Vatican's Jewish Ties, Inside Mitt's Trip

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Turn Around: In the 1960s a small group of Jewish converts helped push the Catholic church to its critical Vatican II reforms.
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Turn Around: In the 1960s a small group of Jewish converts helped push the Catholic church to its critical Vatican II reforms.

Published August 02, 2012.

In this week’s podcast, host Josh Nathan-Kazis is joined by Forward Editor Jane Eisner and Washington correspondent Nathan Guttman to discuss Mitt Romney’s recent trip to Israel. Then Ezra Glinter reports back on the giant celebration of Talmud reading in New Jersey. Finally, John Connelly, a Forward contributor, calls in to discuss how a small group of Jewish converts helped shape the Vatican II reforms of the 1960s.

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