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Towards a New Zionist Discourse

Donniel Hartman and Gil Preuss discuss how we can engage in a meaningful, respectful, and productive conversation about Israel.
Donniel Hartman, Gil Preuss
Rabbi Dr. Donniel Hartman is president of the Shalom Hartman Institute and holds the Kaufman Family Chair in Jewish Philosophy. He is author of the highly regarded 2016 book, Putting God Second: How to Save Religion from Itself, and is the host of “For Heaven’s Sake,” one of the most popular Jewish podcasts in North America. Donniel is the founder of some of the most extensive education, training and enrichment programs for scholars, educators, rabbis,

Gil Preuss

Towards a New Zionist Discourse

Much like those in Israel, our American Jewish community is living in a time of complexity and amidst a diversity of opinions. Discourse around Israel has become increasingly challenging, with conflict arising from fiercely divergent viewpoints.

Against this evolving backdrop,  Donniel Hartman, President of the Shalom Hartman Institute, and Gil Preuss, CEO of The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington, discuss how we can engage in meaningful, respectful, and productive conversations about Israel.

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This series is part of Ideas for Today, a yearlong offering of curated courses led by leading scholars addressing the compelling contemporary Jewish issues of the day.

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