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  1. The Zionist Bible

    Biblical Precedent, Colonialism and the Erasure of Memory

    By Nur Masalha

    Series: BibleWorld

    Throughout the history of European imperialism the grand narratives of the Bible have been used to justify settler-colonialism. "The Zionist Bible" explores the ways in which modern political Zionism and Israeli militarism have used the Bible - notably the Book of Joshua and its description of...

    Published April 30th 2013 by Routledge

  2. The Political Right in Israel

    Different Faces of Jewish Populism

    By Dani Filc

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Arab-Israeli Conflict

    This book takes a fresh look at the trajectories of Israeli politics since the election of Likud in 1977, examining how right wing parties have adopted populist policies in order to carve out an identity and win support at the polls. As such it demonstrates how populism has become a hugely...

    Published April 9th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Public Relations and Nation Building

    Influencing Israel

    By Margalit Toledano, David McKie

    Series: Routledge New Directions in Public Relations & Communication Research

    All public relations emerges from particular environments, but the specific conditions of Israel offer an exceptional study of the accelerators and inhibitors of professional development in the history of a nation. Documenting and analyzing the contribution of one profession to building one...

    Published March 17th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Religion and Democratizations

    Edited by Jeffrey Haynes

    This book examines key debates on religion and democratization from three main perspectives: Religious traditions have core elements which are more or less conducive to democratization and democracy; Religious traditions may be multi-vocal – but at any moment there may be dominant voices more or...

    Published March 10th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Political Theologies in the Holy Land

    Israeli Messianism and its Critics

    By David Ohana

    Series: Routledge Jewish Studies Series

    This book examines the role of messianism in Zionist ideology, from the birth of the Zionist movement through to the present. Is shows how messianism is not just a religious or philosophical term but a very tangible political practice and theology which has shaped Israeli identity. The author...

    Published March 10th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Exiled to Palestine

    The Emigration of Soviet Zionist Convicts, 1924-1934

    By Ziva Galili, Boris Morozov

    Series: Cummings Center Series

    This is the unknown story of how Zionists imprisoned by Soviet authorities were allowed to choose sentences of permanent departure to Palestine, where they helped build Jewish society, the backbone of left-wing parties, and the powerful trade union movement. These leading authors bring to light...

    Published March 4th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Readings for Diversity and Social Justice

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Maurianne Adams, Warren Blumenfeld, Carmelita Castaneda, Heather W. Hackman, Madeline L. Peters, Ximena Zuniga

    For more than a decade, Readings for Diversity and Social Justice has been the trusted, leading anthology to cover the full range of social oppressions from a social justice standpoint. With full sections dedicated to racism, sexism, classism, heterosexism, and ableism, as well as transgender...

    Published February 28th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Jewish Blood

    Reality and metaphor in history, religion and culture

    Edited by Mitchell Hart

    Series: Routledge Jewish Studies Series

    This book deals with the Jewish engagement with blood: animal and human, real and metaphorical. Concentrating on the meaning or significance of blood in Judaism, the book moves this highly controversial subject away from its traditional focus, exploring how Jews themselves engage with blood and its...

    Published February 26th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Intra-Jewish Conflict in Israel

    White Jews, Black Jews

    By Sami Shalom Chetrit

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

    This is the first book in English to examine the Mizrahi Jews (Jews from the Muslim world) in Israel, focussing in particular on social and political movements such as the Black Panthers and SHAS. The book analyses the ongoing cultural encounter between Zionism and Israel on one side and Mizrahi...

    Published February 26th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Revisiting Jewish Spain in the Modern Era

    Edited by Daniela Flesler, Tabea Alexa Linhard, Adrián Pérez Melgosa

    This innovative volume offers fresh perspectives and directions on the intersection of Hispanic and Jewish studies. It shows how 'Jewishness' has played a crucial role in Spanish political, social, and cultural developments in the modern era, exploring the effects of the multiple material and...

    Published February 12th 2013 by Routledge