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Brian Yothers, Gillian Dooley, Guy Galazka, Peter Weisensel, Jackie Coon, Magdalena Banaszkiewicz, and David Cashman

institutions, such as the Knesset (Israel’s House of Representatives), appropriate to a true capital city, along with concert halls, libraries, and museums (chief among them the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial). Thus, West Jerusalem was able to draw a steady and

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Ken Stein, Yael Berda, Galia Golan, Pnina Peri, Yuval Benziman, Dalia Gavriely-Nuri, Muzna Awayed-Bishara, and Aziza Khazzoom

roles to play. Standing up to Carter was good for Israel, but perhaps not so good for the Labor Party, which lost in the May 1977 Knesset elections. After becoming prime minister again in 1992, Rabin believed, according to Rabinovich, that “making peace

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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

. “ Breakfast Before the MOOC .” New York Times , 18 February . . Goldshmidt , Roi . 2012 . Data about Women in Academia . [In Hebrew.] Report published by the Knesset

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Liberal Whispers and Propaganda Fears

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

Geoffrey P. Levin

issue. He made plans to visit Arab areas of Israel and meet with community leaders to discuss their problems. One Israeli official introduced Yagupsky to Arab Knesset members and promised to introduce him to military officials in charge of Arab areas

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Turkish-Israeli Relations during the Cold War

The Myth of a Long ‘Special Relationship’

Kilic Bugra Kanat

However, before doing this, Turkey allowed the PLO to open an office in Turkey for the first time. 19 Turkish-Israeli relations soon faced another major crisis in July of the same year, when the Knesset passed a law confirming Jerusalem as the capital of

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Hebrew Dystopias

From National Catastrophes to Ecological Disasters

Netta Bar Yosef-Paz

January . Speech to the Knesset. . Ben-Ner , Yitzhak . 1987 . The Angels Are Coming. [In Hebrew.] Jerusalem : Keter . Bet Levi , Roi . 2014 . Imagine a Mountain. [In Hebrew.] Tel Aviv : Am Oved

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Trauma, Time, and the ‘Singular Plural’

The Israeli Television Series Fauda

Nurith Gertz and Raz Yosef

In April 2016, the wife of Bezalel Smotrich, a Knesset member from the right-wing Jewish Home (HaBayit HaYehudi) party, gave birth to a son. The husband requested that during her birth and recovery, his wife not be assigned to share a room with an

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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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Udi Sommer

general in attendance. The frenzy involved Israeli diplomats in the UN and media appearances by top Cabinet members (particularly those whose portfolios were at stake, such as the minister of justice) as well as Knesset legislators. The advisory opinion

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Two Patterns of Modernization

An Analysis of the Ethnic Issue in Israel

Shlomo Fischer

Sarah Shemer . 1984 . “ The Ethnic Factor in the Elections for the Tenth Knesset .” [In Hebrew.] Megamot 28 : 316 – 331 . Perlov , Amira . n.d. “ Attitude of Rabbi Mashash to Problems of Modernization and Halakha in Morocco and Algeria in the