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Imagining Israel’s Future: One state, Two-state Paradigms

Karen and Pace Robinson LectuFre Series on Modern Israel

Imagining Israel’s Future: One state, Two-state Paradigms

November 14, 2019 at 7 pm 

John C. Hodges Library Auditorium

Rachel Fish, PhD

Resident Scholar, The Paul E. Singer Foundation 

Rachel Fish is founding Executive Director of the Foundation to Combat Antisemitism. She has served as a senior scholar at the Paul E. Singer Foundation and assistant director of the Schusterman Center for Israel Studies at Brandies University.  She completed her doctoral degree in the Department of Near Eastern and Judaic Studies at Brandeis University, where she researched the history of the idea of bi-nationalism and alternative visions for constructing the State of Israel. She has taught at Brandeis University, Harvard University, UMASS Amherst and in adult Jewish education programs Tzion and Me’ah. In 2015, she held the Rohr Visiting Professorship at Harvard University, where she lectured on modern Israel and received the Derek Bok Certificate of Teaching Excellence. She is co-editor, with Ilan Troen, of the book Essential Israel: Essays for the Twenty-First Century. Fish is a native of Johnson City, Tennessee.

Thursday, November 14 at 7:00pm to 9:00pm

John C Hodges Library, Auditorium
1015 Volunteer Blvd, Knoxville TN

Event Type

Lectures & Presentations

Topic

Humanities & Social Sciences

Audience

Current Students, General Public, Faculty & Staff

Website

http://judaic.utk.edu

Department

Religious Studies,

Fern and Manfred Steinfeld Program in Judaic Studies,

Middle East Studies Program

Contact Name

Helene Julia Sinnreich

Contact Email

hsinnreich@utk.edu

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