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Doves Among Hawks: Struggles of the Israeli Peace Movements

Samy Cohen


What has become of Israel's peace movement? In the early 1980s, it was a major political force, bringing hundreds of thousands onto the streets; but since then, its importance has declined amid spiralling violence. Now, and especially since the second Intifada of 2000–5, the “doves” of the Israel/Palestine conflict struggle to be heard over its 'hawks', and the days of mass mobilization are over. "Doves Among” Hawks charts the successes and failures of a beleaguered peace movement, from its formation after the Six-Day War to the current security-obsessed climate, where Israel's “doves” seem to ... More

Keywords: Israel, Peace, Israeli peace camp, Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Yitzhak Rabin, Oslo Accords, Reconciliation, Human Right NGOs, Fracture of the Israeli society, Civil society

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780190947903
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2019 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190947903.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Samy Cohen, author
CERI Sciences Po, Paris