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Israel’s Holy War

Israel and Its Army by Stuart A. Cohen is featured in the April 29, 2010 edition of The New York Review of Books as part of an article discussing military and religious conflicts within modern Israel army.

"As Stuart A. Cohen notes in Israel and Its Army, the desire to integrate religious soldiers into the military led Israel’s secular founders to chart an accommodating path."

An article by Eyal Press discusses the possibilities and difficulties of creating cohesion between religious observance and military loyalty among the changing aspirations of Israeli youth. To view more on the article please visit The New York Review of Books website.

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