In this episode, Yehuda Kurtzer chats with Hartman senior fellow Shaul Magid (Dartmouth University) about his new book Meir Kahane: The Public Life and Political Thought of an American Jewish Radical which offers an intellectual history of American Judaism and its political challenges – liberalism, race, communism, Zionism, radicalism – the poles through which American Jews have traveled in the past 60 years. Can the story of a radical thinker and controversial politician shed light on the Jewish experience in the U.S. and, later, in Israel?
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.