Bad Jews: A History of American Jewish Politics and Identities

Tuesday, December 19, 2023
7:00 pm


In her book, Tamkin examines the last 100 years of American Jewish politics, culture, identities, and arguments. Drawing on over 150 interviews, she tracks the evolution of Jewishness throughout American history and explores many of the evolving and conflicting Jewish positions on assimilation, race, Zionism and Israel, affluence and poverty, philanthropy, finance, politics, and social justice.

Our Presenter: Emily Tamkin’s work has appeared in numerous publications, including The Boston Globe, Columbia Journalism Review, The New Republic, Politico, Slate, and The Washington Post.

Email for the Zoom code.

Sponsored by: Morristown Jewish Center, Beit Yisrael Adult Ed, Congregation Ahavath Yisrael, Gottesman RTW Academy, Pine Brook Jewish Center, Temple Beth Am, Temple Shalom, and the Morristown & Morris Township Library.