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settlement in Palestine, 1920-1948.
Pittsburgh, PA: University of
Pittsburgh Press, 1991. 327 p.
Author sees this struggle for control of the land as the most
obvious expression of the conflict between Arabs and Jews.
M
o r
, M
e n a c h em
,
ed.
Eretz Israel: Israel and the Jewish diaspora, mutual
relations.
Lanham,
M D :
University Press of America, 1991. 256
P-
Papers read by leading American and Israeli thinkers at sym­
posium on Jewish civilization.
O ’B
r i e n
, W
il l ia m
Law and morality in Israel’s war with the PLO.
New
York: Routledge, Chapman and Hall, 1991. 342 p.
An in-depth study of the Israel-PLO conflict analyzing both legal
and moral questions.
R
om a nn
, M
ic h a e l
and
A
l e x
W
e in g r o d
.
Living together separately: Arabs
and Jews in contemporary Jerusalem.
Princeton, NJ: Princeton Uni­
versity Press, 1991. 258 p.
Authors conclude that the Israeli goal of a unified people within
a unified city has not been achieved.
R
o s o f f
, D
a v id
.
Safed: the mystical city.
Spring Valley, NY: Feldheim,
1991. 269 p.
Safed’s history, and the numerous Torah giants it attracted are
described in text and photographs.
R
o so v sk y
,
N itza .
Jerusalem walks.
New York: Henry Holt,
1992. 272
P-
Completely revised and updated edition of this walking com­
panion.
S
o b e l
, Z
v i
and
B
en jam in
B
e i t
-H
a l l a h m i
,
eds.
Tradition, innovation,
conflict: Jewishness and Judaism in contemporary Israel.
Albany: State
University of New York, 1991. 316 p.
Examines religion in Israeli society, and the ways in which Ju ­
daism provides a matrix of continuity, notwithstanding a wide di­
versity of beliefs and practices.
S
p r in z a k
, E
h u d
.
The ascendance of Israel’s radical right.
New York: Ox­
ford University Press, 1991. 392 p.
Author profiles the leaders of this group, and discusses the ef­
fects of its strategies on Israel’s democracy.
W
a l d
, E
m a n u e l
.
The Wald report: the decline of Israeli national security
since 1967.
Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1992. 280 p.
Concludes that it took only fifteen years for an army known
for its agility and brilliance to turn into a bureaucratic labyrinth.