THE POSTCOLONIALIST DENIAL OF JEWISH LEGITIMACY
- Language Choice, Nationalism and Ideology: The Anthropological Texts Translated to Hebrew as a Case Study. Abuhav, Orit; Shilo, Gila // Annual of Language & Politics & Politics of Identity;2011, p2
Abstract The paper deals with the connection between the project of translating anthropological texts from a foreign language to Hebrew, and the associated ideological changes, shaping of sociological and cultural identities, and dissemination of scientific knowledge. At the beginning of the...
- The Prophetic Vision of Zionism's Jewish Critics. Brownfeld, Allan C. // Washington Report on Middle East Affairs;Dec2010, Vol. 29 Issue 9, p52
The article discusses Zionism, the philosophy which proclaimed Jews as a distinct nationality and stressed the need for them to return to their ancient homeland in Palestine. The topic is represented in minority view among Jews, according to the author, and has received objection from religious...
- COMPARING AMERICAN JEWISH IDENTITY WITH ISRAELI JEWISH IDENTITY. Linzer, Norman // Journal of Jewish Communal Service;Fall2000, Vol. 77 Issue 1, p36
Compares and contrasts U.S. Jewish identity with Israeli Jewish identity in modern times. Background on the nature of identity; Expressions of Jewish identity; Conclusion.
- JEWISH IDENTITY REVISITED. Brusin, David // Journal of Jewish Communal Service;Fall2000, Vol. 77 Issue 1, p45
Argues against an Israeli-centric Jewish identity symbolized by the Birthright Israel initiative. Ways in determining Jewish identity; Opinion on the Jewish community; Metaphor of balancing on a tightrope; Conclusion.
- Language in Nationalism: Modern Hebrew in the Zionist Project. Rabkin, Yakov M. // Holy Land Studies: A Multidisciplinary Journal (Edinburgh Univer;Nov2010, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p129
This article examines the history of Israel's lingua franca as a constituent of the Zionist project. Based largely on recent scholarship, this work sheds light on the role of language in the educational and political efforts to create a New Hebrew Man who, in contradistinction to the European...
- Making the Diaspora Bloom. Hellmann, Toni // New Voices;Sep2009, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p8
The article focuses on the environmentalist activities of Jews in the U.S. After the Zionist migration, Jews were said to prefer doing agricultural work to free themselves from the menaces of superstition, religion, and capitalism. Among the organizations aimed at supporting the environmentalist...
- How To Think About Zionism. Anderson, Gary A. // First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Apr2005, Issue 152, p30
Focuses on the concept of the modern Zionist movement. Opposition of religious Jews on any effort to establish a Jewish homeland; Comparison of the Jewish state to apartheid South Africa; Political and theological significance of Zionism.
- "The Jews are Coming": Vengeance and Revenge in post-Nazi Europe. Lavi, Shai // Law, Culture & the Humanities;Oct2005, Vol. 1 Issue 3, p282
This paper explores two different modes of revenge practiced by Jewish soldiers and partisans in post-Nazi Europe. The first, revenge proper, involved the targeting and killing of individual war criminals. The second, vengeance, sought in its most extreme form, to repay the German people as a...
- In the birthplace of Zionism, Jews still face anti-Semitism. Prince, Cathryn J. // Christian Science Monitor;2/19/97, Vol. 89 Issue 58, p6
Reports that as Basel, Switzerland, prepares to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Zionism, questions regarding Switzerland's relationship with Nazi Germany during World War II and a wave of resurgent anti-Semitism threatens to over shadow the event. Who the father of Zionism is; Why he chose...