Jewish terrorism in Israel

by Ami Pedahzur

Publisher: Columbia University Press in New York

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Terrorism -- Palestine -- History -- 20th century,
  • Terrorism -- Palestine -- History,
  • Violence -- Political aspects -- Israel,
  • Political violence -- Religious aspects -- Judaism,
  • Jews -- Palestine -- Political activity,
  • Jews -- Israel -- Political activity,
  • Arab-Israeli conflict -- Influence

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementAmi Pedahzur and Arie Perliger.
SeriesColumbia studies in terrorism and irregular warfare
ContributionsPerliger, Arie.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV6433.I75 P473 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23187065M
ISBN 109780231154468, 9780231520751
LC Control Number2009011597

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  The agency’s “most wanted” Jewish extremist is year-old Meir Ettinger, who has an august pedigree in racist and violent circles. He is a grandson of Meir Kahane, a radical American rabbi Author: Sara Yael Hirschhorn. Israelbooks offers a wide range of books books covering such topics as Jewish history, Israeli and Middle East politics, Jewish philosophy, Jewish communities, Israeli society, the Holocaust, Jewish art, Jewish children's books, Jeiwsh poetry, religion, science, Haggadas, haggadahs, and Israel travel. The 'Jewish Terrorism' as the Arab World's literary puts it is a lie. The 'intellectual' Arab/militant Islam terrorists such as Hanan Ashrawi, Edward Said, et al who justify suicide/homicide killer's breeders, and who rewrite history and circumvent the facts and truth in order to fit their agenda, is as worse as committing the act itself. more jewish terrorism Squads of Israeli soldiers committed a hideous atrocity in the Palestinian village of Kafr Qasim, 47 innocent people were shot down in cold blood. The careful and premeditated mass murders, never received great attention in the West.

  Cesarani describes a Zionist bombing of the British embassy in Rome as another example of "Jewish terrorism." But the embassy was a center of British attempts to prevent the hundreds of thousands. “It is uncommon for Jewish terrorists to receive such lenient treatment,” says Ami Pedahzur, coauthor with Arie Perliger of the book “Jewish Terrorism in Israel” (). The fact that many members of the Jewish Underground had their jail sentences commuted was mainly thanks to their closeness to the political establishment at the time.

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Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Ami Pedahzur and Arie Perliger, world experts on the study of t /5. Jewish Terrorism in Israel addresses a huge lacuna in the field by providing the first systematic, in-depth treatment of Jewish terrorism from ancient times to today.

It concludes with vitally important developments in Jewish extremism over the past nine years, making a signal contribution at a moment when interest in terrorism and counterterrorism is high, when more attention than ever is being focused on terrorism.

Jewish Terrorism in Israel. Ami Pedahzur and Arie Perliger, world experts on the study of terror and security, Jewish terrorism in Israel book a theory of violence that contextualizes not only recent acts of terror but also instances of terrorism that stretch back centuries.5/5(1).

Beginning with ancient Palestine and its encounters with Jewish terrorism, the authors analyze the social, political, and cultural factors that sponsor extreme violence, proving religious terrorism is not the fault of one faith, but flourishes within any counterculture that adheres to a totalistic a totalistic community perceives an external threat, the connectivity of the group and the rhetoric of its.

Jewish Terrorism in Israel should be required reading for anyone concerned about the moral dilemmas of Jewish activism, peace in the Middle East, and the rise of religious violence everywhere.

-- Mark Juergensmeyer, author of Terror in the Mind of God /5(13). For these reasons and more, the recently released Jewish Terrorism in Israel by Ami Pedahzur and Arie Perliger, is a timely and important contribution to the study of terrorism and the general discussion of extremism in Israel and globally, both historically and contemporarily.

The book is unique and attractive for a number of reasons. In this book, Pedhazur and Perliger provide the reader an introduction to non-institutionalized political violence in Israel. Jewish Terrorism in Israel Palestine Center Book Review No.

1 (11 January ) This book review is the inaugural edition of a new Palestine Center initiative. During the last three decades, Jewish terror in Israel has been aimed almost exclusively at Muslim holy places and Palestinian civilians. From througha terrorist network known as the Jewish Underground carried out a series of attacks against Palestinian targets around Jerusalem and.

Jewish Terrorism in Israel addresses a huge lacuna in the field by providing the first systematic, in-depth treatment of Jewish terrorism from ancient times to today. It concludes with vitally important developments in Jewish extremism over the past nine years, making a signal contribution at a moment when interest in terrorism and counterterrorism is high, when more attention than ever is Author: Ami Pedahzur.

Jewish Terrorism concludes with a comprehensive “Chronology of Attacks and Events Related to Jewish Terrorism,” beginning with the September assassination of Count Bernadotte by members of the Stern Gang. Bernadotte was the U.N. mediator between the Arab states and the just-established State of : Shalom Goldman.

