Podcast: Gil and Tevi Troy's Non-Negotiable Judaisms

The historian brothers join us to talk about their Jewish upbringing, and the different paths they took away from the Conservative Judaism of their parents.

A young Jewish boy lights a menorah for Hanukkah as his brothers look on in Brookline, MA in 1971. Photo by Spencer Grant/Getty Images

A young Jewish boy lights a menorah for Hanukkah as his brothers look on in Brookline, MA in 1971. Photo by Spencer Grant/Getty Images

Observation
March 4 2021
About the authors

Gil Troy is distinguished scholar of North American history at McGill University in Montreal. He is the author of  nine books on the American presidency and three books on Zionism, including, most recently, The Zionist Ideas.

Tevi Troy is a presidential historian and former White House aide. His latest book is Fight House: Rivalries in the White House from Truman to Trump.

A weekly podcast, produced in partnership with the Tikvah Fund, offering up the best thinking on Jewish thought and culture.

This Week’s Guests: Gil and Tevi Troy

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