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NCJSS welcomes Orit Rozin

Friday, August 12, 2022
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Orit Rozin

The North Carolina Jewish Studies Seminar (NCJSS) welcomes Dr. Orit Rozin, Associate Professor in the Department of Jewish History at Tel Aviv University. Her research interests span the social, legal, and cultural history of modern Israel. Rozin has published on Israeli citizenship, legislation and jurisprudence, immigration, gender issues, family life and Zionist propaganda films . Most recently she has published articles assessing Israel's political and security problems from the perspective of the history of emotions.

Her book, The Rise of the Individual in 1950s Israel: A Challenge to Collectivism (2011), was published by Brandeis University Press. The Hebrew version of the book, published in 2008 received the Association for Israel Studies' Shapiro best book award in 2009.

Her recent book A Home for all Jews: Citizenship, Rights and National Identity in the New Israeli State was published by Brandeis University Press 2016. It was the runner-up for the 2018 Jordan Schnitzer award from the Association for Jewish Studies. Rozin is currently completing a book titled The Fashioning of the Israeli Emotional Regime and the Arab-Israeli Conflict.