February 21, 2020

Dr. Joel Rappel: Is the Israeli Independence day a religious holiday?

Dr. Joel Rappel and Shmuel Rosner discuss Dr. Rappel’s latest book (coming out in the United States soon) about the prayers to the state’s peace. What makes this prayer unique? What is special about the Israeli Independence day?

Dr. Joel Rappel is a historian at Bar Ilan University and founder and director (2009-2015) of the Elie Wiesel Archives at Boston University.

Dr. Joel Rappel

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