Tel Aviv University prof will discuss soccer, Jews and Argentina in talk Wednesday

Fútbol, Jews, and the Making of Argentina partial book cover

Fútbol, Jews, and the Making of Argentina book cover“Soccer, Jews and the Making of Argentina” is the title of an upcoming talk by Raanan Rein, the Elias Sourasky Professor of Latin American and Spanish History at Tel Aviv University.

The author and editor of more than 30 books, including Fútbol, Jews, and the Making of Argentina, Rein will deliver his talk Wednesday, April 22, at 12:30pm at 764 Kaneff Tower, Keele campus. RSVP at

Also the vice-president of Tel Aviv University, Rein has published hundreds of articles in academic journals and book chapters, in several languages. He is a member of Argentina’s National Academy of History and former president of the Latin American Jewish Studies Association.

Raanan Rein
Raanan Rein

He was awarded the Commander in the Order of the Liberator San Martin for his contribution to Argentine culture by the Argentine government.

The talk is sponsored by York’s Department of History in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies and the Israel & Golda Kischitzky Centre for Jewish Studies.