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The Mandate Origins of Israeli Democracy

June 28, 2024
By Nimrod Lin

The Mandate Origins of Israeli Democracy

As part of the joint CJH-Brandeis University initiative on the history of Israeli democracy, we are happy to present a selection of blog posts from members of the inaugural cohort of fellows from the Schusterman Center’s Institute for Advanced Israel Studies. Especially in the current period of acute crisis, CJH…

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Time’s Up for Israel’s Permanent Constitutional Crisis

June 28, 2024
By Dahlia Scheindlin

Time’s Up for Israel’s Permanent Constitutional Crisis

As part of the joint CJH-Brandeis University initiative on the history of Israeli democracy, we are happy to present a selection of blog posts from members of the inaugural cohort of fellows from the Schusterman Center’s Institute for Advanced Israel Studies. Especially in the current period of acute crisis, CJH…

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Israel Independence Day

16thstreet:

Israel. Black and white photograph. Albert Salomon Collection, Leo Baeck Institute.

In celebration of Yom Ha’atzmaut (Israel Independence Day):
two books and an archival collection, relating to Israel,
from each of our five partners.
compiled by David P. Rosenberg, M.P.A., Senior Reference Librarian – Collections, Center for Jewish History
 

American Jewish Historical Society:

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Today in History: King David Hotel Bombing

By Emily Burack, Research Intern

Seventy years ago, on July 22, 1946, the bombing of the King
David Hotel occurred in Mandatory Palestine. The Irgun Zvai Leumi (Irgun), a
group that played a key role in the Jewish underground, orchestrated the attack
in response to a day known as “Black Sabbath,” June 29, 1946, when British
officials arrested nearly 3,000…

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