Israeli Culture in Perspective, 1st Edition

  • David Derovan
  • Published By: Mitchell Lane
  • ISBN-10: 1612286054
  • ISBN-13: 9781612286051
  • DDC: 956.94
  • Grade Level Range: 4th Grade - 8th Grade
  • 64 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released January 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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Israeli Culture in Perspective is an in-depth look at the different cultures of Israel with an emphasis on current culture. The young reader is presented with an overview of a variety of regional cultures that developed historically and analyzes how the cultural history shapes the Israeli current culture. The book is written in a lively and interesting style with a variety of Israeli cultural groups including: Sephardic Jews, Ashkenazic Jews, haredi Jews Ethiopian Jews, and Arabs. The book discusses the Israeli languages, foods, music/dance, art/literature, religions, holidays, lifestyle, and most importantly contemporary culture in the country today. The book has been developed to address many of the Common Core specific goals, higher level thinking skills, and progressive learning strategies from informational texts for middle grade and junior high level students.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Copyright Page.
Introduction: An Ancient Culture in Modern Times.
1: A Strange Meeting.
2: Nadav.
3: Shmulik.
4: Ori.
5: Ziva.
6: Yityish.
7: Mahmoud.
Experiencing Israeli Culture in the United States.
Map of Israel.
Chapter Notes.
Further Reading.
About the Author.