The ethnic religion of the Jewish people
Would you like to sponsor an episode? A series? We'd love to hear from you : firstname.lastname@example.org https://podcasts.ohr.edu/ Visit us @ ohr.edu 00:00 R Breitowitz follow up on AKIVA spelling and Ashkanazi skin color 03:05 How does one balance mussar books with new books ? 05:10 What does the Rav see occurring from the last Mishna in Sotah? 09:26 Can Jews who have strong emunah be sad and how do they react to seemingly tragic events if everything is for the good? 12:17 Are heart transplants halachically allowed? 17:31 How are performative arts historically viewed in Judaism? 22:28 If I have good intentions but do a sin, why am I punished when I'm not punished for intending to sin but not sinning? 29:42 What does it mean when one Beis Din doesn't accept the decision of another Beis Din? 38:54 Why are some things halachically allowed but we don't publicize it? 41:54 What should we focus on when learning Tanya or Mesilas Yesharim in terms of this world or the next? 44:09 Why does Hashem pay the “wicked upfront”? 47:43 Why can't women wear tzitzis or tefillin? 55:20 What is the origin of gilgul and are there any textual allusions to it? 59:46 What are the mechanics of the clothing of women and men today? 1:02:00 Did the Brisker Rav hold that there is no hishtadlut in shidduchim? 1:04:04 What is the role of humor and jokes in Judaism? 1:08:05 Is Olam Habo is such a central part of Yiddishkeit, why is it not mentioned directly in the Written Torah? 1:12:15 How can Kol Isha be legal if everything has a purpose? 1:16:07 How do we understand the possible return of paganism from a Torah perspective? 1:21:05 Why can't there be an option in the machloches in Bava Kamma about the wall of thorns in which both are chayev? 1:22:23 What are some common mistakes that students make in learning Gemara and the like and how should we overcome them? 1:25:30 What significance is there in putting notes into the Kotel and are there mekoros for it? 1:26:41 What about mekoros for praying at kivrei tzadikim? 1:27:50 Are there any allowances of fortune telling? 1:29:39 What should one look for when making someone their Rabbi? 1:32:00 Is there a sin that one cannot do Teshuva on and can one return from kares? 1:34:50 How should a frum Jew conduct himself in regards to alcohol on Purim? 1:38:43 Is it assur to get drunk any time? Produced by: Cedar Media Studios
Meant to be the first animated DreamWorks movie (it wasn't, thanks to DreamWorks bringing the release date of Antz forward to annoy Disney), The Prince of Egypt takes a well-known Biblical tale (the basis of three of the biggest religions in the world; Christianity, Islam and Judaism) and grounds it in humanity and empathy, by making it a simple tale of two brothers; one who's destined to be Pharaoh, and the other a former Hebrew slave. A sprinkling of artistic licence gives the story of Exodus way more depth and meaning, to a story that already has plenty. This is a movie that deals with slavery, infanticide, plagues and the wrath of God, and yet it's still suitable for the whole family. The Prince of Egypt never sugar coats its serious undertones, either. What it does do, is tell a story that is the cornerstone of faith for millions of people worldwide, in a 2D hand drawn animated format that is accessible, beautiful and complemented by CG. That's the power of animation, right there. https://dailyhistory.org/Is_the_Film_the_Prince_of_Egypt_Historically_Accurate (The Historical Accuracy of The Prince of Egypt - dailyhistory.org) I would love to hear your thoughts on The Prince of Egypt! GET IN TOUCH.... Twitter https://twitter.com/verbaldiorama (@verbaldiorama) Instagram https://www.instagram.com/verbaldiorama (@verbaldiorama) Facebook https://www.facebook.com/verbaldiorama (@verbaldiorama) Letterboxd https://www.facebook.com/verbaldiorama (@verbaldiorama) Email verbaldiorama [at] gmail [dot] com Website https://my.captivate.fm/verbaldiorama.com (verbaldiorama.com) SUPPORT VERBAL DIORAMA.... Give this podcast a five-star rate & review at https://verbaldiorama.com/rateandreview (https://verbaldiorama.com/rateandreview) Join the Patreon: https://verbaldiorama.com/patreon (https://verbaldiorama.com/patreon) Thank you to all the patrons Simon E, Sade, Claudia, Simon B, Laurel, Derek, Jason, Kristin, Cat, Andy, Mike, Griff, Luke, Emily, Michael, Scott, Mark, Brendan, Ian M, Lisa, Sam, Will, Jack, Dave, Chris, Stuart and Ian D. Buy Merch! https://verbaldiorama.com/merch (https://verbaldiorama.com/merch) Tees, mugs, hoodies and totes are available! EPISODE THANKS TO.... Most excellent patrons: Andy from Geek Salad for his Patron thoughts! You can find him at @geeksaladradio on Twitter. Find Geek Salad in all good podcast apps! Ian D & Brendan for their Patron thoughts! Twitter peeps @HarrymetMovies @ThiefCGT @TheMiddleborne @Robnoady Instagram folk @sassylassy76 @friendlysparpod Facebook chums None this time Theme Music: Verbal Diorama Theme Song Music by Chloe Enticott - https://www.facebook.com/watch/Compositionsbychloe/ (Compositions by Chloe ) Lyrics by Chloe Enticott (and me!) Production by Ellis Powell-Bevan of Ewenique Studio Support this podcast
