Monthly Archives: March 2013

Narratives of Power and Weakness, Part 2: Weakness

In the previous post, I presented a story that showed how one specific population of people, African refugees in Israel, saw one specific identity for the Jewish people—strength and power. The way Jewish “national” identity (in this case, linked with … Continue reading

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Narratives of Power and Weakness, Part 1: Power

The question of the role of power and vulnerability in determining the identity of the Jewish people has been on my mind a lot lately. It seems everyone I have interacted with has a different story that contributes to “The … Continue reading

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