Talking in Shul

The talking is about shul, more than in Shul.


https://soundcloud.com/jewishpublicmedia/mixed-seating-on-el-al-and-jewish-senior-services 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...

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This month on the podcast we’re talking about the choice to be childfree, with writer Chanel Dubofsky. In our second segment we’re talking about the film Band Aid with the film’s director and co-star Zoe Lister-Jones. Further reading Choosing to be Childfree No Kids, No Regrets by Esti Ahronovitz in Haaretz An Open Letter to Sarah Silverman by Rabbi Yaakov Rosenblatt in the Jewish Press Low-Touch Parenting by Tamar...

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This month on the podcast we’re talking about Jewish weddings–how can/should we create Jewish wedding rituals that are interesting, relevant, and/or feminist? And for our second segment we’re talking about a divisive piece in Jewish Currents called, A Taxonomy of Stupid Shit the Jewish Establishment Says to Millennials by David A.M. Wilenksy and Gabriel T Erbs. Further reading Weddings A Jewish Woman’s Prayer...

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This month on the podcast we’re talking about Rabbi Wolff, a documentary about a German/British Reform rabbi, and then we’ll be sharing some of our favorite insights from the haggadah.

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This month on the podcast we’re talking about the bomb threats to JCCs, and Queen Esther beauty pageants–a fascinating, inclusive and problematic chapter in Zionist history. Further reading JCC Bomb threats Bomb Threats to Jewish Community Centers and Organizations By Ken Schwencke and Al Shaw, for ProPublica All 100 senators urge swift action to stop threats against Jewish facilities By Ted Barrett, for CNN Queen Esther...

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This month on the podcast we’re talking about the documentary There are Jews here, by filmmaker Brad Lichtenstein, and the recent Executive Order banning people from seven countries from coming into the US. Further reading There Are Jews Here There Are Jews Here film website Trailer Room for Jews by Jesse Bernstein in Tablet More Jews Than History Here by Michael Jacobs in the Atlanta Jewish Times Refugee Ban Union of Orthodox...

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