Rabbi Jeff Salkin
Author, A Dream of Zion: American Jews Reflect on Why Israel Matters to Them
Filmed live May 5, 2015
The "Z" Word: Why Zionism Makes Some People Uncomfortable
Meet Rabbi Jeffrey K. Salkin
Rabbi Jeff Salkin discusses the most common objections to Zionism, both within the Jewish world and the world at large. He will explore with us ways to respond to these various challenges, and how to redefine our own Zionist commitments.
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