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Shifra Mescheloff

possibility of transferring the Temple Mount to Jordanian control was considered. On his deathbed, Rabbi Goren mustered his remaining strength and wrote a detailed letter to Prime Minister Rabin, included in his book Har HaBayit . In the letter, he clarified

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“Save the Men!”

Demographic Decline and the Public Response in the Late Soviet Period

Tricia Starks

1960s. 5 “Beregite muzhchin!” Literaturnaia gazeta , 24 July 1968, 12 by Boris Urlanis (Doctor of Economics) From ancient times women have been considered “the weaker sex.” If we mean their physical strength, this is true. Indeed, you will not find a

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Karl Mertens

strength between snow grains ( Colbeck 1997: 1 ). For vehicle travel, this means that in powdery conditions the snow must be displaced and compressed. Since the density of powdery snow is low, it is easy to move, but it is 30 to 60 centimeters deep from

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Naomi Chazan, Morad Elsana, Ian S. Lustick, Sam Lehman-Wilzig, Gideon Rahat, Eliezer Ben-Rafael, Daphne Inbar, and Oren Barak

, Israel’s economy has gone from strength to strength (with only a burp or two along the way), basically because the Finance Ministry bureaucrats continue to control and decide major economic policy issues, especially the debt ceiling and deficit spending

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Creating a Significant Community

Religious Engagements in the Film Ha-Mashgihim (God’s Neighbors)

Merav Alush-Levron

linkage to the transcendental, but also as a base to human power, when it creates, loves, and fights an existential threat—finding the strength to heal” (ibid.). The audience moves with the protagonist back and forth from the violent space of danger to

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Assaf Shapira

monolithic in this respect ( Shafir and Peled 2002 ; Smith 1997 ), in developed liberal democracies the liberal perception has gained strength since World War II, in particular at the expense of the ethnic perception. Some scholars even contend that appeals

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Israel’s Recent Unionizing Drives

The Broader Social Context

Jonathan Preminger

established. Here, too, the Histadrut was involved, reflecting its role as an employer concerned with the strength of the ‘big committees’, 10 together with the government, which felt pressure from the Knesset and the public to legislate against strikes

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Kobi Peled, Thomas Mitchell, Kenneth Waltzer, Brent E. Sasley, Hillel Cohen, and Laura Zittrain Eisenberg

product of a long ethnographic journey forged by three researchers from the Negev who sought to study their Bedouin neighbors. Their diverse perspectives complement one another, and their collective synthesis is one of the book’s core strengths. The

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Sephardi Leadership in Israel

Transitioning from Mandate to Statehood

Moshe Naor

political strength as well as to position itself as a mediator between veterans and newcomers. The failure to realize this ambition was due in part to personal and organizational squabbles, but also to the inability of the Sephardi leaders to influence the

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Drawing Stereotypes

Europe and East Asia in Russian Political Caricature, 1900–1905

Zachary Hoffman

Britain's John Bull strikes a harsher image, however. He wears an evil smile, and though he has a large belly, we are told that his rotund chest does not contain a heart. Moreover, he “perpetually suffocates” weaker nations to show his strength. 27 Among