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No. 68: Twenty Years Later

Yehuda Kurtzer speaks to author Wajahat Ali and to Ron Kampeas of JTA about the momentous month of September 2001.
Yehuda Kurtzer, Wajahat Ali, Ron Kampeas
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

Wajahat Ali

Ron Kampeas

Reflecting on the twenty years since 9/11, Yehuda Kurtzer speaks to author and commentator Wajahat Ali about the impact of 9/11 on the American Muslim community, and to Ron Kampeas (JTA) about the lasting impact of the UN World Conference Against Racism that took place in Durban, South Africa and the anti-Israel and antisemitic rhetoric that dominated it.

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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