Zibby is joined by writer and journalist Margarita Gokun Silver to talk about her collection of essays, I Named My Dog Pushkin (And Other Immigrant Tales), which follows her journey from growing up in the Soviet Union to America. The two discuss the role Judaism played in Margarita's upbringing and family history in the USSR, how their time at Yale overlapped by a few years, and what efforts Margarita has made to parent her daughter differently than her parents raised her. Margarita also shares the heartbreaking news of her husband's passing and how this book stands as a testament to his life as well as her own.Purchase on Amazon or Bookshop.Amazon: https://amzn.to/3rMpX9fBookshop: https://bit.ly/3G02DK4Subscribe to Zibby's weekly newsletter here. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Two stories this week, the first about a chassid of the Alter Rebbe and how his wife shows him how to serve Hashem with joy and the second about my chevruta and the power of the mikvah. Also available at https://soundcloud.com/barak-hullman/joy-is-the-key-to-receiving-all-of-the-blessings. To become a part of this project please go to https://www.patreon.com/barakhullman. Hear all of the stories at https://hasidicstory.com. Go here to hear the interview with Ruth Wisse: https://soundcloud.com/jewishpeopleideas/ruth-wisse or https://jewishpeopleideas.com. Find my books on Amazon by going to https://bit.ly/barakhullman.
Now that we have taken our tour of the Temple and the Temple Mount, we will take a closer look at the Jewish priesthood. Who could become a priest or Levite? What jobs did they perform? Why did Jesus "cleanse" the temple? Did the Lord lose his temper, or was something happening in Judaism that led him to take such dramatic action?
Derrick speaks with Shani Mink, co-founder and executive director of the Jewish Farmer Network. They discuss Jewish land ethics, caring for the marginalized within Judaism, and the upcoming Cultivating Culture Conference. https://www.jewishfarmernetwork.org/2022-virtual-conference
Repentance—turning to God—is central to the gospel. This act may be difficult, as it means facing our sin and admitting we were wrong. Thankfully, repentance also paves the way for healing. God delights to forgive us and make us new (Isaiah 1:18). Repentance is part of starting to follow Yeshua, and it remains an important practice throughout our lives. In this episode, we discuss repentance with https://ifoundshalom.com/dr-seth-postell/ (Seth Postell), PhD, the academic dean of Israel College of the Bible. He has written several books, including Adam and Israel and Reading Moses, Seeing Jesus. We tackle questions such as the role of repentance in Judaism, how to overcome patterns of sin, and why we need to forgive others. Support this podcast
In today's episode, I speak to Shterny Tubul about the lifelong process of Ratzui V'shuv, pining for spirituality, but always returning to the real work in this physical world. Shterny speaks about wrestling with a woman's profoundly physical role in Judaism and how she had to redefine her understanding of spirituality. Through parenting her child, she began to sense what it meant to connect to G-d through her daily life, and she shares how she balances her personal process of longing and returning. || To become a paying subscriber of the podcast, please visit patreon.com/humanandholy. To sponsor an episode, please email us at email@example.com
Dan and Lex have spoken lately, on Judaism Unbound, with the hosts of a bunch of other podcasts -- podcasts that are not Judaism Unbound. They've asked about the structure of those podcasts, the vision behind them, and the goals they seek to achieve. But what haven't they done? Actually said how they, themselves, would answer those questions for Judaism Unbound. Today, they do just that, and offer a look behind the proverbial curtain of Judaism Unbound.If you're enjoying Judaism Unbound, please help us keep things going with a one-time or monthly tax-deductible donation. Support Judaism Unbound by clicking here! You can also buy Judaism Unbound merch (hoodies! stickers! mugs! so much more!) by heading to www.judaismunbound.com/store.To access shownotes for this episode, click here.
