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No. 58: How to Lose Without Violence

Joel Braunold and Yehuda Kurtzer discuss the most uncomfortable truth about peace - that it almost always involves giving something up.
Yehuda Kurtzer, Joel Braunold
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

Joel Braunold

Joel Braunold (S. Daniel Abraham Center for Middle East Peace) joins Yehuda Kurtzer to talk about peacemaking in the Middle East: its preconditions, the person-to-person work that might enable it, and the uncomfortable truth that “peace” might mean – for everyone – “to agree to lose non-violently.”

Identity/Crisis: The Ideas Behind the News is a podcast of the Shalom Hartman Institute.

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Launched in early 2020, Identity/Crisis is a weekly roundtable podcast that explores the ideas behind the news hosted by Shalom Hartman Institute of North America President Yehuda Kurtzer. Episodes cover a wide range of topics and feature experts and content related to news and current events.

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