No. 67: The Global Fascination with Dead Jews

Yehuda Kurtzer and Dara Horn discuss the phenomenon of Jewish heritage site tourism, and who are we writing about when we write about Jewish history.

Dara Horn, author of 6 novels, many essays, and the forthcoming non-fiction book People Love Dead Jews, speaks to Yehuda Kurtzer about the phenomenon of Jewish heritage site tourism in countries where Jews no longer live, who we write about when we write about Jewish history, and why she wrote this book now, after 20 years of refusing to center antisemitism in her work.

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

A 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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