JEWISH-­ARAB RELATIONS THROUGH THE LENSE OF ISRAELI CINEMA; THEN AND NOW

  • Shmuel Shepkaru University of Oklahoma

Abstract

Israeli cinema has presented different aspects of the relationship between Israeli Jews and Arabs.  These aspects encompass topics such as personal friendships and conflicts, homosexual and heterosexual affairs, gender issues, politics and wars, and questions of identity.  This article focuses on the presentations of the relationships between Jews and Arabs and their desire for normalization and peace.




Author Biography

Shmuel Shepkaru, University of Oklahoma
Shmuel Shepkaru is Associate Professor of Jewish History in the Department of History at the University of Oklahoma.  He is the author of Jewish Martyrs in the Pagan and Christian Worlds (Cambridge University Press, 2001), and his current work focuses on the history of Heaven and Hell.






Published
2013-05-31
How to Cite
Shepkaru, S. (2013). JEWISH-­ARAB RELATIONS THROUGH THE LENSE OF ISRAELI CINEMA; THEN AND NOW. The Levantine Review, 2(1), 66-83. https://doi.org/10.6017/lev.v2i1.5083
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