/ Muslim Leadership Initiative

Conversation on American Muslims and American Jews

American Muslims and American Jews, Israel and Palestine, the Iran Deal and the occupation, foreign policy, and our domestic futures.
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

Haroon Moghul

Conversation between writer Haroon Moghul, host of Mcast, and Yehuda Kurtzer. Haroon was a member of the first cohort of the Muslim Leadership Initiative (MLI), which brings young Muslim American leaders to the Hartman Institute in Jerusalem to study Judaism, Israel and Jewish peoplehood.

The conversation between Haroon and Yehuda focuses on MLI, touching on the hostile reaction from the BDS movement and on the potential for a new kind of Muslim-Jewish conversation which MLI is trying to foster.


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