Can the acceptance of multiple identities and conflicting narratives paradoxically propel us toward a vision for a shared society? Rana Fahoum, a Palestinian and an Israeli citizen and the recently appointed Director of the Shalom Hartman Institute’s new Center for Shared Society, joins Yehuda Kurtzer for an inspiring and honest conversation. They discuss the unique interconnections between Palestinian Israelis, Jewish Israelis, and American Jews as well as Hartman’s role in building a shared society.
Identity/Crisis: The Ideas Behind the News is a podcast of the Shalom Hartman Institute.
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In a frenzied media cycle, Identity/Crisis delves into the big ideas behind the news from a uniquely Jewish perspective. Host Yehuda Kurtzer, president of the Shalom Hartman Institute of North America, talks with leading thinkers to unpack current events effecting Jewish communities in North America, Israel, and around the world, revealing the core Jewish values underlying the issues that matter to you.