Two scholars who see the world quite differently offer a deep yet playful read of the Book of Esther. Speaking this week to Dovid Bashevkin,the Director of Education for NCSY, Yehuda Kurtzer proposes seven philosophical, literary, theological, political, and moral theses on the megillah to enrich your Purim conversations – or start new ones.
Identity/Crisis: The Ideas Behind the News is a podcast of the Shalom Hartman Institute.
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In a frenzied media cycle, Identity/Crisis delves into the big ideas behind the news from a uniquely Jewish perspective. Host Yehuda Kurtzer, president of the Shalom Hartman Institute of North America, talks with leading thinkers to unpack current events effecting Jewish communities in North America, Israel, and around the world, revealing the core Jewish values underlying the issues that matter to you.