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Murad Idris, David Albert, Yitzhak Dahan, Nancy E. Berg, and Barbara U. Meyer

Jacob Shamir and Khalil Shikaki, Palestinian and Israeli Public Opinion: The Public Imperative in the Second Intifada Review by Murad Idris

Eytan Gilboa and Efraim Inbar, eds., US-Israeli Relations in a New Era: Issues and Challenges after 9/11 Review by David Albert

Uri Cohen and Nissim Leon, The Herut Movement’s Central Committee and the Mizrahim, 1965–1977: From Patronizing Partnership to Competitive Partnership Review by Yitzhak Dahan

Sharon Aronson-Lehavi, ed., Wanderers and Other Israeli Plays Review by Nancy E. Berg

Shalom Goldman, Zeal for Zion: Christians, Jews, and the Idea of the Promised Land Review by Barbara U. Meyer

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Udi Sommer

This article analyzes decision making in national security cases on the Israeli Supreme Court and draws broader comparative conclusions. In the post-9/11 era, security has topped the national agendas in numerous established democracies, with repercussions involving their courts. Analyses of decision making on national security in Western judiciaries may benefit from lessons from the Israeli Court, which has been a pivotal player in this domain. A formal model analyzes how internal court institutions plus the rationality of individual justices are conducive to strategic Court behavior. Predictions are tested empirically using an original database with security decisions from 1997 to 2004. The findings indicate that constitutional design, Court leadership, ideology of the ruling coalition and interest group activity have influenced decisions of the Israeli Court on national defense. This study builds on and expands existing scholarship on the complex links among law, politics, and national security in Israel and beyond.

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Nir Gazit and Yagil Levy

, that of military studies (in international relations, psychology, sociology, and, more recently, anthropology) and that of police studies (mainly in criminology and sociology). However, in the last two decades, and particularly since 9/11, the dividing

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Adi Binhas

organizations did not reveal their internal conflicts, and efforts were made to present a united front. This attitude was mentioned by several of the interviewees (1, 4, 7, 8, 9, 11). According to Interviewee 11: “We thought that revealing inner tensions would

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Mor Cohen

40 : 911 . Barsky , Vivianne . 2011 . “ Real Time and Real Time at The Israel Museum, Jerusalem .” In Globalization and Contemporary Art , ed. Jonathan Harris , 25 – 42 . Oxford : Wiley-Blackwell Barzel , Amnon . 1987 . Art in Israel

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Chava Brownfield-Stein

stage in the technical evolution of police-military relations. In the post-9/11 era, issues of border control have increasingly merged with the so-called wars on terrorism, drugs, and crime, collapsing external and internal security issues. In an

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Trauma, Time, and the ‘Singular Plural’

The Israeli Television Series Fauda

Nurith Gertz and Raz Yosef

, therefore, stem not only from events of the past (the Holocaust and wars) or the present (terror attacks), but also traumas that come back from the future to destroy our existence and national unity. Discussing the 9/11 attacks in New York, Jacques Derrida

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Hilla Dayan, Anat Stern, Roman Vater, Yoav Peled, Neta Oren, Tally Kritzman-Amir, Oded Haklai, Dov Waxman, Raphael Cohen-Almagor, Alan Dowty, and Raffaella A. Del Sarto

has been influenced by numerous historical developments (most notably, the Holocaust, the Cold War, the 1967 Arab-Israeli War, and more recently 9/11 and the global ‘war on terror’), political activism, interfaith dialogue between Christians and Jews

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The Missing Policing

The Absent Concept of Policing and Its Substitutes in Israeli Military Doctrine

Ofra Ben-Ishai

constructed as part of the legitimate global war on terror (112, 113). Indeed, after 9/11, the IDF could rely on broader international legitimacy for violent actions (114). Third, new concepts framed policing in the spirit of the new narrative (115). These

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The Generative Power of Political Emotions

Mette-Louise Johansen, Therese Sandrup, and Nerina Weiss

has argued, through a critical perspective on the aftermath of the 9/11 terror attacks in New York and the following War on Terror, “moral outrage is pleasurable enough, because it is an assumption of superiority” (2001: 3587). Tone Sommerfelt’s study