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Obamas' Speechwriter Explores Her Return To Judaism In 'Here All Along'

"Here All Along," by Sarah Hurwitz.
"Here All Along," by Sarah Hurwitz.

A former speechwriter for Michelle and Barack Obama long considered herself a secular Jew. But after Sarah Hurwitz signed up for an introductory Judaism class on a whim, she took a deep dive into centuries of Jewish texts, interpretations and debates that gave her a new moral compass.

Hurwitz joins Here & Now’s Robin Young to discuss her new book, “Here All Along.”

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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