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Mike Burstyn, star of stage, screen and Yiddish theater, talks about his theatrical journey, his feelings for Israel, and his first feature film “Azimuth” – about an Israeli and Egyptian soldier after the 6-Day War. With Mark S. Golub.
Charles Cohen discusses his new documentary film “Spiral”, opening June 22, 2018, that probes the causes behind the resurgence of antisemitism in Europe, and addresses the claim that Israel is in some part responsible. With Mark S. Golub.
Brooke Goldstein describes the way her film “The Making of a Martyr” documents how Palestinians abuse their children; and discusses why she created The Lawfare Project to fight antisemitism in courts of law around the world. With Mark S. Golub.
Three of American Jewry’s leading historians reflect on their chosen field which they write about in “Conversations With Colleagues.” The book’s editor Jeffrey Gurock , Jonathan Sarna and Shuly Rubin Schwartz . With Mark S. Golub.
Marcus Sheff, CEO of the Institute for Monitoring Peace and Cultural Tolerance in School Education in Israel, discusses the way Jews and Israel are depicted in Palestinian Authority textbooks. L’Chayim with Mark S. Golub
Israel’s foremost authority on Arabic Literature and culture, Mordechai Kedar , addresses current issues causing turmoil in the Middle East and discusses the way the affect the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
National President of Hadassah, Ellen Hershkin, talks about her Jewish background, her love of Israel, her regard for Hadassah founder Henrietta Szold, and Hadassah’s upcoming Women’s Health Empowerment Summit . With Mark S. Golub.
Thane Rosenbaum , Eric Yoffie , Betty Ehrenberg and Dovid Efune offer their thoughts on the significance of Israel’s 70th Anniversary and reflect upon the most important event and most heroic person in Israel’s 70 year history.
A discussion of JTS head Arnie Eisen’s saying Israel’s embrace of Donald Trump alienates liberal American Jewry, and to WJC Pres. Ron Lauder’s call for a two-state solution. With Thane Rosenbaum , Eric Yoffie , Betty Ehrenberg and Dovid Efune .