Talking in Shul

The talking is about shul, more than in Shul.


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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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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