Matt chats with Gideon Lazar about his conversion from secular Judaism to Eastern Orthodoxy to Catholicism. They also talk about the apparitions of Our Lady of Fatima as well as young earth creationism. Watch The Post-Show Q&A: https://pintswithaquinas.com/support/ Subscribe to Gideon's channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCECSNsNDjYNmnP8tRn1UiYA
Would you like to sponsor an episode? A series? We'd love to hear from you : firstname.lastname@example.org https://podcasts.ohr.edu/ Visit us @ ohr.edu 00:00 Why can we pronounce or give people names with Hashem's name in it (such as Raphael, Gavriel, etc.)? 01:17 Why do we say “halleluka”? 02:56 Should we be davening for a shidduch at the right time or as soon as possible? 07:51 Why is there seemingly fewer gedolim than in generations before? 15:42 Are the 13 principles of faith deoraissa and why is there such an emphasis on Techias HaMeisim? 25:20 How do we understand Ashkenazic lighter skin color in accordance with the indigenous features of the Middle East and Avraham's origins? 27:23 In regards to a Canaanite slave, how do we reconcile the morality of slavery through a Torah lens? 36:53 Why can't a Canaanite slave be a Noahide follower? 44:47 Are people who don't know they're Jewish considered Jewish? 52:58 Is there an overlap of Jewish and Stoic philosophies? 58:04 As a Baal Teshuva, how do we catch up for Maaser we may have missed? 1:00:09 Do you give Maaser after taxes? 1:01:48 Do you have to pay Maaser on unrealized gains? 1:05:15 How do we understand the proverb one who hates gifts lives long, since Judaism puts such an importance on giving? 1:08:09 Are politicians puppets or do they have free will? 1:11:57 Was there anyone that created their own form of the Talmud aside from Rebbe? 1:14:53 Is it is possible for a kiddush Hashem to come from a non-religious Jew? 1:16:17 How did a Rishon with the name “Akiva” in his name understand how to spell his name? 1:17:25 What are practical ways to anticipate Mashiach (in preparation for the questions at the end of one's life)? 1:18:50 How can we bring Mashiach in today's age if we are so much lower spiritually than previous generations? 1:22:42 How do we view the chashuvos of living in Israel? 1:26:04 How do we understand the longing of the Chofetz Chaim to come to Israel but he didn't? 1:29:35 Could someone become as Kabballistically attuned as the Arizal today? 1:31:28 What lessons did the Rav take from his time in law school? Produced by: Cedar Media Studios
Two stories this week, the first about Reb Avraham the Malach, the son of the Maggid of Mezritch and an odd shidduch his father makes for him and the second a story I didn't plan on telling about two holy sisters in Jerusalem. Also available at https://soundcloud.com/barak-hullman/the-two-angels. To become a part of this project please go to https://www.patreon.com/barakhullman. Hear all of the stories at https://hasidicstory.com. Find my books on Amazon by going to https://bit.ly/barakhullman.
In this special crossover special with EconTalk, Tyler interviews Russ Roberts about his new life in Israel as president of Shalem College. They discuss why there are so few new universities, managing teams in the face of linguistic and cultural barriers, how Israeli society could adapt to the loss of universal military service, why Israeli TV is so good, what American Jews don't understand about life in Israel, what his next leadership challenge will be, and much more. Visit our website Email: email@example.com Follow us on Twitter Follow us on Instagram Follow Tyler on Twitter Follow Russ on Twitter Like us on Facebook Subscribe to our Newsletter: https://go.mercatus.org/l/278272/2017-09-19/g4ms
In this episode, we wrap up our discussion about Jewish lifecycles by looking at love, relationships, and marriage.Episode transcript-Hey everyone. I'm Menachem Lehrfield and this is Zero Percent. We are now wrapping up our Jewish life cycles with a conversation about relationships, from a Jewish perspective. Specifically where we see the growth mindset research in the Jewish approach to relationships, the Jewish approach to marriage. And I hope that it will help enhance your relationships again, whether you're Jewish or not.So we left off last episode talking about the difference between love and infatuation. We said, love is not blind, love is a magnifying glass. Just as your parents love you more than anyone else, they also see your faults more than anyone else. The thing that is blind is infatuation. If you recall, we talked about the three phases of every human experience. There's phase one, the male phase, which is all about quick flashes of inspiration. Then comes the middle phase, the phase where it's unclear and it's difficult and it takes work and effort. But in that phase, in that stage, things become real. And that's why it's so hard, that's why it takes work and effort. That is the stage and the phase where real life happens. That is the growth mindset at its best. It's about rolling up our sleeves and working hard. And then the beauty of phase three is I get to experience phase one again, but this time it's real. This time it's worked for, its earned.The Rambam Maimonides uses the analogy to describe these three phases and the concept of inspiration in general. With the analogy of a person who's lost on a dark night, and imagine it's pitch black and you're lost trying to find your way home. And all of a sudden there's a flash of lightning. And in that instant, the entire sky lights up. I'm from Miami, we have these torrential downpours in the summer. And when you hear that crack of thunder followed by that lightning, that lights up the sky. You know what I'm talking about. The sky lights up and in that instant, you see everything clearly. But as soon as it comes, it goes. So now you have to reconstruct in your mind the way home. In that moment, in that instant, you saw everything clearly, you understood you have to move a little bit to the right and then go straight and then turn a little bit. And now you have to make your way home with the memory of what that all looked like when it was clear.And then a little while later you get another flash of lightning and that allows you to course correct, and figure out how to get home. The same is true with life. You have those moments, those flashes of inspiration. But those are not real. It's not really light. You have moments where you see those things clearly. You have those moments where you feel inspired. But if I think that that inspiration is there to last forever, I'm setting myself up for a life of disappointment. The inspiration lasts exactly as long as it has to. And as soon as I think this is the way it's supposed to be, that's exactly when it ends.So you might ask, "Why would God create the world that way? Why would the Almighty make us in a way that we have this artificial fake experience at the