/ Identity/Crisis Podcast

Identity/Crisis Podcast

No. 34: The American Jewish Philanthropic Complex

Lila Corwin Berman joins Yehuda Kurtzer to discuss the landscape of American Jewish philanthrophy.
Yehuda Kurtzer, Lila Corwin Berman
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

Lila Corwin Berman


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.

Subscribe on all major platforms

Launched in early 2020, Identity/Crisis is the Shalom Hartman Institute of North America’s weekly roundtable podcast that explores the ideas behind the news.

Hosted by President Yehuda Kurtzer, episodes explore a wide range of topics and feature experts and content related to news and current events.

Add a comment
Join our email list


The End of Policy Substance in Israel Politics