Reconstructing the Past: The Creation of Jewish Sacred Space in the State of Israel, 1948–1967

@article{Bar2008ReconstructingTP,
  title={Reconstructing the Past: The Creation of Jewish Sacred Space in the State of Israel, 1948–1967},
  author={D. Bar},
  journal={Israel Studies},
  year={2008},
  volume={13},
  pages={1 - 21}
}
  • D. Bar
  • Published 2008
  • Sociology
  • Israel Studies
  • The outcome of Israel's War of Independence was the main catalyst for the creation of a new map of Jewish pilgrimage sites. Places of only secondary importance before the war now turned into central cult centers. Several categories of the sacred sites are discussed herein: sites in the possession of Jews before the 1948 war that were developed during the 1950s as central cult centers; sacred sites owned by Muslims prior to the war, which were "converted" into Jewish sacred sites during the… CONTINUE READING
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