A Wide-Open Conversation about Antisemitism with Jonathan Greenblatt and Robert Siegel

In 2021, the United States saw a 34% increase of antisemitic incidents―a record high. ADL CEO Jonathan Greenblatt, author of It Could Happen Here: Why America Is Tipping from Hate to the Unthinkable―And How We Can Stop It, will join us to talk about the current landscape and how individuals can join the fight against hate. In conversation with Robert Siegel, Moment special literary contributor and former senior host of NPR’s All Things Considered. 

This program is part of a Moment series on antisemitism supported by the Joyce and Irving Goldman Family Foundation.

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George Soros Is a Holocaust Survivor, not a Nazi with Nadine Epstein, Leon Botstein and Humphrey Tonkin

How did George Soros become targeted by the right— blamed for the world’s ills and even accused of being a Nazi? Moment editor-in-chief Nadine Epstein in conversation with Bard College president Leon Botstein, a contributor to the new book George Soros: A Life in Full and former University of Hartford president Humphrey Tonkin, translator of Soros’ father’s memoir, Masquerade: The Incredible True Story of How George Soros’ Father Outsmarted the Gestapo, discuss the false claims and antisemitism surrounding Soros as well as efforts to support democracy throughout the world.

This program is part of a Moment series on antisemitism supported by the Joyce and Irving Goldman Family Foundation.

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Zoominar speakers for Leonard Cohen

God, Sex and Politics in the Lyrics of Leonard Cohen with writers Erica Jong, Marcia Pally and Letty Cottin Pogrebin

Five years after singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen’s death, his lyrics and legacy still speak to us with special urgency. Marcia Pally, author of From This Broken Hill I Sing to You: God, Sex, and Politics in the Work of Leonard Cohen, and Erica Jong, author of Fear of Flying, is in conversation with Moment columnist Letty Cottin Pogrebin, a founding editor of Ms. magazine, about Cohen’s probing of Jewish theology and his doctrine of relationship and personal responsibility and its relevance for the present moment. They also explore his legacy through a Jewish, feminist lens.

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