Posts by tamar


This month on the podcast we’re talking about the Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, a new show on Amazon Prime, and we’re talking about what it’s like to be Jewish during the (secular) holiday season. The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Is the Ultimate ‘Winning the Breakup’ Fantasy by Anna Silman in The Cut The holiday season Jews & Christmas by Rabbi Joshua E. Plaut on MyJewishLearning.com Endorsements...

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This month on the podcast we’re talking about awesome historical Jewish women that we didn’t learn about when we were kids. And we’re going to talk about Jewish rituals that we wish existed, and ones we could do without. Awesome Jewish women in history Take the Prominent Jewish Women in History quiz from MyJewishLearning.com. Regina Jonas, an Orthodox Jewish rabbi who died in the Holocaust Short film: In the...

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This month on the podcast we’re talking about If All the Seas Were Ink by Ilana Kurshan, and we’ll be speaking with Ilana. And for our second segment we’re talking about how parenting can/should change your Jewish practice. If All the Seas Were Ink Ilana recommends the Dafyomi4women podcast, as well as A Bride for One Night by Ruth Calderon, Maggie Anton‘s books, and a new book by Dr. Ruhama Weiss, in Hebrew,...

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Menashe and Biblical fiction

Menashe and Biblical fiction


Posted By on Aug 24, 2017

This month on the podcast we’re talking about Menashe, a new film about a single Hasidic father in Brooklyn, shot entirely in Yiddish. And for our second segment we’ll be talking about Biblical fiction–from The Red Tent to…everything else. Have these books helped or changed our thinking or understanding of the Bible? Menashe Menashe trailer Biblical Fiction The Gilded Chamber by Rebecca Kohn Rashi’s...

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This month on the podcast we’re talking mixed seating on El Al flights to and from Israel. The Israeli Supreme Court has ruled that El Al employees cannot ask women to move in order to please Haredi men. And for our second segment we’ll be talking about older adults in the Jewish community–how is the Jewish community serving or not serving this demographic. El Al Israeli Woman Who Sued El Al for Sexism Wins Landmark...

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