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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (2): 264–266.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Adi Kuntsman Wrapped in the Flag of Israel: Mizrahi Single Mothers and Bureaucratic Torture . Lavie Smadar . New York : Berghahn , 2014 . 216 pages. isbn 9781782382225 Copyright © 2016 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2016 Smadar Lavie’s Wrapped in the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (2): 56–88.
Published: 01 July 2011
...Smadar Lavie This paper analyzes the failure of Israel’s Ashkenazi (Jewish, of European, Yiddish-speaking origin) feminist peace movement to work within the context of Middle East demographics, cultures, and histories and, alternately, the inabilities of the Mizrahi (Oriental) feminist movement to...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (3): 71–101.
Published: 01 November 2006
... discrimination (against Mizrahim in general and against Mizrahi girls in particular) presents a special case of exclusionary social practices in the context of the Middle East. It owes its motivating and legitimizing force to social constructions exhibiting a unique reproduction of the dichotomy between the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (3): 460.
Published: 01 November 2016
... Copyright © 2016 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2016 Erratum for Adi Kuntsman, review of Wrapped in the Flag of Israel: Mizrahi Single Mothers and Bureaucratic Torture , by Smadar Lavie, Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies 12, no. 2 (2016): 264–66 . On page...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (2): 232–234.
Published: 01 July 2019
... these events as spatially and politically interconnected. Shohat critically challenges studies of the Middle East that spatialize the Palestinian question as “outside” Israel and the Mizrahi question as “inside” Israel through the deliberate crossing of various disciplinary, geographic, and historical...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 138–140.
Published: 01 March 2017
... as a Mizrahi Jew adds an interesting facet to the research, positively and negatively. While she gained unprecedented access to women activists in the settler movement and Shas, as well as the Islamic Movement based on her Mizrahi roots and ability to speak Arabic, she could not access Hamas...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (3): 395–415.
Published: 01 November 2017
... . “ In Defense of Al-Aqsa: The Islamic Movement inside Israel and the Battle for Jerusalem .” Middle East Journal 66 , no. 1 : 31 – 52 . Lavie Smadar . 2014 . Wrapped in the Flag of Israel: Mizrahi Single Mothers and Bureaucratic Torture . New York : Berghahn . Madmoni-Gerber...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (1): 66–68.
Published: 01 March 2020
... found among Palestinian women, and Saʾar connects this to the collective discrimination and poor infrastructure and public services faced by Palestinians as a whole. She also shows how other feminist groups, such as Mizrahi groups or Jewish groups, tend not to be as community oriented, because they do...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (3): 81–107.
Published: 01 November 2013
... the spiritual guidance of Israel’s former Sephardic Chief Rabbi, Ovadia Yosef, and the influential Ashkenazi Rabbi Shakh. In its 1984 national election campaign, Shas’s mobilization efforts fo- cused on Haredi Mizrahi Jews who were discriminated against in ultra-Orthodox Ashkenazi educational...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (1): 3–23.
Published: 01 March 2015
... the lowest income category; of Moroccans specifically, 51 percent were blue-collar in 1961 and 54 percent as late as 1981 (Ben-Rafael and Sharot 1991 , 30, 32, 67). Gaps between Mizrahi and Ashkenazi women, too, have only grown over time (Mizrachi 2013 , 15). Moroccans’ relatively low economic...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (1): 41–61.
Published: 01 March 2020
.... These stakes are the cultivation of racial divides and animus. Baldwin’s remarks are evocative of, as Ella Shohat, Orit Bashkin, Bryan Roby, and Aziza Khazzoom have shown, the reality that, in immigrating to Israel, Mizrahi Jews came to live in a state founded primarily by Ashkenazi Zionists who...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (3): 377–382.
Published: 01 November 2019
..., and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict presents a detailed portrayal of Palestinian and Israeli women’s peace and antioccupation initiatives and collaboration. It lays out the nuanced texture of Israeli feminist peace activism, describing the internal criticisms raised by Mizrahi and Palestinian...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (1): 24–47.
Published: 01 March 2019
.... The theory suggests that retraditionalization among women classified as Western tends to be unconscious and unmarked, while that among women classified as Eastern tends to be conscious and marked. If so, it is likely that Israelis overestimate Mizrahi/Ashkenazi and Palestinian/Jewish differences in...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (1): 45–67.
Published: 01 March 2018
..., doctors, and politicians, and that the state’s valorization of certain mothers led to the exclusion of others who were deemed immoral or unhygienic. Furthermore, Smadar Lavie’s intimate autoethnography of Mizrahi single mothers in Israel demonstrates how racial and sexual stereotypes about Mizrahi women...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (3): 45–74.
Published: 01 November 2007
... legitimize different positions occupied by the major Jewish groups, Ashkenazi and Mizrahi, men and women, with the innermost group enjoying not only liberal and ethno-nationalist rights, but also the privileges of republican citi- zenship: participation in the definition of the common good of society...