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Left out: The rise of the Israeli right

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Rabbi Moshe Levinger & Hana Porat: Hebron 1975 (Moshe Milner/GPO)

Published: 13 September 2016

Last updated: 4 March 2024

Left out: The rise of the Israeli right – TLV1 Podcast [15:42] 09.09.16
Colin Shindler, Prof. Em. of Israel Studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies in London, discusses his book The Rise of the Israeli Right: From Odessa to Hebron, a comprehensive review of the evolution of the conservative and nationalist forms of Zionism.

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