PDF version available here At just the right moment in global history, the Anti-Defamation League of the B’nai Brith organization has released new data on antisemitism in over 100 countries. This data is based on solid opinion surveys and for the first time includes large parts of the Muslim world, not only Western countries. This […]
This article follows a number of artistic movements and events anchored in Israeli ideology, politics, and content. It offers a selective, partial panorama of art in Israel from 1948 through the first decade of the twenty-first century. The article presents a sequence of synchronic historical pictures defined by the specific context of each decade, in which each work is representative of an idea or artistic concept in local Israeli artistic discourse.
Published by the GLORIA Center,Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya Volume 11, No. 1, Article 8/11 – March 2007Total Circulation 23,500 APPROVED IN ISLAM, DENOUNCED BY THE STATE: THE REPRESENTATION OF POLYGAMY IN EGYPTIAN POPULAR CINEMA, 1950s-1970sShmulik Bachar* For many centuries, polygamy has been one of the pillars of Muslim patriarchal society, based on Koranic permission for men […]
Click here for PDF Volume 4, No. 1- March 2000 Why Arabs Lose Wars By Norville de Atkine Abstract: The author argues that the reasons for Arab armies’ perpetual ineffectiveness are rooted in Arab culture. Social factors that prohibit success include: secrecy and paranoia, pride, class structure, a lack of coordination on all levels, and […]