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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 Boundaries of Judaism, and Putting God Second: How to Save Religion from Itself. His latest book, Who are the Jews and Who Can We Become, was a 2023 Jewish Book Council Award Finalist.  Donniel is also the host of the award-winning podcast For Heaven’s Sake, together with his colleague Yossi Klein

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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