Yehuda Kurtzer


The Benefits of Airing Deep Splits Among Jews

By Yehuda Kurtzer

The Benefits of Airing Deep Splits Among Jews
2015 will finally be the year that the American Jewish community gets comfortable airing its disagreements in public. Yehuda Kurtzer says that’s a good thing.Read More


Abraham's Lesson: Quality Over Quantity in Push for Jewish Continuity

By Yehuda Kurtzer

Abraham's Lesson: Quality Over Quantity in Push for Jewish Continuity
Yehuda Kurtzer has heard the arguments about urging Jews to have more Jewish children. He uses Abraham to illustrate his own argument for quality over quantity.Read More


Putting Aside That Old Jewish Pessimism

By Yehuda Kurtzer

Putting Aside That Old Jewish Pessimism
We’ve survived for millennia yet Jews still feel anxious about such banal worries as, say, the impending retirement of the generation of baby boomer CEOs running Jewish organizations.Read More


Author Blog: Jewish People and Books

By Yehuda Kurtzer

Earlier this week, Yehuda Kurtzer wrote about a recent Commentary article by Jack Wertheimer and the transmission of memory. His blog posts are featured on The Arty Semite courtesy of the Jewish Book Council and My Jewish Learning’s Author Blog Series. For more information on the series, please visit: Read More


Author Blog: Transmission of Memory

By Yehuda Kurtzer

Yehuda Kurtzer is the author of “Shuva: The Future of the Jewish Past.” His blog posts are featured on The Arty Semite courtesy of the Jewish Book Council and My Jewish Learning’s Author Blog Series. For more information on the series, please visit: Read More



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