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The Saga of the Citron: Historical and Global Perspectives

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September 30, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join the Schusterman Center for Israel Studies in partnership with the Historical Society of Israel to discover what the etrog, or citron, can reveal to us about larger historical trends.

Welcome words by:

Jonathan D. Sarna, University Professor, Joseph H. & Belle R. Braun Professor of American Jewish History; Director, Schusterman Center for Israel Studies, Brandeis University

Shmuel Feiner, Professor of Modern Jewish History, Bar-Ilan University; Chairman of The Historical Society of Israel

Introduction and moderation by:

Joshua Teplitsky, Associate Professor of History, Stony Brook University


Zev Eleff, Associate Professor of Jewish History, Touro College
Debra Kaplan, Associate Professor, Department of Jewish History and Director of the Halpern Center for the Study of Jewish Self-Perception, Bar-Ilan University
Alexander Kaye, Karl, Harry, and Helen Stoll Assistant Professor of Israel Studies, Department of Near Eastern and Judaic Studies, Brandeis University


Christine Hayes, Robert F. and Patricia Ross Weis Professor of Religious Studies in Classical Judaica, Yale University

Event Organizer:

Schusterman Center for Israel Studies


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