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Merav Mack

Merav Mack is a research fellow at the Truman Institute at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and teaches at the university’s department of comparative religion. She is the editor of Captives (Shazar & Van Leer, 2014) and Post-Subjectivity (CSP, 2014). Her articles have been published by the British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies, Crusades, and the Journal of Medieval History. Mack received her PhD in medieval history from the University of Cambridge.
Jerusalem: City of the Book
Benjamin Disraeli said, “The view of Jerusalem is the history of the world; it is more, it is the history of earth and of heaven.” Merav Mack presents Jerusalem as the locus where some of the world’s most enduring ideas were put into words, while Simon Goldhill provides a tour through the history of this most image-filled and ideology-laden city – from the Old City to the Holy Sepulchre. Raquel Ukeles chairs the conversation, exploring the central positon of Lib...