As events rapidly unfold in Ukraine, the Jewish community around the world is mobilizing in support of nearly 200,000 Jews who call it home. Roman Shmulenson, Executive Director of the Council of Jewish Émigré Community Organizations (COJECO) and Nancy Kaufman, consultant and former CEO of the National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW), join Yehuda Kurtzer to discuss the prism of identities, the historic pains of Ukrainian nationalism and antisemitism, and ways to support Russian-speaking Jews in times of peace and in times of crisis.
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.