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Nationalism Has Corrupted Tradition

In an interview on Galei Tzahal, Israel’s Army Radio, Donniel Hartman responds to recent settler violence against Palestinians.
Rabbi Dr. Donniel Hartman is president of the Shalom Hartman Institute and holds the Kaufman Family Chair in Jewish Philosophy. He is author of the highly regarded 2016 book, Putting God Second: How to Save Religion from Itself, and is the host of the award-winning For Heaven’s Sake, one of the most popular Jewish podcasts in North America. Donniel is the founder of some of the most extensive education, training and enrichment programs for scholars,

In an interview with Rino Tzror on Galei Tzahal, Israel’s Army Radio, Donniel Hartman responds to the recent settler violence against Palestinians and makes the case that they are distorting Judaism. In contrast, he asserts that Judaism could make nationalism more moral by upholding the principle that all people are created in the image of God. (Hebrew with English captions)

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