Whether or not Israeli anthropologists choose to respond, the overbearing political and social situation of the country certainly places pressures on them to become "engaged" in one way or another in issues and events beyond the purely professional. The Anthropological Association of Israel, which numbers around one hundred in all its various subdisciplines, has passed and publicized resolutions on a variety of political concerns, from supporting Bedouin claims to land, to calling for more culturally sensitive policies of immigrant "absorption," to assailing the government's actions during the Palestinian Intifada.

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