Jewish tradition has held and healed the Jewish people for centuries. As we continue to live through unprecedented times, there is wisdom in locating ourselves in precedent in an effort to meaningfully find our way through.
Erin Leib Smokler spoke with Gordon Tucker about his essay from her new book that wrestles with the implications of the pandemic, Torah in a Time of Plague: Historical and Contemporary Jewish Responses. Her collection won the 2021 National Jewish Book Award in Modern Jewish Thought and Experience.
Recorded on February 24, 2022
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