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Secularization of Modern Israel

Posted Feb. 8, 2013
Ben-PoratThe Jewish Studies Program, Department of Political Science, and Department of History present "Secularization of Modern Israel," a lunch and learn with Guy Ben-Porat, PhD. 

Weds, Feb 13 2013


KSU Student Center Room 313

A thriving, yet small, liberal component in Israeli society has frequently taken issue with the constraints imposed by religious orthodoxy, largely with limited success. However, Guy Ben-Porat suggests, in recent years, in part because of demographic changes and in part because of the influence of an increasingly consumer-oriented society, dramatic changes have occurred in secularization of significant parts of public and private lives. 

Free and open to all, Dessert provided.