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Goldberg, Tsafrir – Theory and Research in Social Education, 2013
Learners' identity is considered a resource, but is also assumed to conflict with impartial history learning practices. This empirical study explores the relationship between learners' social identity and their historical practices and understanding. Sixty-four Jewish-Israeli 12th-grade students of Mizrahi and Ashkenazi ethnicities studied a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Jews, Grade 12, Ethnic Groups
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Flum, Hanoch; Buzukashvili, Tamara – New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, 2018
This paper examines a major aspect of identity development in the context of cultural transition. Following Eriksonian psychosocial and sociocultural perspectives, it investigates self-continuity and identity integration in light of inherent discontinuity among young immigrants. More specifically, this examination draws on three distinct narrative…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Self Concept, Identification (Psychology), Acculturation
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Hen, Meirav; Kraus, Eran; Goroshit, Marina – Multicultural Learning and Teaching, 2016
The present research investigates the differences in attitudes toward multiculturalism and the level of ethnic identification among Arab and Jewish students in Israel. In addition, ethnic group effects on the relationship between the two variables were examined. Based on a sample of 142 college students, the findings indicated that Arab students…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Ethnicity, Self Concept, Cultural Pluralism
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Hadad, Talia; Schachter, Elli – Journal of Youth Studies, 2011
This article presents a qualitative study of Israeli Jewish youth who self-identify as "religious-lite"--intended to uncover the reasons youth choose to define themselves using a non-institutionalized, somewhat dissonant identity label. Eighteen participants aged 22-29 were administered in-depth interviews regarding their deliberations…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Jews, Youth, Self Disclosure (Individuals)
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Zeidner, Moshe; Shani-Zinovich, Inbal – Gifted and Talented International, 2013
This paper reviews empirical research related to the personality and affective characteristics of gifted students in the Israeli educational context. The educational backdrop for the research is described and group differences in personality, emotional intelligence, self-identity, and mental health are discussed. Conclusions include a number of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Personality, Gifted, Educational Research
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Gross, Zehavit; Gamal, Eshan – Studies in Philosophy and Education, 2014
The aim of this study was to examine how Muslim Arab-Israeli teachers conceptualize the Israeli-Arab conflict with their students. The findings show that Arab schools are in a constant state of tension between opposing poles of identity and belonging. The teachers emphasize their students' alienation from the Israeli establishment and their lack…
Descriptors: Arabs, Teaching Methods, Conflict, Foreign Countries
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Fisherman, Shraga – Religious Education, 2002
Based on Herbert's (1987) theory of ego identity development and on interviews of hundreds of Israeli religious male adolescents and young adults who were raised and educated in religious society and later left the fold, this article presents a model of development of religious identity. Three levels of religious identity development--healthy,…
Descriptors: At Risk Persons, Substance Abuse, Social Isolation, Delinquency
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Jasik, Lynne; Lombard, Avima – Childhood Education, 1973
A brief look at the culture of Israel with emphasis on the role of its educational structures. The three elements, identity, diversity, and commitment, reflected in the Israel school curriculum, are used to explain the country's core of inner security and strength.'' (ST)
Descriptors: Cultural Interrelationships, Curriculum Development, Early Childhood Education, Educational Philosophy