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Who Are the Jews and What Has Changed Since Oct. 7?

Recording of Donniel Hartman's conversation with Abigail Pogrebin about his new book
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 the award-winning 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,

Abigail Pogrebin

In his newest book, Who Are the Jews―And Who Can We Become? Donniel Hartman posits that we need a new shared story to replace the one that is currently putting our collective identity at risk.

Donniel is joined by author and journalist Abigail Pogrebin for a conversation about the impact of the attacks on October 7 and the possibilities for a new story built on collective Jewish meaning, moral rigor, and a courageous commitment to each other, one that gives us a language for understanding and addressing today’s core Jewish challenges in Israel and in the Diaspora.

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