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2020 has signalled a new dawn for Yiddish. Hit Netflix series Unorthodox has beamed the language into millions of loungerooms for the first time. Video conferencing platforms have connected Yiddish speakers – from beginners to advanced –living in lockdown. A Yiddish translation of Harry Potter sold out in days.But in Sydney – the city that hosted Australia’s first ever Yiddish theatrical performances and was once home to the much-loved Yiddish Entertainment Group – the language has been on a ...
 
If you're fascinated by creativity in a Jewish context, join Elad Nehorai as he talks to some of the Jewish world's most fascinating creative Jews about their work, their lives, and their relationship to their religion. Rather than an interview format, these are freewheeling, intimate discussions about anything and everything. An official Hevria podcast. Our home is at http://hevria.com
 
We’re Damir Marusic and Shadi Hamid. We live in Washington DC and have been friends for a while. One of us works at a magazine, another thinks in a tank. The idea behind the podcast is to try out ideas in the hope of getting considered push-back—in real-time. We talk politics, ideas, culture, and current events. Civil discussion, maybe even a bit odd. But hopefully fun.
 
Transforming Trauma is a podcast about individuals and communities thriving after Complex Trauma. In a modern world beset by trauma and a legacy of suffering, conflict and disconnection, healing trauma can serve as a vehicle for personal and social transformation. Listeners will be introduced to the NeuroAffective Relational Model (NARM), a revolutionary approach for healing Complex Trauma (C-PTSD) and restoring connection to self and others. Interviews with NARM Therapists, and other promin ...
 
Comic and writer Alex Barnett is the White, Jewish husband of a Black woman (who converted to Judaism) and the father of a 6-year-old, Biracial son. Join him and his guests each episode as they discuss the issues that confront multiracial families (including the dynamics between members of the same family who are of different races).
 
In this podcast we have lively conversations about parenting, religion, spirituality and meaning making from an inclusive perspective. We explore what it means to parent and to be spiritual, seeking honest conversations with parents and those parenting about spirituality, prayer, religion, and faith in their lives as parents and families. Life at the intersection of parenting and spirituality can be awe inspiring, humbling, and bonkers but we bring forth our best stories, wisdom and insights ...
 
David Lev is a prolific writer with extensive experience in media productions. He is founder of Aliyah Magazine and the Jewish TV Channel, with a focus on connecting Jews to Israel. David is an avid explorer of biblical sites; he is also a serving non-commissioned officer with Israeli security forces, which welcomes potential volunteers. Dr. Sam Minskoff, Ph.D. is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist in Jerusalem providing psychological services to the English speaking community, in particular t ...
 
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Lila Corwin Berman (Temple University) joins host Yehuda Kurtzer to discuss the ways in which America has shaped philanthropy, and the ways in which philanthropy has shaped the American Jewish community, over the last thirty years. This episode was recorded live as part of the Judaism, Citizenship, and Democracy symposium hosted by the Hartman Inst…
 
Shemuel #78 - 17:48-52 - David Defeats Goliath - How? - Nov 26, 2020 - Expanding from last week's look at Malcolm Gladwell on David and Goliath, we ask whether commentators saw any natural component on the way David defeated Goliath. And we see the connection between Goliath's helmet and the blade used for circumcision.…
 
Heidi Winn is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor with a private practice in Fairfield, Iowa, who learned about NARM as she was grieving the loss of her teenage son, Finn, to suicide. In sharing this deeply personal story of loss, Heidi hopes listeners will feel a sense of hope and connection with themselves in their learning process, and be able to…
 
Esther, Week 6: An Intentional Queen? Marduk and Ishtar? - Nov 24, 2020 - Chapter 2 sets up the Jews as a nation in exile. Do Esther and Mordechai want her to become queen? Why do they conceal her heritage? Why do Mordechai and Esther have the names Marduk and Ishtar, which are Mesopotamian (Babylonian/Assyrian) gods?…
 
Area studies often are defined by their object of inquiry in substantive terms: the study of a more or less defined set of cultural characteristics or civilizations encompassed in a historical, geographical, or linguistic horizon. Among these, one of the area studies that first emerged was Jewish studies, which focuses on the study of Judaism and J…
 
