Cookies Policy
X

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

I accept this policy

Find out more here

Klal Yisrael At The Frontiers: The Transnational Jewish Experience In Argentina

Brill’s MyBook program is exclusively available on BrillOnline Books and Journals. Students and scholars affiliated with an institution that has purchased a Brill E-Book on the BrillOnline platform automatically have access to the MyBook option for the title(s) acquired by the Library. Brill MyBook is a print-on-demand paperback copy which is sold at a favorably uniform low price.

Access this chapter

+ Tax (if applicable)

Chapter Summary

In contrast to the post-modern and post-colonial theories that highlight only the margins instead of the center, this chapter argues that the Jewish experience on the Argentine frontier may shed light on the transnational dimension of an ethno-national community in the periphery that developed diaspora links with Klal Yisrael. Although Zionism, aliyah, and deep links with the State of Israel permeated the communal life of Jews in Argentina during the last decades, the chapter further argues that the old center-periphery model of this Jewry has been worn out ever since pluralism and ethnicity politics received legitimacy in the country. The current liberal democratic era, after the dictatorship years with human rights violations and its legacy of authoritarianism, brought about a pluralist model of coexistence between associations in a civil society that made possible the enactment of the paradigm of ethnicity politics.

Keywords: Argentina; Argentine frontier; Israel; Jewish community; Klal Yisrael; Zionist politics

10.1163/ej.9789004154421.i-446.28
/content/books/10.1163/ej.9789004154421.i-446.28
dcterms_subject,pub_keyword
6
3
Loading

Sign-in

Can't access your account?
  • Tools

  • Add to Favorites
  • Printable version
  • Email this page
  • Recommend to your library

    You must fill out fields marked with: *

    Librarian details
    Your details
    Why are you recommending this title?
    Select reason:
     
    Identities in an Era of Globalization and Multiculturalism — Recommend this title to your library
  • Export citations
  • Key

  • Full access
  • Open Access
  • Partial/No accessInformation