The mental health of Jews outside and inside Israel Academic Article uri icon

abstract

  • Since they emerged on the world scene in the second millennium Bce, the Jews have been, in terms of historical continuity and impact on human civilization, one the most visible groups on the globe. The unique fusion of a pioneering religious monotheism and peoplehood in Judaism created a strong sense of group consciousness; but this sentiment could only seldom be translated into a political suzerainty in the contested territory where Jewish collective identity had been crystallized. Between the destruction of the Temple in …

publication date

  • June 30, 1997