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Book Reviews

Dov Waxman, Eitan Bar-Yosef, Adi Sherzer, Abraham Silberstein, and Csaba Nikolenyi

Jews who chose to become Israel Studies experts in particular. Adi Sherzer The University of California, Berkeley Refrences Bar-On , Mordechai . 2011 . Man of the Last Century: Autobiography . [In Hebrew.] Jerusalem : Carmel . Baumel

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The Third Angle in Israel Studies

Boundaries between Government and Non-governmental Entities in Early Israel

Paula Kabalo and Esther Suissa

add it to the IEF's purview as a central element. The format chosen—the Culture, Youth, and Sports Center, today recognized ubiquitously in Israel under its Hebrew acronym, Matnas—provides culture and social activities for those in faraway and isolated

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The Jewish Centrality of Israel

The 1958 ‘Who Is a Jew?’ Affair as a Case Study

Ofer Shiff

that might justify doing “what we in Israel demand that others [Diaspora Jews] refrain from doing.” Similarly, Ephraim Urbach, professor of Talmud and rabbinical literature at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, after voicing his opposition to any

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Political Labels and Post-Politics

A Comparative Analysis of the Party Spectrum in Israel, Hungary, and Poland

Artur Skorek

-religion issues. The party considers the Hebrew Bible one of the cultural foundations of the Israeli community (Avodah 2020) but supports limiting the influence of Orthodox Judaism in the public sphere (2019: 19–21, 41–42). Its approach to Israeli Arabs is more

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A Leap over History

Vladimir Jabotinsky's Political Paradigms, 1916–1940

Brian Horowitz

notes that he traversed the Pale of Settlement, giving talks on Hebrew language in schools and a Jewish university in Palestine. But, he laments, that gig ended when the war began in 1914. He writes: Here ends the first part of the story of my life

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Editors’ Note

Yoram Peri and Paul L. Scham

enable them to integrate into the workforce of modern society has led some higher education institutions to allow Haredi students to study under their own conditions and maintain a separation ( hafrada in Hebrew) from other students, and even to enforce

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Editors’ Note

Oded Haklai and Adia Mendelson-Maoz

to cultivate emerging scholars in the field and promote authors from diverse backgrounds. Furthermore, in our book review section, we will strive to include books in Hebrew and Arabic that would otherwise not be accessible to scholars working

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Film Review

Dana Masad

voice of an Egyptian journalist had in itself raised discomfort. The film's first-person narrator speaking in Arabic and the film's titles written in both Hebrew and Arabic (as well as English) jointly create the impression that the film presents the

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Israel as a Case Study in Processes of Nation-Building

Avi Bareli and Tal Elmaliach

tradition more than the democratic regime that Israel actually adopted. Note 1 Knesset Inquiry Committee on the Subject of Social Disparities in Israel, “The Development of Social Disparities in Israel in Recent Years: Abstract” [in Hebrew

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Leaving the Margins

Promoting a Context-Informed Perspective in Social Work Education among Palestinian Female Students in Israeli Academia

Haneen Elias and Ronit Reuven Even-Zahav

the workshop, as opposed to Hebrew, like all other courses at Israeli academic institutions, is intended to eliminate the feeling that students are part of a minority group, while also giving students the opportunity to take their voice out of the