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Identity/Crisis Podcast

No. 9: Homeland at Home

Tomer Persico, Sigalit Ur and host Yehuda Kurtzer discuss the concept of home and homeland, and the renewed importance of home during a pandemic.
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

Tomer Persico

Sigalit Ur

Episode #9 of Identity/Crisis features guests Tomer Persico (Hartman Bay Area scholar in residence and visiting professor of Jewish Law and Israel Studies, UC Berkeley) and Sigalit Ur (David Hartman Center Fellow and graduate of the Beit Midrash for Israeli Rabbis) with host Yehuda Kurtzer discussing the concept of home and homeland, thinking both in terms of America and Israel and the renewed importance of home during the pandemic.

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

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