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Dan Avnon, Nitzan Lebovic, Raymond Cohen, Elie Friedman, Sara Helman, Gad Barzilai, and Ari Ariel

. Extending the multicultural argument from chapter 5, Raviv argues that Israeli appreciation of Moroccan culture and cuisine, as demonstrated by non-Moroccan Israeli participation in Mimouna, indicates an increasing respect for the Moroccan community. Indeed

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Sephardi Leadership in Israel

Transitioning from Mandate to Statehood

Moshe Naor

the end of the Israeli provisional government in March 1949, the councils of the Sephardi community functioned as part of the participation of the Israeli home front and civil society in mobilization and in the process of state-building. On the

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Assaf Shapira

influence state authorities through a variety of means, including participation in elections, demonstrations, media publications, lobbying, and so forth. Among the prominent actors involved in such activities are politicians, mainly from the left wing, and

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Paula Kabalo

encouraged community participation in the democratic game, a practice known in research as ‘schools for democracy’ (Warren 2001: 60–93; see also Cohen and Rogers 1993: 288–289 ). In many if not most cases (and surely in those pertaining to Arab citizens

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Rebranding Desolation

The Allure of Israel’s Desert Landscapes

Amelia Rosenberg Weinreb

added a more personal and direct fundraising dimension. The project also arranged direct visits for overseas volunteers and required local community participation. Critics have argued that the project was not fruitful for town residents; instead, it was

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Dan Rabinowitz, Russell Stone, Guy Ben-Porat, Paul Scham, Wilhelm Kempf, Lior Libman, and Asaf Sharabi

the ethnic boundaries of the collective. The fourth principle is its participation in the consensus of national institutions such as the army, by praying for the welfare of the soldiers in the Israel Defense Foces (IDF). Leon claims that counter

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Udi Sommer

’abe and was not limited to legal references. 3 Participation in an international judicial community is not a unique situation. Many jurists in Israel and beyond participate in a community whose members use each other’s work, reference each other’s rulings

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The 1956 Strike of Middle-Class Professionals

A Socio-political Alliance with the Right

Avi Bareli and Uri Cohen

, participation in the strike had exceeded expectations, especially among physicians, considering the intense pressure brought to bear on workers by the Histadrut and Mapai, as they shut down every public medical facility across the nation. The Coordinating

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(Not) Becoming the Norm

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

Elisheva Rosman-Stollman

Bloc were taken prisoner by the Jordanian Arab Legion. Estimates of the number of women prisoners of war, most of whom were Orthodox, range between 65 and 83 ( Rosenberg-Friedman 2005 ). Despite the obvious need for women’s military participation in

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Liberal Whispers and Propaganda Fears

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

Geoffrey P. Levin

participation in American democracy as “Zionist manipulation of government policy.” 16 The AJC worried that allegations against Israel would be used against American Jews by American “bigots,” noting that right-wing Christian anti-Semites included Arab claims