Jewish History Matters

By Jason Lustig

Explores why Jewish history matters through in-depth discussions of new research, current topics, and enduring debates about Jewish history and culture.

  1. 1.
    67: Is a Two State Solution Possible in Israel/Palestine? Considering the Paradigms of the Conflict with Ian Lustick
    57:14
  2. 2.
    66: The Hitler Haggadah with Jonnie Schnytzer
    47:51
  3. 3.
    65: Waste Siege: Infrastructure and the Environment in Israel/Palestine with Sophia Stamatopoulou-Robbins
    1:01:46
  4. 4.
    64: A Hebrew Infusion: Hebrew at American Jewish Summer Camps with Sharon Avni, Sarah Bunin Benor, and Jonathan Krasner
    1:10:34
  5. 5.
    63: The Scholems: Considering German Jewry’s History and Legacy with Jay Geller
    55:11
  6. 6.
    62: The American Jewish Philanthropic Complex with Lila Corwin Berman
    1:04:12
  7. 7.
    61: The Blood Libel Accusation with Magda Teter
    1:03:35
  8. 8.
    60: The Cairo Genizah with Marina Rustow
    1:13:34
  1. 9.
    59: Latino Jews and the Diversity of American Jewish Life with Laura Limonic
    1:02:33
  2. 10.
    58: Rabbinic Drinking with Jordan Rosenblum
    56:04
  3. 11.
    57: Jews and the History of Finance with Francesca Trivellato
    1:10:50
  4. 12.
    56: Tracing a Rainbow Thread of Queer Histories Throughout Jewish History with Noam Sienna
    1:00:15
  5. 13.
    55: Masada—From Jewish Revolt to Modern Myth, with Jodi Magness
    57:19
  6. 14.
    54: The Future of Democracy in Global Context, with Dahlia Scheindlin, Joshua Shanes, and Jeremi Suri
    1:12:18
  7. 15.
    53: Small Objects, Big Lessons: The Art of the Jewish Family with Laura Arnold Leibman
    1:08:11
  8. 16.
    52: Ghetto, Concentration Camp, Fascism: Why Words Matter with Daniel B. Schwartz
    1:04:59
  9. 17.
    51: Black Power and Jewish Politics with Marc Dollinger
    54:03
  10. 18.
    50: We Are All Implicated in Violence and Oppression, Both Historical and Present-Day: A Conversation with Michael Rothberg
    1:08:55
  11. 19.
    49: Why Jewish Books and Libraries Matter with Joshua Teplitsky
    47:57
  12. 20.
    48: Modern Orthodox Judaism with Zev Eleff
    1:10:44
  13. 21.
    47: Jews and Sex Work in Argentina with Mir Yarfitz and Geraldine Gudefin
    1:13:04
  14. 22.
    46: Putting Partition in Global Context with Laura Robson and Arie Dubnov
    1:15:36
  15. 23.
    45: Jewish Emancipation with David Sorkin
    52:07
  16. 24.
    44: Jewish History in Iran with Lior Sternfeld
    49:37
  17. 25.
    43: A Rosenberg by Any Other Name? Jewish Name-Changing and American Jewish History with Kirsten Fermaglich and Geraldine Gudefin
    1:12:17
  18. 26.
    42: Family Papers and the Sephardic Twentieth Century with Sarah Abrevaya Stein
    43:51
  19. 27.
    41: Social Justice and Israel/Palestine with Mira Sucharov and Aaron Hahn Tapper
    57:48
  20. 28.
    40: Teaching the Arab-Israeli Conflict with Rachel Harris
    1:03:13
  21. 29.
    39: In Geveb and Yiddish Studies Online with Jessica Kirzane and Saul Noam Zaritt
    1:03:48
  22. 30.
    38: The Life and Legacy of Abraham Joshua Heschel, in Conversation with Susannah Heschel
    1:11:30
  23. 31.
    37: Censorship in Early Modern Europe and its Ramifications with Hannah Marcus
    1:01:59
  24. 32.
    36: What Happens to Jewish Culture Without Jews with Alanna Cooper and Hillel Smith
    1:10:42
  25. 33.
    35: American Judaism with Jonathan Sarna
    1:07:33
  26. 34.
    34: Contemporary Yiddish Culture (and Podcasts!) with Sandra Fox
    55:49
  27. 35.
    33: Ultra-Orthodox Jews on Israeli TV with Shayna Weiss
    1:05:47
  28. 36.
    32: A Jewish Annotated New Testament with Marc Brettler and Amy-Jill Levine
    1:08:31
  29. 37.
    31: Translating the Bible with Robert Alter
    55:27
  30. 38.
    Bonus Episode: Why Modern Jewish Studies Matters with Mirjam Thulin and Jeffrey Blutinger
    59:39
  31. 39.
    30: Roundtable Discussion on the Materiality of Jewish Culture with Aleksandra Buncic, Nathan Mastnjack, David Sclar, and Jason Lustig
    57:39
  32. 40.
    29: What Does It Mean for Israel to be a “Jewish” State? Defining Israel with Simon Rabinovitch
    1:08:38
  33. 41.
    28: Is Income Equality Possible? The Mystery of the Kibbutz with Ran Abramitzky
    1:00:43
  34. 42.
    27: Pedagogy and Public Engagement in Jewish Studies with Lori Lefkovitz, Sara Wolkenfeld, Matt Williams, Jason Lustig, and Pamela Nadell
    1:19:45
  35. 43.
    26: Could It Happen Here? Fascism and Nazism in America with Steve Ross
    1:13:50
  36. 44.
    25: The Kishinev Pogrom with Steven Zipperstein
    59:19
  37. 45.
    24: Masculinity and American Jewish History with Sarah Imhoff
    1:00:28
  38. 46.
    23: Holocaust Memory and the Digital Age with Jeffrey Shandler
    1:13:25
  39. 47.
    22: Modern Jewish Thought with Samuel Moyn and Eugene Sheppard
    1:18:06
  40. 48.
    21: Jews and Human Rights with James Loeffler
    1:21:32
  41. 49.
    20: American Jews and the Israeli Settler Movement with Sara Yael Hirschhorn
    1:04:17
  42. 50.
    19: Moving Beyond “Chrismukkah” with Samira Mehta
    53:19

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