How Long Will Israel Survive?: The Threat from Within

Gregg Carlstrom (Author)
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There was once a national consensus in Israeli society: despite a left-right political split, its people were broadly secular and liberal. Over the past decade, the country has fractured into tribes with little shared understanding of what it means to be a Zionist--let alone an Israeli--and contesting the very notion of a 'Jewish and democratic' state. While this shift has profound implications for Israel's relationship with the broadly liberal Jewish diaspora, the greatest consequences will be felt at home. Israel's tribes increasingly lead separate lives; even the army, once a great melting-pot, is now a political and cultural battleground. Tamir Pardo, former head of Mossad, has warned of the risk of civil war. Gregg Carlstrom maps this conflict, from cosmopolitan Tel Aviv to the hilltops of the West Bank, and asks a pressing question: will the Middle East's strongest power survive its own internal contradictions?

Product Details

Price
£20.00  £18.60
Publisher
C Hurst & Co Publishers Ltd
Publish Date
24 August 2017
Language
English
Type
Hardback
EAN/UPC
9781849048040

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