The Concept in British Political Thinking and Policy Making 1917-1923
What was the concept of 'A National Home for the Jewish People,' where did it come from, and how was it defined? Barzilay-Yegar traces the shifting meanings of the phrase from its first coining in the Balfour Declaration of 1917,...
Changing Strategic Imperatives
From the Balfour Declaration of 1917 to the Suez Crisis of 1956, Britain's strategic interests in Palestine and in the Middle East underwent radical changes. A leading authority on the British Mandate in Palestine and the rise of the state of Israel, Professor Michael J. Cohen focuses...
The Development of a Nation through Film
This book examines the connections between the cinema of the Yishuv (Ottoman and Mandatory Palestine) and the Zionist idea. The book follows the plans to create the figure of the New Jew in Eretz Yisrael, as part of a personal, national, and universal...
Edited by: Caspi, Dan; Elias, Nelly
Numerous studies have noted the dual role that the media plays in the lives of minorities: portraying and influencing their assimilation into the majority society, as well as isolation there from, while also adopting new identities and preserving original ones. In this context, Israeli society...
This volume of essays by prominent researchers in Israeli history and society is the first of two interconnected volumes engaging with the concept of 'women's time'. It recounts stories and histories of women, along with other marginalized groups, categories and classes, and places them back into history. The...
Jewish Women from Palestine in the British Forces During the Second World War
During WWII, some 3,600 Jewish women from Palestine volunteered to serve in the British armed forces in the Middle East. For the first time ever Jewish women joined the army, wore uniform, left home to defend their...