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The Jewish people at the end of the 20th century : between two existential experiences

By: Gorni, Yosef.
Material type: materialTypeLabelArticleSubject(s): Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) | Israel In: The journal of Israeli history Vol. 15, no. 2 (summer 1994), pp. 193-212Abstract: This article is an expanded version of a lecture presented at the 9th International Scientific Congress of Yad Vashem, Jerusalem, in June 1993. It tackles two "mythic ethos" central to modern Judaism: the Holocaust and the establishment of the state of Israel. The former issue emphasizes the Jewish people's collective powerlessness and the latter highlights their courage and achievement. The third etho that is shaping the image of the Jewish people in the second half of the twentieth century is religion. In all three, there is both division and cohesiveness.
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Vol. 15, no. 2 (summer 1994) Not For Loan 06-1994 0000024929

This article is an expanded version of a lecture presented at the 9th International Scientific Congress of Yad Vashem, Jerusalem, in June 1993. It tackles two "mythic ethos" central to modern Judaism: the Holocaust and the establishment of the state of Israel. The former issue emphasizes the Jewish people's collective powerlessness and the latter highlights their courage and achievement. The third etho that is shaping the image of the Jewish people in the second half of the twentieth century is religion. In all three, there is both division and cohesiveness.

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