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Cautionary tales from the Talmud illustrate the power of sexual temptation to lead even the most revered rabbis astray… But do these stories make too much of desire? Hosts Rabbi Dov Linzer and Dr. Bat Sheva Marcus and moderator Rebecca Honig Friedman discuss a passage from Kiddushin 81a-b. Click here to follow along with the...

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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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Which sexual acts are permitted in a marriage? The answers might surprise you! Find out why co-host Dr. Bat Sheva Marcus calls this one of “the most important episodes” of the podcast. Plus we interview the creator of the hit YouTube series SOON BY YOU, Leah Gottfried, about the challenges of dating as an Orthodox Jew, and we introduce a new take on the Final Word. Follow all the sources from this episode. Source Sheet...

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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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Recorded Live at Harvard Hillel!¬†Should an unmarried woman who is in an intimate relationship use the mikveh before marriage? Includes Q&A with Harvard students on this theme and related topics, and heartfelt reflections by our hosts on why this podcast is the most important project they’ve undertaken.

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