beginning of the process?" I think in relationships, we understand this analogy the best. What is infatuation? What is the initial stage of a relationship where we feel this deep romance? We feel all the feels. The fireworks and the feelings and the emotion, and just this walking on clouds experience. What is that? What is infatuation? It is, I think, the most tangible way we can understand phase number one. It is completely artificial, it's fake. So why would God give it to us?And as soon as we think it's going to last forever, it doesn't. And then we say, "You know what? Maybe this relationship is not what I thought it was. Maybe it's broken. Or even worse, maybe I'm broken. Maybe she's broken." The Almighty gave us the gift of phase one to show us how great phase three can really be. It's a preview, it's a taste. Just like in the trailer, you get to see the best parts of the movie without watching the whole movie. Phase one is a trailer of phase three. But we can't skip the phase in the middle. We can't skip the work of phase two or else we'll never truly get to phase three. But if we do it right, phase three is just as remarkable and magical and exciting as phase one. But now it's real.You see this all the time. You have a friend who's dating a girl and he tells you, "Oh, she is perfect." First of all, if you say someone is perfect, you know that is a red flag. But he says, "No, she is perfect. She's amazing. And she's funny. And I feel so great when I'm with her." And sometimes all those things are true, but more often than not, it's not true. And the friends are all looking at each other, like, "What does he see in her? This girl is a psycho." And yet he cannot see it. Why? Because he's infatuated. And as we said, infatuation is blind as a bat. And only once the relationship is over, does the guy say, "What was I thinking? She was totally wrong for me. But I couldn't see it because the three parts of my soul were not in the proper order. I wasn't thinking with my head."Once a person enters that infatuation stage, it's so hard to think clearly. And what makes it even worse? What makes it even more difficult is when the relationship becomes physical. Because as soon as it becomes physical, now I am completely lost hook, line and sinker. When we think that stage one, infatuation, is really love. When we confuse love and infatuation, we make really bad choices. The reality is that real love takes a lifetime to build. In describing Isaac and Rebecca's relationship, the Bible tells us that Rebecca became his wife and then he loved her. And many people look at this verse and they say, "It's out of order. Surely he loved Rebecca first and only then married her. Why would he have married her if he didn't love her?"What it's teaching us is that true love takes a lifetime to build. And in Judaism marriage comes first. If your wedding day is the happiest day of your life, then don't get married. I tell this to every single couple that I marry. Every single time I officiate a wedding, my blessing to the bride and groom is that this should not be the happiest day of your life. If it is, don't do it. And we see this so often, couples who live together for years and decades and they're happy and everything's great. And then all of a sudden they get married and within six months they're divorced. What went wrong? Now that they're married, things became real. Now there's a real level of commitment. And you know what? Relationships are hard. Relationships take work.The problem is that we grow up with these ridiculous ideas that we get from fairy tales. I mean, just look at the story of Cinderella for a second. Years ago I was reading ... I wasn't actually reading, you'll see in a second. But I was tucking in my daughter, [Rahel 00:08:23] she was maybe three at the time, now she's 11. So this was a while ago. And we were laying down in her bed getting ready to go to sleep. And I had on my iPad this ebook which was the story of Cinderella. And it basically had the pictures and you pushed the button each page and it would read the words and continue to the next page. And I don't think I truly understood how stupid the story of Cinderella was until I heard this ebook reading it to my daughter. To Disney's defense, they did a much, much better job with the remake of Cinderella, with the real characters.But at least in the original story, you have a prince who's looking for a princess. He dances with this girl and she runs off leaving behind a glass slipper. And they search the kingdom high and low, trying to find the girl whose foot fits in the glass slipper. And they're trying it on the ugly stepsisters and stop for a second and think about that. He wants to marry this woman, he doesn't even remember what she looks like. He can't pick her up out of a lineup. You're telling me the ugly stepsister who looks nothing like Cinderella, maybe that's her. I don't know. We're reading this page after page and at least in this book version, the prince is actually going along through the process. He doesn't know what the girl looks like. He knows nothing about her or aspirations or her thoughts or ideals or the things that are important to her. And yet he wants to spend the rest of his life with this girl.And then all of a sudden Cinderella comes out, she tries on the slipper, it fits. And then the prince says, "Oh, that's the girl." Flip to the next page, they're getting married. They're standing there under their altar or at the altar, under their ... not quite a chuppah, but looks like a chuppah. And the prince turns to Cinderella and says, "I love you." Because of course they always have English accents. And she looks to the prince and says, "I love you, too." And the next page, they all lived happily ever after. Are you kidding me? That is the worst ending to the worst story ever. They lived happily ever after. They don't even know each other. What is the statistic probability that they lived happily ever after? No, I bet you, the next morning they had some blowout fight over some miscommunication because they don't know each other. They know nothing about each other and they probably don't even like each other. And the whole basis of their relationship was that a stupid shoe fit on her foot. Or that the prince like dancing with her.Get the full transcript here: www.joidenver.com/zeropercent/17---what-is-love%3F-hopefully-more-than-baby-don't-hurt-me
Explore an insider's perspective on the life and influence of Israel's first native-born prime minister, his bold peace initiatives, and his tragic assassination. Join us as we listen to Ambassador Itamar Rabinovich, author of Yitzhak Rabin: Soldier, Leader, Statesman. Music in this episode: Miri Aloni and Lehakat Hanachal - Shir LaShalom
Women's Yisro Class: This weekly women's class waspresented on Tuesday, Parshas Yisro, 16 Shevat, 5782, January 18, 2022, at Bais Medrash Ohr Chaim in Monsey, NY.
