Join Merrifield Papp, author of the memoir Public/Private: My Life with Joe Papp at The Public Theater, and longtime friends Mandy Patinkin and Kathryn Grody for a conversation about “how The Public Theater became a transformative beacon for social change and of the couple who created it,” and the Yiddishkeit that bonded Papp, Patinkin and Grody.
Join Rabbi Ellen Bernstein, founder of the first national Jewish environmental organization Shomrei Adamah, and author of the forthcoming book Toward a Holy Ecology: Reading the Song of Songs in the Age of Climate Crisis and Rabbi Natan Margalit, founder of Organic Torah, and author of The Pearl and the Flame: A Journey into Jewish Wisdom and Ecological Thinking for a conversation about “eco-theology” and the radical new ways Jewish leaders are using ancient teachings of Judaism to address today’s environmental and social problems.
From Barbie to Artificial Intelligence and Everything in Between: A Wide-Open Conversation with Tiffany Shlain and Nadine Epstein
Tiffany Shlain is an artist, feminist, internet pioneer, founder of the Webby Awards, and national bestselling author.
Asian AND Jewish: An Insider & Outsider Perspective with Maryam Chishti, Rabbi Jacqueline Mates-Muchin and Michael Krasny
Join Maryam Chishti, Co-Executive Director of The LUNAR Collective and Jacqueline Mates-Muchin, the first Chinese-American rabbi and senior rabbi at Temple Sinai in Oakland, CA, for a frank conversation with former public radio host Michael Krasny about the joys and struggles of being both Jewish and Asian.
Judaism Disrupted: A Spiritual Manifesto for the 21st Century with Michael Strassfeld and Amy E. Schwartz
Rabbi Michael Strassfeld, talks about his new book, Judaism Disrupted: A Spiritual Manifesto for the 21st Century, which offers new insights on how Judaism can, will and must continue to change and adapt as a toolkit to help people bring meaning to every aspect of their lives.
If All the Seas Were Ink is a memoir of a young, recently divorced American-Israeli, living in Jerusalem, whose personal struggles lead her to take on the practice of Daf Yomi, reading a page from the Talmud every day for seven years. Kurshan’s inspiring memoir about learning how to put one foot in front of the other is a winner of the Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature. In conversation with Moment book review editor Amy E. Schwartz.
Join Eric Alterman, author of We Are Not One: A History of America’s Fight Over Israel, for a look back at the early years of this important relationship, how support for the Jewish state has changed with each new generation of Jews in America.
Yiddish has a rich legacy of storytelling for children, including both global classics and works that originated in the mother tongue of Ashkenazi Jewry. Join Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone translator Arun Viswanath and Miriam Udel, editor and translator of Honey on the Page: A Treasury of Yiddish Children’s Literature for a wide-ranging conversation with Moment Deputy Editor Sarah Breger about how they are helping to bring the legacy of Yiddish into the twentieth century, their work in relation to broad developments in Jewish history and how it intersects with their own family narratives.