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Emotional Zionists

April 3, 2023

Derek Penslar discusses his forthcoming book Zionism: An Emotional State, an interdisciplinary attempt to study the history of Jewish nationalism through a history of emotions lens.

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Derek J. Penslar

Derek J. Penslar

Resident Faculty & Seminar Chair (on leave 2022-2023)

Derek Penslar is the William Lee Frost Professor of Jewish History at Harvard University and resident faculty at the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies (CES). His research explores Jewish political ...