Volume 4, Issue 1
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The religious Linguistic Landscape of the town of Safed in the Upper Galilee in Israel was studied to determine the features, properties, and boundaries signifying the spectrum of belief in the Jewish Orthodox world. In Israel, where much of everyday life is defined within a religious context, signs, posters, stickers, flags, and graffiti are a common sight and express an ongoing dynamic in the Linguistic Landscape by referencing other dimensions expressed in dress, music, and dance as well as the Internet. Expanding on the initial study is a discussion as to whether the Linguistic Landscape is utilized to express the expectation of messianic redemption through the repetition of the images of spiritual leaders and the visual representations of a religious mantra.


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