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Sephardi Leadership in Israel

Transitioning from Mandate to Statehood

Moshe Naor

Mizrahi Jews. In order to extend its own ranks, the Guard encouraged the cooperation of Sephardi Jewish immigrants from Turkey, Greece, and the Balkans. 7 These communities were prominent not only in terms of the composition of the Council of the Sephardi

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Two Patterns of Modernization

An Analysis of the Ethnic Issue in Israel

Shlomo Fischer

model of Eastern European Jewry, Mizrahi Jews were seen as ‘primitives’ in a pre-technological stage. In reality, the coastal cities of North Africa, as well as the Balkan lands (including Turkey) and the urban centers of Syria and Iraq, were no more

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Liberalism in Israel

Between the ‘Good Person’ and the ‘Bad Citizen’

Menachem Mautner

of the Jews of Asia, Africa, and the Balkans to the Zionist project. Specifically, the petitioners argued that since the series’ starting point was the 1890s, it ignored the fact that Mizrahi Jews had persevered in immigrating to Palestine over many

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Violence and Identification

Everyday Ethnic Identity in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Torsten Kolind

of tolerance on the national level , and identification with the Balkans and Europe on the global level . The general picture that emerges through these three identifications is that people used and molded already existing categories of identity to

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Post-Conflict Dynamics in Bosnia-Herzegovina: Identities, Nationalization, and Missing Bodies

Katerina Seraïdari

Relations in Turkey and in the Balkans, 1500–2000 . Muenster : Lit Verlag . Leutloff-Grandits , Carolin . 2006 . Claiming Ownership in Postwar Croatia: The Dynamics of Property in the Knin Region . Muenster : Lit Verlag . Loizos , Peter . 1988

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Fighting Fire with Fire

Resistance to Transitional Justice in Bahrain

Ciara O’Loughlin

justice.” Drawing on the experience of the Balkans, Subotić argues that states often “hijack” the international transitional justice norm and its institutional embodiments for very different domestic political purposes. In the case of the Balkans, Subotić

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Liminality and Missing Persons

Encountering the Missing in Postwar Bosnia-Herzegovina

Laura Huttunen

nature of the liminality of the missing in social terms. However, the centrality of the “international community” in initiating and funding these efforts in Bosnia, and in the Balkans more generally, reflects the extent to which those in power in the area

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Alena Minchenia

-Driven Human Rights NGOs in the Balkans .” In Revisiting the Role of Civil Society in the Promotion of Human Rights , ed. Lis Dhundale and Erik André Andersen , 197 – 220 . Copenhagen : Danish Institute for Human Rights . Scott , James C. 1985

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Adopting a Resistance Lens

An Exploration of Power and Legitimacy in Transitional Justice

Julie Bernath and Sandra Rubli

. 2009 . Hijacked Justice: Dealing with the Past in the Balkans . Ithaca, NY : Cornell University Press . Taylor , David . 2013 . “ ‘We Have No Influence’: International Discourse and the Instrumentalisation of Transitional Justice in Burundi

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Kaloyan Haralampiev and Georgi Dimitrov

from one another. The CEECs are actually more diverse than homogeneous; in terms of ROL, the Balkan countries (and the Baltic countries as well) do not belong to an integral region in the way the Scandinavian countries do. There is cause for concern