"End on surface": Teleology and ground in Israeli culture

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This essay traces the history of the Hebrew expression tachles bashetach, interpreting it as a "counter-image" to the concept of the Jew-as-Luftmensch and showing how it can be viewed as a guiding principle in Israeli culture.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)123-150
Number of pages28
StatePublished - Feb 2007

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Gender Studies
  • Cultural Studies
  • General Arts and Humanities
  • Sociology and Political Science


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