation to Israel

Shir Hever

in The Impacts of Lasting Occupation: Lessons from Israeli Society

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199862184
eISBN:
9780199979950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199862184.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The chapter describes the economic costs of the occupation to Israeli society. It argues that, in monetary terms, funding the occupation has been the most expensive project undertaken by Israel since ... More


Introduction: Occupied and Occupiers—The Israeli Case

Daniel Bar-Tal and Izhak Schnell

in The Impacts of Lasting Occupation: Lessons from Israeli Society

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199862184
eISBN:
9780199979950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199862184.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The introduction chapter presents a new conceptual general framework that analyses the relationship between the occupier and the occupied society. It suggests that an occupation cannot operate in ... More


On the Brink of Disaster: Hillel Zeitlin’s Struggle for Jewish Survival in Poland

Shraga Bar Sella

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 11: Focusing on Aspects and Experiences of Religion

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774051
eISBN:
9781800340688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774051.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter evaluates how Hillel Zeitlin's views on the Zionist state changed as his ideological and religious views evolved. Despite the changes, his outlook was always dominated by insistence on a ... More


German Jews in Victorian England

Todd M. Endelman

in Broadening Jewish History

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113010
eISBN:
9781800342606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113010.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter highlights the German Jewish settlement of the Victorian period as the least known of the various migrations that contributed to its growth. It cites the British Census, which did not ... More


Confessions of the Shtetl: Converts from Judaism in Imperial Russia, 1817-1906

Ellie R. Schainker

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780804798280
eISBN:
9781503600249
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804798280.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Confessions of the Shtetl explores Jewish conversions to a variety of Christian confessions in nineteenth-century imperial Russia. The book analyzes the surprisingly restrained policy of the Russian ... More


Historical and Cultural Background

Bracha Yaniv

in The Carved Wooden Torah Arks of Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764371
eISBN:
9781800343436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764371.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter illustrates the design of the eastern European wooden Torah ark from that has several characteristic elements, such as tall height, variety in form, and richness in iconography. It ... More


Movement Eastward

Robert Chazan

in Refugees or Migrants: Pre-Modern Jewish Population Movement

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300218572
eISBN:
9780300240627
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300218572.003.0009
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter details the Jewish movement eastward. Toward the end of the thirteenth century and on into the fourteenth, the more advanced polities of the northwest began to limit and then expel their ... More


Epilogue Israel Into the Twenty-First Century

S. Ilan Troen

in Imagining Zion: Dreams, Designs, and Realities in a Century of Jewish Settlement

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300094831
eISBN:
9780300128000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300094831.003.0013
Subject:
History, Middle East History

In closing, this book discusses the shifting balance between ideology, economics, and defense strategy, which has shaped Jewish settlement in Palestine and in the State of Israel. The configuration ... More


Chapter Five

Dan Rabinowitz and Khawla Abu-Baker

in Coffins on Our Shoulders: The Experience of the Palestinian Citizens of Israel

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520244412
eISBN:
9780520938960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520244412.003.0006
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter sketches the profile of the Stand-Tall Generation in light of recent events and uses this historical perspective to offer a different vision for Israel's future. Israel' s main dilemma ... More


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