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Sunday, February 21 • 11:00am - 11:50am
When Jews March Off to War: How Should they Fight?

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Over the centuries, civilizations have developed a web of "laws of war," designed to distinguish between acceptable and unacceptable behavior even during the most violent of conflicts. In this session we shall seek to discover whether such rules also exist in Jewish traditional teachings and to discuss how they might apply to contemporary Israeli military activity.  Texts will be presented in English.  No prior study background is necessary.

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Stuart Cohen

Professor of Political Science, Bar Ilan University, Emeritus, Chair (Retired) Political Studies Department, Ashkelon Academic College
Born in London, England, Stuart Cohen was educated at Oxford University, England, where he earned his Ph.D. in diplomatic history in 1972. He thereafter emigrated to Israel where for the next four decades he taught political studies at Bar-Ilan University, before retiring at the rank... Read More →

Sunday February 21, 2016 11:00am - 11:50am EST
Room 124

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