Jeremy LeighAdvocating a deeper engagement with the past, to change it from a foreign country to home territory
Amichai Lau-LavieAn ancient tale about saving the world through better telling the greatest story ever told
Rebecca Joy FletcherThe vital role musical satire has played in social change and it's legacy for us as Jews
Avraham InfeldOutlining a vision for the Jewish People to find a way to be unified without being uniform
Daniel GordisThe bible is about the importance of & longing for a homeland, but it's not just the Jews' longing..
Ruth MessingerHow can we use the framework of the Sh’ma to listen intently to those in need?
Ruth HaCohenThe neglected yet crucial role of music in shaping modes of religious and ethnic experience
Mark DapinThe Jewish Homeland that never was - the dream of visionaries long dead
Nathan Lopes CardozoListen to my talk and to Johann Sebastian Bach and hear the music of Jewish tradition
James KugelUncovering the great lesson embodied by the Dead Sea Scrolls - Scripture’s fundamental malleability
Natan SharanskyChess sharpened the thinking and preserved Sharansky's sanity serving 9 years in a soviet prison
Benjamin PogrundLessons for Israel about trust & acceptance of the other learned from living in apartheid S. Africa
Ari ShavitWhat will become of us, what will we be like in the 22nd Century in Israel and the Diaspora?
Mooli LahadWhy creativity is a basic human need and how storytelling heals trauma
Claudio ManakerA brief history of, and personal reflection on Hatikvah, the Israeli national anthem
Miriam ShavivOrthodoxy must become more familiar with and honest about its past, if it wants to secure its future
David AaronovitchBrought up an atheist and a Marxist, David reveals a complex relationship with his Jewish identity
Benjamin GampelWhat can be learned about the fate of minority peoples from the Anti-Jewish Riots in Spain in 1391?