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Dispatches from an Anxious Nation

What is at stake as Israel celebrates its 75th year? How is Israeli society both pulling apart and coming together at this critical moment?
Dr. Micah Goodman is a Research Fellow of the Kogod Research Center at Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem. Micah was named by the Jerusalem Post as one of the 50 most influential Jews in 2017 and by Liberal Magazine as one of the 100 most influential Israelis in 2019. He is the author of seven best-selling books. His first three books – Moses’s Final Speech, The Dream of the Kuzari, and The Secrets of the

Angela Buchdahl

Micah Goodman, Research Fellow at the Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem and author of numerous best-selling books including ‘Catch 67, shares his unique view of this moment in the life of the State of Israel in conversation with Rabbi Angela Buchdahl, Hartman Senior Rabbinic Fellow and Senior Rabbi at Central Synagogue. Micah illuminates what is at stake for Israel as it celebrates its 75th year, and offers his perspective on the ways in which Israeli society is both pulling apart and coming together.

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This program was part of  Israel@75, a series of conversations that celebrate, reflect on, and explore the dynamics of the North American Jewish relationship with Israel.

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