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 Zionism, the Yishuv and the State of Israel


Cherrick Forum Discussions, 2007-2008:
Israel and the Diaspora

  • Discussion I:
    Thursday, 8 November 2007, 5:00-7:30 PM
    Contemporary Diasporism: A Theoretical Discussion
    Chair: Dr. Uzi Rebhun, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
    Participants: Prof. Gabriel Sheffer, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
    Prof. Judith Shuval, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem


  • Discussion II:
    Thursday, 13 December 2007, 5:00-7:30 PM
    Migration and the Mapping of the Jewish Diaspora
    Chair: Prof. Hedva Ben-Israel, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
    Participants: Prof. Sergio Dellapergola, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
    Dr. Lilach Lev Ari, Oranim, Academic College of Education


  • Discussion III:
    Thursday, 17 January 2008, 5:00-7:30 PM
    The National Identification of Diaspora Jews
    Opening Remarks: Prof. Yosef Gorny (Chair), Tel Aviv University
    Participants: Prof. Gideon Shimoni, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
    Prof. Yossi Shain, Tel Aviv University


  • Discussion IV:
    Thursday, 6 March 2008, 5:00-7:30 PM
    "Center" and "Periphery" in the Jewish World
    Chair: Prof. Peter Medding, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
    Participants: Rabbi Prof. Naftali Rothenberg, The Van Leer Jerusalem Institute
    Dr. Avi Beker, Tel Aviv University


  • Discussion V:
    Thursday, 3 April 2008, 5:00-7:30 PM
    American Jewry and Israel
    Chair: Dr. Eran Lerman, American Jewish Committee
    Participants: Prof. Chaim I. Waxman, Rutgers University
    Prof. Haim Avni, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem


  • Discussion VI:
    Thursday, 15 May 2008, 5:00-7:30 PM
    European Jewry and Israel
    Chair: Dr. Natan Aridan, Ben Gurion University of the Negev
    Participants: Prof. Eliezer Ben-Rafael, Tel Aviv University
    Dr. Yohanan Manor, Jewish Agency for Israel

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