Torstrick H-Levant Most, perhaps all, religious traditions have produced their own long intermittent and unique histories of terrorism. Ya'alon was reported to have ordered the and the Defense Ministry to assemble evidence required for the classification. This book is a model of scholarship on a topic most resistant to dispassionate analysis. In the mid-twentieth century, to facilitate their independence, Jewish groups committed acts of terror against British soldiers and the Arab population in Palestine. Conducting interviews with former Jewish terrorists, political and spiritual leaders, and law-enforcement officials, and culling information from rare documents and surveys of terrorist networks, Pedahzur and Perliger construct an extensive portrait of terrorist aggression, while also describing the conditions behind the modern rise of zealotry. Its unsettling that Pedahzur and Perliger fail to even mention these events in their study. The motive, as stated in the indictment, was revenge for the murder of the young Israeli Malachi Rosenfeld by Palestinians, near Duma, about a month earlier.
Palestinian scholars have long documented widespread Zionist violence against Palestinian civilians for political purposes during the 1948 War. Baruch Marzel and Moshe Levinger. Main article: According to a paper authored by then research analyst Mark Burgess, the 1st century Jewish political and religious movement called was one of the first examples of the use of terrorism by Jews. Rubin, Association for Israel Studies, p. Encyclopedia of Terrorism, , 2003, , p. Publishers Weekly starred review This work is timely, objective, and bold.
Covenant of the Zealots was a radical religious Jewish underground organization which operated in between 1950 and 1953, against the widespread trend of in the country. Beginning with ancient Palestine and its encounters with Jewish terrorism, the authors analyze the social, political, and cultural factors that sponsor Ami Pedahzur and Arie Perliger, world experts on the study of terror and security, propose a theory of violence that contextualizes not only recent acts of terror but also instances of terrorism that stretch back centuries. The phenomena of began around 2008. Early and Mid-Twentieth Century: Ethno-Religious Terrorism The Split Between the Etzel and the Lehi The Assassination of Lord Moyne From the Season to the United Resistance Movement The Partition Plan The Assassination of Israel Kastner Kingdom of Israel the Tzrifin Underground Brit Hakanaim Covenant of the Zealots 3. He was charged with attempted murder.
The Achille Lauro Hijacking: Lessons in the Politics and Prejudice of Terrorism. Sicarii used violent stealth tactics against Romans. Yet this remarkable, engrossing study is the first to put the story of one religion together. They are loosely affiliated with. Shortly after the two terror attacks, one of which killed an Israeli girl and another a Palestinian infant, Israel came under criticism, including from within its government and from the Jewish community in the U. Contents: Ancient and modern history: the founding myths -- Early and mid-twentieth century: ethno-religious terrorism -- The Camp David accords: the struggle over the Promised land -- Meir Kahane and the Kach movement: Jews against Israelis -- The assassination of Yitzhak Rabin -- The second intifada: vengeance -- Eccentric cults, vengeances, and lone wolves -- In the name of God, the people, and the land: reassessment of the causes of Jewish terrorism. .
A search of his home revealed a cache of guns and parts used in explosive devices. Implying that there were 309 attacks in total during those 66 years is a major underestimation and signals a chronic shortcoming of the book when it comes to identifying Jewish terrorist acts; there are nearly as many terrorist attacks in the West Bank every year. On January 16, 2013 Teitel was convicted of two murders, two attempted murders, and several other charges. The E-mail message field is required. National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism. The second chapter deals mainly with the Etzel Irgun and Lehi Stern Gang. Smelser, University of California, Berkeley This engaging book documents the dark side of Jewish political activism in Israel from ancient times to the present.
A week after the July 2015 attacks, administrative detention was approved for Jewish terror suspects. Other similarities between these groups are that their ideology is not exclusively religious, as it attempts to achieve political, territorial, and nationalistic goals as well, e. The European Legacy Read more. According to , the Israelis were responsible for 24 massacres during the war. The only aggression committed by Jewish terrorists that could fall into the category of a mass casualty attack by Baruch Goldstein in February 1994, in which twenty-nine people were killed. It concludes with vitally important developments in Jewish extremism over the past nine years, making a signal contribution at a moment when interest in terrorism and counterterrorism is high, when more attention than ever is being focused on terrorism motivated by religion, and when we most need insight into the nature of the Palestinian-Israeli peace process.
Reader 2 - Ami Pedahzur is the Arnold Chaplik Professor in Israel and Diaspora Studies and a professor at the Department of Government at the University of Texas at Austin. They were opposed to any process of rapprochement with the. In January 2015, Channel 2 reported that Defense Minister may be preparing to categorize Lehava as a terrorist organization. In their concluding chapter Pedahzur and Perliger compare Jewish terrorism with Islamic terrorism and to a lesser extent Christian terrorism. In the Name of God, the People, and the Land: Reassessment of the Causes of Jewish Terrorism Comparing Jewish Terrorism with Other Manifestations of Religious Terrorism Concluding Remarks: Looking Ahead Glossary Chronology of Attacks and Events Related to Jewish Terrorism Notes Index Ami Pedahzur and Arie Perliger, world experts on the study of terror and security, propose a theory of violence that contextualizes not only recent acts of terror but also instances of terrorism that stretch back centuries.
The European Legacy Ami Pedahzur received his Ph. From 2002 to 2008, he served as a fellow at the University's National Security Studies Center. One of the victims, 16-year-old Shira Banki, died of her wounds at the three days later, on 2 August 2015. In the mid-twentieth century, to facilitate their independence, Jewish groups committed acts of terror against British soldiers and the Arab population in Palestine. Sicarii also raided Jewish habitations and killed fellow Jews whom they considered and collaborators. Their use of multiple research methods--including first-hand observations and interviews--is admirable; their insight into the interaction among religious, political, social, and psychological forces is convincing; and their accounts of informal networks and ideological socialization are especially revealing.
Tolerating Terrorism in the West: An International Survey. When a totalistic community perceives an external threat, the connectivity of the group and the rhetoric of its leaders bolster the collective mindset of members, who respond with violence. More recently, Yigal Amir, a member of a Jewish terrorist cell, assassinated Yitzhak Rabin to express his opposition to the Oslo Peace Accords. Subsequent chapters examine other specific terrorist incidents. Massive retaliatory raids against Palestinian villages in the West Bank and Gaza that began in the 1950s expanded throughout the subsequent 30 years to include whole towns and cities in Lebanon.