Schusterman Center for Israel Studies:

ONLINEThe Nun in the Synagogue: Judeocentric Catholicism in Israel

October 27, 2022 Waltham Free

Join us to examine this “Judeocentric Catholicism” as a case study in Catholic perceptions of Jews, Judaism, and the state of Israel at a seminar, “The Nun in the Synagogue: Judeocentric Catholicism in Israel,” with Dr. Emma Polyakov of Merrimack College.

In the wake of the Holocaust, a religious phenomenon arose in Israel fueled by Holocaust survivors who had converted to Catholicism as well as by Catholics determined to address the anti-Judaism inherent in their religious tradition. Dr. Polyakov conducts research on religious pluralism and intercultural relations and is an assistant professor of the Interdisciplinary Study of Religion at Merrimack College.

This is a “brown bag” event. You are welcome to bring your lunch. Beverages and snacks will be provided. More specific directions available here.

To learn more about upcoming events, check out the fall lineup for the Schusterman Seminar series.

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Thursday, October 27, 2022, 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Mandel Center for the Humanities

Waltham, MA 02453

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