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2016 Annual Assessment

*    In this chapter we use the terms Religious Zionist and National Religious interchangeably.
1    Central Bureau of Statistics, The Social Survey 2009-2010,
2    Tamar Herman Et al. Religious? Nationalist!: The Religious Nationalist Camp in 2014. Jerusalem: Israel Democracy Institute 2014. (Hebrew)
3    Yoni Garb, “Young Mizrachi and the Ideological Roots of Gush Emunim”,  in Asher Cohen and Yisrael Harel eds. Religious Zionism: Time of Transition, Essays in Memory of Zevulun Hammer, Jerusalem 2004, 171-200.
Shlomo Fischer, Self-Expression and Democracy in Radical Religious Zionist Ideology. Unpublished Ph.D. thesis. Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2007.
4    Fischer op.cit.
5    Nekuda, 1992.
6    Dov Schwartz, Land of Reality and Imagination:  The Place of Eretz Yisrael in Religious Zionist thought.Tel Aviv: Am Oved 1997, Fischer op. cit.
7    Fischer op.cit.
8    Avital Indig, “Education at Home”, Motash Supplement, Makor Rishon, June 10, 2016.
10     See the chapter on Israeli Jewish identity in this Annual Assessment.
13    To be a Citizen in Israel,  Jewish and Democratic State, Jerusalem: Ministry of Education, 2016. Shlomo Fischer, “The Crisis of Liberal Citizenship Discourse and Education in Israel”, in Adam Seligman  (ed.), Religious Education and the Challenge of Pluralism, New York: Oxford University Press.  Shlomo  Fischer, Pluralism Project, JPPI (unpublished).
14    Or Kashti and Barak Ravid, “Bennet Will Transfer Millions to Bring American Jews Closer to Religion”, Haaretz 16.8.16.
15    Yagil Levy, The Heavenly Commander: The Theocratization of the Military in Israel, Tel Aviv: Am Oved 2015. (Hebrew p. 23-64
16    Levy, op.cit. 113-125.
17    Levy, op. cit. 132. There are 27 secular or mixed mechinot, Yair Sheleg, “Exiting the Hothouse”, Shabbat Supplement,, Makor Rishon, May 11, 2016. The importance and the contribution of the Mechina programs was publically recognized on Independence Day 2016, when R. Eli Sadan was awarded the Israel Prize for founding the Mechina programs.
18    Levy op. cit.
19     Kobi Nachshoni, “Senior Rabbi Condemns IDF for Accomodating LGBT ‘Perverts'”,,7340,L-4829206,00.html
20     Thus, the companies that hold the franchise in the Second Channel must provide cultural and ethnic variation.
21     See Gai Ezra, “Rabbi Amnon Bazak against Motzash”, Srugim
22     E.g. Musaf Shabbat, Makor Rishon, March 25, 2016, p. 8-13.
23     Yair Ettinger, “Women in the Turret: The Revolt against Orthodoxy Reaches the IDF”, Haaretz, Sept. 23, 2015.
24    Tamar Herman et. al. op.cit. p. 42 ff.
25    Herman et. al. p. 109.
26    Hanan Moses, From Religious Zionism to Post Modern Religion: Trends and Processes among Religious Zionism Since Rabin’s Assassination, Doctoral Dissertation, Bar Ilan University 2009.
27     Motzash, Feb. 5, 2016, no. 251.p. 3.
28     Odelia Goldman, “In Our Streets”, Motzash, April 8, 2016 n. 260., p. 15; “Ladies and Gentlemen, Changover ,” Motzash, May 11, 265 special issue. P. 13ff.
29     E.g. Forum Kohelet, and the Jewish Statesmanship Center,
30     Shlomo Fischer, “The Crisis of Liberal Citizenship”, Ibid JPPI Pluralism Project
31     Avital Indig, “Education at Home”, Motzash, June 10, 2016.pp.
32    Michael Waltzer, The Paradox of Liberation: Secular Revolutions and Religious Counterrevolutions, New Haven: Yale U. Press 2015.