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Sunday, February 14 • 12:00pm - 1:15pm
The PLO's Rabbi

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The PLO followed classical Reform Judaism in defining the Jews as members of a religion not a nation. Was the correspondence between the positions of these two movements merely a coincidence? In this session we will discuss the American Council for Judaism (ACJ), an anti-Zionist offshoot of American Reform Judaism, and the relationship of the ACJ's long-time leader Rabbi Elmer Berger with the founding intellectuals of the PLO.

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Jonathan Gribetz

Jonathan Marc Gribetz is an Assistant Professor of Near Eastern Studies and Judaic Studies at Princeton University, where he teaches the history of Palestine and Israel, Jewish and Arab nationalisms, the Arab-Israeli conflict, and the city of Jerusalem. He is the author of the book Defining Neighbors: Religion, Race, and the Early Zionist-Arab Encounter.


Sunday February 14, 2016 12:00pm - 1:15pm
Long Ridge

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