Religion and (Mis)understanding in the Early Zionist-Arab Encounter
Jonathan Gribetz, Columbia University
Wednesday, February 25, 20095:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Room 10383 (10th floor)
Los Angeles, CA 90095
Jonathan Gribetz is a PhD candidate in History at Columbia University. His dissertation, "Muslims, Christians, and Jews in the 'Arab-Zionist' Encounter: A Study in Mutual Perceptions in Late Ottoman Palestine," will be completed this spring. He holds an M.A. and an M.Phil in History from Columbia University, and an MSt with distinction in Modern Jewish Studies from the University of Oxford. His areas of specialization are modern Jewish history, the history of Zionism and the Yishuv, and nationalism in the Arab world. He has also studied at the Hebrew University, Jerusalem, and at Middlebury College, and has delivered papers at numerous Israel and Jewish studies conferences. Mr. Gribetz graduated AB Summa Cum Laude from Harvard University, May 2002.
Parking is available for $9 and may be purchased at the parking kiosk located at the corner of Hilgard and Wyton Avenues.
Cost : Free of charge
Sponsor(s): Younes and Soraya Nazarian Center for Israel Studies