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Ishay Rosen-Zvi: "Goy: Israel's Multiple Others and the Birth of the Gentile"

Ishay Rosen-Zvi, discusses his recent book "Goy: Israel's Multiple Others and the Birth of the Gentile." Rosen-Zvi, Professor of Jewish Philosophy, teaches rabbinic literature in the department of Jewish Philosophy and Talmud at Tel-Aviv University. In 2013 he was elected to the Israel Young Academy of Sciences. He has written on Midrash and Mishnah, as well as on issues of self-formation and collective identity in Second-Temple Judaism and rabbinic literature. Among his publications are: Demonic Desires: YETZER HARA and the Problem of Evil in Late Antiquity (University of Pennsylvania Press: Philadelphia 2011); Body and Soul in Ancient Judaism (Modan: Tel Aviv 2012); The Mishnaic Sotah Ritual: Temple Gender and Midrash (Brill: Leiden 2012); Goy: Israel's Others and the Birth of the Gentile (with Adi Ophir) (OUP: Oxford 2018; won the Goshen-Goldstein prize for the best book in Jewish Philosophy for the years 2016-2018); Between Mishnah and Midrash: The Birth of Rabbinic Literature (Open University 2019). This event will be held at UNC. Please see the following for further details:


Humanities, Lecture/Talk, Religious/Spiritual