This past Wednesday, the Institute welcomed members of the public and current students to engage in conversations ranging from Heidegger and the Jews and identity politics in Israel and America.
During our sold-out lunchtime public lecture, Daniel Herskowitz (Rabin-Shvidler Postdoctoral Fellow), shared his research on Heidegger and his relationship with Jewish philosophers, and how Jewish philosophers later reflected on his actions and work. The result was a stimulating conversation on the curious case of Heidegger that slowly reveals itself over time.
In the evening, 25 Undergraduate Israel Fellows kicked off a conversation series for Fellows with Gershom Gorenberg (Knapp Adjunct Senior Research Scholar and Adjunct Professor of Journalism.) Students discussed how Jews are perceived and perceive themselves in Israel and America and on whether Jews are an ethnicity, religion, race, culture…
And the conversation continues. Join us at future public events, and learn more about the Undergraduate Israel Fellowship.