Dec 11

Jews and Muslims in the Arab World


Bensalem, Pennsylvania

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Region
Co-Sponsor
Congregation Tifereth Israel of Lower Bucks County
Presentation
Jews and Muslims in the Arab World: Haunted by Pasts Real and Imagined
Prof. Ilan Troen
Former Dean of the Faculty Humanities and Social Sciences, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Date
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Friday, December 11, 2015
7:30 p.m.
Location
Congregation Tifereth Israel of
Lower Bucks County
2909 Bristol Road
Bensalem, Pennsylvania
Event Chairs
Lana Pinkenson

Admission is free.


RSVP

R.S.V.P. to Mira Berzofsky at Congregation Tifereth Israel, 215-752-3468 or to Seth Bloom at AABGU at sbloom@aabgu.org

Prof. Ilan Troen has served as dean of Humanities and Social Sciences at Ben-Gurion University in Israel and as director of the Ben-Gurion Research Institute and Archives. Currently he is the Stoll Family Chair in Israel Studies at Brandeis University and founding director of the Schusterman Center for Israel Studies. Prof. Troen has authored or edited numerous books in American, Jewish and Israeli history. He is also the founding editor of Israel Studies (Indiana University Press), the leading journal in this new field.

He has lectured widely including Harvard University, Columbia University, Yale University, and the University of Pennsylvania in the U.S.; Torino, Thessaloniki, Osnabrück, Duisburg, Amsterdam and Oxford in Europe; Witswatersrand, Pretoria and Cape Town in South Africa; Sydney and Canberra in Australia; Hong Kong, Peking and Renmin (Beijing) in China; Bilkent and Koc in Turkey.

Born in Boston, educated at the Latin School, Hebrew College and Brandeis before completing his Ph.D. at the University of Chicago. Prof. Troen attended the University of Missouri and Princeton University before making aliyah with his family in 1975, making their permanent home in Omer, a community outside Beer-Sheva.