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Ethnicity, Religion and Class in Israeli Society

by Eliezer Ben-Rafael

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Judaism,
  • Religion / Judaism / General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages297
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9620272M
    ISBN 100521046556
    ISBN 109780521046558
    OCLC/WorldCa171552503

      Israeli society is made up of many different groups, and before we can begin to examine any of the major issues or developments in Israel, we must first get a general picture of the various components which together form the country's social fabric. In this class, we shall try to briefly describe these groups or sectors. "Edot". Israelis (Hebrew: ישראלים Yiśraʾelim, Arabic: الإسرائيليين ‎ al-ʾIsrāʾīliyyin) are the citizens or permanent residents of the State of Israel, a multiethnic state populated by people of different ethnic backgrounds. The largest ethnic groups in Israel are Jews (75%), followed by Arabs (20%) and other minorities (5%).Israel: c. million (including occupied territories).

    “The Status of Women in Israel,” in Cohen, Stuart A and Milton Shain ed., Israel Culture Religion and Society , Jewish Publications South Africa, , Herzog, Hanna. “Women in Israeli Society” in Uzi Rebhun and Chaim Isaac Waxman, eds., Jews in Israel: Contemporary Social and Cultural Patterns Jews in Israel. As of , Arab citizens of Israel comprised 21 percent of the country's total population. About 82 percent of the Arab population in Israel are Sunni Muslims, a very small minority are Shia Muslims, another 9 percent are Druze, and around 9 percent are Christian (mostly Eastern Orthodox and Birth rate: births/1, population (st).

    Intermarriage between Ashkenazim and Mizrahim is increasingly common in Israel, and by the late s 28% of all Israeli children had multi-ethnic parents (up from 14% in the s). A research found that children of inter-ethnic marriages in Israel enjoyed improved socio-economic status. The second part draws vividly on specific examples in Israel, a dynamic society to which many of the assumptions taken for granted in stable Western societies do not apply. Through these rich, insightful and often provocative analyses we see how tensions around identity, religion, ethnicity, inclusion and exclusion play out.


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Ethnicity, Religion and Class in Israeli Society by Eliezer Ben-Rafael Download PDF EPUB FB2

The book by Eliezer Ben-Rafael and Stephen Sharot presents a highly theoretical analysis of the characteristics and interrelationships of Ethnicity, religion, and class in Israeli society.

The authors' final conclusion is that within Israel's society there are multiple cleavages where the claims Ethnicity different subordinate groups are in Cited by: This book is the first major sociological analysis of the characteristics and interrelationships of ethnicity, religion, and socio-economic class in Israeli society.

Although much has been written about the various distinctions between Sephardi and Ashkenazi Jews, this volume argues for a more sophisticated approach than the rather crude. This book is a major sociological analysis of the characteristics and interrelationships of ethnicity, religion and socio-economic class in Israeli society.

The analysis of ethnicity focuses on the differences among Jews from different countries of origin (from Europe, North Africa and Asia), although there is also a chapter on Palestinian Arabs in Israel.

Israeli Society and Religion: Ethnic Groups, Identity and Nationalism Ethnicity David Rosen1 I will speak about the diversity of Israeli society from a religious perspective - in other words, how religion plays into the diversity of different Israeli world outlooks.

In order to. class. But, when studying Israeli society, one must consider two additional elements that play a central role in shaping group boundaries, namely ethnicity and religiosity. Ethnicity and religiosity in the Israeli context Research on Israeli society is usually cast in terms of ethnicity, religiosity, and socio-economic characteristics.

Thus, it is reasonable to hypothesise that in Israeli society, ethnicity would play a significant role in generating earnings inequality. The literature on social stratification has suggested that in modern societies class structure is the major determinant of wealth, powers and prestige in society.

Differences between people in each one of. Israeli or Jewish receives primacy differs by migration generation, socioeconomic standing, religion, and political dispositions. While the findings clearly add to our understanding of Israeli society, they are also telling with regard to immigrant societies more generally.

