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The 2010 Israeli Democracy Index raised a number of serious questions regarding the status and strength of Israeli democracy. We believe it is an appropriate topic to kick off our Forum, which presents essays representing a variety of points of view by eminent Israeli scholars.

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Between Scylla and Charybdis

On Colin Shindler’s Respublica Hebraeorum

Arie M. Dubnov

recovery of this British angle is one of the book’s strengths. The British vantage point, so it seems, also pushed Shindler to take into account the ties and similarities between the militant Zionists taking up arms and fighting against the British

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The Determination of Educational Policy

Shas, Politics, and Religion

Anat Feldman

Ministry of Education, Shas established MHH, its ultra-Orthodox educational network for elementary school-age children ( Feldman 2013a ). The party’s standing improved during its second Knesset term (1988–1992) because its strength had increased by 50

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

of Israeli military strength in broad daylight could deter Syrian armed forces from moving into Jordan during the civil war there. Nixon ordered elements of the US Sixth Fleet to approach Israel’s coast, while an Israeli military column very visibly

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Amir Goldstein

in Israel (1949–1965) The political strength of the Labor movement was entrenched during the British Mandate, first in the Yishuv and later within the Zionist movement. With the establishment of the state, the hegemony of the center-left party Mapai

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Paula Kabalo

these groups have sustained over the years ( Rozin 2016 ). Concurrently, however, it illuminates their strengths as local communities. It gives an indication of the extent of solidarity among their members and the sense of self-efficacy that typifies

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Ben-Gurion and the Palestinian Refugees

Ideology, Morality, and Praxis

Yossi Goldstein

height of their strength, the Palestinian forces that fought in Palestine until mid-May 1948 consisted of a few thousand fighters dispersed throughout the country, with no joint command or coordination mechanism ( Gelber 2004: 37 ). Armed largely with

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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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Heroes of Our Time

The Historical-Political Context of Devorah Omer’s Novels

Rima Shikhmanter

toward accepting his destiny, Itamar is neither a rebel nor a ‘new man’, but a child who is sacrificed while fighting for family values and personal happiness. Unlike Sarah, Itamar is not imbued with masculine attributes such as strength, militarism, and

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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