The Israeli Security Agencies and the Israeli Arabs, 1948–1967
Publication Year: 2010
Published by: University of California Press
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Title Page, Copyright, Dedication
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In recent years, thousands of police f_iles stored in the Israel State Archives have been opened to the public. T_hese include f_iles from the Israel Police’s central headquarters and its divisions, from district headquarters, and from police stations all over the country. T_hey are gold mines for students of Israeli society and history. T_he material is, in many cases, embarrassing to those it ...
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I wish to thank the Harry S. Truman Institute for the Advancement of Peace at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, the Department of Middle East Studies at Ben Gurion University in the Negev, and the Budgeting and Plan-ning Com mittee (“Vatat”) of the Israeli Council for Higher Education for their f_inancial support. I am grateful to the University of California Press ...
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In one.oldstylenine.oldstylefour.oldstylenine.oldstyle, w.schen Israel signed arm.scistice agreem.scents with its Arab neighbors at the end of the war in which it was born, the Jewish state found itself with an unwelcome one.oldstylefive.oldstylesix.oldstyle,zero.oldstylezero.oldstylezero.oldstyle Arabs, approximately one.oldstylefive.oldstyle percent of the new country’s population. At the same time, these Arabs found that they were citizens of a state whose creation they had largely opposed and against ...
1. Beginning a Beautiful Friendship
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An unexpected welcome awaited of_f_icers of the Israel Defense Forces, the Israel Police, and the military government when they entered Taybe in May one.oldstylenine.oldstylefour.oldstylenine.oldstyle. Taybe, like the other Palestinian Arab villages in the area constituting “the Triangle” in the central part of the country, had been annexed to Israel under the terms of the Rhodes Agreements between Israel and Jordan. One ...
2. Communists vs.the Military Government,Collaborators vs. Communists
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The follow.scing letter arrived at the Nazareth police station in We, some of the elders of the village of uni1FFEEilabun, make the following one.oldstyle. Muuni1FFEin Salim Zureiq owns a grocery store in the village of uni1FFEEilabun.two.oldstyle. T_his said man sells alcoholic and sof_t drinks without a license.three.oldstyle. T_he said drinks are situated under a bench in his living room across ...
3. Boundary Breakers
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O.scn a sum.scm.scer night in one.oldstylenine.oldstylefive.oldstyletwo.oldstyle, a detachment of policemen arrived in the village of Biuni1FFEneh, in the Upper Galilee, searching for inf_iltrators who had crossed over from Lebanon. T_he policemen headed for the home of Bulus Hanna Bulus, a veteran Arab nationalist and a member of the Communist Party. Bulus’s sister, Ibtihaj, wife of the party secretary in the Galilee, Ramzi ...
4. The Land
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The m.scain goal of m.scany infiltrators was to rejoin their fami-lies. T_hus, Israel’s ef_forts to prevent this became a central bone of contention between the state and its minority population, impinging on the daily and family lives of many Arabs. But the Arabs enjoyed no little success. According to government f_igures, two.oldstylezero.oldstyle,five.oldstylezero.oldstylezero.oldstyle inf_iltrators who entered Israel between the end ...
5. The Battle of the Narrative
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IstIqlal/Atzma᾽ut, a one.oldstylenine.oldstylenine.oldstylefour.oldstyle docum.scentary film.sc directed by Nizar Hasan and named for the Arabic and Hebrew words for “independence,” is set in his home village, Mash-had, in the Galilee. In the f_ilm, his mother recalls a period when the village, like all other Arab villages in the Galilee, the Tri angle, and the Negev, was under military rule. As a schoolteacher, she ...
6. Minorities within a Minority
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One morning in February one.oldstylenine.oldstylefive.oldstylesix.oldstyle, IDF Corporal Moshe Yefet, who served in the military government, arrived in Yarka, a Druze village in the Galilee. He went by the home of the village’s mukhtar, Sheikh Marzuq Sauni1FFEid Muuni1FFEadi, and the two of them set out together to hand out induction orders to the village’s young men. When they reached the home of Suleiman Sirhan Tarif, they ...
7. Circles of Control,Circles of Resistance
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In May one.oldstylenine.oldstyletwo.oldstyleone.oldstyle, Arabs from the villages on the Sharon plain, north of Tel Aviv, attacked the surrounding Jewish settlements. In Palestinian historical lit-erature, this of_fensive is considered the beginning of organized Palestinian resistance to Zionism. Hundreds of villagers and Bedouin from the Sharon and Bani Sauni1FFEb area mustered in uni1FFEAzzun, a village on the western slopes of ...
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The lives of Israel’s Arab citiz.scens — a national minority in a Jewish state — have involved the dilemma of how to relate to the state of Israel and its institutions, a dilemma that still faces each one of them. T_his is not just a question of identif_ication, in the standard formulation of Israel’s public opinion pollsters: “Do you feel more Israeli or more Arab/Palestinian?” or in ...
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Page Count: 296
Publication Year: 2010