First, they reveal a multi-layered structure of ethnic identification. Today, in ethnic terms Palestinian Arabs in particular, and the Druze and Circassians are living in Israel. Israel divides Palestinian Arabs into three classes according to their religious identity; Muslims, Christians and Bedouins.

Ethnic-religious communities of memory have been active in Israel for the past twenty years. These are peripheral communities with their activity concentrated around sacred burial sites. They utilize and fashion their ethnic-religious memories according to their political requirements, so as to create : Anat Feldman.

Israel has a complex history, which has had some impacts upon its ethnic distribution. In this lesson we are going to look at ethnicity in Israel, and see what this means to the nation today.

In addition, due to the importance of ethnicity and religiosity in Israeli society, we expect that these factors will be significant in shaping cultural participation. Data are based on two telephone surveys conducted in and of a random sample of the Jewish population in by: Rapidly growing inequality in Israeli society, and its intergenerational persistence, however, have generated several new trends in research.

The chapters included in this volume represent the range and depth of recent developments in the study of social stratification, mobility, and inequality.

Book Description. Nationality and Ethnicity in an Israeli School: A Case Study of Jewish-Arab Students explores the intersection of ethnicity, nationality, and social structure which is experienced through schooling and its effects on the performance of disadvantaged students.

The book sheds light on the ramifications of the multilayered ethnic-class identities and explores the role of. Stratification in Israel: Class, Ethnicity, and Gender (Schnitzer Studies in Israel Society Series) [Lewin-Epstein, Noah, Semyonov, Moshe] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Stratification in Israel: Class, Ethnicity, and Gender (Schnitzer Studies in Israel Society Series)Format: Paperback. Around issues such as the Jewish settlement of the West Bank can be seen the complicated interplay of ethnicity, religion, politics, and social class interests in contemporary Israeli society.

In the late s, the Ashkenazi-Oriental distinction continued to be colored by all these factors. Ethnicity: Problems and Focus in Anthropology. Annual Review of Anthropology ,תומגמ.לארשיב תודע יסחילש היגולויצוסב תושיג שולשימס,החומס Ben-Raphael, Eliezer, and Stive Sharot Introduction in: Ethnicity, Religion, and Class in Israeli Society.

Cambridge. This book offers a different answer, showing that racial and ethnic discrimination can also occur to preserve particular group identities. Shifting Ethnic Boundaries and Inequality in Israel focuses on the early period of Israeli statehood to examine how the European Jewish founders treated Middle Eastern Jewish immigrants.

Israeli Society in the Twenty-First Century. Immigration, Inequality, and Religious Conflict, Schusterman Series in Israel Studies.

Lebanon, NH: Brandeis University Press (imprint of University Press of New England), This volume illuminates changes in Israeli society. The paper addresses the multifaceted quality of ethnicity in the Jewish population of Israel by probing into the ethnic categories and their subjective meaning.

The analyses utilise data collected during – on a representative sample of Israelis age 15 and older, as part of the seventh and eighth rounds of the European Social Survey (ESS).Cited by: 2.

Israel as a unique country composed of a religiously heterogeneous society of native-born Israelis whose parents arrived in the country before the declaration of Israel as an independent state in and immigrant Jews coming from countries spread throughout the world, mainly from the early s until the present time, as well as Arab Moslem, Arab Christian, and Druze citizens born in the Author: Yaacov J.

Katz. Inter-ethnic marriages among Ashkenazi, Sephardi and Mizrachi Jews are a reflection of the development of contemporary Israeli society and a symbol of the modern day Israel. The cultural mosaic is a realization of the Zionist ideal, with marriage among the diverse Jewish ethnic groups as a means of creating a unified Jewish culture in : Jordana Skurka.

Until recently, issues surrounding ethnic-linked inequality, whether between Jews and Arabs or between Jewish ethnic groups, have dominated research on stratification in Israel to the exclusion of other dimensions.

Rapidly growing inequality in Israeli society, and its intergenerational Pages:   Israeli Jews are the Citizens of Israel who are of Jewish faith or ethnicity, though it also refers to the descendants of Israeli Jews immigrants outside of Israel.

Most Israeli Jews are found in Israel, and some are in different countries around the world.