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America’s Blood Libel, Vegas Voters, Debate Tweetin’

In this week’s podcast, fill-in host Paul Berger is joined by opinion editor Gal Beckerman to discuss the most recent presidential debate and how instant reaction on Twitter might be harming political discourse. Then, staff writer Josh Nathan-Kazis calls in from Las Vegas to report on the influence of billionaire Sheldon Adelson on the Nevada Jewish community. Finally, Forward deputy culture editor Naomi Zeveloff tells the tale of America’s only blood libel case, which occurred in 1928 in the upstate New York town of Massena.

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