Shachar hosts Jonathan Silver, a Senior Director at The Tikvah Fund, the Editor of Mosaic Magazine, and the host of The Tikvah Podcast. We wanted to take a break from the daily mud slinging, and discuss bigger ideas, specifically those that are, in our minds, foundational for Jewish-American people. Among the topics we discuss:
Jewish thought and its place in the enlightenment
Importance of the Holocaust in Jewish identity
American Zionism
Multi-generational pacts
Competing identities
And… instant coffee

Thank you Jonathan for a wonderful and thought provoking conversation!

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