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  • Up Close: June 30, 2014

    by TJC Staff
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    This week on Up Close, we explore the issue of how we handle interpersonal relationships, from three very different angles.

    First, author Kim Goldman, whose brother Ron Goldman was murdered 20 years ago in an incident ultimately deemed the responsibility of O.J. Simpson, discusses her memoir Can’t Forgive: My 20-Year Battle with O.J. Simpson.

    Then, Bar Ilan University professor Rabbi Daniel Sperber talks about his newest book, On the Relationship of Mitzvot Between Man and His Neighbor and Man and His Maker, and why commandments relating to interpersonal relationships should take precedence over those guiding Jewish ritual observance.

    Finally, author James Romm, discusses his new book, Dying Every Day: Seneca at the Court of Nero, and the discrepancy between the philosopher Seneca’s moral writings and his actual behavior as an advisor to the Roman emperor Nero, which often fell short of his professed moral ideals.

    Watch the complete episode on TJC on-demand on cable in the TJC Original Series/Interviews category. You can also watch highlights from the episode in the video above, or listen to the complete audio of this episode at the top of this post or by subscribing to our weekly audio podcast at http://feeds.feedburner.com/tjcupclose or on iTunes at https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/tjcs-up-close/id807702211.

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