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Hebrew Literature in the ‘World Republic of Letters’

Translation and Reception, 1918–2018

Yael Halevi-Wise and Madeleine Gottesman

Pascale Casanova ([1999] 2007: 256) observes about “languages of ancient culture and tradition, associated in the modern era with small countries, such as Dutch and Danish, Greek and Persian,” with relatively few speakers but an “important history and

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War and Memory

The Israeli Communist Commemoration of the Spanish Civil War, 1936–1986

Amir Locker-Biletzki

displaced upon a different nation in the name of a universal ideal” ( Mosse 1990: 29 ). The Greek War of Independence from the Ottomans (1821–1831) sparked a European-wide volunteer movement. It was motivated by a mixture of philhellenism, the idealization

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The Impact of Islamist Ideology on Turkish Foreign Policy and Its Casualty

Turkish-Israeli Relations

Umut Uzer

thirteen other predominantly Muslim countries, including Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Syria, and Pakistan, as well as India and Greece. Of course, the Turkish government's decision did not stem from Muslim solidarity; Turkish decision-making had been thoroughly

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Book Reviews

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

–2019). Writing in the midst of the prolonged political crisis of 2019–2021, Chazan warns that the illiberal, neo-authoritarian and populist tendencies might become entrenched and take Israel down the path of democratic backsliders, such as Argentina or Greece

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Agenda Control by Committee Chairs in Fragmented Multi-party Parliaments

A Knesset Case Study

Maoz Rosenthal

dubbed this type of interaction as ‘heresthetic’, a term he based on a Greek word that means the ability to make a choice. For Riker (1986) , heresthetic maneuvering means structuring a worldview that would make political agents choose a policy not by

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Toward a Transversal Reading of Art and Politics in Israel

Mor Cohen

, the 15-M movement in Spain, the J14 movement in Israel, the anti-austerity movement in Greece, and the Occupy movement in the US. In Israel, J14 started as a protest camp during the summer of 2011 in Tel Aviv. Beginning as a demonstration against the

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Liberal Whispers and Propaganda Fears

The American Jewish Committee and Israel’s Palestinian Minority, 1948–1966

Geoffrey P. Levin

places, meeting with local Arab leaders as well as Bishop Isidorus of the Greek Orthodox Church, the mayor of Nazareth, Acre’s deputy mayor, and a Muslim religious judge. All had relatively positive things to say, perhaps because the AJC’s Israeli

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Turkish-Israeli Relations during the Cold War

The Myth of a Long ‘Special Relationship’

Kilic Bugra Kanat

issue is concerned. All the nonaligned countries as well as all the Arab countries—except for Saudi Arabia and from time to time Iraq—have always voted in favor of Greece at the United Nations.” FBIS-WEU-82-031 (1982 February 16), http

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Book Reviews

Wang Zhen, Alfred Tovias, Peter Bergamin, Menachem Klein, Tally Kritzman-Amir, and Pnina Peri

regarding Egypt following Sadat's visit to Israel in 1977; the reversal of prevailing attitudes toward Turkey after the Mavi Marmara affair in 2010; and the spectacular shift with respect to Greece, considered a foe as recently as a decade ago but now viewed

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Sephardi Leadership in Israel

Transitioning from Mandate to Statehood

Moshe Naor

Mizrahi Jews. In order to extend its own ranks, the Guard encouraged the cooperation of Sephardi Jewish immigrants from Turkey, Greece, and the Balkans. 7 These communities were prominent not only in terms of the composition of the Council of the Sephardi