To kick off 2022, the boys pack bowls of Duckzilla - a homemade cross between Ducksfoot and Vanilla Gorilla and rip into the headlines. Then, they wonder how Jews and Cannabis influenced the wizarding world of Harry Potter. Later, the boys dust off the old random number generator and dig into commandment #410 in the not so weekly segment, the 613 of the week! While you're reading this, help us grow the show! Check out our new $1/month Big Spender level, and of course our $4.20/month Tokin' Supporter, and $10/month Bubbe Kush levels on Patreon! And if you dig the show, please leave a review wherever you get your podcasts. Follow us on Twitter: @JewsWondering and become our besties on Facebook: @JewsWondering. Or email us at WonderingJewsPodcast@gmail.com. Headlines from this episode: NASA Hired A Bunch Of Theologians To Study How People Will React To Discovering AliensDEA Wants To Help Parents Decode The Emojis Young People Use To Discuss Marijuana And Other ‘Bomb Ass' DrugsBrazilian court fines American Airlines for 'emotional suffering' to passengers denied kosher foodPick a card, or let it pick you: Oakland artist Ava Sakaya Rosen's Torah-inspired tarot deck Former champ Yuri Foreman is now the ‘Vegan Boxing Rabbi,' certifying kosher doughnutsSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/wonderingjews)
Madison Margolin is the Co-Founder and Editorial Director of the popular psychedelic magazine and media company, DoubleBlind. During this episode, Madison discusses growing up with Ram Dass and psychedelic culture from an early age. We discuss a range of other topics as well including: Judaism & Psychedelics, how major religious groups are reclaiming their psychedelic roots through government religious exemptions / psychedelic churches, psychedelic work culture, and also just discussing what it means to live a psychedelic life. If you enjoy this episode, please rate it and leave a comment! Guest Resources: Madison Margolin IG: https://www.instagram.com/madisonmargolin DoubleBlind Mag IG: https://www.instagram.com/doubleblindmag/ DoubleBlind Website: https://doubleblindmag.com/ Madison's Set & Setting Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/set-and-setting-with-madison-margolin/id1597156044 Rabbi Zach Kamenetz Article: https://doubleblindmag.com/lchaim-psilocybin-reigniting-judaism-with-psychedelics/ Trip On This Socials & Links: http://www.instagram.com/triponthispod http://www.facebook.com/triponthispod http://www.twitter.com/triponthis_pod http://www.tiktok.com/@triponthispod http://www.triponthispodcast.com Kat Walsh (Host) - http://www.instagram.com/lifewithkatwalsh Enjoying Trip On This? Help support it! Paypal Donations Link: https://www.paypal.com/donate?business=WNCDQYZ7F8KV4&item_name=Support+Trip+On+This+Podcast¤cy_code=USD Mush love! Kat
I'm back and it's great to be with you. This episode is about a conversation I had about the fear of all the good things in one's life and how we can find God in adversity. Thank you so much for listening. You can always check out more episodes at adasisrael.org/awake or on your favorite podcast provider. Please make sure to hit subscribe, rate us 5 stars, and leave a review to let us know you like the show, it helps us to get the word out. Finally, you can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to give feedback about the show - let us know what you like and what you want to hear more of. Thank you for listening, wishing you a holy encounter this week.
