03 | May
2018
03 | May
2018

panel discussion

Israel Diaspora Relations: Past, Present and Future

The historical connections between Babylon and Jerusalem, beginning with the Talmuds through to Israel- Diaspora relations today and into the future.

Inspired by
Leon H. Charney
Author of
Battle of Two Talmuds: Judaism’s Struggle with Power, Glory and Guilt
The Mystery of the Kaddish

The Legacy of Leon Charney
Prof. Nathaniel Laor
Professor of Philosophy, Psychiatry and Medical Education, Tel Aviv University

Moderator
Prof. David Myers
President & CEO of the Center for Jewish History
Professor of History at UCLA

Panelists:
Prof. Aaron J. Koller
Associate Professor of Near Eastern and Jewish Studies at Yeshiva University

Prof. Marjorie Lehman
Associate Professor of Talmud and Rabbinics at The Jewish Theological Seminary

Prof. Shaul Magid
Professor of Religious Studies at Indiana University
Center for Jewish History NEH Senior Scholar

Alana Newhouse
Editor and Founder of Tablet Magazine

Musical Performance
"Breath and Hammer"
David Krakauer, clarinet and Kathleen Tagg, piano

Presented by: Center for Jewish History, Yeshiva University & Beit Hatfutsot of America

panel discussion