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New piece by David Wasserstein for University of Chicago’s Divinity School

Posted by on Monday, July 13, 2020 in Uncategorized.

Image: A Saudi police officer prays in front of the Ka’ba, the cubic building at the Grand Mosque, in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, March 7, 2020. (Photo: AP)

David J. Wasserstein, Professor of History and Jewish Studies, has written a new piece for the University of Chicago’s Divinity School titled, Halting the Hajj. This article explores the social, political and religious fallout of this year’s (all but) canceled pilgrimage. Read David’s article here: