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The banality of denial : Israel and the Armenian genocide

Author: Yair Auron
Publisher: New Brunswick, N.J. : Transaction Publishers, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Banality of Denial examines the attitudes of the State of Israel and its leading institutions toward the Armenian Genocide and seeks both to examine the passive, indifferent Israeli attitude towards the Armenian Genocide, and to explore active Israeli measures to undermine attempts at safeguarding the memory of the Armenian victims of the Turkish persecution." "The book also explores Israeli attitudes toward  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Yair Auron
ISBN: 0765801914 9780765801913 076580834X 9780765808349
OCLC Number: 50948549
Description: xiv, 338 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The Holocaust in Jewish Identity and Memory --
Denials of the Armenian Genocide --
Israel-Turkey Relations --
Genocide and Israeli Politics --
The Armenian Genocide's Recognition by States: The Israeli Aspect --
Genocide Education in Israel --
A Moralistic-Humanistic Attitude: Sarid's Statement, 2000 --
The Sphere of the Media --
The Israeli Academy and the Armenian Genocide --
The Speech Made by Yossi Sarid, Minister of Education of Israel, at the Armenian Memorial Gathering, the Morning of April 24, 2000 --
The Armenian Genocide Resolution Unanimously Passed by the Association of Genocide Scholars (AGS) of North America --
Statement by Concerned Scholars and Writers, April 24, 1998 --
126 Holocaust Scholars Affirm the Incontestable Fact of the Armenian Genocide and Urge Western Democracies to Officially Recognize It --
Statement of Scholars, Rabbis, Teachers, Community Leaders, and Students of Jewish Heritage.
Responsibility: Yair Auron.

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This work covers the attitudes of the State of Israel and its leading institutions toward the Armenian Genocide. It examines the passive, indifferent Israeli attitude towards the Armenian Genocide,  Read more...
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"This new book describes Israeli attitudes toward the phenomenon of genocide in general, including Biafra, Tibet, the former Yugoslavia and Rwanda. Taken together with [Auron's] earlier book, Read more...

 
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