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Jewish Identities in Israel: Confrontations, Crises and Novel Conceptions – A Lecture by Tomer Persico

Tuesday, April 2, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Tomer Persico has taught for the last eight years at the Department for Comparative Religion in Tel-Aviv University, and has joined the Shalom Hartman Institute as a Research Fellow four years ago. His fields of study are contemporary spirituality, Jewish renewal, forms of secularization and trends of secularization and religiosity in Israel. His book, The Jewish Meditative Tradition, was published by Tel Aviv University Press in 2016. He is an activist for freedom of religion, writes the most popular blog in Hebrew on religion, and has written hundreds of articles on these subjects for the popular media. This year he has begun working as the Koret Visiting Assistant Professor of Jewish and Israel Studies at UC Berkeley, and as a Shalom Hartman Institute Scholar in Residence.


Tuesday, April 2, 2019
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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100 Law Building


Berkeley Institute for Jewish Law and Israel Studies

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