The Jewishness of Israelis: Responses to the Guttman Report

The Jewishness of Israelis: Responses to the Guttman Report



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ISBN-13: 9780791433058
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 04/28/1997
Series: SUNY series in Israeli Studies Series
Pages: 188

About the Author

Charles S. Liebman is Professor of Political Science and Director of the Argov Center for the Study of Israel and the Jewish People at Bar-Ilan University.

Elihu Katz is Trustee Professor of Communication at the University of Pennsylvania; Scientific Director at the Guttman Institute of Applied Social Research; and Emeritus Professor of Sociology and Communication at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Between them Professor Liebman and Professor Katz have published more than twenty books.

Table of Contents

List of Figures

List of Tables


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1. Beliefs, Observances and Social Interaction Among Israeli Jews: The Guttman Institute Report

Shlomit Levy, Hanna Levinsohn, and Elihu Katz

2. The Media and the Guttman Report

Charles S. Liebmen

3. Academics and Other Intellectuals

Charles S. Liebman

4. Behavioral and Phenomenological Jewishness

Elihu Katz

5. Religion and Modernity: The Special Case of Israel

Charles S. Liebman

6. Cultural Conflict in Israeli Society

Charles S. Liebman

Appendix: The Van Leer Papers

Israel Bartal, Gerald J. Blidstein, Shlomo Deshen, Menachem Friedman, Shlomo Riskin, Eliezer Shweid, Gerson Shaked, Bernard (Baruch) Susser, Eddy M. Zemach, and A, Yehoshua Zuckerman


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