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A new series where a guest host presents an idea or concept followed by exploration with Menachem on how that idea relates to our lives practically... Today we have Rabbi Scott Friedman, Head of School at Yeshivas Ohr Yisroel of Tenafly.Rabbi Friedman has a masters degree in psychology from Columbia University and has been working as a educator and therapist with adolescents and young adults for 17 years. To find more information about Rabbi Friedman unique education philosophy and about Ohr Yisroel visit https://www.ohryot.org/ Consciously The Podcast is a project of The Light Revealed. The Light Revealed is an organization and media publishing platform which focuses on building community for Jewish people seeking spiritual growth.We welcome your feedback and questions and hope to utilize those questions for future episodes.EmailConsciouslythepodcast@gmail.comFacebookhttps://www.facebook.com/thelightrevealed/Instagramhttps://www.instagram.com/thelightrevealed/The Conscious(ly) teamHost: Menachem PoznanskiAssistant Producer: Mordy SchwartzCo-producer emeritus: Chaim KohnAssistant to the Regional Co-Host: Shmaya HonickmanArtwork: Tani PoznanskiSocial Media: Tehila Nissanian & Zoe PoznanskiMusic: Music by Eitan Katz F/t Zusha
Even if you've never heard the name Yoram Taharlev, you've definitely heard many of the songs for which he's responsible. Taharlev was a master lyricist, who wrote at least 1,000 Israeli songs throughout his life. Yoram Taharlev passed away on January 6, 2022 at age 83, and we take time this week to marvel at the beloved songs he created, many of which we've been singing for years. Join us as we pay tribute to a master of the Hebrew language. May his memory be a blessing. (Original Air Date: January 16, 2022) Full playlist at https://www.myisraelimusic.com/episode1110 Love the show? Help us grow by becoming a member of MyIsraeliMusic.com: https://myisraelimusic.com/membership Join the Israeli Music Community on Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/groups/IsraelHourRadioFans/
In today's episode, I speak to Kayla Goldstein about her journey with her Judaism throughout the years. For many years, she went through the motions of the religious lifestyle that she was brought up with. When life got rough, habit was not enough. Kayla speaks about being encouraged, for the first time, to truly ask questions -- and what happened to her relationship with G-d when she did. || TW: Kayla briefly mentions her struggle with depression, anxiety, and thoughts of suicide. || To become a paying subscriber of the podcast, visit patreon.com/humanandholy. To sponsor an episode, please reach out at email@example.com.
Study Guide Moed Katan 4 Pictures This week’s learning is sponsored by Debbie Pine and Mark Orenshein in loving memory of their father’s Harry Pine, Noach Aharon ben Yaakov v’Devorah’s 20th yahrzeit on Tu B’shvat and Herb Orenshein, Tzvi ben Yehuda v’Minna’s shloshim, on the 19th Tevet. “Neither of our fathers had the benefit of a formal Jewish education and yet both of them were committed to providing that for us. They were proud of their families and our dedication to Torah-true Judaism. They would love our commitment to Daf Yomi and how we often learn the daf together. They would be especially appreciative of Rabbanit Michelle who has made the daf accessible to those didn’t grow up learning gemara through her intentionally inclusive style of teaching. We miss them every day. Yehi zichram Baruch”. Today’s daf is sponsored by Ronnie Rom in honor of her sister, Joanna Rom’s 70th birthday. “Thank you for being my sister & may you go from strength to strength!” Today's daf is dedicated by Becki Goldstein in memory of her mother Shoshana Rosa bat Shmuel and Minda Lea. My mother would be so proud and humbled to share this learning with all these special women men worldwide. A self-made woman who attained her high school diploma at the tender age of 70, she would strive all her life to deepen and expand her Torah learning and after she made aliyah she would encourage her children and grandchildren to share their store of knowledge with her. She thanked Hashem every day for the gift of being able to be here with us and we had the zchut to learn with her and from her and make many precious memories together. Yehi Zichra Baruch. Rabbi Akiva and Rabbi Yishmael differ on tosefet shviit (adding on time before and after the shmita year) whether it is a Torah law or a halakha l’Moshe mi’Sinai. Rabbi Akiva learns it from the verse “And one should rest from plowing and reaping.” Rabbi Yishmael holds that the verse is referring to Shabbat and it is coming to teach that only actions that are optional are forbidden on Shabbat but if the reaping is for a mitzva, such as the Omer, it is permitted on Shabbat. Rabbi Yochanan’s explanation of Rav Dimi’s statement is explained according to Rabbi Akiva that tosefet is from the Torah and one would have thought one would get lashes, but Rabban Gamliel learned by a gezeira shava that there is no law of tosefet. Rav Ashi questions this and explains Rabban Gamliel differently – he held like Rabbi Yishmael and that it was only for a time when the Temple was in existence. Once it was destroyed, there was no longer a law of tosefet. Why can’t a field be watered from a cistern filled with rainwater? Is it just because if we allow that, one may think it is permitted to use water drawn from a well. Or is it because the water level may drop to the point where one will need to draw it with a pail. A series of braitot are brought which have various cases of watering that are either permitted or forbidden. Comments of amoraim on each braita are brought. If the Mishna says one cannot dig circular ditches around a vine, why did Rav Yehuda allow the people of his city to do that? Why does Rabbi Elazar ben Azaria forbid digging a channel on the shmita year? Two answers are brought and questions are raised on each answer. One can fix a broken channel on Chol Hamoed. Under what circumstances?
