A History of Modern Israel

  title={A History of Modern Israel},
  author={Colin Shindler},
1. Zionism and security 2. The Hebrew republic 3. New immigrants and first elections 4. The politics of piety 5. Retaliation or self-restraint 6. The rise of the right 7. The road to Beirut 8. Dissent at home and abroad 9. An insurrection before a handshake 10. The end of ideology? 11. The killing of a prime minister 12. The magician and the bulldozer 13. He does not stop at the red light 14. An unlikely grandfather 15. A brotherly conflict 16. Bialik's bequest? 17. Stagnation and isolationism… 
Peace on the Fence? Israel's Security Culture and the Separation Fence to the West Bank
This article examines the role of the separation fence as a metaphorical reflection within Israeli society. Two points of view examined are the construction of the separation fence and the historical
Discrimination? Protestantism and Jewish Christians in the State of Israel
During the nineteenth and early twentieth century, Jewish mission became an established branch of Protestant mission in general. As the Jewish converts to Protestantism remained fairly few in
The inevitable dead end of the Arab-Israeli conflict
Abstract Focusing on one historic but unsuccessful effort to achieve peace in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the 2000 Camp David summit, this paper presents a systematic framework for future
Backing Down and Domestic Political Survival in Israel: Audience Costs and the Lebanon War of 2006
  • A. Wolf
  • Political Science
  • 2016
A debate has emerged among international relations theorists over the importance and existence of audience costs in international politics. Yet tests of audience costs theory have focused mainly on a
Tapping into the zeitgeist: Israel’s East-looking policy
ABSTRACT Its close alliance with the West over the course of seven decades notwithstanding, Israel has embarked on an East-looking orientation during the past several years. Aiming to cultivate
Becoming a State: Zionist and Palestinian Movements for National Liberation
This study examines the road to statehood for the Zionist and Palestinian movements. There are three components which frame this investigation: 1. social movements and the practices in which they
POLITICS & INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS | RESEARCH ARTICLE The inevitable dead end of the Arab-Israeli conflict
1 * Abstract: Focusing on one historic but unsuccessful effort to achieve peace in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the 2000 Camp David summit, this paper pres- ents a systematic framework for
The First Intifada, the Oslo Accords, and the Escalation of Terror: Causalities Revisited
The analysis of events of the First Intifada focused on the question of how well founded the decisions made at the time were to introduce radical changes in the terror-fighting strategy. Most sources
A Nordic Hebrew Christian centre in Jerusalem?
Alarmed by the fate of the Jews in the Holocaust, a Finnish female missionary in relatively peaceful Jerusalem developed an idea for an ecumenical Hebrew Christian centre that would care for refugee
Religion and Nationalism in Israel: Forming and Sustaining the Ties that Bind
The relationship between religious and political institutions, or religious and national loyalties, is an eternally contested one. The justification for the creation of state of Israel was the


Hizbu'llah: Politics and Religion
Acknowledgements Introduction 1. Political Accommodation And Violence In Non-Islamic States 2. The Islamic State And Democracy 3. The Concept Of The Guardianship Of The Jurisprudent 4. Islamic
The Rise of Israel: A History of a Revolutionary State
Introduction Part 1: Obstacles to the Rise of Israel 1. Jewish Issues 2. Major International and Religious Organizations 3. Hostility of Major Powers 4. International Resistance to Helping Israel in
Israel and the Bomb
Introduction 1. Men and Ethos 2. Before the Beginning 3. The Beginning 4. The Road to Dimona 5. Dimona Revealed 6. Kennedy and the Israeli Project 7. The Battle of Dimona 8. Debate at Home 9. Kennedy
Ploughshares Into Swords?: Israelis and Jews in the Shadow of the Intifada
Part I: A People That Dwells Alone. 1. The Origins of Zionist Radicalism. 2. The Far Right in Israel. 3. Inheriting the Land. Part II: Israel and the Diaspora. 4. Israeli-Diaspora Relations. 5.
Israel in history: The Jewish state in comparative perspective
Introduction Part 1: Writing Israeli History 1. Israel's 'New History': From Innovation to Revisionism 2. Beyond Revisionism: Current Directions in Israeli Historiography 3. Historians, Herzl and the
Between East and West: Israel's Foreign Policy Orientation 1948-1956
Acknowledgements Introduction Part I. The Internal Dimension: 1. The affiliation dilemma 2. Publicism, inter-party politics and non-alignment Part II. Red Star Over Zion: 3. 'Let my people go' 4. The
The second republic : politics in Israel
This volume provides an introduction to Israeli politics. When the state of Israel celebrates its 50th anniversary in 1998, a decade of change will have transformed its politics, its economy and its
In Pursuit of Peace: A History of the Israeli Peace Movement
When the Israeli prime minister and the PLO chairman shook hands on the White House lawn in 1993, Israeli peace activists had good reason to celebrate this major step on the long road to peace.This
Israel, Likud and the zionist dream : power, politics and ideology from Begin to Netanyahu
Prologue - half forgotten memories. The long and winding road the advocates of revolt a Jewish state in the land of Israel looking for partners - revisionism in transition the end of the socialist
The Impact of the Gulf War on Israeli and Palestinian Political Attitudes
Events in the Middle East and Europe during 1990-91 converged to bring what some Israelis perceived as a "new era" in the country's domestic and foreign affairs. The influx of some 200,000 Jewish