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Israel and the diaspora: problems of cognitive dissonance

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The relationship between Israel and the diaspora has been marked by mutual accommodation. The diaspora has come to accept the fact that Israel is not exempt from the problems and pathologies of states and societies; and Israel has acknowledged the continuation of the diaspora as a centre of Jewish life. Both sides are subject to illusions. Jews in the diaspora believe that Israel will be better supported by their hostland’s political right rather than its left; that Israel can be saved, despi...

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Institution:
University of Colorado Boulder
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Publisher:
International Migration Institute Publisher's website
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IMI Working Papers
Publication date:
2012-01-01
URN:
uuid:e1eea17d-dc69-4077-b5d3-eaa94a4e2654
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ora:6202

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