By Shulamit Eliash
Eliash examines the connection among eire and the Zionist flow, and the nation of Israel from the context of Palestine’s partition and the hold up in Ireland’s acceptance of the nation of Israel until eventually 1963.
Analyzing the Irish angle to the partition of Palestine via an analogy with that of eire, this engaging text compares either the Irish and Zionist perspectives at the partition plans of 1937 and 1947. The research underscores the distinction among Ireland’s separatist coverage and its sparse diplomatic connections at the one hand, and Israel’s international international relations at the different, and discusses how this hole contributed to Ireland’s hold up in spotting the country of Israel.
Shedding mild on Irish and Israeli overseas coverage, the e-book additionally calls into query the power of small states to shape self reliant overseas coverage, the Vatican’s effect on religious Catholic states like eire, and the position of Irish and Jewish diasporas within the US.
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