Professor Oz Almog and Dr Tamar Almog
Generation Y (Millennials), born in the 1980s and 1990s, came of age during a period of unprecedented accelerated economic growth. These young secular women and men were shaped by a society that was fast becoming more self-critical and cynical, conflictual, entrepreneurial,...
Jewish Women from Palestine in the British Forces During the Second World War
During WWII, some 3,600 Jewish women from Palestine volunteered to serve in the British armed forces in the Middle East. For the first time ever Jewish women joined the army, wore uniform, left home to defend their...
This book explores through literature the long and complex evolution of Jewish identity in Israel and the central role that language, ideology, memory, and culture have played in that journey. Language is possibly the most important component of any collective identity. Indeed, any nation can be better understood through...
Holocaust Humour, Satire and Parody in Israeli Culture
For many years, Israeli culture recoiled from dealing with the Holocaust from a humorous or satirical perspective. The perception was that a humorous approach might threaten the sanctity of its memory, or evoke feelings of disrespect towards the subject and hurt Holocaust...
Edited by: Korinman, Michel; Laughland, John
Based on a volume of Outre-Terre, the leading journal of geopolitics, this book is a collection of articles by top decision-makers and opinion-formers reflecting all points of view within Israel. It includes exclusive articles by Ariel Sharon and Shimon Peres; as well as an array...
This volume of essays by prominent researchers in Israeli history and society is the second of two interconnected volumes engaging with the concept of 'women's time'. It brings a feminist gaze to a wide variety of fascinating issues facing contemporary Israeli society, first by examining the private, 'natural'...
Wanderers, Nomads and the Walking Dead
Zanger, Anat Y.
This is an original book which proposes innovative assumptions on the theme of its research – the city of Jerusalem in cinema – and is based on a rich theoretical background and on a sensitive and skilled textual analysis. Accordingly, I highly...
From Pioneering Operator to Tragic Hero - A Doer
Including research from newly opened domestic and foreign archives, this book provides an original description and analysis of a crucial period in Israel's history and the history of the Middle East through the lens of the charming, lesser known, energetic, yet...
A Temporary Title
Born in 1931 to a secular Jewish family in Poland, Irit Amiel grew up in the city of Czestochowa with its significant Jewish community of 30,000. She survived the Second World War having escaped from the ghetto and living under false Aryan papers, in various...