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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.
    61: The Blood Libel Accusation with Magda Teter01/17/2021
    1:03:35
  2. 2.
    60: The Cairo Genizah with Marina Rustow01/03/2021
    1:13:34
  3. 3.
    59: Latino Jews and the Diversity of American Jewish Life with Laura Limonic12/20/2020
    1:02:33
  4. 4.
    58: Rabbinic Drinking with Jordan Rosenblum12/06/2020
    56:04
  5. 5.
    57: Jews and the History of Finance with Francesca Trivellato11/22/2020
    1:10:50
  6. 6.
    56: Tracing a Rainbow Thread of Queer Histories Throughout Jewish History with Noam Sienna11/08/2020
    1:00:15
  7. 7.
    55: Masada—From Jewish Revolt to Modern Myth, with Jodi Magness10/25/2020
    57:19
  8. 8.
    54: The Future of Democracy in Global Context, with Dahlia Scheindlin, Joshua Shanes, and Jeremi Suri10/11/2020
    1:12:18
  1. 9.
    53: Small Objects, Big Lessons: The Art of the Jewish Family with Laura Arnold Leibman09/29/2020
    1:08:11
  2. 10.
    52: Ghetto, Concentration Camp, Fascism: Why Words Matter with Daniel B. Schwartz09/13/2020
    1:04:59
  3. 11.
    51: Black Power and Jewish Politics with Marc Dollinger08/30/2020
    54:03
  4. 12.
    50: We Are All Implicated in Violence and Oppression, Both Historical and Present-Day: A Conversation with Michael Rothberg06/07/2020
    1:08:55
  5. 13.
    49: Why Jewish Books and Libraries Matter with Joshua Teplitsky05/24/2020
    47:57
  6. 14.
    48: Modern Orthodox Judaism with Zev Eleff05/10/2020
    1:10:44
  7. 15.
    47: Jews and Sex Work in Argentina with Mir Yarfitz and Geraldine Gudefin04/26/2020
    1:13:04
  8. 16.
    46: Putting Partition in Global Context with Laura Robson and Arie Dubnov04/12/2020
    1:15:36
  9. 17.
    45: Jewish Emancipation with David Sorkin03/29/2020
    52:07
  10. 18.
    44: Jewish History in Iran with Lior Sternfeld03/15/2020
    49:37
  11. 19.
    43: A Rosenberg by Any Other Name? Jewish Name-Changing and American Jewish History with Kirsten Fermaglich and Geraldine Gudefin03/01/2020
    1:12:17
  12. 20.
    42: Family Papers and the Sephardic Twentieth Century with Sarah Abrevaya Stein02/16/2020
    43:51
  13. 21.
    41: Social Justice and Israel/Palestine with Mira Sucharov and Aaron Hahn Tapper02/02/2020
    57:48
  14. 22.
    40: Teaching the Arab-Israeli Conflict with Rachel Harris01/19/2020
    1:03:13
  15. 23.
    39: In Geveb and Yiddish Studies Online with Jessica Kirzane and Saul Noam Zaritt01/05/2020
    1:03:48
  16. 24.
    38: The Life and Legacy of Abraham Joshua Heschel, in Conversation with Susannah Heschel12/22/2019
    1:11:30
  17. 25.
    37: Censorship in Early Modern Europe and its Ramifications with Hannah Marcus12/01/2019
    1:01:59
  18. 26.
    36: What Happens to Jewish Culture Without Jews with Alanna Cooper and Hillel Smith11/17/2019
    1:10:42
  19. 27.
    35: American Judaism with Jonathan Sarna11/03/2019
    1:07:33
  20. 28.
    34: Contemporary Yiddish Culture (and Podcasts!) with Sandra Fox10/23/2019
    55:49
  21. 29.
    33: Ultra-Orthodox Jews on Israeli TV with Shayna Weiss10/06/2019
    1:05:47
  22. 30.
    32: A Jewish Annotated New Testament with Marc Brettler and Amy-Jill Levine09/22/2019
    1:08:31
  23. 31.
    31: Translating the Bible with Robert Alter09/08/2019
    55:27
  24. 32.
    Bonus Episode: Why Modern Jewish Studies Matters with Mirjam Thulin and Jeffrey Blutinger06/24/2019
    59:39
  25. 33.
