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Unformatted text preview: cultured by the European gentiles. After the 6-Day-War, the European Jews were put at a more valued place and the Orientals were devalued and dehumanized in that they were not placed in more secure and better locations when immigrating into Israel. The Easterners made up the majority of the Jews in Israel during the first few years, carrying in a 43%, while Westerners made up 35%, and the rest (18.4%) were Israel-born. In politics, Easterners themselves would come together and make up small political parties but ultimately, they did not survive the elections and members of these parties often went on to join different parties. The Landsmanshaften was a political party dedicated to aiding newcomers and encouraging the groups to express their own culture. It did not flourish in the welfare of the state of Israel in context....
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This note was uploaded on 03/07/2012 for the course HEBREW 302 taught by Professor Bilhamirkin during the Spring '12 term at University of Wisconsin.
- Spring '12