THE CENTER FOR JEWISH STUDIES AT UC SANTA CRUZ

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Moshiah Now: Perspectives on Jewish Messianism

Sunday, November 22, 2009, 1:00 PM
Jewish Community Center of San Francisco

What is the Jewish concept of the Messiah? Join scholars Moshe Halbertal and Nathaniel Deutsch in this eye-opening discussion.

Tasha Oren: “I’m Going to Make You Love Me: History and Israel’s Tele-Imagination”

Television has taken part in articulation of cultural and national identity all over the globe. How is a sense of “the local” changing as media grows increasingly mobile and new global television forms dominate world-wide programming? In Israel, a debate about television’s birth escalated to a national argument over occupation of Palestinian territories, relations with Arab neighbors, and it’s internal, conflicting visions of shared culture and identity.

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