The Reluctant Soldiers of Israel's Settlement Project: The Ship to Village Plan in the mid-1950s

@article{Picard2013TheRS,
  title={The Reluctant Soldiers of Israel's Settlement Project: The Ship to Village Plan in the mid-1950s},
  author={A. Picard},
  journal={Middle Eastern Studies},
  year={2013},
  volume={49},
  pages={29 - 46}
}
  • A. Picard
  • Published 2013
  • Political Science
  • Middle Eastern Studies
This article focuses on the policy of population dispersion and the plan that transferred new Jewish immigrants from North Africa to settlements in Israel's periphery during the mid-1950s. Populating the frontier was a national task. The lack of candidates among old-timers contributed to the idea of sending new immigrants to those areas. The first wave of immigrants, immediately after Israel's independence, came at such a speed that a direct connection to population dispersion was almost… Expand
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