Zionism and Judaism : A New Theory
By: Novak, David.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2015Description: 1 online resource (274 p.).ISBN: 9781316235553.Subject(s): Zionism and JudaismGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Zionism and Judaism : A New TheoryDDC classification: 320.54095694 LOC classification: DS149 .N8927 2015Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; Half-title; Dedication; Title page; Copyright information; Table of contents; Preface; List of abbreviations; Introduction; Chapter 1: Why Zionism?; Chapter 2: Was Spinoza the First Zionist?; Chapter 3: Secular Zionism: Political or Cultural?; Chapter 4: Should Israel Be a Theocracy?; Chapter 5: Why the Jews and Why the Land of Israel?; Chapter 6: Can the State of Israel Be Both Jewish and Democratic?; Chapter 7: What Could Be the Status of Non-Jews in a Jewish State?; Chapter 8: What Is the Connection Between the Holocaust and the State of Israel?; 1 Why Zionism?; Introduction
Political RhetoricPsychological Motivation; Jewish Celebration/Jewish Commemoration; Reasons of the Commandments; Four Kinds of Jews - Four Kinds of Non-Jews; 2 Was Spinoza the First Zionist?; Ben-Gurion and Spinoza; Spinoza's Inversions of Classical Jewish Theology; The Proto-Zionist Statement; Spinoza's Old-New Judaism; Spinoza and the Zionist Dilemma; 3 Secular Zionism: Political or Cultural?; Secular Zionism; Political Zionism; Cultural Zionism; Hebrew Jurisprudence; 4 Should Israel Be a Theocracy?; What Is Theocracy?; The Primacy of Theology
God Chooses to Create the Universe as God's PossessionGod Chooses to Create the Human Person; 5 Why the Jews and Why the Land of Israel?; God Chooses Israel; God Chooses the Land of Israel; 6 Can the State of Israel Be Both Jewish and Democratic?; Jewish Religion and Secular Law; The Problem with Current Israeli Secularism; Principled Agreement; Whose Democracy?; Divinely Sanctioned Secularity; Authentic Jewish Secularity; The Commandment to Acquire and Settle the Land; A Communal Obligation; Human Volition; 7 What Could Be the Status of Non-Jews in a Jewish State?
Rethinking the Status of Non-JewsThe Resident-Alien; The Equalization of Civil Rights; Potential Jews; Non-Jewish Autonomy; Right and Might; 8 What Is the Connection Between the Holocaust and the State of Israel?; Historical and Political Sequences; Holocaust Theologies; Messianic Theologies; Theory and Praxis; Another Messianism; Index
This book argues that Zionism is only a coherent political stance when it is intelligently rooted in Judaism.
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