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I've been living with Type 1 diabetes since 1991. Since April 2012, he has been writer of the diabetes blog Happy Medium, and since then, has covered a number of diabetes-related subjects, including participation in clinical trials, living a week gluten free as if he were newly diagnosed with celiac disease, and the complex relationship between patients, corporate interests, and government entities. In November 2014, he spoke before the U.S. Food and Drug Administration during a public works ...
 
Rabbi Duvid Katz lives in Boro Park Brooklyn section in New York. Rabbi Katz was born in 1971 to his parents Rabbi & Rebitzen Chaim Morderchai Katz Slavita Rav in Farockaway New York. Rav Katz is a Musmach of Yeshiva Torah Vdaas & learned in Yeshiva Bais Hatlmud in Bensonhurst in Brooklyn New York. Rav Katz was a very close Talmud to Hagaon Rav Shaul Brus Zt”l which Rav Brus Zt”l showed a great liking to Rav Katz. Rav Katz joined in 2015 the world of Kashrus & in 2018 he became Menahel of th ...
 
In my opinion as one who embraces both Yeshua as Messiah as well as the Torah of Moshe as a practical guidebook for everyday living, I believe historically, the book of Galatians has misled Christian commentators due largely to the technical discussions of biblical topics ranging from circumcision, to the Torah, to freedom in Christ. Rav Sha'ul (a.k.a. Paul or Saul) uses quite a number of technical phrases and words in this letter and these terms, when removed from their original 1st century ...
 
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Shmuel Rosner and Shaul Magid discuss Magid's latest book: "Meir Kahane: The Public Life and Political Thought of an American Jewish Radical Hardcover." Shaul Magid is the Distinguished Fellow in Jewish Studies at Dartmouth College. From 2004-2018 he was a professor of religious studies and the Jay and Jeannie Schottenstein Chair of Jewish Studies …
 
Shmuel Rosner and Donald M.Lewis discuss his book: "A Short History of Christian Zionism: From the Reformation to the Twenty-First Century" (available to purchase on amazon). Don Lewis is an alumnus of Regent College who went on to do doctoral work at Oxford University before coming back to Regent as a faculty member. Don Lewis is a specialist in t…
 
The Parasha (Story) of Ha'azinu is being read always after Rosh HaShana and it gives us powers and advice for achieving a better year. This Parasha has the code for the special powers available on Yom Kippur & Sukkot. Now! When the world is still in a dangerous place of uncertainty, it is time to reflect and look inside. This is the time to ask: Wh…
 
The Parasha (Story) of VaYelekh is being read on Shabbat Shuva between Rosh HaShana and Yom Kippur. This is the time the Heavenly windows are open for us to return and come closer to our true selves. Now! When the world is still in a dangerous place of uncertainty, it is time to reflect and look inside. This is the time to ask: Who is the person th…
 
Shmuel Rosner and Rabbi Joseph Meszler discuss his book: "Readings from Tractate Rosh HaShanah in the Babylonian Talmud: A Personal Journey through the Holiday." Rabbi Joseph B. Meszler is the spiritual leader of Temple Sinai in Sharon, MA. He is a congregational rabbi, an educator, a progressive Zionist, and a human rights activist. Follow Shmuel …
 
The Parasha (Story) of Nitsavim is about the preparation towards Rosh HaShanah – The Day of Judgment, and how we can win in the most important battle of our life. Now! When the world is still in a dangerous place of uncertainty, it is time to reflect and look inside. This is the time to ask: Who is the person that I want to become and not: 'What ar…
 
In the spring, the prominent twin activists Muna and Mohammed al-Kurd were regularly speaking out about an Israeli settler takeover of their home in Sheikh Jerah in Jerusalem. But Just after Muhammad and Muna started to get international attention, they were detained and interrogated by Israeli authorities. The al-Kurd twins are not alone. Palestin…
 
The Parasha (Story) of Ki-Tavo: The Battle is still on. The battle is now about how do we see our world, since the way we perceive reality determines our destiny. The Parasha gives us necessary tools for the battle of this year, the battle on the way our lives will look like in the New Year – after Rosh HaShanah. Now! When the world is still in a d…
 
