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Sunday, August 11 • 11:30am - 12:30pm
Were the Early Zionists authors prophets?

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Location: Room 161
We all know that Herzl wrote about Israel 50 years before it was established. We know A.D Gordon wrote about Kibbutzim long before they were there. Brener described the problems Israel will face and Ben Yehuda the social and linguistic issues we will face. What makes political leaders or public intellectuals leap their time and predict the future? We will read articles by A.D Gordon and other early Zionists and while learning and understanding their works we will try to understand if their works are prophetic.

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Osnat Dvorkin

Osnat Dvorkin is the Zionist Federation of New Zealand community, Habo and Aliya Shlicha. She has a BA from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in Jewish Philosophy and Art History. Osnat has worked as a Communities director for the Young Shlichim unit of the Jewish Agency. As such... Read More →

Sunday August 11, 2013 11:30am - 12:30pm PDT