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30 minutes | Jun 19, 2022
Catherine Wolff: Beyond
Shmuel Rosner chats with Catherine Wolff about her book: "Beyond: How Humankind Thinks About Heaven." Catherine Wolff is a writer, editor, and former director of The Arrupe Center for Community Based Learning at Santa Clara University. Follow Shmuel Rosner on Twitter.
23 minutes | Jun 8, 2022
Sarah Ifft Decker: Jewish Women in the Medieval World
Shmuel Rosner and Sarah Ifft Decker discuss her book: "Jewish Women in the Medieval World: : 500–1500 CE (Seminar Studies)". Sarah Ifft Decker is an Assistant Professor of History at Rhodes College. Follow Shmuel Rosner on Twitter.
38 minutes | May 18, 2022
Ben-Tsiyon Klibansky: The Golden Age of the Lithuanian Yeshivas
Shmuel Rosner and Ben-Tsiyon Klibansky discuss his book: The Golden Age of the Lithuanian Yeshivas. Ben-Tsiyon Klibansky is a lecturer at Efrata College in Jerusalem. A native of Lithuania, a senior electronics engineer, and formerly an innovative technology–intensive projects manager, he is an editor and researcher in the history of the Lithuanian Jewry. Follow Shmuel Rosner on Twitter.
31 minutes | May 4, 2022
Maren Niehoff: Philo of Alexandria
Shmuel Rosner and Maren Niehoff talk about her book: "Philo of Alexandria: An Intellectual Biography". Maren R. Niehoff is Max Cooper Professor of Jewish Thought at the Hebrew University, and member of the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities. Follow Shmuel Rosner on Twitter.
36 minutes | Apr 17, 2022
Ohad Leslau: Operation Defensive Shield
Shmuel Rosner and guest Ohad Leslau discuss his new hebrew book about Operation Defensive Shield. Ohad Leslau is a researcher in the history department -IDF. He published books on the South Lebanon security belt, the relationship between politicians and the intelligence community. Follow Shmuel Rosner on Twitter.
37 minutes | Apr 4, 2022
Jeffrey Bloom and Rabbi Gil Student: Orthodox Judaism and Modern Questions of Faith
Jeffrey Bloom and Rabbi Gil Student speak with Shmuel Rosner about their new book: "Strauss, Spinoza & Sinai: Orthodox Judaism and Modern Questions of Faith". Rabbi Gil Student is the Editor of TorahMusings.com. He writes frequently in Jewish newspapers and magazines, serving as a regular contributor to Jewish Action, The Jewish Link of New Jersey, The Jewish Echo, and The Vues. Rabbi Student serves as Director of the Halacha Commission of the Rabbinical Alliance of America, on the Executive Committee of the Rabbinical Council of America, on the Editorial Board of the Orthodox Union’s Jewish Action magazine, and as the magazine’s Book Editor. Jeffrey Bloom is a graduate of the University of Chicago. After collage, he studied in a number of orthodox yeshivot in Israel and now lives with his wife in New Jersey. Follow Shmuel Rosner on Twitter.
28 minutes | Mar 25, 2022
Avivah Zornberg: The book of Leviticus
Shmuel Rosner chats with Avivah Zornberg about her upcoming book: "The Hidden Order of Intimacy." Avivah Zornberg is a Scottish contemporary Torah scholar and author. Follow Shmuel Rosner on Twitter.
30 minutes | Feb 23, 2022
Carolina Lopez-Ruiz: Phoenicians and the Making of the Mediterranean
Shmuel Rosner and Carolina Lopez - Ruiz discuss her new book: Phoenicians and the Making of the Mediterranean. Carolina López-Ruiz is Professor of Classics at The Ohio State University. Her work focuses on cross-cultural interactions in the ancient Mediterranean world. Follow Shmuel Rosner on Twitter.
25 minutes | Feb 17, 2022
Jonathan Feiner: Mindfulness
Shmuel Rosner and Jonathan Feiner discuss his book: "Mindfulness: A Jewish Approach." Dr. Jonathan Feiner is the clinical director of Rockland CBT, a psychology practice group specializing in mood and anxiety disorders. In addition to his work as a clinical psychologist, he has taught courses and provided workshops on topics related to Judaism, psychology, and mindfulness in academic and community settings. Follow Shmuel Rosner on Twitter.
30 minutes | Feb 2, 2022
Prof. Abraham Sion: To Whom Was The Promised Land Promised?
Shmuel Rosner and Prof. Abraham Sion discuss his book: "To Whom Was The Promised Land Promised?: Some Fundamental Truths About The Arab-Israeli Conflict". Abraham A. Sion is Professor Emeritus at Ariel University where for over a decade he chaired the Center for Law and Mass Media. Follow Shmuel Rosner on Twitter.
