By Eyal Lewin

The query of even if Israel is in a position to dealing with long term battle has lengthy haunted students of Israel reports. This booklet tackles the query via an intensive research of the Israeli nationwide ethos. The nationwide ethos of a humans is the integrating aspect that defines a nation's identification and bonds it right into a coherent social workforce. although, within the Israeli case, competing types of nationwide ethos threaten to rip society aside and weaken it: a republican ethos that cherishes the nationwide team and a liberal ethos that places the person particularly.

In developing an account of Israel's skill to struggle attainable destiny wars, this ebook conscientiously examines those competing varieties of nationwide ethos that create an ideological dichotomy in Israel. each one ethos has its reasoning, its inherent good judgment, its ancient origins, and theories of social technological know-how which can clarify the historical past for its improvement. This ebook bargains a finished research of every ethos that takes account of our environment, environment, and conditions wherein it should be understood.

The deep inquiry into the dynamics of Israel's nationwide ethos permits a brand new comprehension of the wobbliness of Israeli politics, and results in yes conclusions concerning the deadly query that this ebook got down to find—whether Israel will finally live on its overseas struggles or perish.

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