By Shmuel N Eisenstadt

This quantity brings jointly numerous of Prof. S.N. Eisenstadt's essays written through the years on Jewish background and id. the main argument of the essays follows the Weberian view of Jewish ancient event as that of a different civilization, as a unique nice faith, the 1st monotheistic civilization - with no, notwithstanding, accepting lots of Weber's concrete analyses. The middle of the argument that underlies those essays is, that tips on how to comprehend the Jewish event is to appear on Jews not only as a spiritual or ethnic crew, country or "people," even supposing they've been all of those, yet as bearers of a unique civilization. those essays study the historic adventure of the Jewish humans and groups in old medieval and glossy instances within the framework of such civilizational research within which precise consciousness is given to the research of Israeli society and to the continuous altering position of Israel in a valuable component to Jewish id, according to the various old adventure and collective agendas of the Jewish groups.

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15, 19; Baida, Bild, p. 22. 24. AA to RK, July 20, 1937, BAB, R 43 II/1424. 25. Awaisi, p. 98; cf. Lia, p. 151ff. 26. Cf. Lewis, Meer, p. ; Lewis, “Antisemitism,” p. ; Lewis, Juden, pp. ; Bouman, p. ; Kiefer, p. ; Rabinovich, “Antisemitism,” p. ; Nordbruch, p. ; Gessler, p. 49ff. 27. Küntzel, Djihad, p. 22. 28. Krämer, Jews, pp. 139–154; Lia, pp. 235–247; Awaisi, pp. 34–89; Mayer, pp. 41–82; cf. Jankowski, “Government,” p. ; Jankowski, “Responses,” pp. 1–38. 29. Krämer, Jews, p. 146f. 30. Mitchell, pp.

163. 105. The Times, Jan. 2, 1939; Stewart, Relations, p. 90. 107 He confirmed at the same time a “further exacerbation of the situation” in the Middle East: “The insurgents’ activities have caused the mandate government to close most police stations, administrative offices, and courts in the insurrectionist area. It can be claimed without exaggeration that the rebels currently control the majority of Palestine and that they also wield complete power over the Arabs located in areas ruled by the British.

Elpeleg, p. ; Jbara, p. 163ff. 90. Laurens, p. 68. 91. DGK Jerusalem to AA, Oct. 5, 1937, PAAA, R 104788. 92. DGK Jerusalem to DGK Beirut, Oct. 16, 1937, PAAA, R 104789; Kedourie, “Bludan,” p. 107ff. 93. Marlowe, p. 145f. 94. , p. 151f. 95. DGK Jerusalem to AA, Oct. 22, 1937, PAAA, R 104789; cf. Krämer, Geschichte, p. ; Hurewitz, p. ; Nevo, “Activity,” p. ; Kolinsky, “Collapse,” p. ; Lesch, p. ; Porath, Movement, p. 233ff. 96. Schattenfroh, p. 53f. Jihad in Palestine: The Arab Rejection of the Jews 21 the last minute, and then takes it back again and disappears after the gun has been fired.

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