Reinventing Jerusalem: Israel's Reconstruction of the Jewish Quarter After 1967

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The Jewish quarter of Jerusalem today seems like an organic fusion of a modern Israeli city with an ancient Jewish heritage. However, as Simone Ricca details in this fascinating book, the aesthetics of the Jewish Quarter were deliberately planned and executed by Israel after it was occupied during the 1967 war. Secular-nationalist as well as religious politicians agreed that it should be turned in to the capital of the Jewish nation, and that it should be excavated and developed in such a way as to create a sense of ...

Reinventing Jerusalem: Israel's Reconstruction of the Jewish Quarter After 1967 2007, I. B. Tauris & Company

ISBN-13: 9781845113872

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