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Seg. 1: Kids And Identity. Seg. 2: The Jewish American Paradox

Segment 1: Teaching kids about identity.

Concepts like race, gender and social class can be difficult concepts to address — even for adults. So how do you talk to children about those ideas?

Segment 2, beginning at 37:10: What does it mean to be Jewish in America?

If the concepts that have historically defined Jewish American identity are changing, where will a sense of communal Jewishness come from 50 years from now? On this episode, we explore that question with author and Kansas City native, Robert Mnookin.

Gina Kaufmann is the host of KCUR’s Central Standard, a talkshow fueled by curiosity and critical thinking. You can reach her on Twitter, @GinaKCUR.