Voices on Antisemitism features a broad range of perspectives about antisemitism and hatred. This podcast featured dozens of guests over its ten-year run.
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July 30, 2009
In 1940, Tracy Strong left the relative safety of America to help students displaced by the war in Europe to continue their studies. While uncomfortable with the title "hero," Strong's efforts to sustain an educational safe haven ultimately proved life saving for many young Jews.
March 26, 2009
Since 1987, Christopher Leighton has served as the Executive Director of the Institute for Christian and Jewish Studies in Baltimore. A Presbyterian minister, Leighton is deeply committed to disarming religious hatred and establishing models of interfaith understanding.
September 25, 2008
When he was 17 years old, Capers Funnye's minister encouraged him to become a preacher. Today, Funnye is a spiritual leader—the rabbi at Beth Shalom Ethiopian Hebrew Congregation in Chicago.
May 8, 2008
Ilan Stavans has long thought of himself as an outsider, first as a Jew growing up in Mexico and now as a Mexican living in America.
January 31, 2008
Though he left the priesthood more than thirty years ago, James Carroll has continued to wrestle with the Church's two thousand year history of anti-Judaism.
January 3, 2008
Reza Aslan is disturbed by what he calls the "global cosmic conflict" between the West and radical Islamism.
November 22, 2007
Susannah Heschel is inspired by the lasting friendship between her father, Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel, and Martin Luther King. Heschel's own scholarly writings examine the way religious doctrine has been twisted to achieve ideological ends.
October 25, 2007
In their work and in their friendship, Marc Schneier and Russell Simmons embody the principles of The Foundation for Ethnic Understanding, which promotes face-to-face dialog as a means of combating discrimination.
October 11, 2007
For the past fifteen years, Shawn Green has been one of baseball's most dominant left-handed hitters. But he is likely to be described first as a Jewish athlete.
July 5, 2007
Best-selling author Karen Armstrong is convinced that people of different religious traditions must realize that they share the same questions and the same values.