Originally broadcast at 2:00 p.m. ET Wednesday, July 20, 2022.
Shaul Magid is professor of Jewish Studies at Dartmouth College, Senior Research Fellow at the Shalom Hartman Institute of North America, and rabbi of the Fire Island Synagogue in Seaview, NY. An expert in Kabbalah, Hasidism, and contemporary Jewish religiosity, he has published widely on Jewish mysticism, modern and American Jewish Thought, and Israel/Palestine. Professor Magid’s most recent books are American Post-Judaism published in 2015; Piety and Rebellion: Studies in Hasidism, and The Bible, the Talmud, and the New Testament: Elijah Zvi Solovetichik’s Commentary to the Gospels, both published in 2019; and most recently Meir Kahane: The Public Life and Political Thought of an American Jewish Radical, published in 2021. He writes regularly for Tablet Magazine, +972 Magazine, Religion Dispatches, and is the editor of Jewish Thought and Culture for Tikkun Magazine.
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