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Liat Steir-Livny, Ph.D.

Senior Lecturer. Holocaust Studies, Film Studies & Cultural Studies  

ARTICLEs

From the Margins to Prime Time: Israeli Arabs on Israeli Television The case of Sayed Kashua's "Arab Labour

Liat Steir-Livny & Adia Mendelson-Maoz 2013

Israeli Journal of Humor Research

Over recent decades, with the growing debate over multiculturalism in Israel, the representation of minorities in mass media has received new attention. The current research discusses the place of Israeli Arabs on Israeli television through the casestudy of Arab Labour (In Hebrew, Avoda Aravit), a satirical sitcom written by Sayed Kashua (Channel 2, Keshet, 2007, 2010, 2012), which focuses on the shattered identity of Arab Israelis

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Keywords:

Sayed Kashua, Israeli television, 1948 War, the Nakba, Israeli identity, Arab-Israeli identity, Sitcom

Reference:

Steir-Livny, Liat & Adia Mendelson-Maoz. "From the Margins to Prime Time: Israeli Arabs on Israeli Television The case of Sayed Kashua's "Arab Labour". Israeli Journal of Humor Research. December 4, 2013, pp. 78-94.

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