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City on a hilltop : American Jews and the Israeli settler movement

Author: Sara Yael Hirschhorn
Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts ; London, England : Harvard University Press, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Since the June 1967 war, over 60,000 Jewish-Americans have settled in the occupied territories. Comprising 15 percent of the Israeli settler enterprise today, they have established major settlements, revolutionized the public relations of the movement and its engagement with the international community, and committed shocking acts of settler terrorism. City on a Hilltop unsettles stereotypes about Jewish-American  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sara Yael Hirschhorn
ISBN: 9780674975057 0674975057
OCLC Number: 959648477
Description: 350 pages, 6 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: From moment to movement: Jewish-American immigration to the occupied territories --
City of the sea: the rise and fall of Garin Yamit --
Redemption in occupied suburbia? Rabbi Shlomo Riskin and the West Bank settlement of Efrat --
Turn left at the end of the world: Garin Lev Zion and the origins of Tekoa --
Scripture and sound bite: American-Israeli settlers from public relations to public enemy.
Responsibility: Sara Yael Hirschhorn.

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Since Israel's 1967 war, more than 60,000 Jewish-Americans have settled in the occupied territories, transforming politics and sometimes committing shocking acts of terrorism. Yet little is known  Read more...
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For anyone interested in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, it is worth listening to these people too--not least because they will be a key consideration if a peace deal is indeed reached.--John Read more...

 
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