Olei Hagardom: Between official and popular memory

  title={Olei Hagardom: Between official and popular memory},
  author={Amir Goldstein},
  journal={Journal of Israeli History},
  pages={159 - 180}
This article examines the interaction between official memory and popular memory through the case study of Olei Hagardom – Jewish underground fighters executed by the British in Mandatory Palestine. Studies of collective memory usually maintain that the ruling elite, with its control of state resources, dominates collective memory formation. However, the case of Olei Hargardom demonstrates the potentially limited power of institutional commemoration and exclusion in a democratic society. David… 
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