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Ben Kasstan


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Ben Kasstan is a medical anthropologist based at the University of Bristol (UK) and Hebrew University of Jerusalem. His research explores the points where religion, health, and state meet, and he has a long-term interest in parental decisions surrounding vaccination. His recent monograph, Making Bodies Kosher, explores how religiously Orthodox Jews navigate health care in Britain.

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