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Why Should Our Kids Care About the Jewish People?

Dr. Masua Sagiv is Scholar in Residence of the Shalom Hartman Institute based in the San Francisco Bay Area and the Koret Visiting Assistant Professor of Jewish and Israel Studies at the Helen Diller Institute, U.C. Berkeley. Masua’s scholarly work focuses on the development of contemporary Judaism in Israel, as a culture, religion, nationality, and as part of Israel’s identity as a Jewish and democratic state. Her research explores the role of law, state actors

Joshua Ladon

Tal Becker

Feeling a sense of connection to the Jewish people can be a powerful inheritance, and it can also spark questions, frustration, or disappointment. What does it mean for us to be connected to, and maybe even responsible for, people in other countries who we don’t know and with whom we might not agree?

Hartman Senior Fellow Tal Becker, Legal Adviser of the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs,  joins Perfect Jewish Parents hosts Masua Sagiv and Joshua Ladon to talk about the challenges and opportunities of fostering a sense of peoplehood in Jewish children.

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A transcript of this episode is available here.

Perfect Jewish Parents is a podcast from the Shalom Hartman Institute about the joys and oys of raising children Jewishly, hosted by Hartman faculty and parents Masua Sagiv and Joshua Ladon.


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