Israel Has Moved by Diana Pinto

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Born in Europe’s shadow, haunted by the Holocaust, and inspired by the Enlightenment, Israel has changed. Where is this diverse and self-absorbed country heading today? How do its citizens see themselves, globally and historically? Israel Has Moved is a profound and sometimes unsettling account of a country that is no longer where we might think.

About Diana Pinto

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Diana Pinto is an intellectual historian and policy analyst living in Paris.
Published February 28, 2013 by Harvard University Press. 224 pages
Genres: History, Political & Social Sciences, Religion & Spirituality. Non-fiction

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A close look at Israeli society yields a sense of disorientating psychosis rather than clarity.

Feb 14 2013 | Read Full Review of Israel Has Moved

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Contradictions abound in this analytical, glowingly supportive if worried dissection of Israeli culture, which draws on the author’s Israeli interlocutors’ own popular psychiatric metaphors to flesh out an “autistic” existence as brilliant as it is socially isolated.

Dec 03 2012 | Read Full Review of Israel Has Moved

Yet, in the process of focusing almost exclusively on internal Jewish society, she skirts around some of the most fundamental issues related to the Palestinians: an Israel that rules over Palestinians who cannot vote, who are harassed daily by settlers and ordered around by 18-year-old kids with ...

Apr 28 2013 | Read Full Review of Israel Has Moved

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