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 New Immigrants, Rival Vanguards

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/9780195331219.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter explores competing definitions of “native” Hebrew identity claimed by two distinct social groups: a native generation that had been raised in the Zionist colonies and neighborhoods of ... More


New Cells of Society in a Social Desert

Benjamin Harshav

in Language in Time of Revolution

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520079588
eISBN:
9780520912960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520079588.003.0026
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

The decisive factor that contributed to the revival of the Hebrew language as a base language of society was the creation of new social cells in a new land perceived by the immigrants as a “social ... More


Yitzhak Tabenkin

Benjamin Harshav

in Language in Time of Revolution

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520079588
eISBN:
9780520912960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520079588.003.0032
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter argues that one must not assume that members of the Second Aliya shared a single world of thought. On the contrary, the roots of their thinking were different and distant from one ... More


“Little Jerusalems” Without Jews: Muslim Memories of Jewish Anxieties and Emigration

Aomar Boum

in Memories of Absence: How Muslims Remember Jews in Morocco

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780804786997
eISBN:
9780804788519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804786997.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses rural Jewish migration from Akka and other communities in southern Morocco to Israel. It argues that the Zionists appealed to an already existing historical narrative among ... More


I Found the Best Woman

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/9780804783637.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter describes no only Frieden’s courtship and eventual marriage to his second wife, Ray Savage, but also tells of his life-altering decision to leave the United States and take his family on ... More


My Journey to the Land of Israel and My Early Activities There

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/9780804783637.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter, which recounts the engrossing story of the Frieden family’s journey from Norfolk to Jerusalem and of its initial adjustment to the Land of Israel, is both one of the most compelling ... More


Hanukkah Cossack Style: Zaporozhian Warriors and Zionist Popular Culture (1904–1918)

Israel Bartal

in Stories of Khmelnytsky: Competing Literary Legacies of the 1648 Ukrainian Cossack Uprising

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780804793827
eISBN:
9780804794961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804793827.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter addresses positive images of the Ukrainian struggle for independence (as well as the 1648 uprising) as depicted in the writings of several Jewish radical Zionists at the beginning of the ... More


Interlude: The Land of Isaac

in Glory and Agony: Isaac's Sacrifice and National Narrative

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804759021
eISBN:
9780804777360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804759021.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter examines another tributary through which the modern aqedah was reinvented the second time around—this time by the poets of the Third Aliya (1919–1923), who fashioned the ancient ... More


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