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Identity/Crisis Podcast

No. 63: A Quintessentially American Jewish Institution

Jewish Theological Seminary Chancellor Shuly Rubin Schwartz joins Yehuda Kurtzer to discuss her role and the value of history as context for profound learning.
Yehuda Kurtzer, Shuly Rubin Schwartz
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

Shuly Rubin Schwartz

Shuly Rubin Schwartz joins Yehuda Kurtzer to talk about her new role as Chancellor of the Jewish Theological Seminary (JTS) and the kind of integrative learning that happens there. Together they discuss the ideals of the institution, the challenges of leading in a polarized era, and the value of history as context for profound and long-lasting learning.

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

The transcript of this episode is available here.

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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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