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Nov 22, 2017

In this episode of the Jewish Geography Podcast I discuss the root meaning of the word, "Jew," and the connection it has to thankfulness. Then we study the opening lines of Moshe Chaim Luzzato's famous work of Jewish ethics, 'Mesillat Yesharim' (The Straight Path, or Path of the Just), and discuss how keeping our own...

Nov 10, 2017

Why does Abraham insist on buying a cave in Hebron to bury Sarah, what does it mean, and what is the relevance of the burial site for us today? Find out on this week's mini-episode of the Jewish Geography podcast.

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Nov 1, 2017

What do Hatikvah, psalm 126, a rabbinic dictum about "the doings of the fathers are a sign for the sons", the parshah, and the six day war have in common? In this week's episode of the Jewish Geography podcast we introduce the shows new theme music, discuss fathers and sons, and follow how the actions of the...