How do you soldier on when taking care of a sick parent? What's it like parenting three kids while your husband is deployed? Where does Judaism fit into all of this? Trish Reyes is a military spouse, mom to three girls, nutritional therapist, virtual assistant, and host of the Choose Mom Podcast. Originally from New Jersey, she has hopped around the county living in Maryland, Florida, Virginia, Nevada, and California. When she's not momming, you can find her hiking, working on a home diy project, planning an adventure for her family, baking sourdough bread, or listening to a podcast - often all at once! Better Call Daddy: The Safe Space For Controversy! Connect with Reena podchaser.com/bettercalldaddy linkedin.com/in/reenafriedmanwatts instagram.com/reenafriedmanwatts All episodes bettercalldaddy.com Leave a review ratethispodcast.com/bettercalldaddy
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With family: Genesis 14; Matthew 13 Genesis 14 (Listen) Abram Rescues Lot 14 In the days of Amraphel king of Shinar, Arioch king of Ellasar, Chedorlaomer king of Elam, and Tidal king of Goiim, 2 these kings made war with Bera king of Sodom, Birsha king of Gomorrah, Shinab king of Admah, Shemeber king of Zeboiim, and the king of Bela (that is, Zoar). 3 And all these joined forces in the Valley of Siddim (that is, the Salt Sea). 4 Twelve years they had served Chedorlaomer, but in the thirteenth year they rebelled. 5 In the fourteenth year Chedorlaomer and the kings who were with him came and defeated the Rephaim in Ashteroth-karnaim, the Zuzim in Ham, the Emim in Shaveh-kiriathaim, 6 and the Horites in their hill country of Seir as far as El-paran on the border of the wilderness. 7 Then they turned back and came to En-mishpat (that is, Kadesh) and defeated all the country of the Amalekites, and also the Amorites who were dwelling in Hazazon-tamar. 8 Then the king of Sodom, the king of Gomorrah, the king of Admah, the king of Zeboiim, and the king of Bela (that is, Zoar) went out, and they joined battle in the Valley of Siddim 9 with Chedorlaomer king of Elam, Tidal king of Goiim, Amraphel king of Shinar, and Arioch king of Ellasar, four kings against five. 10 Now the Valley of Siddim was full of bitumen pits, and as the kings of Sodom and Gomorrah fled, some fell into them, and the rest fled to the hill country. 11 So the enemy took all the possessions of Sodom and Gomorrah, and all their provisions, and went their way. 12 They also took Lot, the son of Abram's brother, who was dwelling in Sodom, and his possessions, and went their way. 13 Then one who had escaped came and told Abram the Hebrew, who was living by the oaks1 of Mamre the Amorite, brother of Eshcol and of Aner. These were allies of Abram. 14 When Abram heard that his kinsman had been taken captive, he led forth his trained men, born in his house, 318 of them, and went in pursuit as far as Dan. 15 And he divided his forces against them by night, he and his servants, and defeated them and pursued them to Hobah, north of Damascus. 16 Then he brought back all the possessions, and also brought back his kinsman Lot with his possessions, and the women and the people. Abram Blessed by Melchizedek 17 After his return from the defeat of Chedorlaomer and the kings who were with him, the king of Sodom went out to meet him at the Valley of Shaveh (that is, the King's Valley). 18 And Melchizedek king of Salem brought out bread and wine. (He was priest of God Most High.) 19 And he blessed him and said, “Blessed be Abram by God Most High, Possessor2 of heaven and earth;20 and blessed be God Most High, who has delivered your enemies into your hand!” And Abram gave him a tenth of everything. 21 And the king of Sodom said to Abram, “Give me the persons, but take the goods for yourself.” 22 But Abram said to the king of Sodom, “I have lifted my hand3 to the LORD, God Most High, Possessor of heaven and earth, 23 that I would not take a thread or a sandal strap or anything that is yours, lest you should say, ‘I have made Abram rich.' 24 I will take nothing but what the young men have eaten, and the share of the men who went with me. Let Aner, Eshcol, and Mamre take their share.” Footnotes  14:13 Or terebinths  14:19 Or Creator; also verse 22  14:22 Or I have taken a solemn oath (ESV) Matthew 13 (Listen) The Parable of the Sower 13 That same day Jesus went out of the house and sat beside the sea. 2 And great crowds gathered about him, so that he got into a boat and sat down. And the whole crowd stood on the beach. 3 And he told them many things in parables, saying: “A sower went out to sow. 4 And as he sowed, some seeds fell along the path, and the birds came and devoured them. 5 Other seeds fell on rocky ground, where they did not have much soil, and immediately they sprang up, since they had no depth of soil, 6 but when the sun rose they were scorched. And since they had no root, they withered away. 7 Other seeds fell among thorns, and the thorns grew up and choked them. 8 Other seeds fell on good soil and produced grain, some a hundredfold, some sixty, some thirty. 9 He who has ears,1 let him hear.” The Purpose of the Parables 10 Then the disciples came and said to him, “Why do you speak to them in parables?” 