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The Recent Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: The Facts and Future, with Rachel Fish

Sunday, June 13, 2021 3 Tammuz 5781

8:00 PM - 9:00 PMZoom

Dr. Rachel Fish is founding Executive Director of the Foundation to Combat anti-Semitism. Fish was also the Executive Director of the Schusterman Center for Israel Studies at Brandeis University where she helped train the next generation of academics in the field of Israel Studies. She completed her doctoral degree in the Near Eastern and Judaic Studies department at Brandeis University. Her dissertation, “Configurations of Bi-nationalism: The Transformation of Bi-nationalism in Palestine/Israel 1920’s-Present,” examines the history of the idea of bi-nationalism and alternative visions for constructing the State of Israel. She has taught at Brandeis University, Harvard University, UMASS Amherst and in adult Jewish education programs. In 2015 Fish held the Rohr Visiting Professorship at Harvard University, where she lectured on modern Israel and received the Derek Bok Certificate of Teaching Excellence. She is co-editor, with Ilan Troen, of the book Essential Israel: Essays for the Twenty-First Century. This program is a collaboration between several Boston and Worcester area congregations.

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