The Place of Zionism in Jewish Life, May 23rd London

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May 14, 2011 by happyhenry

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 & co-founder of Independent Jewish Voices

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 Antisemitism 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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