Big issues in Jewish politics

May 12, 2011
Sarah Benton

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The Place of Zionism in Jewish Life
A panel discussion with

Professor Yakov Rabkin, Rabbi Danny Rich, Chief Executive of Liberal Judaism, Dr Brian Klug, Senior Research Fellow in Philosophy at St Benet’s Hall Oxford

On Monday, May 23, at 7.00pm

The Montagu Centre, 21 Maple Street, London, W1T 4BE

Yakov Rabkin is a Professor at the University of Montreal where he has taught contemporary Jewish history, Soviet history and the history of science since 1973. His book A Threat from Within: A History of Jewish Opposition to Zionism (Palgrave-Macmillan, 2006) has been translated into eleven languages, listed as best non-fiction book in 2010 in Japan and nominated for Canada’s Governor-General Award and for the Hecht Prize in Israel.

There will be light refreshments

Prof Rabkin is also speaking in:

Cambridge, on Israel’s Reaction to Recent Developments in Arab Countries
Tuesday, 17 May at 8.00pm
Lucy Cavendish College, Lady Margaret Road, Cambridge CB3 0BU
Liverpool on The Spectre of Anti-Semitism in Debates about Israel
Wednesday, 18 May at 7.30pm
Friends Meeting House, School Lane, Liverpool L1 3BT
Organised by Merseyside Jews for Peace and Justice

Brighton-Hove on Israel’s Reactions to Recent Turmoil in Arab Countries
Thursday, 19th May at 7.30pm
Brighton and Hove Progressive Synagogue, 6 Lansdowne Road Hove BN3 1FF

Coventry on The Spectre of Antisemitism in Debates about Israel
Tuesday, 24 May at 6.30pm
University of Warwick, Zeeman Building, Lecture Theatre MS.01
Organised by Justice for Palestinians-West Midlands

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