YOUR VOTE doesn’t really matter. That’s the lesson of the 2020 election. As we await the outcome of the legal challenges by President Trump to election results in key states, we dig into our archives for an interview recorded in 2006 that illustrates that the irregularities witnessed a few weeks ago are nothing new—and may, in fact, be features of …
 
A glitchy episode (apologies), as Shadi and Damir record across the Atlantic, with Damir in self-isolation and with shaky internet in Croatia. Damir talks about his run-in with the law, and Shadi admits Republicans' rejection of democratic outcomes is bringing out his uncompromising inner partisan. Reading List: Democrats calling for "deprogramming…
 
Shemuel #77 - 17:3-47 - David Faces Goliath - Nov 19, 2020 - David comes face to face with the Philistine Goliath. Looking at the final preparations and speeches, followed by a critical review of Malcolm Gladwell's version of this story. Were slings truly dangerous? Was Goliath vulnerable due to acromegaly?…
 
Lobsters are cranky and cannibalistic, and the females take weeks to release their eggs after they molt and mate. Retired fisheries scientist Michael Dadswell was a prof at Acadia University, and before that he worked at DFO in the late 1970s and early '80s. He speaks with host Jeff Douglas.
 
Host Yehuda Kurtzer is joined by Daniel Kurtzer (Princeton), a former US Ambassador to Egypt and Israel and longtime American negotiator in the Israeli-Palestinian peace process. They remember Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat and Prime Minister Yitzchak Rabin, and reflect on the humanity and necessity of the peace process. Identity/Crisis is part…
 
How are Brazil and Australia connected by global flows of Pentecostalism? In this episode, Dr. Cristina Rocha shares her work on transnational Christian communities in Australia. The movement of goods, ideas, people, and culture between Brazil and Australia in the last century has meant thriving transnational communities in the Southern hemisphere.…
 
THE POWER of language is implied in the opening of the Gospel of John: In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. John 1:1 (ESV) There are many ways to use it. This week, we feature a guest who combines word and rhythm to reach those who may not normally be open to the spoken word: Ark (AKA Dave Britton) of Dest…
 
THE POWER of language is implied in the opening of the Gospel of John: In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. There are many ways to use it. This week, we feature a guest who combines word and rhythm to reach those who may not normally be open to the spoken word: Ark (AKA Dave Britton) of Destiny Lab, a rapp…
 
Our need to understand and heal complex trauma has never been greater, and accessing the NARM Training Institute’s Level 2 NARM Therapist Training has never been easier! In this bonus clip, Transforming Trauma host Sarah Buino shares about a brand new offering from the NARM Training Institute, an online Level 2 NARM Therapist Training, including pr…
 
This week's guests are Uzma Jafri and Zaiba Hasan from the podcast Mommying While Muslim. They talk about their faith lives, white supremacy, naming their children and how parenting has changed their understanding of Allah. Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/bringingforthpodcast)By Rachel Doll O'Mahoney
 
Our host Sarah Buino is joined by therapist, social worker, and author Daniel Shaw to discuss his seminal book Traumatic Narcissism: Relational Systems of Subjugation. Daniel explores the theme of traumatic narcissism from a developmental and trauma-informed perspective. In his work, he connects the challenging symptoms and behaviors of clients dia…
 
Some Americans are embracing conspiracy theories to avoid accepting that Donald Trump lost the presidential election. Beyond being able to believe whatever you want, find out what people get out of conspiracy theories, and what's at stake for democracy and public health. Jeff Douglas speaks with Alison Meek, an associate professor of history at Kin…
 
The study of religion has been dominated by two approaches to religious change: the secularisation thesis, and the “lived religion” paradigm. They form a contradictory pair, one stressing decline, and the other stressing innovation. One stresses reason, the other stresses experience – yet both center on the individual as the “source” of religion. W…
 
WE CHRISTIANS know that our faith is rooted in Judaism, but we know too little about our Jewish foundation or how to share our faith with Jews. Dr. Igal German, founder of Yesod Bible Center in Des Plaines, Illinois (suburban Chicago), shares his journey from Uzbekistan, his upbringing near Nazareth in Israel, to accepting Jesus Christ as Lord and …
 
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