People of the Pod
People of the Pod
Oct 14, 2021
Advocating for Living Jews When “People Love Dead Jews”
Play • 33 min

Dara Horn is angry. And the award-winning author of five novels wants you to know why. This week, she’s sitting down with guest co-host Laura Shaw Frank, AJC’s Director of William Petschek Contemporary Jewish Life, to discuss why People Love Dead Jews, which is the title of her first work of nonfiction, and what that obsession means for modern-day Jewry, Israel, and efforts to counter rising antisemitism.

Episode Lineup:

(0:40) Dara Horn

(24:09) Manya Brachear Pashman and Laura Shaw Frank

Show notes:

Head to to register for the first in a four-part series by Tablet Magazine and AJC titled “21st Century Europe and the Jews”, which aims to address timely issues related to Jewish life and the protection of democracies in Europe. The series will delve into the most pressing issues in the United Kingdom, Poland, France, and Germany.

The first program on October 19th, 12-1pm ET, “How the Jews Went Right in Britain,” will start with the UK, and will be moderated by Manya Brachear Pashman and Liel Leibovitz of Tablet Magazine’s Unorthodox podcast.

Go to to register, and for more details.

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