Conclusion: Changing Flavor of the Milk of Trust

  • Cory Thomas Pechan Driver
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Part of the Contemporary Anthropology of Religion book series (CAR)

Abstract

This conclusion chapter considers the particular moment in time when my study was undertaken. Muslim Moroccans who had been in charge of Jewish cemeteries for multiple generations were being supplanted in their importance by Israeli guides who came with larger Israeli tourism groups. I review the successfulness of the guides and guards in constructing alternative identities through their devotion to Jewish graves. The chapter and book end with a discussion of the future of the Jewish material—graves and synagogues—that anchor the Muslim guards to the Jewish spaces.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Cory Thomas Pechan Driver
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  1. 1.Council on International Educational ExchangeRabatMorocco

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