Creating Israel’s National and Cultural Identity
7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
9915 Apple Ridge Road
Gaithersburg, Maryland 20886
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Prof. Arieh Saposnik, an associate professor at BGU’s Ben-Gurion Institute for the Study of Israel and Zionism, is a historian of Zionism and Jewish nationalism. His current research focuses on imagery and symbolism of the sacred in the making of Jewish nationalism, and in Zionism and Israeli culture in particular. He is also studying competing notions of the link between Jews and territory in the modern world. Prof. Saposnik is the author of Becoming Hebrew: The Creation of a Jewish National Culture in Ottoman Palestine, published by Oxford University Press.