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On, In, and Within a Place

Six Modes of Operation in Israeli Conceptual Art and Landscape Architecture in the 1970s

Efrat Hildesheim, Tal Alon-Mozes, and Eran Neuman

: The Political, Ideological, and Cultural Sphere and the Notion of “Place” The notion of place in Israeli society and culture has multiple, and sometimes contrasting, traditional and contemporary meanings ( Mann 2012 ). In everyday Hebrew, the term

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Liberalism in Israel

Between the ‘Good Person’ and the ‘Bad Citizen’

Menachem Mautner

example, Chetrit (2004) , Khazzoum (1999) , and Shenhav (2006a) . REFERENCES Adler , Irit , Noah Lewin-Epstein , and Yossi Shavit . 2003 . “ Social Stratification and Development Towns in Israel .” [In Hebrew.] Israeli Sociology 5 , no. 2

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Israel’s Recent Unionizing Drives

The Broader Social Context

Jonathan Preminger

. All interviews were conducted in Hebrew except that with former NLC President Steve Adler, which was conducted in English. All translations are my own. 5 Interviews conducted with Hagai Matar, journalist at Ma’ariv and workers’ committee member, 19

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The Hyphen Cannot Hold

Contemporary Trends in Religious-Zionism

Hayim Katsman

Before I discuss the substance of these arguments, it is important to note some external characteristics of the scholarship on Religious-Zionism written by insiders. These books were all originally published in Hebrew, and only a few have been translated

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The Puzzle of The University on Air

A Story of Media and Academia in Israel, 1977–2013

Hagai Boas and Ayelet Baram-Tsabari

and is among the most popular sources of academic content in Hebrew. In August 2013, Galei Zahal decided to halt all future production of new courses ( Toker 2013 ). Two months later the station announced changes to the program’s long-standing format

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Relations between Development Towns and Kibbutzim

Sderot and Sha’ar Hanegev

Gigi Moti

gaps, acculturation was an inherent part of his worldview, as a member of Israel’s dominant social group. In addition to Garin Gesher, there were other joint initiatives. One of the popular activities was Kayefet (from the Hebrew for ‘fun’)—a joint

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The Determination of Educational Policy

Shas, Politics, and Religion

Anat Feldman

indeed assimilated, as seen in table 1 . The table does not include Table 1 Students in primary education with core curriculum supervision (Hebrew education) Inspectorate Total Year Ultra-Orthodox State Religious State Secular Percent Absolute Numbers

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The End Point of Zionism

Ethnocentrism and the Temple Mount

Tomer Persico

Jewish messianic myth of the return to Zion. In 1967, Scholem’s question became dramatically more significant with Israel’s sweeping conquest of the West Bank and Jerusalem in the Six-Day War. For Scholem, religion, myth, and even single Hebrew words were

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Innovations in Israel’s Civics Textbooks

Enlightening Trends in Non-Western Democracies

Sigal Ben-Rafael Galanti, Paz Carmel, and Alon Levkowitz

replacing them with a new national education system, taught in Hebrew or Arabic, depending on the students. Concurrently, the Mizrahi schools were transformed into the National Religious system. 1 Against the backdrop of mass immigration to Israel in the

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Editors’ Note

Yoram Peri and Paul L. Scham

Hebrew literature into other languages, from 1948 to the present. Yael Halevi-Wise and Madeleine Gottesman examine the implications of translating the literature of a language that is ‘small’ by world standards but whose modern literature necessarily