What have the last few weeks been like for British Jews living through royal change and royal loss? The Jewish community of the United Kingdom pivoted with speed and sincerity in rewriting the prayer for the Queen quickly to celebrate and honor their new sovereign, King Charles III. Joseph Dweck, Senior Rabbi of the S&P Sephardi Community of the United Kingdom, President of The Council of Christians and Jews, and an Ecclesiastical Authority to the Board of Deputies of British Jews, joins Yehuda Kurtzer to discuss building Jewish community while remaining in relationship with the monarchy.
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.