Jonathan Sacks and Simon Schama on the Genius of the Jews

The former British chief rabbi Jonathan Sacks and the historian Simon Schama discuss Judaism’s contribution to civilization, their own personal relationship with the Jewish religion, anti-Semitism, and Israel, among other topics. (Moderated by David Gregory; video, 1 hour and 21 minutes.)

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More about: Anti-Semitism, Jonathan Sacks, Judaism, Religion & Holidays, Simon Schama, Zionism

 

If the U.S. Doesn’t Stand Firm, It Will Face an Empowered Iran with Nuclear Weapons

In Vienna this week, negotiations continue between Washington and Tehran over how to reinstate the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), which aimed to restrict the Islamic Republic’s ability to develop the technology necessary for producing atomic bombs. Jacob Nagel and Mark Dubowitz explain the risks of a bad deal:

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More about: Iran, Iran nuclear program, U.S. Foreign policy