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Jackie Feldman - A Jewish Guide in the Holy Land: How Christian Pilgrims Made Me Israeli - 9780253021373 - V9780253021373
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A Jewish Guide in the Holy Land: How Christian Pilgrims Made Me Israeli

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Description for A Jewish Guide in the Holy Land: How Christian Pilgrims Made Me Israeli Paperback. Num Pages: 20 b&w illus., 1 table. BIC Classification: 1FBH; HBJF1; JHMC; WTL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 154 x 229 x 15. Weight in Grams: 320.

For many Evangelical Christians, a trip to the Holy Land is an integral part of practicing their faith. Arriving in groups, most of these pilgrims are guided by Jewish Israeli tour guides. For more than three decades, Jackie Feldman—born into an Orthodox Jewish family in New York, now an Israeli citizen, scholar, and licensed guide—has been leading tours, interpreting Biblical landscapes, and fielding questions about religion and current politics. In this book, he draws on pilgrimage and tourism studies, his own experiences, and interviews with other guides, Palestinian drivers and travel agents, and Christian pastors to examine the complex interactions ... Read more

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Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Indiana University Press
Condition
New
Number of Pages
222
Place of Publication
Bloomington, IN, United States
ISBN
9780253021373
SKU
V9780253021373
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 7 to 11 working days
Ref
99-11

About Jackie Feldman
Jackie Feldman is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. He is author of Above the Death Pits, Beneath the Flag: Youth Voyages to Poland and the Performance of Israeli National Identity. He has been a licensed tour guide in Jerusalem for over three decades.

Reviews for A Jewish Guide in the Holy Land: How Christian Pilgrims Made Me Israeli
Feldman successfully shows how deeply the political and religious dimensions are intertwined and enacted when guides and pilgrims navigate a sacred landscape marked with politically potent barriers. This kind of material makes A Jewish Guide in the Holy Land a wonderful case study to use in teaching about pilgrimage and tourism in a space marked by multiple narratives of competing ... Read more

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