Book Discussion on Why Are Jews Liberals?

Norman Podhoretz talked about his book Why Are Jews Liberals? (Doubleday; September 8, 2009). In his book the former editor-in-chief of Commentaryread more

Norman Podhoretz talked about his book Why Are Jews Liberals? (Doubleday; September 8, 2009). In his book the former editor-in-chief of Commentary magazine attempts to answer the question that he says he has been asked more often than any other during four decades in journalism: why are Jews liberals? He talked about the evolution of liberalism and the changing socio-economic-political positions of Jews in America, including the changing of anti-Semitism into anti-Zionism. Mr. Podhoretz also responded to questions from members of the audience.  close

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Book Discussion on Why Are Jews Liberals?

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New York, New York, United States
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Sep 20, 2009
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Oct 24, 2009

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  • Sep 20, 2009 | 1:07am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 20, 2009 | 8:08pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 24, 2009 | 5:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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