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Noreena Hertz

Contributors

"Each of us in this room has a choice as to the extent to which we individually and collectively try to make this a better world: letaken olam. And we as Jews, as people who have experienced victimisation, exclusion and the suppression of our rights, perhaps more than any other group, have more than any other group an even greater imperative and an even greater ability to act." [Noreena Hertz]

Upcoming Events

Past Events

2014

Tuesday, 25 February 2014

Economist Noreena Hertz explores with Daniel Finkelstein how we make decisions. Are emails destroying your ability to think? How do you know which information sources are credible? Whose advice should you trust? In a risky and information-overloaded world Hertz, an academic and broadcaster, offers Eyes Wide Open, a guide to smarter decisions.  

2003

Albie Sachs
Wednesday, 5 March 2003

Do Jews have a particular responsibility to enact Tikkun olam, healing the world? In this session, Dr Noreena Hertz, leading anti-globalisation advocate, and Justice Albie Sachs, a leader in the struggle against apartheid, discussed the decisions that have led to lives lived on the frontline of the struggle for justice and human rights, and explored to what extent their Jewish identity has influenced them in their activism.

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David Grossman speaks with Mark Lawson at a special out-of-fesitval event.