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Subaltern Visions of Peace II: The Case of the Mizrahim

Subaltern Visions of Peace II: The Case of the Mizrahim

Chapter:
(p.227) Seven Subaltern Visions of Peace II: The Case of the Mizrahim
Source:
When Peace Is Not Enough
Author(s):
Atalia Omer
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226008240.003.0008

This chapter discusses the predicament of the Mizrahim in Israel, illuminating the relationship between Mizrahi and Palestinian histories and the importance of the connection between domestic struggles for social justice and broader concerns with Israeli-Palestinian peace. First, it provides a background and history of the Mizrahi experience in Israel. It then discusses the mass Mizrahi immigration to Israel and the history of Mizrahi protest in Israel. The chapter also discusses the Keshet movement, the radical discourse of Mizrahim and the prospect of justpeace.

Keywords:   mizrahim, israel, mizrahi, social justice, israeli-palestinian peace, immigration, mizrahi protest, keshet, justpeace

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