Different Values, Different Zionist Politics
Is Israel as important as it was a generation — or two — ago? Yehuda Kurtzer, president of the Shalom Hartman Institute of North America, joins Hadassah's Defining Zionism in an exploration of generational shifts around Israel, taking a close look at the values we must recognize and wrestle with to bridge divides and advance meaningful conversations. In the Diaspora, feelings of tensions and pride come naturally to all who are stakeholders in Israel and the future of Zionism.
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Join Dr. Yehuda Kurtzer as he discusses the following topics:
Being mindful of six core Jewish values that drive American views on Israel -- justice, self-preservation, etc. -- helps us create empathy and advance conversations. “Wrestling seriously with each of these values is going to force us not just to understand Israel differently but to understand Judaism differently,” says Kurtzer.WATCH ›
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