Index
1948 War, 44. See also Nakba
1967 Occupied Palestinian Territories, 17,
21, 24, 33
1967 War, 3–5, 49, 132
1973 War, 49
1982 Lebanon War, 139, 142–66, 184n4
2006 Lebanon War, 184n5
Aberjil, Eden, 14–16. See also Israeli
Defense Force: and Aberjil photo
scandal
Abraham, Nicholas, and Maria Torok,
23–24, 37, 43, 48–50
Abramson, Larry, 33–34, 43; Tsôob’ä
(1993–94), 51–55
Abu-Assad, Hany: Paradise Now (2005), 73,
146, 176n13
Abu Ghraib: photograph scandal, 14–16
animation, 147–49, 156
antiwar films, 141–44, 154–55, 184n1.
See also war films
Antoun, Naira, 146, 153
Arab-Israelis. See Palestinian citizens of
Israel
Arafat, Yasser, 73–74, 177n17
Arendt, Hannah, 97–98, 102
At the Checkpoint (Khaled Jarrar, 2007),
97–98, 106–12
Azoulay, Ariella, 13, 29, 80, 97, 102–4, 109,
111, 169n13, 170n21, 179n1, 179n5
blindness, figurative, 139; recognizing
one’s own, 3, 33–34, 142, 155–62; war
as mechanism of, 150–51, 155, 159–60;
Zionist/Israeli, 8, 11, 17–24, 27, 31, 38,
42–43, 47, 51–52, 55, 98, 162. See also
haunting; invisibility; vision: compro-
mised; witnessing
body, 79, 178n10, 181n7; at Israeli check-
point, 80–81, 84, 88, 91–94; of suffer-
ing Palestinian, 59, 181n7. See also body
searches; gaze, the; queer
body searches, at Israeli checkpoint,
81–84, 88–92, 95. See also occupation,
Israeli; soldiers, Israeli
Breaking the Silence, 31, 169n15, 170n23.
See also human rights organizations
B’tselem, 31, 80. See also human rights
organizations
camera movement, 121
Camp taste, 88, 90
Cast Lead Operation (2008), 4, 118, 128–
29. See also Israeli Defense Forces; spec-
tacle: of military force, of war
checkpoint, Israeli, 79, 106; as contact
zone, 80, 92, 99–100; as dividing Israeli
occupiers from Palestinian occupied,
80–81, 92; as surveillance mode, 26;
as visual icon of Israeli dominance, 80;
exchanges of gazes at, 97–99, 101–2,
105–7, 109; fashion for, 82–86, 88–92;
film representation of, 67, 69; history
of, 80–81; checkpoint, Israeli old-fash-
ioned vs. newly constructed, 81; photo-
graphs of, 82, 85–86, 91–93; violence
of, 81–82, 101–2. Also see body searches:
at Israeli checkpoint
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