No. 69: A Conversation with the Minister of Diaspora Affairs

Yehuda Kurtzer and Nachman Shai chat about differences between Israeli and American historical consciousness and why Israel's relationship with Diaspora Jews is important.

Yehuda Kurtzer chats with Nachman Shai, Israel’s Minister of Diaspora Affairs about the differences between Israeli and American historical consciousness, Zionism and why Israel’s relationship with Diaspora Jews remains important, and the possible return of a compromise on the Western Wall.

Read Has Israel let you down? Its minister of Diaspora Affairs wants you to talk about it over the High Holidays by Nachman Shai on JTA.

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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