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Menachem Begin

Avi Shilon

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300162356
eISBN:
9780300189032
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300162356.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

Menachem Begin, father of Israel's right wing and sixth prime minister of the nation, was known for his unflinchingly hawkish ideology. And yet, in 1979 he signed a groundbreaking peace treaty with ... More


The Lebanon War

Yezid Sayigh

in Armed Struggle and the Search for State: The Palestinian National Movement, 1949-1993

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296430
eISBN:
9780191685224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296430.003.0023
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

By the end of May 1982, the PLO had a remarkably accurate picture of Israeli war plans. The PLO expected one of two scenarios. The first envisaged armoured attacks through Nabatiyya and Tyre linking ... More


Constructing Security Council Resolution 1701 in Lebanon in the Shadow of the “War on Terror”

Karim Makdisi

in Land of Blue Helmets: The United Nations and the Arab World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520286931
eISBN:
9780520961982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286931.003.0007
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines how the “war on terror” gave global meaning to the 2006 Lebanon-Israel War and to the construction of the United Nations Security Council Resolution 1701, which authorized a ... More


Bereavement-Motivated Collective Actors

Yagil Levy

in Israel's Death Hierarchy: Casualty Aversion in a Militarized Democracy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814753347
eISBN:
9780814753354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814753347.003.0003
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the limitations faced by Israel despite the implementation of a balancing strategy that redistributed the military burden. To this end, the chapter analyzes the link between the ... More


Under Siege: PLO Decisionmaking During the 1982 War

Rashid Khalidi

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231166690
eISBN:
9780231535953
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166690.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book is a firsthand account of the 1982 Lebanon War and the complex negotiations for the evacuation of the P.L.O. from Beirut. Utilizing unconventional sources and interviews with key officials ... More


Unbalancing and Balancing the Rights

Yagil Levy

in Israel's Death Hierarchy: Casualty Aversion in a Militarized Democracy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814753347
eISBN:
9780814753354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814753347.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the dynamics of matching the right to protect and the right to protection in Israel. It begins with an overview of the relationship between the military hierarchy and the social ... More


Beyond the Holocaust: Jewish Past, Hebrew Present, Socialist Future

Lutz Fiedler

in Matzpen: A History of Israeli Dissidence

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474451161
eISBN:
9781474495462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474451161.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The last chapter deals with the complex place of the Holocaust in the worldview of the Israeli Left. The chapter explores the degree to which Israeli leftists’ social and national utopias of ... More


The Annapolis Denouement

Daniel C. Kurtzer, Scott B. Lasensky, William B. Quandt, Steven L. Spiegel, and Shibley Z. Telhami

in The Peace Puzzle: America's Quest for Arab-Israeli Peace, 1989-2011

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451478
eISBN:
9780801465864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451478.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter looks at George W. Bush's second term, during which the administration supported Palestinian elections that brought Hamas—a Palestinian Islamic fundamentalist organization—to power. This ... More


Studying Waltz with Bashir

Giulia Miller

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325154
eISBN:
9781800342217
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325154.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

On its release in 2008, Ari Folman's animated documentary Waltz with Bashir was heralded as a brilliant and original exploration of trauma, and trauma's impact on memory and the recording of history. ... More


The Trojan War and the Israeli–Palestinian Conflict

Nurit Yaari

in Between Jerusalem and Athens: Israeli Theatre and the Classical Tradition

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198746676
eISBN:
9780191808531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198746676.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter looks at Israeli productions of classical tragedies between 1970 and 1985, against the backdrop of four wars: the Six Day War (1967), the War of Attrition (1967–70), the Yom Kippur War ... More


Casualty Sensitivity and Political-Military Relations

Yagil Levy

in Israel's Death Hierarchy: Casualty Aversion in a Militarized Democracy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814753347
eISBN:
9780814753354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814753347.003.0007
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the impact of casualty sensitivity on the balance of power between civilians and the military in Israel. It begins with an overview of civilian control of the Israel Defense ... More


Narrative Structure

Giulia Miller

in Studying Waltz with Bashir

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325154
eISBN:
9781800342217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325154.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter is concerned with the narrative structure of Ari Folman's Waltz with Bashir. It reflects on the differences between Waltz with Bashir's story and plot, as defined by David Bordwell and ... More


The Olmert Government and the Second Lebanon War

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/9780190278502.003.0027
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Legal History

This chapter covers the formation of the Olmert government and the contentions and challenges that threatened to undermine it. In the wake of Prime Minister Ariel Sharon’s fatal stroke, Vice Prime ... More


Hezbollah, Carrying on the Islamic Resistance in Lebanon: Crystallization of a New Militant Structure

Aurélie Daher

in Hezbollah: Mobilization and Power

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190495893
eISBN:
9780190943004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190495893.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

The 1982 Israeli invasion provoked a redistribution of militant affiliations by inserting a new line of separation, with activists henceforward having to choose between resisting the occupier and ... More


Trajectory of an Islam of Resistance: From Founding to Liberation

Aurélie Daher

in Hezbollah: Mobilization and Power

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190495893
eISBN:
9780190943004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190495893.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

In June 1982, when Israeli tanks crossed the border and headed towards Beirut, Tel Aviv's troops has already been occupying a portion of Lebanon's territory that the Israelis called the "security ... More


Compositional Solutions(in the double sense of the word)

Assaf Shelleg

in Theological Stains: Art Music and the Zionist Project

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780197504642
eISBN:
9780197504673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197504642.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Extending from the early 1980s to the mid-2000s, chapter 4 opens with what thus far in the book has remained subjected to officialdom—the Holocaust. The chapter explores several simultaneous ... More


The Eclipse

Samy Cohen

in Doves Among Hawks: Struggles of the Israeli Peace Movements

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190947903
eISBN:
9780190077907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190947903.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

2006-2010: during these four decisive years in the history of the peace movement, the movement experienced a dramatic eclipse. Within an Israeli society that had grown increasingly nationalist, more ... More


1983: A Pivotal Year

Samy Cohen

in Doves Among Hawks: Struggles of the Israeli Peace Movements

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190947903
eISBN:
9780190077907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190947903.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter deals with the beginning of the decline of Peace Now. The leaders of the movement locate the turning point in 2000, with two significant events: the collapse in the summer of the Camp ... More


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