The Parasha (Story) of Ki-Tetse gives us necessary tools for the battle of this year, the battle on the way our lives will look like in the New Year – after Rosh HaShanah. Now! When the world is still in a dangerous place of uncertainty, it is time to reflect and look inside. This is the time to ask: Who is the person that I want to become and not:…
 
The Parasha (Story) of Shoftim opens the month of Elul in order to prepare us to the month of cleansing that leads us to the New Year – Rosh HaShanah. Now! When the world is still in a dangerous place of uncertainty, it is time to reflect and look inside. This is the time to ask: Who is the person that I want to become and not: 'What are the things…
 
As international attention turned to Israel-Palestine this May, Jonathan Brenneman and Aidan Orly co-authored an op-ed for Truthout titled “Progressives Can’t Ignore Role of Christian Zionism in Colonization of Palestine.” In this episode, producer Emily Bell interviews Brenneman and Orly about the origins of Christian Zionism; the relationship bet…
 
Shmuel Rosner and Noam Gidron discuss how the differences between the Israeli and American political systems effect political and social polarization. Noam Gidron is a senior lecturer at the Department of Political Science and the Joint Program in Politics, Philosophy and Economics (PPE) at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. My research interests …
 
The Gaza strip has been under Israeli siege for 14 years, with cycles of violence happening over and over again. In the latest round of fighting, at least 254 Palestinians and 13 Israelis died. 2 million people live in the Gaza strip, and they’ve endured over a decade of air raids, and an economic blockade that deprives them of basic necessities, l…
 
Shmuel Rosner, Michael Caspe and Nathaniel Deutsch discuss their book: "A Fortress in Brooklyn: Race, Real Estate, and the Making of Hasidic Williamsburg." Nathaniel Deutsch is professor of history at the University of California, Santa Cruz. Among his books are The Maiden of Ludmir: A Jewish Holy Woman and Her World and The Jewish Dark Continent: …
 
Shmuel Rosner continues the deep dive into Israel's new government, this time with the help of Professor Ofer Kenig. Prof. Ofer Kenig is a senior lecturer at the Ashkelon Academic College and a research fellow at the Israel Democracy Institute. His areas of research include comparative politics, political parties, leadership and candidate selection…
 
The Parasha (Story) of Balak is healing and protection, like the other parashot of the month of Tammuz. In this parasha we can find the secret for true healing and for the successful coping with the challenges we are facing. How do we protect ourselves from evil? Now! When the world is still in a dangerous place of uncertainty, it is time to reflec…
 
The Parasha (Story) of Ḥukat, is teaching us the secrets of life and death, healing and sickness, the ways of Light and the path of darkness. Now! When the world is still in a dangerous place of uncertainty, it is time to reflect and look inside. This is the time to ask: Who is the person that I want to become and not: 'What are the things that I w…
 
A special episode for Israeli book week. Shmuel Rosner and Adam Kirsch discuss two of Kirsch's books: "The People and the Books: 18 Classics of Jewish Literature" and "The Blessing and the Curse: The Jewish People and Their Books in the Twentieth Century". Adam Kirsch is an American poet and literary critic. He is on the seminar faculty of Columbia…
 
Jenae Cohn is the director of academic technology at California State University at Sacramento and the author of a new book on digital reading from West Virginia University Press. The book is called Skim, Dive, Surface: Teaching Digital Reading. It’s a fantastic book that takes a look at reading from historical, emotional, and cognitive science per…
 
The Parasha (Story) of Koraḥ is about the daily challenges we are facing when we experience emotional reactions that turn us blind and than, push us to behave in a way that will contradict our real interests. How do we know what is right? How can we make sure that we take the right choices? Now! When the world is still in a dangerous place of uncer…
 
Shmuel Rosner and Sergio Della Pergola discuss the latest Pew research results. Sergio Della Pergola is an Italian-Israeli demographer and statistician. He is a professor and demographic expert, specifically in demography and statistics related to the Jewish population. Follow Shmuel Rosner on Twitter.…
 
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