This article deals with the haredi position regarding the national memory of the Holocaust in Israel. The attitude of Mizrahi haredism to the Holocaust reflects a position of critical partnership in relation to Israel’s national symbols and, in fact, in relation to Zionist Israeli nationalism. On the one hand, it adopts the haredi world view with regard to national symbols in order to negotiate its place within Israeli nationalism. On the other, it employs the consensual messages embedded in national symbols to express a critical view in its negotiation for the place of Mizrahi haredism within Israeli society in general, and haredi society in particular.
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