HISTORY AND CULTURE
- Israeli culture comes to life in artwork. Steinberg, Phyllis // Washington Jewish Week;2/21/2013, Vol. 49 Issue 8, p29
The article reports that patronizing Israeli artwork and culture can aid Israel's economy and art community in which visitors are much interested in the culture and history of the country.
- I am not an anti-Semite. Hilsum, Lindsey // New Statesman;5/13/2002, Vol. 131 Issue 4587, p14
Contends that the argument that criticism of Israel is a form of racism is absurd and also dangerous. Examples of the rise in anti-Semitism across Europe; Reasons for the founding of the Jewish state; View that Israeli politicians are using anti-Semitism to create a collective guilt; Problems...
- Ben-Gurion's Mamlakhtiyut: Etymological and Theoretical Roots. Kedar, Nir // Israel Studies;Fall2002, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p117
Discusses the concept of the political expression `mamlakhtiyut' in the Israeli culture and history. Hebrew-English translation of the term; Role of Israel's Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion on the development of the idea of mamlakhtiyut; Historical and etymological roots of mamlakhtiyut.
- In Quest of First-Century C.E. Galilee. Downing, F. Gerald // Catholic Biblical Quarterly;Jan2004, Vol. 66 Issue 1, p78
Examines the history of Galilee, Israel in the firs-century Christian era. Importance of some questions about life in early first-century Galilee; Overview of the Galilean culture; Signs of Jewish habitation in both urban and rural dwellings in Galilee.
- History. // Israel Country Review;2010, p6
The article offers an overview on the history of Israel.
- Changing Borders. // Junior Scholastic;11/14/2005, Vol. 108 Issue 7, p14
Presents information on the changing borders of Israel.
- On a knife edge: Israel at 50: Israel at 3500. Segal, Jerome M. // Tikkun;Mar/Apr98, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p74
Examines the history of Israel, with reference to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. What is the secret of Jewish survival; What meaning does the Israeli-Palestinian conflict give to the larger thirty-five-hundred-year-old story of the Jewish people; Details on the period of the Holocaust;...
- Kibbutz: Survival at Risk. Ben-Rafael, Eliezer // Israel Studies;Summer2011, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p81
For one hundred years, the kibbutz was an undisputed model of an agricultural and industrial collective that implemented sharing, equality, and direct democracy among its members. Since the mid-1980s, however, the majority of the kibbutzim have undergone far-reaching changes that re-examine...
- Amos Oz's A Tale of Love and Darkness and the Sabra Myth. Kaplan, Eran // Jewish Social Studies;Fall2007, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p119
Since the 1960s, when he emerged as one of the main literary voices of a new generation of Israeli writers, Amos Oz came to represent, both in his writings and in his public persona, the quintessential Sabra: the native-born Israeli. Oz was resolute and confident but also contemplative and...