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Meir Kahane, American Radical?

Can the story of a radical thinker and controversial politician shed light on the Jewish experience in the US and, later, in Israel?

Rabbi Meir Kahane (photo credit: Yossi Zamir/Flash90)
Rabbi Meir Kahane (photo credit: Yossi Zamir/Flash90)

Yehuda Kurtzer chats with Hartman senior fellow Shaul Magid (Dartmouth College) about his new book “Meir Kahane: The Public Life and Political Thought of an American Jewish Radical” which offers an intellectual history of American Judaism and its political challenges – liberalism, race, communism, Zionism, radicalism – the poles through which American Jews have traveled in the past 60 years. Can the story of a radical thinker and controversial politician shed light on the Jewish experience in the US and, later, in Israel?

Meir Kahane debating Yitz Greenberg.

Meir Kahane debating Alan Dershowitz.

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