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 Liturgical Space in the Post‐Shoah and Zionist Era

Steven Kepnes

in Jewish Liturgical Reasoning

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195313819
eISBN:
9780199785650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313819.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Jewish liturgy helps develop new forms of discourse and theology to respond to the two central events of the contemporary Jewish era: the Shoah and the establishment of the State of Israel. Peter ... More


The First Israeli Foreign Minister

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/9780198279945.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The news about the decisions taken by the provisional government and the central committees of Mapai and other parties on 12 and 13 May 1948, to establish the State of Israel spread quickly in the ... More


British Jewry and Zionist State- and Nation-Building

Stephan E. C. Wendehorst

in British Jewry, Zionism, and the Jewish State, 1936-1956

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199265305
eISBN:
9780191730849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199265305.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Religion

Part II examines how British Jews related to Zionist state- and nation-building in the Middle East as participants in the transnational Jewish sphere of interaction. It charts the Peel Commission, ... More


Conclusion: To Find the Ten Lost Tribes

Zvi Ben‐Dor Benite

in The Ten Lost Tribes: A World History

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195307337
eISBN:
9780199867868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307337.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

At the end of the book, the ten tribes emerge as a geographical mystery. With the whole world exposed and mapped, no one still has been able to the find the ten tribes. This chapter shows how the ... 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


British Jewry, Zionism, and the Jewish State, 1936-1956

Stephan E. C. Wendehorst

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199265305
eISBN:
9780191730849
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199265305.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Religion

The purpose of this book is to explore the relationship between British Jewry and Zionism from 1936 to 1956, during a, if not the, crucial period in modern Jewish history, encompassing both the shoah ... More


Torture

Amos N. Guiora

in Constitutional Limits on Coercive Interrogation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195340310
eISBN:
9780199867226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340310.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Defining limits of coercive interrogation is put to the test when an interrogator is sitting across from someone who is not cooperating and the interrogator knows is in possession of information ... More


Afterword: Menachem Mendel Frieden’s Journal and His Life after 1947

Lee Shai Weissbach

in A Jewish Life on Three Continents: The Memoir of Menachem Mendel Frieden

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804783637
eISBN:
9780804786201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804783637.003.0019
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

No longer recounting the past, the ultimate chapter of Frieden’s memoir turned into a series of discrete observations, somewhat like journal entries, in which he recorded what was going on presently ... More


Historical Overview of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Maia Carter Hallward

in Struggling for a Just Peace: Israeli and Palestinian Activism in the Second Intifada

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813036526
eISBN:
9780813041797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036526.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter provides basic history of the evolution and emergence of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. It introduces the many facets of “Israeli” and “Palestinian” identity and the complexity and ... More


For the Love of Israel: The Turn from the Fringe to the Mainstream of Zionist Thinking

Amir Engel

in Gershom Scholem: An Intellectual Biography

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226428635
eISBN:
9780226428772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226428772.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter sets out to understand Scholem’s transformation from being an acerbic critique of Zionism to expressing rather mainstream ideas about the importance and role of the state of Israel. ... More


War: Diachronic Neighbors

Yfaat Weiss

in A Confiscated Memory: Wadi Salib and Haifa's Lost Heritage

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152266
eISBN:
9780231526265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152266.003.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter reviews the transformation of Haifa in 1948, which saw a protracted chain of violent occurrences that emerged as a result of the establishment of the State of Israel. It begins by ... More


Co-Memory and Melancholia: Israelis Memorialising the Palestinian Nakba

Ronit Lentin

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719081705
eISBN:
9781781702550
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719081705.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The 1948 war that led to the creation of the State of Israel also resulted in the destruction of Palestinian society, when some 80 per cent of the Palestinians who lived in the major part of ... More


The Sabra: The Creation of the New Jew

Oz Almog

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520216426
eISBN:
9780520921979
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520216426.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The Sabras were the first Israelis—the first generation, born in the 1930s and 1940s, to grow up in the Zionist settlement in Palestine. Socialized and educated in the ethos of the Zionist labor ... More


Schlink’s Pseudo-Judaic, Germanic Vision of Nationhood

George Faithful

in Mothering the Fatherland: A Protestant Sisterhood Repents for the Holocaust

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199363469
eISBN:
9780199363483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199363469.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

According to Schlink, the German people (Volk) possessed collective guilt and was in need of national repentance. Without overt racial connotations, Schlink used the word Volk to refer to ethnic and ... More


From Supersessionism to Ecumenicism

Aaron W. Hughes

in Abrahamic Religions: On the Uses and Abuses of History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199934645
eISBN:
9780199980666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199934645.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter explores how scholars of Islam in the early and mid-twentieth century—most notably those associated with the “school” of Louis Massignon—played an important initial role in this change ... More


The Jewish State and the World Jewish Congress

Hermann Levin Goldschmidt

in The Legacy of German Jewry

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823228263
eISBN:
9780823237142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823228263.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter focuses on the State of Israel and the World Jewish Congress, two different political bodies founded by the Jewish people to achieve equality. The role of the State of Israel is to ... More


Languages of Leisure in the Home, the Coffeehouse, and the Cinema

Liora R. Halperin

in Babel in Zion: Jews, Nationalism, and Language Diversity in Palestine, 1920-1948

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300197488
eISBN:
9780300210200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300197488.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter addresses the mix of censure and license that users of other languages in Palestine had to confront around their practices in cafes, the cinema, and the home. These three sites of ... More


The Baptism Business and the Peace Park

Rachel Havrelock

in River Jordan: The Mythology of a Dividing Line

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226319575
eISBN:
9780226319599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226319599.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This book concludes by first discussing the claim of contemporary theories of borderlands and transnationalism that despite the flags, the hollow nature of the state and its subordination to ... More


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