Dennis Ross and David Makovsky reflect upon Israel & the Trump Peace Plan; and discuss their book on Israeli leaders, “Be Strong And Of Good Courage.” The Jewish Week of NY and UJA-Federation of NY at from Temple Emanu-El’s Streicker Center.
In an effort to beat back isolation and stitch together a makeshift kind of religious life as the coronavirus outbreak deepened this week, Jews across the country turned to the internet. Untethered from their shuttered synagogues, they were hoping to find a sense of community, however elusive it may be. “I think this moment calls […]
The issue of Orthodox “agunot,” “bound” women whose husbands refuse them a “get” , is discussed by Shoshana Keats Jaskoll , Daphne Lazar-Price and Keshet Starr . A joint program from Columbia/Barnard Hillel.
From Israel’s National Baseball Team, Eric Holtz , Eric Brodkowitz and Peter Kurz discuss the thrill of the team’s winning a spot for the first time in the Olympics . With Mark S. Golub.
Liberal political commentator Peter Beinart critiques the peace plan and discusses American Jewish attitudes today regarding Israel. With Jodi Rudoren, a program of The Forward from Temple Ner Tamid in Bloomfield, NJ.
The Muslim-Jewish duo of Yeganeh Mafaher and Eitan Levine discuss their respective personal journeys that led them to team up to create their stand-up “Shalom Habibi Comedy Tour.” With Mark S. Golub.
Shahar Azani analyses how Blue & White, with Avigdor Lieberman, is trying to create a minority government with the support of the Joint Arab List; and the political challenges Benjamin Netanyahu faces as his trial begins March 17. With Mark S. Golub.
Rabbi Dr. Aaron Glatt, Chief of Infectious Diseases at Mount Sinai of South Nassau, NY, discusses ways to avoid the Coronavirus; and Dr. Rafi Kalman, psychologist at Solomon Schechter of Queens, NY, addresses people’s fears. With Mark S. Golub.
Elan Carr, U.S. Special Envoy Combating Anti-Semitism, Zach Landis , Lyla Latif , Brig. Gen. Amir Ebstein , Micah Jones discuss defending Israel. By “Our Soldiers Speak”. Park East Synagogue, NY.