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  • Up Close: Alan Wolfe and Shira Dicker

    by TJC Staff
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    This week on Up Close, what makes Jews lose their sense of place? And what can give it back to them?

    For Boston College Political Science Professor Alan Wolfe, the answer to where Jews should be comfortable is straightforward: in the diaspora, where they’ve primarily been for the past 2,000 years. We discuss his book, At Home in Exile: Why Diaspora is Good for the Jews.

    And then, for Shira Dicker, finding comfort at an American college campus has been a bit of a challenge. She shares some of her experiences in a novella, The Jerusalem Lover.

    Watch the complete episode of Up Close 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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