David Ellenson, director of the Schusterman Center for Israel Studies at Brandeis University, will deliver this year’s Karen and Pace Robinson Lecture on Modern Israel. Ellenson, a distinguished scholar of Judaism, is Chancellor-Emeritus of Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, he served as president of HUC-JIR from 2001-2013. Ellenson has authored or edited seven books and over 300 articles and reviews in a wide variety of academic and popular journals and newspapers. His newest book, Jewish Meaning in a World of Choice, appeared in September of 2014 in the University of Nebraska/Jewish Publication Society’s “Scholar of Distinction” series.
The Karen and Pace Robinson Lecture on Modern Israel will take place Thursday, February 22, 2018, at 7 p.m. in the McClung Museum Auditorium. A reception will follow the talk.