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Friday, May 17, 2024

The Historical Background to the Israel-Gaza Conflict

Henry Abramson - Dr. Abramson, a specialist in Jewish history and thought, serves as Dean at the mighty Avenue J campus of Touro University in Brooklyn, NY. He earned his PhD from the University of Toronto in 1995 and has held visiting and post-doctoral fellowships at Cornell, Harvard, Oxford and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He is the author of several books, including _A Prayer for the Government: Ukrainians and Jews in Revolutionary Times, 1917-1920_ (Harvard, 1999) and _Reading the Talmud: Developing Independence in Gemara Learning_ (Feldheim, 2006). His research has been recognized by awards from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. He is a recipient of the Excellence in the Academy Award from the National Education Association. His current projects include the Jewish History in Daf Yomi podcast on All Daf and The Jewish People: A History (3 volumes) for Koren Publishers.

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