Reading Hans Kohn in Haifa

By Brian M. Smollett

Association for Jewish Studies (AJS), Spring 2007

The author recounts his experience attending an ulpan (Hebrew language training program) at the University of Haifa in Israel, while living with Arab-Israeli roommates, during the beginning of the 2006 war in Lebanon. The author draws a parallel between his experience and that of author Hans Kohn, who left pre-state Israel and the Zionist movement in 1933 because of the conflict between the movement and surrounding Arabs.

Topic: Literature, Arab-Israeli Relations, Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, Diaspora Relations, Israel-Diaspora Relations, War, Israeli-Arab Relations, Jewish-Muslim Relations

Name of Publication: AJS Perspectives: The Magazine of the Association for Jewish Studies

Volume/Issue: Spring 2007

Page Number(s): 40-41

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Genre: Brief

Coverage: Israel

Language: English

Copyright Information: Download for personal use, freely distribute link

Bibliographic Information:
Smollett, Brian M. Reading Hans Kohn in Haifa. AJS Perspectives: The Magazine of the Association for Jewish Studies. Association for Jewish Studies (AJS). Spring 2007: 40-41. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=2659


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