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The Israelis
Language: en
Pages: 496
Authors: Donna Rosenthal
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-04-01 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Israel is smaller than New Jersey, with 0.11% of the world's population, yet captures a lion's share of headlines. It looks like one country on CNN, a very different one on al-Jazeera. The BBC has their version, The New York Times theirs. But how does Israel look to Israelis? The
Israeli Culture in Perspective
Language: en
Pages: 64
Authors: David Derovan
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-05-11 - Publisher: Mitchell Lane

Join six Israeli teenagers as they meet in an unexpected way, and become friends despite their different cultures. Each one describes his or her family background, customs, and connection to general Israeli culture. Nadav, Shmulik, Ori, and Ziva discover that they are related. Together with their Ethiopian-Israeli friend, Yityish, they
Contemporary State Terrorism
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Richard Jackson, Eamon Murphy, Scott Poynting
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-09-10 - Publisher: Routledge

This volume aims to ‘bring the state back into terrorism studies’ and fill the notable gap that currently exists in our understanding of the ways in which states employ terrorism as a political strategy of internal governance or foreign policy. Within this broader context, the volume has a number of
Hezbollah and Hamas
Language: en
Pages: 249
Authors: Joshua L. Gleis, Benedetta Berti
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-08-15 - Publisher: JHU Press

Hezbollah and Hamas are players in Middle Eastern politics and have a growing involvement in global events. Despite their different beginnings, they share a common denominator in Israel. This title offers an analysis of their histories and political missions that moves beyond reductionist portrayals of the organizations' military operations.
Nationalism and the Politics of Fear in Israel
Language: en
Pages: 232
Authors: Cathrine Thorleifsson
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-07-31 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Kiryat Shmona, located near the Israeli-Lebanese border, often makes the news whenever there is an outbreak of violence between the two countries. In Israel's northernmost city, the residents are mostly Mizrahim, that is, Jews descending from Arab and Muslim lands. Cathrine Thorleifsson uses the dynamics at play along this border