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For Heaven's Sake Podcast

No. 4: Making Peace with Ourselves

How should we think about the new peace agreement with the UAE?
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,

Elana Stein Hain

Yossi Klein Halevi

In this episode, Donniel Hartman, Elana Stein Hain and Yossi Klein Halevi discuss how we might think about the new peace agreement. What are the political considerations and how are Israelis thinking about the new peace agreement with the UAE? What does the Torah have to say about agreements like this, which are more peaceful recognition than the end of open hostility?

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For Heaven’s Sake is a weekly podcast from the the Shalom Hartman Institute’s iEngage Project that revives the lost art of Jewish debate for the sake of illuminating a topic, not sowing division. The podcast draws its name from the concept of Machloket l’shem shemayim, “Disagreeing for the sake of heaven.”

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