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Citizenship and Belonging: ​Imagining Israeli Identity

Session from Rabbinic Torah Seminar (RTS) 2022 in Jerusalem
Dr. Masua Sagiv is Scholar in Residence of the Shalom Hartman Institute based in the San Francisco Bay Area and the Koret Visiting Assistant Professor of Jewish and Israel Studies at the Helen Diller Institute, U.C. Berkeley. Masua’s scholarly work focuses on the development of contemporary Judaism in Israel, as a culture, religion, nationality, and as part of Israel’s identity as a Jewish and democratic state. Her research explores the role of law, state actors

What is Israeli Jewish identity today, and what can it be? Masua Sagiv describes Israel as a place where we can develop a thick Israeli identity that sits alongside our other various identities: Jewish, Muslim, Christian, etc.  This session was recorded on June 28, 2022 during the summer Community Leadership Program at the Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem.

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