    30: Roundtable Discussion on the Materiality of Jewish Culture with Aleksandra Buncic, Nathan Mastnjack, David Sclar, and Jason Lustig05/26/2019
    57:39
  26. 34.
    29: What Does It Mean for Israel to be a “Jewish” State? Defining Israel with Simon Rabinovitch05/12/2019
    1:08:38
  27. 35.
    28: Is Income Equality Possible? The Mystery of the Kibbutz with Ran Abramitzky04/28/2019
    1:00:43
  28. 36.
    27: Pedagogy and Public Engagement in Jewish Studies with Lori Lefkovitz, Sara Wolkenfeld, Matt Williams, Jason Lustig, and Pamela Nadell04/14/2019
    1:19:45
  29. 37.
    26: Could It Happen Here? Fascism and Nazism in America with Steve Ross03/31/2019
    1:13:50
  30. 38.
    25: The Kishinev Pogrom with Steven Zipperstein03/17/2019
    59:19
  31. 39.
    24: Masculinity and American Jewish History with Sarah Imhoff03/03/2019
    1:00:28
  32. 40.
    23: Holocaust Memory and the Digital Age with Jeffrey Shandler02/17/2019
    1:13:25
  33. 41.
    22: Modern Jewish Thought with Samuel Moyn and Eugene Sheppard02/03/2019
    1:18:06
  34. 42.
    21: Jews and Human Rights with James Loeffler01/20/2019
    1:21:32
  35. 43.
    20: American Jews and the Israeli Settler Movement with Sara Yael Hirschhorn01/06/2019
    1:04:17
  36. 44.
    19: Moving Beyond “Chrismukkah” with Samira Mehta12/24/2018
    53:19
  37. 45.
    18: Why Teaching Jewish Studies Matters with Jenny Caplan12/09/2018
    1:11:35
  38. 46.
    Roundtable on the Attack in Pittsburgh with Lila Corwin Berman, Maja Gildin Zuckerman, and Jacob Labendz12/02/2018
    1:16:21
  39. 47.
    17: Why American Jewish History Matters with Hasia Diner11/25/2018
    1:35:01
  40. 48.
    16: The Stakes of Jewish History with David N. Myers11/11/2018
    1:40:45
  41. 49.
    15: Colonialism and the Jews with Lisa Moses Leff, Ethan Katz, and Maud Mandel10/28/2018
    1:05:58
  42. 50.
    14: Cafes and Modern Jewish Culture with Shachar Pinsker10/14/2018
    1:25:46
  43. 51.
    13: A German Jewish Cookbook with Sonya Gropman and Gabrielle Rossmer Gropman09/30/2018
    1:14:09
  44. 52.
    12: Food and Power with Nir Avieli09/16/2018
    1:09:59
  45. 53.
    11: A New History of Hasidism with David Biale09/02/2018
    1:00:35
  46. 54.
    Season 2 Preview08/19/2018
    17:24
  47. 55.
    Reflecting on Why Jewish History Matters with Jason Lustig and Moses Lapin06/03/2018
    39:18
  48. 56.
    10: The Jewish Bible as a Material Object with David Stern05/20/2018
    1:15:52
  49. 57.
    9: Vladimir Jabotinsky and Right-Wing Zionism with Daniel Kupfert Heller05/06/2018
    1:19:41
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    8: Jewish Community Studies with Matthew Boxer04/22/2018
    1:10:01
  51. 59.
    7: How Benjamin Netanyahu Enables Antisemitism with Joshua Shanes04/08/2018
    57:46
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    6: Jewish Migration with Mia Spiro and Scott Ury03/25/2018
    1:01:30
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    5: Why 1938 Matters Today with Frank Mecklenburg03/11/2018
    53:02
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    4: What Ifs of Jewish History with Gavriel Rosenfeld02/25/2018
    55:50
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    3: Houston Jewish History Archive with Joshua Furman02/11/2018
    55:58
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    2: Jewish Origins with Steven Weitzman01/28/2018
    52:26
  57. 65.
    1: Jews on the Frontier with Shari Rabin01/28/2018
    53:08
  58. 66.
    Why Jewish History Matters01/15/2018
    4:34

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