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No. 51: Genocide, Antisemitism, and the Nomenclature of Hatred

James Loeffler joins host Yehuda Kurtzer to discuss the term "genocide," and three new and potentially competing definitions of antisemitism.
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

James Loeffler

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James Loeffler (University of Virginia) joins host Yehuda Kurtzer to discuss the development of the term “genocide,” and the nuances of three newly-articulated, potentially competing, definitions of antisemitism.

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