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Nov 14, 2013

Had a great conversation with Rachel Laser and Barbara Weinstein of the Religious Action Center RAC. We talked about what the RAC is, what it does, about a number of issues of concern to the progressive community and about the upcoming URJ Biennial in December.

Rachel Laser is the RAC's Deputy Director. Ms. Laser has a...


Oct 31, 2013

The Jewish Federations of North America's William Daroff joined Mark Finkelstein and I on Understanding the World today. We talked about social issues like SNAP and ACA as well as Iran, the Israeli-Palestinian Peace Process, the Sharansky proposal for the Holy Basin in Jerusalem and much more.


Oct 24, 2013

Catherine Swoboda and Megan Forgrave from the World Food Prize joined Mark Finkelstein and I in the studio to talk about the World Food Prize, Hunger in Iowa, GMOs and much more.