34. Ethnic Diversity in Israel

  1. Alan T. Levenson
  1. Ari Ariel

Published Online: 19 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118232897.ch34

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How to Cite

Ariel, A. (2012) Ethnic Diversity in Israel, in The Wiley-Blackwell History of Jews and Judaism (ed A. T. Levenson), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118232897.ch34

Editor Information

  1. University of Oklahoma, USA

Author Information

  1. New York University, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2012
  2. Published Print: 20 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405196376

Online ISBN: 9781118232897

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Keywords:

  • ethnic diversity in Israel;
  • Zionism, a European ideology;
  • Zionism, little impact on Jews in MENA;
  • World Zionist Organization (WZO);
  • MENA Jews, ideological interests in Zionism;
  • WZO, not seeing MENA Jews, as natural target audience;
  • MENA Jewish community;
  • socioeconomic gap and ethnic protest;
  • Mizrahi immigrants, and cultural distinctiveness

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Early Encounters

  • Early State Encounters

  • The Socioeconomic Gap and Ethnic Protest

  • Mizrahim and Palestinians

  • The Ethiopian and Russian Immigrations

  • Conclusion

  • Further reading