Mordechai vs. The Empire: Anti-Semitism, Jewish Power, and Israel’s Moral Dilemma

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Central Synagogue is delighted to host the internationally renowned visiting scholar, Dr Elliott Melamet, for a lecture entitled:

Mordechai vs. The Empire: Anti-Semitism, Jewish Power, and Israel’s Moral Dilemma

Wednesday 18 May 7pm


Venue: Central Synagogue,

36-40 Hallam Street, London W1W 6NW

020 7580 1355 /


Dr. Elliott Malamet is the co-founder of Torah in Motion, an organization that explores the interface between religion and modernity and creates conferences and symposia that bring together the best speakers in the Jewish world to dialogue on cutting edge topics. Prior to making aliyah in 2013, Dr. Malamet lectured in Jewish Philosophy in Canadian universities for 20 years, and was at the same time, the Department Head of Jewish Thought at The Community Hebrew Academy of Toronto, where he taught thousands of students over 20 years. He received his doctorate in English Literature from the University of Toronto, where he taught from 1987-1993. Dr. Malamet now lives in Jerusalem with his family and lectures in literature at the Rothberg International School of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem as well as in Jewish Philosophy at Yeshivat Machanaim.

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