The Saga of the Citron: Historical and Global Perspectives
30 Sep 2020

The Historical Society of Israel

The International Association of Historical Societies for the Study of Jewish History

The Schusterman Center for Israel Studies atBrandeis University

are delighted to invite you to:

The Saga of the Citron: Historical and Global Perspectives

הסאגה של האתרוג: פרספקטיבות היסטוריות וגלובליות

Wednesday, September 30th, 2020

12:00 – 1:30 PM EDT; 19:00 – 20:30 (Israel)

Welcome:Jonathan D.  Sarna (Brandeis University) Director, Schusterman Center for Israel Studies, Brandeis University  
Greetings:Shmuel Feiner (Bar-Ilan University) Chairman of the Historical Society of Israel

Introduction: Joshua Teplitsky (Stony Brook University)


Debra Kaplan (Bar-Ilan University) – Communal Etrogim, Social Status, and Social Discipline in Early Modern European Jewish Communities

Zev Eleff (Touro College) – The Etrog Trade in the New World

Alexander Kaye (Brandeis University) – The Etrog Exception: Balancing Halakha and Socialism on the Religious Kibbutz

Commentator: Christine Hayes (Yale University)

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