30 minutes | Jan 27, 2022
Ori Z. Soltes: Growing Up Jewish in India
Shmuel Rosner and Ori Z. Soltes discuss his book: "Growing up Jewish in India." Ori Z. Soltes teaches at Georgetown University across a range of disciplines, from theology and art history to philosophy and political history. Follow Shmuel Rosner on Twitter.
32 minutes | Jan 19, 2022
Leah and Menachem Gottesman: Not At Risk
Shmuel Rosner chats with Leah and Menachem Gottesman about their book: "Not at Risk: Education as a Work of Heart." Follow Shmuel Rosner on Twitter.
30 minutes | Jan 12, 2022
Julian E. Zelizer: Abraham Joshua Heschel
Shmuel Rosner and Julian E. Zelizer discuss his latest book: "Abraham Joshua Heschel: A Life of Radical Amazement." Julian Emanuel Zelizer is a professor of political history and an author in the United States at Princeton University. Zelizer has authored or co-authored several books about American political history; his focuses of study are the second half of the 20th century and the 21st century. Follow Shmuel Rosner on Twitter.
28 minutes | Dec 26, 2021
Hal Taussig and Brandon Scott: After Jesus Before Christianity
Shmuel Rosner chats with Hal Taussig and Brandon Scott about their latest book: "After Jesus Before Christianity: A Historical Exploration of the First Two Centuries of Jesus Movements" Hal Taussig is Visiting Professor of New Testament at Union Theological Seminary in New York and co-pastor at Chestnut Hill United Methodist Church and the author and co-author of numerous works, including 'Jesus Before God', 'Re-imagining Life Together in America' and 'Jesus and Wisdom's Feast'. Bernard Brandon Scott is the author and editor of many books, including The Real Paul: Recovering His Radical Challenge and The Trouble with Resurrection. A charter member of the Jesus Seminar, he is chair of Westar’s newly established Christianity Seminar. He served as chair of the Bible in Ancient and Modern Media Section of the Society of Biblical Literature, as well as a member of several SBL Seminars including the Parable Seminar and Historical Jesus Seminar. Follow Shmuel Rosner on Twitter.
33 minutes | Dec 19, 2021
Andrew Lawler: Under Jerusalem
Shmuel Rosner and Andrew Lawler discuss his latest book: "Under Jerusalem: The buried history of the world`s most contested city". Andrew Lawert is author of the bestselling The Secret Token: Myth, Obsession, and the Search for the Lost Colony of Roanoke, and the acclaimed Why Did the Chicken Cross the World?: The Epic Saga of the Bird that Powers Civilization. His work has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, National Geographic, and Smithsonian. He is a contributing writer for Science and a contributing editor for Archaeology. Lawler’s work has appeared several times in The Best of Science and Nature Writing. Follow Shmuel Rosner on Twitter.
26 minutes | Dec 8, 2021
Harry Freedman: "Leonard Cohen - The Mystical Roots of Genius"
Shmuel Rosner and Harry Freedman discuss his latest book "Leonard Cohen: The Mystical Roots of Genius". Harry Freedman is a British author who writes on history, religion and culture. Follow Shmuel Rosner on Twitter.
27 minutes | Nov 29, 2021
Eliezer Tauber: The Massacre That Never Was
Shmuel Rosner and Eliezer Tauber discuss his book: "The Massacre That Never Was: The Myth of Deir Yassin and the Creation of the Palestinian Refugee Problem." Eliezer Tauber is the Director of the Menachem Begin Institute for the Study of Underground and Resistance Movements. Follow Shmuel Rosner on Twitter.
33 minutes | Nov 22, 2021
Yossi Shain: The Israeli Century
Shmuel Rosner and Yossi Shain discuss his controversial new book: "The Israeli Century: How the Zionist Revolution Changed History and Reinvented Judaism" . Yossi Shain is currently a member of the Knesset for Yisrael Beiteinu. He is also the Romulo Betancourt Professor of Political Science at Tel Aviv University where he also serves as Head of TAU's School of Political Science, Government and International Affairs. Follow Shmuel Rosner on Twitter.
25 minutes | Nov 3, 2021
Maya Sarfaty: Love It Was Not
Shmuel Rosner and Maya Sarfaty discuss her new film "love it was not", out now in select cinemas. In this astonishing but true story, a Nazi officer falls in love with a Jewish concentration camp prisoner, a taboo romance with decades-long repercussions. Maya Sarfaty is a film director from Tel Aviv. Follow Shmuel Rosner on Twitter.
35 minutes | Oct 30, 2021
Mark Oppenheimer: Squirrel Hill
Shmuel Rosner and Mark Oppenheimer discuss his book - "Squirrel Hill: The Tree of Life Synagogue Shooting and the Soul of a Neighborhood." Mark Oppenheimer is a freelance writer. He is a staff writer for the Christian Century and has written for many publications, including Harper's, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Boston Globe, the Yale Review and more. Follow Shmuel Rosner on Twitter.
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