Israeli Culture in Perspective is an in-depth look at the different cultures of Israel with an emphasis on current culture. The young reader is presented with an overview of a variety of regional cultures that developed historically and analyzes how the cultural history shapes the Israeli current culture. The book is written in a lively and interesting style with a variety of Israeli cultural groups including: Sephardic Jews, Ashkenazic Jews, haredi Jews Ethiopian Jews, and Arabs. The book discusses the Israeli languages, foods, music/dance, art/literature, religions, holidays, lifestyle, and most importantly contemporary culture in the country today. The book has been developed to address many of the Common Core specific goals, higher level thinking skills, and progressive learning strategies from informational texts for middle grade and junior high level students.