Yoram Bilu

Yoram Bilu is an Israeli professor of anthropology and psychology emeritus at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

He is known for his work on folk religion (messianism, saint worship); the interaction between culture and mental health; the sanctification of space in Israel; and the religious and cultural practices of Moroccan Jews. He is recipient of 2013 the Israel Prize in sociology and anthropology. He is a member of the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities.[1]


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