MIZRAHIM AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF SACRED SPACE IN THE STATE OF ISRAEL, 1948–1968

@article{Bar2009MIZRAHIMAT,
  title={MIZRAHIM AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF SACRED SPACE IN THE STATE OF ISRAEL, 1948–1968},
  author={D. Bar},
  journal={Journal of Modern Jewish Studies},
  year={2009},
  volume={8},
  pages={267 - 285}
}
  • D. Bar
  • Published 2009
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Modern Jewish Studies
  • The article deals with the ways in which Mizrahim—Jewish immigrants who came to the State of Israel after 1948—influenced the local Jewish sacred geography. Besides taking part in rituals in the older and more established holy places such as King David’s Tomb on Mount Zion, Mizrahim tended to adopt and develop holy places where only hints of ancient Jewish sanctity were to be found. These places were used before 1948 mainly by the local Muslim population and were adopted now by Jews. This… CONTINUE READING
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