Identity/Crisis is a weekly podcast from the Shalom Hartman Institute about news and ideas.
#34: The American Jewish Philanthropic Complex
Lila Corwin Berman (Temple University) joins host Yehuda Kurtzer to discuss the ways in which America has shaped philanthropy, and the ways in which philanthropy has shaped the American Jewish community, over the last thirty years.
This episode was recorded live as part of the Judaism, Citizenship, and Democracy symposium hosted by the Hartman Institute from October 19-30, 2020.
#33: Remembering Erekat and Rabin
Host Yehuda Kurtzer is joined by Daniel Kurtzer (Princeton), a former US Ambassador to Egypt and Israel and longtime American negotiator in the Israeli-Palestinian peace process. They remember Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat and Prime Minister Yitzchak Rabin, and reflect on the humanity and necessity of the peace process.
Identity/Crisis is partnering with the Jewish Telegraphic Agency. A full transcript of this episode can be found at:
#32: Post-Election Torah
In the liminal space between the US election and the declaration of a result, Yehuda Kurtzer and Shalom Hartman Institute Director of Faculty Elana Stein Hain discuss the right relationship between religion and politics, the necessity and limits of political pluralism, and what Torah they're learning for this moment.
#31: What the Future Holds
On the eve of the 2020 US election, Yehuda Kurtzer talks about the future of America, Judaism, and American Judaism with Dahlia, Leah, and Tyler - three teenage alumni of Hartman's Fellowship for Emerging Jewish Thought Leaders from around the country.
#23: Free Speech and Authoritarianism with Jeffrey Goldberg (Rerun)
Featuring Jeffrey Goldberg (The Atlantic) and Yehuda Kurtzer (Hartman)
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#30: The Future of Jewish Progressivism
In episode #30 of Identity/Crisis, Yehuda Kurtzer speaks with Arielle Angel and Jacob Plitman of Jewish Currents about the history and future of Jewish progressive movements and the relationship between liberalism and Jewish tradition.
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