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Monday, June 8 • 7:30pm - 8:30pm
A homicidal troll and the riddle of God’s name: identity in the digital age

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In a 2015 case of stolen identity, a white supremacist published a post on The Times of Israel using a Melbourne lawyer’s identity in a failed attempt to cause harm. The shocking incident raises questions about the meaning of “true” identity. Viewed through a Jewish lens, we consider our history of name switching, and our duty to both be who we are and become someone different.

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Miriam Herschlag

Miriam is editor of The Times of Israel’s opinion and blogging platform, a global marketplace of ideas committed both to embracing diversity and fostering community. She began as a reporter and anchor for Israel’s English radio and TV news, founded a Hong Kong-based business webzine... Read More →

Monday June 8, 2020 7:30pm - 8:30pm AEST