Former U.S. State Department official Mirsky to speak on Israel Oct. 29

“What do we argue about when we argue about Israel?” is the topic of Yehudah Mirsky’s public lecture to be given in the Charles Chu Reading Room, Shain Library, on Oct. 29 at 4:30 p.m.

An American-Israeli and former U. S. State Department official, Mirsky is an Associate Professor of Near Eastern & Judaic Studies at Brandeis University. He is the author of “Rav Kook: Mystic in a Time of Revolution,” published by Yale University Press.

The free talk, a Miriam Kraemer Melrod ‘46 Lecture in Judaic Studies, is sponsored by the Department of Religious Studies at Connecticut College. Contact for more information.

October 27, 2015