Rosenzweig Lectures will focus on modern-day Israel
Moshe Halbertal, the Gruss Professor of Law at New York University, will present the Franz Rosenzweig Lectures this fall.
Sponsored by the Program in Judaic Studies, the lecture series will address the topic “Nationalism, Liberalism, and Religion in Modern-Day Israel.” The talks will take place at 7 p.m. in Rm. 127, Sterling Law Buildings, 127 Wall St.
The schedule of lectures follows:
October 30: “What Is a Jewish State?”
Nov. 1: “On the Ethical Challenges of Contemporary Warfare: The Case of Israel”
Nov. 7: “Judaism and Its Encounter with the State of Israel”
Halbertal, who also serves as a professor of Jewish thought and philosophy at Hebrew University, is the author of “People of the Book: Canon, Meaning, and Authority” and “On Sacrifice.” He is a member of Israel’s National Academy for Sciences and the Humanities.