In Search of Identity
Jewish Aspects in Israeli Culture
Edited by Dan Urian, Efraim Karsh
Published December 1st 1998 by Routledge – 296 pages
Culture has played a focal role in the shaping of Jewish-Israeli national identity. Since the 1950s, Israeli culture has been disintegrating into simultaneous sub-cultures. The contributors discuss the nature and characteristics of this cultural tension and the nature of Jewishness.
'engaging and dynamic book…This comprehensive collection of articles will be of perticular interest to students and scholars of Jewish-Israeli culture and to any reader with an interest in the subject.' - Religious Studies Review