Includes bibliographical references (p. 135-178) and index.
Religious symbols and culture in Israeli law -- Pig prohibitions in Jewish and Israeli culture -- Toward independence : the British mandate in the 1930s and 1940s -- The establishment of the state and the politics of nation-building -- Laying the foundations : legislation in the 1950s and 1960s -- Formative battles of enforcement -- From status quo to political conflict : the 1970s and 1980s -- The renewed challenge : the 1990s and onwards -- National symbol or religious concern?
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