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Nov 23, 2015

This episode explains the idea of 'rabbinic authority,' what it is, how it works, and why Jews follow it (to varying degrees...). Then I go on a bit of a rant about the Syrian refugee crisis. If you're tired of hearing the same old people saying the same old things about it, give a listen. Even if you disagree with my...

Nov 18, 2015

Depression is one of the most common forms of mental illness, effecting millions of people including many Jews. What tools does Judaism give us for understanding and dealing with depression?

Nov 15, 2015

As a people who know what it feels like to be attacked, not despite what is best in us, but because of what is best in us; as a people who stand on the front-line of Western civilization against the crumbling anarchy and despotic Islamic fanaticism of the Middle East; the hearts of the Jewish people are in Paris right now.

Nov 11, 2015

Welcome to 'happy hour' on the Jewish Geography podcast. Today Rabbi Eitan talks about why the news is so focused on the negative and what you can do about it.

Nov 8, 2015

This is the first episode of a new podcast, Jewish Geography, which will focus on all things Jewish. This episode is an introduction to what Jews and Judaism are, by way of a 30 minute crash course in Jewish history.