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The Impact of the Rabin Assassination on Religious Zionism

The Israel Democracy Institute, Pinsker 4, Jerusalem

After 20 years, the assassination of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin is still seen as a pivotal event in the relationship between religious Zionism and Israeli society. This seminar will examine how religious Zionism has changed over the past two decades and what (if any) impact Rabin's murder had on those changes.

4 p.m. - Opening Remarks: A Personal Perspective on Rabin
Rabbi Yoel Bin Nun


4:30-5:45 p.m. - Panel 1: Ideological Introspection
Tehila Nachlon (moderator), Prof. Yedidia Stern, Prof. Mota Kremnitzer, Avirama Golan, Yehuda Yifrach

5:45-7:00 p.m. - Internal Changes within the Religious Zionist Community Following Rabin's Murder
Dr. Tamar Hermann (moderator), Yair Ettinger, Yair Sheleg, Yoav Sorek, Esti (Lichtenstein) Rosenberg 

7:15-8:0 p.m. - Religious Zionism and Israeli society in the Aftermath of the Assassination
Dr. Shuki Friedman (moderator), Daniel Zamir, Bambi Sheleg, Dan Hershberg