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Israel has a Jewish problem : self-determination as self-elimination

Author: Joyce Dalsheim
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2019]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book examines the struggle over Jewishness in Israel. Although the state was founded to liberate the Jews, some Israelis must leave the country to get married, while others are denigrated for trying to live the Torah life. The Kafaesque nature of such struggles illustrates how modern democratic nation-states, meant to liberate citizens through rule by "the people" and for "the people," instead create "a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2019017903
(OCoLC)1098220087
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joyce Dalsheim
ISBN: 9780190680268 0190680261 9780190068943 0190068949 9780190680275 019068027X
OCLC Number: 1110486821
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Before the law --
On goat surveillance --
The false promises of sovereignty --
Self-elimination --
Is Israel a Christian state? --
The Jewish question again.
Responsibility: Joyce Dalsheim.

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What does it mean to be Jewish in the modern state of Israel? Israel Has a Jewish Problem is Joyce Dalsheim's argument that self-determination becomes a form of self-elimination as it produces the  Read more...

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Reminding us that we still need a discerning portrait of the settler, Dalsheim brilliantly draws a devastating picture of the strains and pressures at work between Judaism and Zionism. The liberation Read more...

 
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