From Israel with Hope: Why and How Israel Will Continue to Thrive

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An International Relations expert and an unapologetic Zionist, Navon offers a unique and refreshing approach to Israel and to the Middle East. From Israel With Hope is a collection of sharp and thought-provoking essays on the peace process, on Israeli politics, on Jewish nationhood, and on Israel's foreign relations.
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Overview

An International Relations expert and an unapologetic Zionist, Navon offers a unique and refreshing approach to Israel and to the Middle East. From Israel With Hope is a collection of sharp and thought-provoking essays on the peace process, on Israeli politics, on Jewish nationhood, and on Israel's foreign relations.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781933267197
  • Publisher: Icon Publishing Group, LLC
  • Publication date: 1/1/2011
  • Pages: 257
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Dr. Emmanuel Navon is an Israeli academic, author and public speaker specialized in foreign affairs.? He teaches International Relations at Tel-Aviv University and at the Ashkelon Academic College, and is the author of two books on Israel's foreign policy, as well as of dozens of articles in leading journals and newspapers.?
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Table of Contents

Introduction: Israel's Moment of Truth 12

Part 1 Israel, the World, and the Media 23

1 Striking the Pinata 24

2 Erdogan's Chutzpah 28

3 Stay Out of that Farm 31

4 Thank You for Spoiling the Party 33

5 How to Deserve a State 36

6 Neda is not Al Dura 39

7 Aux Armes, Européens! 45

8 The Immorality of Pragmatism 48

9 The World's Gallstone 51

10 The Northern Affront 54

11 Mastering the Art of French Cunning 58

12 Israel's Frozen Chutzpah 62

13 De la Démagogie en Amérique 66

14 Israel's African Moment 69

15 Send the Right Person to the Wrong Place 73

16 Polakow-Suransky's Radioactive Thinking 76

17 Don't Chicken Out with Turkey 80

18 Tu Quoque, The Economist 83

19 The Force of Reason 87

20 Cordoba or Tours? 89

Part 2 Cousins in Arms: Israel and the Arabs 93

21 Interfaith Dialogue, PA-Style 94

22 Withdrawing from the Golan Talks 99

23 Disengaging from Defeatism 103

24 Victory is the Alternative 105

25 The Dilemmas of Victory 107

26 The Sunrise and the Iron Wall 110

27 Don't Wait for Godot 112

28 The Obama Test 115

29 Why don't you give a Speech, Mahmoud? 121

30 The Unlearned Lesson of 1929 123

31 Does Hillary Care? 126

32 The Vision Thing 129

33 The Jerusalem Syndrome 132

34 Israel's Tri-Dimensional Strategy 137

35 Prelude to Suez? 142

36 Ne Cherchez pas la Femme 145

37 The Worst Talk Show in Town 148

38 Talking to the Wall 151

39 The Bridge on the River Wye 154

Part 3 Power and Identity Struggles in Israel 159

40 You Are No Jeremiah, Ehud 160

41 New Elections, Mixed Feelings 164

42 Colliding with Hypocrisy 167

43 The Public's Intelligence 172

44 Showing Leadership 176

45 No Esther Costume for Tzipi 179

46 How Long Can You Be in Labor? 182

47 The Permanent Coup d'Etat 184

48 Israel's Thermidor Moment 187

49 The Referendum Saga 189

50 Yossi Beilin's Intellectual Ghetto 193

Part 4 Jewish Peoplehood 197

51 The Jewish 9/11 198

52 The Danube is no longer blue 201

53 Trial and Power 204

54 The Gordian Nut 207

55 Jew Boy Street 210

56 A Farewell to Europe 214

57 Thank You, Tony Judt 218

58 A Sense of Purpose 221

59 Is the US Constitution Worth Dying For? 226

60 Meluim Nostalgia 230

61 Redeeming the Jewish Wimp 233

62 Hanging-up on "J-Call" 237

63 My Prayer for Rosh Hashanah 240

Conclusion: Oil for Peace 245

Glossary 258

About the Author 260

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