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 Beauty Out of Zion?: Zions Above and Zions Below

Arieh Bruce Saposnik

in Becoming Hebrew: The Creation of a Jewish National Culture in Ottoman Palestine

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195331219
eISBN:
9780199868100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331219.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The principal focus of this chapter is the creation in 1906 of the Bezalel art school and museum. In its organizational structure as in the content of its art, Bezalel reflected the growing ... More


Privatizing national Interest—the Israel Lobby

Lawrence Davidson

in Foreign Policy, Inc.: Privatizing America's National Interest

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125244
eISBN:
9780813135021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125244.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Incidents of anti-Semitic discrimination in the US during the interwar and World War II period heightened the feelings of insecurity among American Jews. Realizing that they could not rely on reason ... More


Ideology and Politics in the Early Years of the State of Israel, 1951–1956

Mira Katzburg-Yungman

in Hadassah: American Women Zionists and the Rebirth of Israel

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774839
eISBN:
9781800340367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774839.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter details further developments within the international Jewish community as well as Hadassah's role in these affairs. Despite Hadassah's unrelenting focus on practical work, it could not ... More


Comparative and Feminist Perspectives

Mira Katzburg-Yungman

in Hadassah: American Women Zionists and the Rebirth of Israel

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774839
eISBN:
9781800340367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774839.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter compares Hadassah to other American Zionist organizations. In particular, the chapter compares it to the Zionist Organization of America (ZOA), Pioneer Women, and the Mizrachi Women's ... More


Herzl's Place in Zionist Historiography

Yossi Goldstein

in Studies in Contemporary Jewry: XI: Values, Interests, and Identity: Jews and Politics in a Changing World

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195103311
eISBN:
9780199854585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195103311.003.0012
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Zionist historiography is not blessed with an abundance of biographies. However, more than forty biographies and monographs on Theodor Herzl have appeared. Herzl's attractiveness to the biographer or ... More


Hadassah, 1912–1933: Finding a Role

Mira Katzburg-Yungman

in Hadassah: American Women Zionists and the Rebirth of Israel

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774839
eISBN:
9781800340367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774839.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter details the founding of Hadassah within the context of its American setting as well as the growing need for organizations dedicated to providing health services. It shows how Szold and ... More


Rupture and Renaissance: The Jewish Renaissance Movement and the Ahad Ha'am Affair

in Nathan Birnbaum and Jewish Modernity: Architect of Zionism, Yiddishism, and Orthodoxy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804778732
eISBN:
9780804785006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778732.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

For reasons only he knew, Nathan Birnbaum resigned as secretary general of the Political Action Committee of the World Zionist Organization in 1899, essentially cutting his formal ties to Theodor ... More


Hadassah: American Women Zionists and the Rebirth of Israel

Mira Katxzburg-Yungman

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774839
eISBN:
9781800340367
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774839.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

In February 1912, thirty-eight American Jewish women founded Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America. This has become the largest Zionist organization in the diaspora and the largest ... More


American Protestants Respond to Zionism and the Jewish Genocide in Europe, 1938–1948

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/9780814741047.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter shows how American Protestants began to reevaluate their theological assumptions about Judaism and to advocate for the establishment of a Jewish homeland in Palestine. The transition ... More


A Whole World Talking

Susan Pedersen

in The Guardians: The League of Nations and the Crisis of Empire

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199570485
eISBN:
9780191773709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570485.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Political History

This chapter tracks the introduction and impact of the most innovative aspect of the mandates regime, its petition process. Neither the Covenant nor the mandate texts envisaged this, and most ... More


Epilogue

Mira Katzburg-Yungman

in Hadassah: American Women Zionists and the Rebirth of Israel

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774839
eISBN:
9781800340367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774839.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This concluding chapter considers developments to 2005. It sets out to assess whether the conclusions reached with regard to Hadassah as an organization remain valid. This question is addressed by ... More


Conclusion

Richard Bolchover

in British Jewry and the Holocaust: With a New Introduction: With a New Introduction

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774808
eISBN:
9781800340022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774808.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This concluding chapter considers the exceptions to the Anglo-Jewish response to the Holocaust. It first summarises the British Jewish community's socio-political philosophy and demonstrates how it ... More


Yiddish in the Aftermath: Speech Community and Cultural Continuity in Displaced Persons Camps

Miriam Isaacs

in Jewishness: Expression, Identity and Representation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113454
eISBN:
9781800340336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113454.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter looks at the experience of survivors in displaced persons (DP) camps as a cultural anomaly, when Yiddish language and literature formed the basis for cultural continuity in the aftermath ... More


Hadassah’s Partners

Mira Katzburg-Yungman

in Hadassah: American Women Zionists and the Rebirth of Israel

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774839
eISBN:
9781800340367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774839.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter details Hadassah's ‘partners’. Hadassah's enterprise in Palestine was the largest collective project of women in the diaspora on behalf of the Yishuv and, later, Israel, and remains so ... More


Gur Alroey, Zionism without Zion: The Jewish Territorial Organization and Its Conflict with the Zionist Organization. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 2016. viii + 359 pp.

Richard I. Cohen (ed.)

in Place in Modern Jewish Culture and Society

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190912628
eISBN:
9780190912659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190912628.003.0053
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Religion and Society

This chapter reviews the book Zionism without Zion: The Jewish Territorial Organization and Its Conflict with the Zionist Organization (2016), by Gur Alroey. In Zionism without Zion, Alroey examines ... More


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