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A discussion of how Progressive Zionism reflects the values that are the basis of the U.S.-Israeli relationship with Rabbi Noah Zvi Farkas, Rami Hod and Andrea Beth Damsky. With Dan Granot from the AIPAC National Policy Conference 2020.
Dr. Ran Nir-Paz, Specialist in Infectious Diseases at Hadassah Hospital in Israel, answers questions about the Coronavirus and offers his perspective on state lockdowns and the importance of easing them. With Mark S. Golub.
Rabbi Burt Visotzky, Prof. of Midrash, Conservative Movement’s Jewish Theological Seminary of America & Dir. of JTS’s Milstein Center for Interreligious Dialogue, explains why he is a member of the Rabbinic Cabinet of J Street. With Mark S. Golub.
A discussion of the Democratic Party’s ongoing commitment to the State of Israel and the meaning of “pro-Israel” for American Jews with Halie Soifer & Mark Mellman . With Laura Adkins at Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan.
Israeli attorney and activist, Nitsana Darshan-Leitner, returns to JBS to discuss her court case in Jerusalem seeking to freeze Palestinian funds use to compensate Israeli victims of terrorist attacks during the second Intifada. With Shahar Azani
Illustrious alumni of New York’s City College recount the university’s storied past as the “Jewish Harvard.” By Center for Jewish History in NYC, The City College of NY, the American Jewish Historical Society & the Alumni Association of City College
On this edition of “Gam Yachad: Together During Covid-19,” composer/writer/singer Bracha Goffer explains why she wrote her version of Mi Shehbayrach to support those who are ill during the Coronavirus pandemic. With Mark S. Golub.
Israeli author and journalist Ben-Dror Yemini returns to JBS to discuss the current wave of worldwide antisemitism and Israel’s political challenges as it seeks to form a unity government in the midst of the Coronavirus. With Shahar Azani.
Leah Goldin, mother of IDF Lt. Hadar Goldin who was murdered by Hamas in 2014, describes her more than five years of efforts to move the world community to demand Hamas comply with international norms and return her son’s body.