Jan 21

Between State and Synagogue


Boynton Beach, Florida

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Co-Sponsor
Adult Jewish Learning Collaboration
Presentation
Between State and Synagogue: The Secularization of Contemporary Israel
Prof. Guy Ben-Porat
Department of Politics and Government, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Date
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Sunday, January 21, 2018
1:00 p.m.
Location
Temple Torat Emet
8600 Jog Road
Boynton Beach, Florida
R.S.V.P.

R.S.V.P. to 561-705-0117 or apresberg@aabgu.org

Prof. Guy Ben-Porat is presently an associate professor in BGU’s Department of Politics and Government, having taught in the University’s Department of Public Policy and Administration from 2002 to 2016. Prof. Ben-Porat received his Ph.D. in political science from Johns Hopkins University. His book, Between State and Synagogue: The Secularization of Contemporary Israel, examines questions of religion and state in Israel; it won the Shapiro Best Book Award, Israel Studies Association and the Israeli Political Science Association Best Book Award. Prof. Ben-Porat is spending his 2017 to 2018 sabbatical year as a senior visiting fellow at Brown University.