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The Wondering Jew: Israel and the Search for Jewish Identity

A conversation with Micah Goodman about his new book, The Wondering Jew: Israel and the Search for Jewish Identity.
Dr. Micah Goodman is a Research Fellow of the Kogod Research Center at Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem. Micah was named by the Jerusalem Post as one of the 50 most influential Jews in 2017 and by Liberal Magazine as one of the 100 most influential Israelis in 2019. He is the author of seven best-selling books. His first three books – Moses’s Final Speech, The Dream of the Kuzari, and The Secrets of the

Asher Lopatin

Best-selling author Micah Goodman and Rabbi Asher Lopatin, Executive Director of JCRC/AJC Detroit, discuss Goodman’s new book, The Wondering Jew, which explores the conflict between religion and secularism as a major cause of political polarization in Israel and throughout the world.

Micah discusses the ideas presented in his book, in which he proposes a new approach to bridging the divide between religion and secularism in Israel with a goal of paving a path toward healing.

This session was recorded on January 24, 2021.

Presented in partnership with the JCRC/AJC of Metropolitan Detroit

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