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From Election to Inauguration and Beyond

Yehuda Kurtzer and Tamara Cofman Wittes reflect on the U.S. Presidential election and its implications for the the Jewish community, in a conversation moderated by Gil Preuss
Yehuda Kurtzer, Tamara Cofman Wittes
Dr. Yehuda Kurtzer is president of the Shalom Hartman Institute. Yehuda is a leading thinker and author on the meaning of Israel to American Jews, on Jewish history and Jewish memory, and on questions of leadership and change in American Jewish life. Yehuda led the creation of the Shalom Hartman Institute of North America in 2010 as a pioneering research and educational center for the leadership of the North American Jewish community, and teaches in

Tamara Cofman Wittes

The 2020 U.S. election and its immediate aftermath are a decisive time for American Democracy. The Shalom Hartman Institute and the The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington are committed to exploring how this time period will affect the Jewish community as U.S. citizens and stakeholders.

Yehuda Kurtzer and Tamara Cofman Wittes, Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution, reflect on the aftermath of the U.S. Presidential election in a conversation moderated by Gil Preuss, CEO of the Jewish Federation of Greater Washington.

We are proud to partner with The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington to offer the Greater Washington Jewish community members meaningful opportunities to explore the most pressing questions facing our communities today around Judaism and democracy, ethics, peoplehood, Jewish identity, and more. 

This program was part of our Hartman@Home fall learning series.

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