While this is an invaluable book for "fringe" Israeli ("Jewish") terrorism, the authors fail on two very serious grounds. One, they inexplicably (and in violation of their claimed principles and definitions) treat the Hagana's (and Palmach's) atrocities as somehow not terrorism, nor do /5(4).

Ami Pedahzur is professor of government at the University of Texas at Austin. His books include Jewish Terrorism in Israel (with Arie Perliger), Suicide Terrorism, and The Israeli Response to Jewish Extremism and Violence: Defending Democracy.

Our team is covering the coronavirus crisis in Israel and the Jewish world around the clock - because we know how essential trustworthy information is to you right now. Since the destruction of Israel appears to be a shared goal of Palestinian and Islamic terrorist groups, an examination of the role Jewish terrorism played in the creation and expansion of the state of Israel as one of the causal explanations for the.

Jewish Terrorism in Israel addresses a huge lacuna in the field by providing the first systematic, in-depth treatment of Jewish terrorism from ancient times to today. It concludes with vitally important developments in Jewish extremism over the past nine years, making a signal contribution at a moment when interest in terrorism and counterterrorism is high, when more attention than ever is being /5(2).

Ami Pedahzur received his Ph.D. in political science from the University of Haifa in Israel, where he also taught until From tohe served as a senior fellow at the University's National Security Studies Center and was a member of its Terrorism Research Project team.

xv, p.: 24 cm Includes bibliographical references and index Ancient and modern history: the founding myths -- Early and mid-twentieth century: ethno-religious terrorism -- The Camp David accords: the struggle over the Promised land -- Meir Kahane and the Kach movement: Jews against Israelis -- The assassination of Yitzak Rabin -- The second intifada: vengeance -- Eccentric Pages: Carl Brown Foreign Affairs [Jewish Terrorism in Israel] provides rich, detailed exploration of a form of terrorism often little noted within the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

-- Rebecca L. Torstrick H-Levant Most, perhaps all, religious traditions have produced their own long intermittent and unique histories of. Buy Jewish Terrorism in Israel (Columbia Studies in Terrorism and Irregular Warfare) Reprint by Pedahzur, Ami, Perliger, Arie (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.4/5(1). A Jletter from Lt. Col. Maurice Oldfield to military headquarters warns that two people on the “Jewish Terrorist List” seemed to have infiltrated Paris via an Air France flight.

Buy this book Israeli academics Pedahzur (The Israeli Secret Service and the Struggle Against Terrorism) and Perliger (Middle East Terrorism) point out that Muslim extremists don't hold a monopoly.

"The era of Jewish terrorism began after the War," scholars Ami Pedahzur and Arie Perliger, authors of a book on the subject, write. Israel's conquests transformed Orthodox Jewish Author: Zack Beauchamp. “A Father’s Story: My Fight for Justice Against Iranian Terror” has been in the works for 23 years, ever since that day in Israel in April when a Palestinian killed eight people.

In Jewish Terrorism in Israel: Columbia Studies in Terrorism and Irregular Warfare (), Ami Pedahzur and Arie Perliger, two Israeli political scientists, define terrorism: “First, terrorism involves the use of violence.

Second, there is a political motive that activates the violence. The Jewish terrorism accompanying Israel into the twenty-first century was a younger and different version and, in addition to the terrorists’ motivations discussed in previous chapters, for the first time was committed blatantly in defiance of the State of Israel itself.

The reader of Hoffman’s book might be drawn to equating Palestinian and Jewish terrorism, concluding that there is no difference between what the Zionists did before to.

Terrorism has been a feature of life in Israel since even before the country’s establishment in According to data maintained by the Israeli government, as of approximately 3, people have died in terrorist attacks in Israel’s history — the bulk of them victims of politically motivated violence perpetrated by figure does not include civilian victims of.

The Rise of Jewish Terrorism In the mufti of Jerusalem, Haj Amin el-Husseini, called for a general strike among the Arabs. They vowed to close down the economy, but only succeeded in vacating jobs that were quickly filled by new Jewish immigrants, who were in need of employment.

The first price-tag attacks took place inin response to Israel’s withdrawal from the Gaza Strip and evacuations of Jewish outposts in the West Bank, which riled and radicalized the Author: Ruth Margalit.The three-part series, created by veteran Israeli journalist Shai Gal, relates (and recreates) how a group of determined Jewish settlers committed acts of violence in the early s, blowing up cars, shooting into crowds, planting explosives on buses, and stockpiling explosives with the aim of destroying the Dome of the Rock (part of the site known to Muslims as Haram al-Sharif).Irgun was described as a terrorist organization by the United Nations, British, and United States governments, and in media such as The New York Times newspaper, and by the Anglo-American Committee of Inquiry.

InThe World Zionist Congress strongly condemned terrorist activities in Palestine and "the shedding of innocent blood as a means of political warfare".