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11 (1) 272 E (1) a country obsessed with and conflicted about what it means to be a Jew. Despite political (1) adult non-fiction (1) after all (1) and examines their role in Israel (1) and religious reasons for the tension between the two groups (1) Asia (1) C2 (1) cultural (1) Donated to Library (1) Economic (1) ethics (1) Hasidism (1) history (3) home-library (1) identity (1) Israel (8) Israel (state) (1) Jewish (4) jewish fundamentalism (1) Jewish identity (1) Jews (1) Judaica (2) Judaism (6) library (1) little can explain the ferocity with which the Orthodox are loathed today (1) Middle East (2) modern (1) Noah Efron examines the discomfiture and spleen that some secular Jews feel when confronted with their ultra-Orthodox brethren. He recounts the difficult history of the ultra-Orthodox in Europe and Palestine (1) non-fiction (3) or the shocking rhetoric that many secular Jews use to denounce and ridicule them. This chilling and disturbing book documents the terrible details of an animosity based partly on fact and partly on a fantasy that threatens the future of Israel. COVER TYP (1) Orthodox Judaism (1) OWNER: Beit Hallel RESOURCE TYPE: Book STATUS: Available SHELF NUMBER: L5 DESCRIPTION: An explosive book that documents in savage detail the war that is tearing Jewish Israel apart from the inside. Most Americans would be shocked and disturbed to learn th (1) politics (1) religion (4) Science/Technology and Society (1) so the anti-Semitism found there could hardly be aimed at all Jews. In fact (1) the Israeli brand of anti-Semitism pits secular Jews against fundamentalist Jews (1) the ones in traditional clothing following exacting religious rules. Writing from his unique vantage as a Tel Aviv resident (1)
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