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Learn about David Ben-Gurion
View Jewish Lives editors Anita Shapira and Steven J. Zipperstein discussing the father of modern Israel with The New Yorker editor David Remnick at the 92Y in January 2015.
Learn about Leonard Bernstein
View author and composer Allen Shawn being interviewed by actor Wallace Shawn about his biography of the famed Jewish American composer.
Learn about Moshe Dayan
View Moshe Dayan give a fascinating interview on his take on war.
Learn about Sigmund Freud
View British psychoanalyst and essayist Adam Phillips talk about Becoming Freud, his unconventional biography of Sigmund Freud.
Learn about Hank Greenberg
View a short clip about the great Jewish baseball player by the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum.
Learn about Alfred Stieglitz
Who is Alfred Stieglitz? Explore the life of the influential photographer, art promoter, and husband of Georgia O’Keeffe with Jewish Lives.
Learn about Menasseh ben Israel
View Jewish Lives author Steven Nadler discuss the life and legacy of Amsterdam rabbi Menasseh ben Israel at a Jewish Lives Book Club event at the Park Avenue Synagogue in NYC on March 14, 2019.
Learn about Bernard Berenson
View author Rachel Cohen on Berenson's life in the picture trade.
Learn about Louis D. Brandeis
Watch author Jeffrey Rosen discuss Brandeis’s enduring relevance on the 100th anniversary of Justice Brandeis’ confirmation to the Supreme Court in June 2016.
Learn about Emma Goldman
View a 1934 interview with Emma Goldman upon her return to the United States after 15 years in exile.
Learn about Jabotinsky
View author Hillel Halkin, Columbia professor Rebecca Kobrin, Jewish Review of Books editor Abraham Socher, and New York Times cultural critic-at-large Ed Rothstein explore the life and legacy of Jabotinsky at the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research in June 2014.