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The Road Not Taken

Menachem Begin's Position on the Formation of a Democratic Regime for Israel

Maya Mark

elections for a Constituent Assembly, a term that represents a clear-cut and defined juridical concept that is internationally recognized. This is the Hebrew translation, perhaps not the most apt, of the foreign word constituenta , and such bodies were

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The 1956 Strike of Middle-Class Professionals

A Socio-political Alliance with the Right

Avi Bareli and Uri Cohen

the renewed wave of North African immigrants from 1954 onward. The Ashkenazi veteran ‘absorbers’ ( koltim in Hebrew) were commonly understood as a relatively consolidated collective under Mapai leadership. The prominent functionalist sociologist

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The Temple Mount in the Teachings of Rabbi Shlomo Goren

Shifra Mescheloff

–4. 22 Sephardic Chief Rabbi of Jerusalem from 1978 until his death in 2003. references Avi-Yonah , Michael . 1956 . “The Second Temple.” [In Hebrew.] In Jerusalem Book , ed. Avi Yonah , 392 – 418 . Jerusalem : Bialik Institute . Ben Ari

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One Hand Giveth, the Other Taketh Away

A Feminist Perspective on Polity, Religion, and Gender in the Pre-state Period

Hanna Herzog

2000s. 2 The struggle, led by the Hebrew Women's Union for Equal Rights (Histadrut Nashim Ivriot), was conducted at the same time as the Jerusalem ultra-Orthodox (Haredim) struggled to preserve their social and political power. At the end of Ottoman

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(Not) Becoming the Norm

Military Service by Religious Israeli Women as a Process of Social Legitimation

Elisheva Rosman-Stollman

considered illegitimate. In other words, a religious woman who served as an instructor, teaching Hebrew to new immigrant soldiers, was in the same category as a woman who served in a semi-combat role in the artillery. Clearly, an instructor position is more

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Multiculturalism as Reflected in the Linguistic and Semiotic Landscape of Arab Museums in Israel

Athar Haj Yahya

Arabic, Hebrew, and English appearing usually in that order (from right to left, as read in the two Semitic languages). This model is evident in the gallery's name sign, logo, exhibition signs, captions under the various artifacts, and figures in

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Menachem Begin’s World Travels in the 1950s

A Road to Political Legitimacy

Ofira Gruweis-Kovalsky

to his willingness to include any party in his coalition except Herut and Maki, the Israeli Communist Party. 4 “Dr. Altman Speaks Words of Wisdom,” Davar , 30 October 1957 [in Hebrew]. 5 “Begin’s Visit to Cuba,” Herut , 16 June 1950 [in Hebrew]. 6

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The German (Fifth) Aliyah and the Development of Israel’s Advertising Industry

Osnat Roth-Cohen and Yehiel Limor

ad agents or ad agencies that were employing various professionals; the Hebrew Artists’ Association for Practical Graphic Arts in Eretz Israel: established in 1936, this association consisted mainly of artists working in graphic design, doing ads and

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Sephardi Leadership in Israel

Transitioning from Mandate to Statehood

Moshe Naor

-Ze'ev, Sheetrit, and the other members of the Popular Party, such as Aryeh Turgeman and Yosef Haim Castel, emphasized the importance of dialogue between Arab and Hebrew culture, as well as the importance of encouraging understanding between Jews and Arabs

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Israeli Militarism Reconsidered

Reframing the Independence Day Parade

Adi Sherzer

. Notes 1 Barak and Shaffer (2010) map the various theories that link the military and civil society in Israel. 2 “The 20th Meeting of the 9th Knesset” [in Hebrew], Divrey Yemey HaKnesset (2 August 1977): 567–577; “The 28th Meeting of the 9th