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War and Memory

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

Amir Locker-Biletzki

. Together, these two events forged the image of the volunteer soldier as a young, educated, middle-class man in search of adventure—and at times the exotic—in the service of the nation (ibid.: 17). However, what propelled the cult from its early origins to

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Israel’s Recent Unionizing Drives

The Broader Social Context

Jonathan Preminger

Europe .” In Leisink et al. 1996 , 53 – 73 . Hyman , Richard . 2001 . Understanding European Trade Unionism: Between Market, Class and Society . London : Sage . IDI (Israel Democracy Institute) . 2004 . Industrial Relations in an Era of Change

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Rebranding Desolation

The Allure of Israel’s Desert Landscapes

Amelia Rosenberg Weinreb

Israel’s deep ethno-class divide (e.g., Tzfadia 2006 ; Tzfadia and Yacobi 2011 ; Yiftachel 2000 ). 17 Even with this shared history and shared characteristics as a municipal type, all development towns possess individual qualities, based partly on

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Becoming Communist

Ideals, Dreams, and Nightmares

Rochelle Goldberg Ruthchild

early days, through attempts to perfect the behavior of those at the Lenin School and purge them of racism, classism, and sexism, to the lived experience in Spain during the civil war, to the general fight against fascism during World War II, to the

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Paula Kabalo

identity and their members’ sense of capability. Associational Conduct by Residents of Lower-Class Neighborhoods in Tel Aviv The second circle of associators on whom we focus is composed of Tel Avivians who inhabited socio-economically lower-class

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Janet Elise Johnson and Mara Lazda

administrator at the New School—founding and leading the Gender Studies Program there—she would jet off to Prague or Krakow to bring money, to respond to requests for communication, or to teach her Theories of Gender class at the New School's Democracy and

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Kendall House, Alexander King, and Karl Mertens

, UNESCO provided CDs, but many computers lack sound cards or do not even work at all. Language classes continue follow dreary, old-fashioned pedagogies of memorization and translation. Even when the local authorities are not openly hostile to language

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Gender and Empire

The Imprisonment of Women in Eighteenth-Century Siberia

Gwyn Bourlakov

broadly in the historical literature. 9 Exile to Siberia was not merely a space for peasants behaving badly, or a space for social and geographic control of the state over the mobility of the lower classes. In the eighteenth-century, Siberia was also a

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Issues of Gender Representation in Modern Greek Art

The Case of Thaleia Flora-Caravia's Photographic Images and Self-Portraits

Despoina Tsourgianni

Zappeion school for girls in Istanbul (1883–1888). Between 1895 and 1898 she lived in Munich, one of the most celebrated art centers of the era, where she attended private painting classes under Nikolaos Gyzis (1842–1901), 5 Nikolaos Vokos (1854–1902), 6

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Maria Bucur, Alexandra Ghit, Ayşe Durakbaşa, Ivana Pantelić, Rochelle Goldberg Ruthchild, Elizabeth A. Wood, Anna Müller, Galina Goncharova, Zorana Antonijević, Katarzyna Sierakowska, Andrea Feldman, Maria Kokkinou, Alexandra Zavos, Marija M. Bulatović, Siobhán Hearne, and Rayna Gavrilova

a loss of employment and welfare rights and as an undoing of spaces of working-class sociability and solidarity. Bonfiglioli argues that their reflective nostalgic attachments (154) can fuel contemporary demands for social justice. In the