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Messianic Jews and the growing challenge of hybridity in contemporary Jewish identity and culture

Date: 03/04/2013

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Location: 135 Nicholson Hall

Cost: Free


Yaakov Ariel is a graduate of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the University of Chicago. His research focuses on Evangelical Christianity and its attitudes towards the Jewish people and the Holy Land; on Christian-Jewish relations in the late modern era; and on the Jewish reaction to modernity and postmodernity.

Professor Ariel has published numerous articles and two books on these subjects. His latest book, Evangelizing the Chosen People, was awarded the Albert C. Outler prize by the American Society of Church History. Currently, Professor Ariel is completing a book on Evangelical-Jewish relationship throughout the 19th and 20th centuries. His new book, An Unusual Relationship: Evangelicals and Jews, is scheduled to appear in 2013.



  • Name: Laura Lechner
  • E-mail: jwst@umn.edu
  • Phone: 612-624-4914
  • Sponsored by: Jewish Studies, Classical and Near Eastern Studies, Religious Studies, Jewish Community Relations Council, Temple Israel, American Studies


Parking is available in the Church Street garage, the 4th Street ramp, and the Washington Ave. ramp.

More information: http://www.jwst.umn.edu

Disability Options:

To request disability accommodations, please contact Laura Lechner, jwst@umn.edu, 612-624-4914.

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