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With Us More Than Ever: Making the Absent Rebbe Present in Messianic Chabad

March 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

With Us More Than Ever: Making the Absent Rebbe Present in Messianic Chabad
With Us More Than Ever: Making the Absent Rebbe Present in Messianic Chabad

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With Us More Than Ever: Making the Absent Rebbe Present in Messianic Chabad

March 18, 2021
12:00 – 1:00 PM EST

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Yoram Bilu is Professor (emeritus) of Anthropology and Psychology at Hebrew University. Focusing on Israeli society and Jewish traditional culture, his research interests include the anthropology of religion, culture and mental health, the sanctification of space in Israel, and Maghrebi Jewish culture. In 2013 he received the Israel Prize in sociology and anthropology. In 2015 he was elected to the Israeli Academy of Sciences and Humanities. His main publications are: “Without Bounds: The Life and Death of Rabbi Ya’aqov Wazana,” (Wayne State University Press, 2000); “The Saints’ Impresarios” (Academic Studies Press, 2010); “With Us More than Ever Before: Making the Absent Rebbe Present in Messianic Chabad” (Stanford University Press, 2020).

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March 18
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Schusterman Center for Israel Studies
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