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Propaganda and Zionist education : the Jewish National Fund, 1924-1947

Propaganda and Zionist education : the Jewish National Fund, 1924-1947

Author: Yoram Bar-Gal
Publisher: Rochester, N.Y. : University of Rochester Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

A history of the Jewish National Fund and the ways it encouraged Jews around the world to buy land in Palestine in the years 1924-1947.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Yoram Bar-Gal
ISBN: 1580461387 9781580461382
OCLC Number: 51437963
Description: xiii, 210 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. The Historical Background to JNF Propaganda --
Historical Background to the JNF's Activities between 1924 and 1947 --
The Character, Organisation, and Deployment of JNF Propaganda --
2. 'The Redemption of Our Country's Land': The Blue Box --
The Production of the Blue Box --
Theory and Practice in Blue Box Work --
The Financial Value of the Box Contribution --
3. 'To Touch the Land of Israel': Propaganda with Stamps --
Continuity and Renewal --
Dialogue with Branches in the Diaspora --
The 'Stamp Mitzvah': Propaganda and Indirect Taxation for the JNF --
Content of the Stamps --
Summary --
4. Successes and Failures: A Range of Propaganda Products --
A Range of Products: Introduction --
Games and Toys: Production Efforts --
The Youth Library: Achievements and Censorship --
5. 'Trapped in Their Dream': Visual Mass Propaganda --
Early Stage --
The First Propaganda Films --
The Magic Lantern Experience --
The Golden Age of Filmstrips, 1925-1933: Expansion of Production --
The Years of Disappointment and the Continuation of Production: 1934-1947 --
6. The JNF Culture: Blue Box Ceremonies and Rituals --
The JNF Culture --
The Box Ritual in the Individual Domain --
The Public Blue Box Ritual: In the Street and in School --
The Box Ritual: Implications --
Summary --
7. Political and Organisational Propaganda on JNF Maps --
Propaganda on Maps --
The Background to Publication of the Maps --
The JNF Maps of Eretz Yisrael --
Summary --
8. The Propaganda Image of Eretz Yisrael --
Site and Place --
The JNF Landscape --
'The Emek Is a Dream': The Unfolding of a Story --
Responsibility: Yoram Bar-Gal.
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