Apr 11

Wednesday Night Live

Palm Beach, Florida

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Temple Emanu-El of Palm Beach
Holocaust Memory and the Shaping of Israeli Identity
Prof. Arieh Saposnik
Ben-Gurion Research Institute for the Study of Israel and Zionism, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
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Wednesday, April 11, 2018
7:00 p.m.
Temple Emanu-El of Palm Beach
190 North County Road
Palm Beach, Florida


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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.