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Center for Israel Studies Presents Yom Iyun on April 22 Honoring Bernard Rosensweig and Sol Roth

Yeshiva University’s Center for Israel Studies will present a Yom Iyun [Day of Learning] exploring the history and thought of Religious Zionism in America on Sunday, April 22 at Furst Hall, Room 501, 500 West 185th Street, New York City.

Speakers at the event include Rabbi Yosef Blau, mashgiach ruchani [spiritual advisor] at YU, on “The Beginnings of American Religious Zionism: The Early Years of Mizrachi in America, 1903-1925″; Rabbi Shalom Carmy, professor of Jewish philosophy on “Art and Philosophy in Zionist Thought”; Dr. Jess Olson, assistant professor of modern Jewish history, on “The Agudah Comes to America: Misunderstandings and the creation of Politicized Orthodoxy”; and Rabbi Dr. Michael Rosensweig, YU rosh yeshiva, YU, on “Zionism in American Halakhic Writings.”

The Yom Iyun will honor longtime YU professors and leaders in the community Rabbi Dr. Bernard Rosensweig and Rabbi Dr. Sol Roth. To learn more visit www.yu.edu/cis or email israel.studies@yu.edu.