Minister of Defense

By Mishael Zion

Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media), May 2008

Zion, writing as if he were the Israeli minister of defense, shares his vision for the ministry, one that includes a process of tzimtzum (contraction). Zion argues that the Israeli army should not and cannot serve as the melting pot for Israeli society; rather, he calls on Israel to build, enrich and recreate Jewish and Israeli ritual and culture that is not centered on threats but on possibilities.

Topic: Arab-Israeli Relations, Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, Israeli-Arab Relations, Communal Memory, Security, Military Service

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: Vol.38/no.650

Page Number(s): 5-6

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Genre: Article

Coverage: Israel

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Zion, Mishael. Minister of Defense. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media). May 2008: 5-6. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=6774


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