Publisher: Praeger (October 30, 2004)
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The final 15 years have witnessed deep adjustments in Israeli society. The naive unity of the early years of statehood has given option to extra subtle ways, and the ambience of the Nineteen Nineties was once conducive in the direction of critique and open dialogue. It was once the age of the Oslo Accords, of the massive wave of immigrants from the previous Soviet Union, monetary development and prosperity, and a concurrent feeling of protection and future health. Israel was once quickly turning into a postcapitalist society, a junior member of the worldwide village. This newly received self-assurance ended in openness in the direction of unorthodox perspectives on uncomplicated questions of Israeli identity.The new temper chanced on expression within the cultural weather and within the public debates. The Zionist narrative relating to the Palestinians; the early afflicted absorption of immigrants from Islamic international locations; the discrimination opposed to the Arab Israeli minority; the hold up within the Nineteen Fifties in incorporating the reminiscence of the Holocaust into collective reminiscence; the Zionist perspective in the direction of the Jewish Diaspora, a majority of these have been concerns at the cultural and highbrow schedule, topics of heated controversies. This publication makes an attempt to come back to grips with those topics. The complicated texture of Israeli society is drawn the following by way of a few palms, proposing updated ways, as considered via specialists.