May 16, 2018
If you only get news about Israel from CNN you may think that headline must be either satirical or written by a moral monster. Think again, and have a listen.
Apr 17, 2018
On the 5th of Iyar 5708 (May 15, 1948), the two thousand year dream of an exiled people to return home was fulfilled. Three years after the Holocaust, the Jewish state took up arms, with the help of G-d, to chart our own destiny. And we have the audio!!!
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Apr 10, 2018
Over seventy years after the Holocaust, what's left to say about it? That's the question Thane Rosenbaum addresses in a recent article. We take up that question, discuss his answer, and also ask whether the Holocaust is really so different, where it stands in Jewish history, and what does it demand of us?
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Mar 15, 2018
What is more spiritual; prayer from the heart, or an animal sacrifice? In honor of the book of Leviticus (Vayikra) which we started reading this week, we discuss our underlying prejudice against animal sacrifice and try to re-evaluate the hierarchy of thoughts and feelings verses actions.
Feb 27, 2018
In this week's episode we go through the scroll of Esther, discuss all the relevant commandments (the one you know the best is the least important!), and talk about how the holiday is observed. If you're looking for a half our to get you ready for the holiday this is for you!