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“A Drastically Bifurcated Legacy”: Homeland and Jewish Identity in Contemporary Jewish American Literature

Tresa Grauer

in Divergent Jewish Cultures: Israel and America

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300084269
eISBN:
9780300130218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300084269.003.0011
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter argues that Zionist responses to the powerlessness of European Jewry also entered the consciousness and art of American Jews, who shared the idea that building a Jewish state reflected ... More


Introduction: Sharett’s Forgotten Struggles

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/9780198279945.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This introductory chapter sets out the purpose of the book, which is to probe some of the principal dilemmas that vexed the leaders of the Yishuv and the Jewish state from the mid-1930s to the ... More


Days of Awe: Reimagining Jewishness in Solidarity with Palestinians

Atalia Omer

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226615912
eISBN:
9780226616100
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226616100.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Days of Awe examines the stories of the American-Jewish Palestine solidarity movement and Jewish critics of the occupation. Atalia Omer demonstrates that critical resistance to the Israeli occupation ... More


Healing the Land and the Nation: Malaria and the Zionist Project in Palestine, 1920-1947

Sandra M. Sufian

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226779355
eISBN:
9780226779386
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226779386.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book traces the relationships between disease, hygiene, politics, geography, and nationalism in British Mandatory Palestine between the world wars. Taking up the case of malaria control in ... More


The Maccabean Mother between Pagans, Jews, and Christians

Tessa Rajak

in Being Christian in Late Antiquity: A Festschrift for Gillian Clark

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199656035
eISBN:
9780191767821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656035.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World, Early Christian Studies

This essay proposes a new approach to an anonymous Greek-Jewish martyrology written during the period of the early Roman Empire in a city of the eastern provinces: the text known as the Fourth Book ... More


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