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Saturday, February 9 • 8:15pm - 9:30pm
'Go Backwards': Judaism and Israel

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Based on a short text from the Babylonian Talmud, this session will attempt to explain what Judaism is and why it is no longer relevant for life in Israel.

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Chaim (Harvey) Hames

Prof., Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Chaim (Harvey) Hames is chair of the General History Department at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. His research interests include Medieval and Renaissance Jewish and Christian mysticism and philosophy, apocalypticism, inter-religious polemics and religious conversion. He recently published I (do not) Believe: Israel and Judaism – Past, Present, Future (in Hebrew, Ktav 2011).  He is in Colorado serving as a visiting scholar at the... Read More →

Saturday February 9, 2013 8:15pm - 9:30pm
Conference D

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