Area Handbook for Israel

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INDEX
Abraham: 30, 144
acacia tree: 21
Acre: 25, 26, 66, 152
adult education: 128
Africa (see also Sephardic Jews): 352, 353, 386
Afro-Asian Conference, Bandung: 218
Afro-Asian Institute of Labor and Cooperative Studies: 326
Agency for International Development ( U.S.): 305, 359
Agnon, Shmuel Josef: 133, 213, 255
Agricultural Union: 337
agriculture (see alsochapter 20, and kibbutzim, moshavim): 11, 17, 23, 119, 124, 160, 245, 346; government role, 276; imports, 353; labor force, 80, 315; marketing produce, 338- 339; outlook, 283; unions, 275, 324, 325; wages, 321
Agriculture, Bank of: 359
Agudat Israel party: 77, 115, 192, 196
Ahad Ha'am: 38
Ahdut Ha-Avoda party: 190-192, 248; publications, 227
air force: 369, 377, 380, 382
aircraft: 375
airlines: 214, 343
airports: 26, 343
Akko: See Acre
Al Ariba: 228
Al Fatah: 6, 206; Voice of, 237
Al Hamishmar: 225, 227
Al Quds:228
At Yaum: 225
Alignment party: 190, 191, 248
aliyot:4, 38, 57, 156
Allenby Bridge: 258
Allon, Yigal: 194, 199, 206, 256, 373
Altalena (ship): 371
Alterman, Nathan: 133, 160
Amin al-Husseini, Haj: 43
Amit, Yakov: 225
animal life: 22
Aqaba, Gulf of: 14, 15, 214
Arab Higher Committee: 46
Arab-Israeli hostilities of 1967: See Six-Day War
Arab League: 46, 47, 50
Araba, Wadi al: See Arava, Wadi Ha
Arabic language: 70, 71, 73, 117, 231; military personnel, 388; newspapers, 225, 228
Arabic Publishing House: 234
Arabs, middle east: 52, 56, 212, 214, 232, 292
Arabs, Palestinian: 5, 8, 41, 55, 56, 69, 109, 151, 196, 251, 325; citizenship, 84, 164; culture, 84, 96, 235; education, 114, 116, 117, 120, 122, 123, 126, 127; farmers, 286, 289; guerrillas, 205; labor force, 313, 314, 316; military service, 376; nationalism, 43, 50, 218
Arabs, Voice of: 237
Arad: 300, 307
Arafat, Yasir: 206
Aramaic language: 73
Arava, Wadi Ha: 16
archeology: 132, 141-142
architecture: 138
Ardon, Mordechai: 137
Arkia airline: 343
armed forces (see alsochapter 26, and army, budget, conscription, Hagana, military courts): 174, 184, 229, 246
Armenians: 70
armistice of 1969: 48, 211, 212
army: 257, 369, 377, 379-382; integrating influence, 159; women, 91
art colony: 138
Artisans' and Small Manufacturers' Association: 338
Ashdod: 25, 26, 342, 382
Ashkenazic Jews: 49, 56, 67, 89, 243; education, 80; social structure, 78, 83, 85, 131
Ashqelon: 66
Asia: 352, 353
Associated Israel Press Limited: 229
Atar, Chaim: 137

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Area Handbook for Israel
Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page i
  • Preface v
  • COUNTRY SUMMARY vii
  • Contents xi
  • SECTION I. SOCIAL 1
  • Chapter 2 - PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT 13
  • Chapter 3 Historical Setting 29
  • Chapter 4 - POPULATION 55
  • Chapter 5 Ethnic Groups and Languages 67
  • Chapter 6 Social Structures 75
  • Chapter 7 Family 89
  • CHAPTER 8 - LIVING CONDITIONS 98
  • Chapter 9 - EDUCATION 113
  • Chapter 10 - ARTISTIC AND INTELLECTUAL EXPRESSION 131
  • Chapter 12 - SOCIAL VALUES 153
  • SECTION II. POLITICAL 163
  • Chapter 14 - POLITICAL DYNAMICS 187
  • Chapter 15 Foreign Relations 209
  • Chapter 16 - PUBLIC INFORMATION 221
  • Chapter 17 - POLITICAL VALUES AND ATTITUDES 239
  • Chapter 18 - BIOGRAPHIES OF SELECTED KEY PERSONALITIES 255
  • SECTION III. ECONOMIC 273
  • Chapter 20 Agriculture 285
  • Chapter 21 Industry 299
  • Chapter 22 Labor 311
  • Chapter 23 - DOMESTIC TRADE 333
  • Chapter 24 - FOREIGN ECONOMIC RELATIONS 345
  • Chapter 25 Financial and Monetary System 357
  • SECTION IV. NATIONAL SECURITY 369
  • Chapter 27 - PUBLIC ORDER AND INTERNAL SECURITY 397
  • Index 447
  • PUBLISHED AREA HANDBOOKS 457
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