By Jackie Feldman
For many Evangelical Christians, a visit to the Holy Land is an essential component of working towards their religion. Arriving in teams, almost all these pilgrims are guided by way of Jewish Israeli travel courses. For greater than 3 a long time, Jackie Feldman—born into an Orthodox Jewish relatives in manhattan, now an Israeli citizen, student, and certified guide—has been major excursions, analyzing Biblical landscapes, and fielding questions about faith and present politics. during this ebook, he attracts on pilgrimage and tourism stories, his personal stories, and interviews with different courses, Palestinian drivers and trip brokers, and Christian pastors to ascertain the complicated interactions in which publications and travelers "co-produce" the Bible Land. He uncovers the implicit politics of trip brochures and spiritual souvenirs. Feldman asks what it potential while Jewish-Israeli publications get stuck up of their personal performances or perform Christian rituals, and displays on how his interactions with Christian travelers have replaced his knowing of himself and his perspectives of religion.
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A Jewish Guide in the Holy Land: How Christian Pilgrims Made Me Israeli by Jackie Feldman