of the state—understood the notion of the ultimate sacrifice. The article asks, what are the dominant narratives used to justify risking life in war by Israeli military commanders between 1948 and 2014? Did these narratives change over time, and, if
Battle Missives in the Israel Defense Forces
Sami Adwan and Dan Bar-On, eds., Learning the Other’s Historical Narrative: Israelis and Palestinians, Parts One and Two (Beit Jalla: Peace Research Institute in the Middle East, 2003, 2006).
Robert I. Rotberg, ed., Israeli and Palestinian Narratives of Conflict: History’s Double Helix (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2006).
Paul Scham, Walid Salem, and Benjamin Pogrund, eds., Shared Histories: A Palestinian-Israeli Dialogue (Walnut Creek, CA: Left Coast Press, 2005).
A Longitudinal Photo-Ethnography
Heith Copes, Lindsay Leban, and Jared Ragland
We explore how women’s narratives of abuse change, including narratives of self as well as narratives of their abusers. We draw on experiences from a photoethnography of people living in rural Alabama who use methamphetamine. The use of photographs taken throughout the project aid in both the representation of the women as well as in data collection (through photo-elicitation interviews). While we draw on the overall experiences from the project, we focus specifically on one key participant— Misty—to illustrate the ways that she made sense of and excused intimate partner violence, and how her narrative eventually changes. Our findings illuminate how the narratives people construct of themselves are intertwined with those they construct with others, and how such narratives change together.
The Historical-Political Context of Devorah Omer’s Novels
intensity and willingness to make sacrifices on behalf of the collective, this process heralded the beginning of the disintegration of the unified historical narrative. In the face of this threat, children’s literature, long regarded as a political
narrative evoke counter-memory. Therefore, they conclude, “whenever memory is invoked we should be asking ourselves: by whom, where, in which context, against what?” (ibid.). In what follows, I answer these questions in relation to Jerusalem's alternative
Religious Engagements in the Film Ha-Mashgihim (God’s Neighbors)
Zionist project was never separate from the religious and cultural heritage of Judaism and its preeminent narratives. Secular Zionism was based on an anti-religious tradition ( Avineri 1998 ) and on the negation and rejection of Jewish exilic existence
A Comparative Analysis of the Party Spectrum in Israel, Hungary, and Poland
been characterized by one Polish scholar as “truculent, carefully Eurosceptic étatist-patriots” ( Jaskiernia 2017: 241 ), which is an equally apt characterization of Fidesz. Both parties share an anti-system narrative. PiS came to power for the first
The Allure of Israel’s Desert Landscapes
Amelia Rosenberg Weinreb
particular, I show how historical narratives are connected through curating images and emotionally meaningful experiences of desolation, and how the strategic use of desolation as a currency has supported—and continues to support—Israel’s state
The Israeli Television Series Fauda
Nurith Gertz and Raz Yosef
attacks manifests the temporality of future trauma felt in the present. Traditionally, the narrative of the action film genre follows a linear chronology, moving from event to event, from acts of violence to chases, and from there to murder and finally to
The Broader Social Context
status’ of organized labor and the way it is construed in media narratives and by the judiciary. The findings presented here are part of a much broader research project into organized labor in Israel today. In this article, I focus in particular on the