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Culture and customs of Israel [electronic resource] / Rebecca L. Torstrick.

Author/Creator:
Torstrick, Rebecca L., 1954-
Publication:
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2004.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (208 p.)
Series:
Culture and customs of the Middle East.
Culture and customs of the Middle East
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Subjects:
Ethnology -- Israel.
Israel -- Social life and customs.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Students and other readers looking to more fully understand and appreciate Israelis of all backgrounds and their ways of life and culture now have a solid source of engaging, balanced, and accurate information. Israel's brief, turbulent history and the Arab-Israeli conflict are always taken into account in the narrative; however, the emphasis here is nonpolitical and encompassing of the heterogenous culture of its citizens, including Jews, Arabs, Druze, and others. The predominant Jewish culture itself is multicultural, with immigrants from all over the world.||Israel, a tiny state about the s
Contents:
Introduction : land, people, education, economy, and history
Religion and world view
Literature, media, and cinema
Art and architecture/housing
Cuisine and traditional dress
Gender, marriage, and family
Social customs and lifestyle
Music and dance.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and (p. [179]-182) index.
ISBN:
1-282-40947-6
9786612409479
0-313-06281-1
0-313-05036-8
OCLC:
75625884