Learning from Taglit-Birthright Israel: An Academic Symposium


May 23-24, 2011 Brandeis University

Learning from Taglit

Plenary 2A Background Papers:
Israel/Homeland-Diaspora Relations

(Mandel G12)

Chair:  

Prof. Ilan Troen (Stoll Family Chair in Israel Studies; Director, Schusterman Center for Israel Studies, Brandeis University)

Presenters: 

Dr. Jillian Powers (Post Doctoral Fellow, Washington University)

Diaspora/Homeland relations in a comparative context 

Prof. Zvi Bekerman (Professor, School of Education and The Melton Center; Research Fellow at the Truman Institute for the Advancement of Peace, Hebrew University of Jerusalem)

Retire-ing Israel Diaspora relations as aspeak-able concept

Prof. Theodore Sasson (Senior Research Scientist, Cohen Center for Modern Jewish Studies, Brandeis University; Professor of International Studies, Middlebury College) 

Taglit in the Age of Contested Engagement 

Prof. David Mittelberg (Associate Professor of Sociology, Oranim, Academic College of Education)

Jewish Peoplehood in a Global Context

Discussant: 

Prof. Larissa Remennick (Professor of Sociology and Anthropology, Bar-Ilan University)

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