Michael Meyer and Paul Liptz
This mini-course features Michael Meyer and Paul Liptz
and was recorded in October 2001. The archive consists of three audio
presentations and written materials all available over the web. The exact
presentation titles are listed below.
The audio presentations are recordings of live conference
calls from the mini-course. Once you register, study materials will be
available for downloading from this website - including an article by
Michael Meyer and a set of relevant texts.
Jewish History & Israeli History: The Problem of
Distinguishing Between Them
Religious Significance of the State of Israel:
Is It the Beginning of Our Redemption?
Political Culture: Am Yisrael in Eretz Yisrael
Click to add this course to your Cart!
[Back to top]
Michael A. Meyer
Michael is the Adolph S. Ochs Professor of Jewish History, HUC-JIR/Cincinnati.
He received his Ph.D. from HUC-JIR and specializes in Jewish intellectual
history and the history of Reform Judaism. Michael's publications
include: Response to Modernity: A History of the Reform Movement
in Judaism (Oxford University Press, 1988) and German-Jewish
History in Modern Times, 4 volumes (Columbia University Press,
Born in Rhodeisa(Zimbabwe), Paul made Aliyah on June 4th, 1967 —
one day before the Six Day War. Paul is a social historian who deals
with Africa, Middle East, Eastern and Central Europe, Modern Jewish
history, Zionism, and Contemporary Israeli Society. Paul has lectured
at Hebrew University in the Dept of Asian and African Studies and
the Melton Center for Jewish Education in the Diaspora. For 30 years,
Paul has been lecturing in the Department of Middle East and African
History, Tel Aviv University. Currently, Paul lectures at HUC-JIR/Jerusalem.
Paul served in the IDF during the War in Lebanon and then in Education
Corps dealing with IDF Officers.