Sacred Sites in Contested Regions


Omer Hacker

Omer Hacker is currently a undergraduate student at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He double majors both at the Department of  Psychology and the Department for Sociology and Anthropology. He is also part of the program for excellence M.A in Anthropology at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He spent fall semester of 2014 as an Erasmus Mundus Scholar at the Deartment of Sociology at the University of Sciences Po., Paris..

Following his interests and possible future theis his work in Sacred Sites in a Contested Region Project focuses mostly on Jewish sites like the the grave of the Rashash on Mount of Olives Jewish cemetery and the grave of Miriam the Laundress outside the new Jewish cemetery on Har Hamenuchut, both in Jerusalem.

Omer is a former student of Yeshivat Maale Gilboa and did his K-12 education within the religious education system in Israel.