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The Saga of the Citron: Historical and Global Perspectives

The Saga of the Citron: Historical and Global Perspectives

Date and time: Wednesday, September 30, 2020, 12 noon to 1:30 pm Eastern Daylight Time (UTC-4)

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Join us to discover what the etrog, or citron, can reveal about larger historical trends.

Presented by the Schusterman Center for Israel Studies at Brandeis University, in partnership with the Historical Society of Israel. Join us to discover what the etrog, or citron, can reveal about larger historical trends. Presentations followed by a facilitated discussion.

Introductions by:

  • Jonathan D. Sarna, University Professor, Joseph H. & Belle R. Braun Professor of American Jewish History; Director, Schusterman Center for Israel Studies, Brandeis University
  • Shmuel Feiner, Professor of Modern Jewish History at Bar-Ilan University; Chairman of The Historical Society of Israel

Framing the context of the project:

  • Joshua Teplitsky, Associate Professor of History, Stony Brook University

Speakers:

  • Debra Kaplan, Associate Professor, Department of Jewish History and Director of the Halpern Center for the Study of Jewish Self-Perception, Bar Ilan University
  • Alexander Kaye, Karl, Harry, and Helen Stoll Assistant Professor of Israel Studies, Department of Near Eastern and Judaic Studies, Brandeis University
  • Zev Eleff, Associate Professor of Jewish History, Touro College and University System

Commentator:

  • Christine Hayes, Robert F. and Patricia Ross Weis Professor of Religious Studies in Classical Judaica, Yale University

This event is part of our Schusterman Seminars series, advanced seminars geared toward faculty and graduate students, and open to all, presenting the latest research in Israel Studies to the Schusterman Center community and beyond. Click here for details and registration.

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