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Hadassah Davis

For many years, I, like most people who have perhaps heard of the Wannsee Conference but not studied it in any depth, believed that it was here that the Final Solution was agreed upon and its mechanics discussed and decided. It was only when I agreed to tackle this topic for this essay that I came to realise that the Wannsee Conference was not what I had thought. As I struggled to make sense of the differing positions of Dawidowicz (that the Final Solution had been centrally planned) to that of Broszat (that the Final Solution gradually evolved) I became aware that there was no agreement amongst scholars of how the Final Solution came about.

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Daniel Bar-Tal and Yona Teichman, Stereotypes and Prejudice in Con"ict: Representations of Arabs in Israeli Jewish Society Review by Paul L. Scham

Gil Eyal, The Disenchantment of the Orient: Expertise in Arab Affairs and the Israeli State Review by Yoav Gelber

Ariel L. Feldestein, Ben-Gurion, Zionism and American Jewry 1948-1963 Review by Noa Schonmann

Ephraim Kahana, Historical Dictionary of Israeli Intelligence Review by Shlomo Shpiro

Sharon Kangisser Cohen, Child Survivors of the Holocaust in Israel, “Finding !eir Voice”: Social Dynamics and Post-War Experiences Review by Dan Michman

Chaim Noy and Erik Cohen, eds., Israeli Backpackers and their Society: a View from Afar

Chaim Noy, A Narrative Community: Voices of Israeli Backpackers Review by Na’ama She#

Erica B. Simmons, Hadassah and the Zionist Project Review by Marianne Sanua

Oren Yiftachel, Ethnocracy: Land and Identity Politics in Israel/Palestine Review by Zeev Rosenhek

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The Making of a Capital

Jerusalem on Israeli Banknotes

Na'ama Sheffi and Anat First

incorporated into the Gates Series is the Hadassah hospital, which appears in the background of the 5 pound banknote of 1976 that carries the portrait of Hadassah founder Henrietta Szold (see fig. 5 ). The hospital is located on Mount Scopus, an Israeli

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Introduction

Shakespeare and the Jews

Lily Kahn

experiences teaching Shakespeare as part of the curriculum of the Hadassah Medical School in Jerusalem. The sixth section, ‘Shylock and the Holocaust’, focuses on this most horrific chapter in the story of Shakespeare and the Jews. Alessandra Bassey examines

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Teatrum Mundi

Teaching Shakespeare Performance to Israeli Medical Students

Rebecca Gillis

students. Not many miles away from the Zaatari Syrian refugee camp, but light years apart from the Syrian children’s experience of Shakespeare, my audience of medical students at the Hadassah Medical School in Jerusalem offer particular challenges to the

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From Yehuda Etzion to Yehuda Glick

From Redemptive Revolution to Human Rights on the Temple Mount

Shlomo Fischer

Israeli-Palestinian conflict. He was very attached to it, according to his widow Hadassah’s testimony, yet he obeyed the admonition of his teacher, R. Tzvi Yehudah, not to ascend the Mount. He developed the idea that the Temple Mount did not belong to any

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Dan Avnon, Nitzan Lebovic, Raymond Cohen, Elie Friedman, Sara Helman, Gad Barzilai, and Ari Ariel

Palestinian state living in peace and security alongside Israel. Elie Friedman Hadassah Academic College Erella Grassiani , Soldiering under Occupation: Processes of Numbing among Israeli Soldiers in the Al-Aqsa Intifada (New York: Berghahn Books, 2013), 168

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Menachem Keren-Kratz

observed by examining the relationship between the Extreme Orthodox and the Israeli health system. When leaders of Ha-Edah Ha-Haredit needed medical care, they preferred to be treated in Israeli hospitals such as the Hadassah Medical Center. This did not

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

on the same theme. Military visualization was and still is an important factor that cultivates Israeli identity. Dalia Gavriely-Nuri Hadassah Academic College, Israel Muzna Awayed-Bishara Academic Arab College for Education in Israel Bryan K. Roby

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Along the Lines of the Occupation

Playing at Diminished Reality in East Jerusalem

Fabio Cristiano and Emilio Distretti

punishment of its inhabitants. This block, cutting vehicle access between Issawiya and the nearby Hadassah medical center, leads to partial—or, at times, total if combined with similar blocks along other access points—isolation of the neighborhood from the