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The Julis-Rabinowitz Program on Jewish and Israeli Law at Harvard Law School and The Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Islamic Studies Program at Harvard University present an international academic conference “Temple Mount/Haram al-Sharif: Conflict, Culture, Law”

Tuesday, November 28, 12:00pm-6:00pm
WCC, Milstein East, Room A-B
Harvard Law School
1585 Mass. Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138


12:00pm
Noah Feldman, Opening Remarks


12:30-2:15pm
Session 1: History I

Joseph Patrich, “From Restoration to Destruction: 600 years of the Second Jewish Temple”

Beatrice St. Laurent, “Unity in Diversity: Inclusiveness and Globalization in Early Islamic Jerusalem Reflected in the Dome of the Rock and the Haram al-Sharif (638-680)”

Suleiman Mourad, “Al-Haram al-Sharif of Jerusalem in the Muslim Historical Consciousness”


2:15pm-2:30pm
Break


2:30-3:15pm
Keynote Address 1

Moshe Halbertal, “Sovereignty and the Sacred: Temple Mount/Haram al-Sharif”

3:15pm-3:30pm
Break


3:30pm-4:30pm
Session 2: Religious Consciousness

Robert O. Smith, “Christian Zionism, the Temple Mount/Haram al-Sharif, and the Contemporary Theopolitics of Jerusalem”

David Cook, “The Haram al-Sharif and Topographical Eschatology”


4:30pm-4:45pm
Break


4:45pm-5:45pm
Session 3: History II

Jodi Magness, “Why is Jerusalem’s Temple Mount Sacred?”

Jonathan Rubin, “From Al-Aqsa and the Dome of the Rock to Templum Domini and Palatium Salomonis: The Temple Mount in the Frankish Period”

Details

Date:
November 28
Time:
11:45 am - 6:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

WCC 2036 Milstein East

Organizer

Menachem Butler
Email:
Research Program:
Julis-Rabinowitz Program on Jewish and Israeli Law
Department:
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