Some Comments on Israel's Borders: The Hebrew Bible and the Middle East Conflict
A public talk by Prof. Gideon Aran
Thursday, December 02, 20104:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Los Angeles, CA 90095
Gideon Aran is a professor in the department of sociology & anthropology of The Hebrew University, Jerusalem. He is currently a visiting professor at UC Berkeley. Aran’s main topics of academic interest are: Radical Religion; Religious violence in comparative perspective; Terror; Past and present manifestations of extremist Judaism; Israeli culture and political culture. His most recent publications concern Gush Emunim (Bloc of the Faithful) and the Jewish Underground; The Other Side of Palestinian Suicide Bombing; Priesthood and Zealotry in ancient and contemporary Israel.
Sponsor(s): Younes and Soraya Nazarian Center for Israel Studies