Socio-Cultural Analysis Of Israel. Sgt Bush. Alc Class
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SOCIO-CULTURAL ANALYSIS OF ISRAEL
ALC Class 004-17
SFC Hunsecker Socio-cultural analysis of Israel
Culture, defined by the Cambridge english dictionary states that culture is the way of life. Especially the general customs and beliefs, of a particular group of people at a particular time. Culture can be broken down into five major characteristics, which are customs, values, religion, government, and ideas.
Customs can be explained as a usual way of doing something by a social particular group or people. In Israel it is customary for the people to be very straight forward while conversing. The people are often seen as rude, with their style of quick and loud conversation skills. It is also customary to…show more content…
Judaism has two founders, Abraham and Moses. Religion is a very pivitol part of Israels very being, manly because of the values the religion instills in its followers. Israel has been under scrutiny for centuries, because of their religious veiws. It is through their worship that they have been able to overcome such adversity.
Government in israel is much like Americas, with open elections to apointed positions, voted on by the people. Also israel holds a three part system, much like our own. Legislative, the executive, and the judiciary branch make up there government. These branches are created to oversee the creating and ruling of Israel’s basic laws. The current basic laws are as follows, President of the state (1964), The knesset (1958) | The government (2001), The Judiciary (1984), Israel defense force (1976), The Capital Jerusalem (1980), The peoples lands (1960), The state comptroller (1988), The state economy (1975), Human dignity and liberty (1992), and Freedom of occupation (1994). These laws make up how the people of Israel control and govern themselves.
One of the most grand ideas of the Israeli people is that of Zionism. Zionism, Jewish nationalist movement that has had as its goal the creation and support of a Jewish national state in Palestine, the ancient homeland of the Jews. Though Zionism originated in eastern and central Europe in the latter part of the 19th century, it is in many ways a continuation of the ancient