11 And he answered them, “To you it has been given to know the secrets of the kingdom of heaven, but to them it has not been given. 12 For to the one who has, more will be given, and he will have an abundance, but from the one who has not, even what he has will be taken away. 13 This is why I speak to them in parables, because seeing they do not see, and hearing they do not hear, nor do they understand. 14 Indeed, in their case the prophecy of Isaiah is fulfilled that says: “‘“You will indeed hear but never understand, and you will indeed see but never perceive.”15 For this people's heart has grown dull, and with their ears they can barely hear, and their eyes they have closed, lest they should see with their eyes and hear with their ears and understand with their heart and turn, and I would heal them.' 16 But blessed are your eyes, for they see, and your ears, for they hear. 17 For truly, I say to you, many prophets and righteous people longed to see what you see, and did not see it, and to hear what you hear, and did not hear it. The Parable of the Sower Explained 18 “Hear then the parable of the sower: 19 When anyone hears the word of the kingdom and does not understand it, the evil one comes and snatches away what has been sown in his heart. This is what was sown along the path. 20 As for what was sown on rocky ground, this is the one who hears the word and immediately receives it with joy, 21 yet he has no root in himself, but endures for a while, and when tribulation or persecution arises on account of the word, immediately he falls away.2 22 As for what was sown among thorns, this is the one who hears the word, but the cares of the world and the deceitfulness of riches choke the word, and it proves unfruitful. 23 As for what was sown on good soil, this is the one who hears the word and understands it. He indeed bears fruit and yields, in one case a hundredfold, in another sixty, and in another thirty.” The Parable of the Weeds 24 He put another parable before them, saying, “The kingdom of heaven may be compared to a man who sowed good seed in his field, 25 but while his men were sleeping, his enemy came and sowed weeds3 among the wheat and went away. 26 So when the plants came up and bore grain, then the weeds appeared also. 27 And the servants4 of the master of the house came and said to him, ‘Master, did you not sow good seed in your field? How then does it have weeds?' 28 He said to them, ‘An enemy has done this.' So the servants said to him, ‘Then do you want us to go and gather them?' 29 But he said, ‘No, lest in gathering the weeds you root up the wheat along with them. 30 Let both grow together until the harvest, and at harvest time I will tell the reapers, “Gather the weeds first and bind them in bundles to be burned, but gather the wheat into my barn.”'” The Mustard Seed and the Leaven 31 He put another parable before them, saying, “The kingdom of heaven is like a grain of mustard seed that a man took and sowed in his field. 32 It is the smallest of all seeds, but when it has grown it is larger than all the garden plants and becomes a tree, so that the birds of the air come and make nests in its branches.” 33 He told them another parable. “The kingdom of heaven is like leaven that a woman took and hid in three measures of flour, till it was all leavened.” Prophecy and Parables 34 All these things Jesus said to the crowds in parables; indeed, he said nothing to them without a parable. 35 This was to fulfill what was spoken by the prophet:5 “I will open my mouth in parables; I will utter what has been hidden since the foundation of the world.” The Parable of the Weeds Explained 36 Then he left the crowds and went into the house. And his disciples came to him, saying, “Explain to us the parable of the weeds of the field.” 37 He answered, “The one who sows the good seed is the Son of Man. 38 The field is the world, and the good seed is the sons of the kingdom. The weeds are the sons of the evil one, 39 and the enemy who sowed them is the devil. The harvest is the end of the age, and the reapers are angels. 40 Just as the weeds are gathered and burned with fire, so will it be at the end of the age. 41 The Son of Man will send his angels, and they will gather out of his kingdom all causes of sin and all law-breakers, 42 and throw them into the fiery furnace. In that place there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth. 43 Then the righteous will shine like the sun in the kingdom of their Father. He who has ears, let him hear. The Parable of the Hidden Treasure 44 “The kingdom of heaven is like treasure hidden in a field, which a man found and covered up. Then in his joy he goes and sells all that he has and buys that field. The Parable of the Pearl of Great Value 45 “Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a merchant in search of fine pearls, 46 who, on finding one pearl of great value, went and sold all that he had and bought it. The Parable of the Net 47 “Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a net that was thrown into the sea and gathered fish of every kind. 48 When it was full, men drew it ashore and sat down and sorted the good into containers but threw away the bad. 49 So it will be at the end of the age. The angels will come out and separate the evil from the righteous 50 and throw them into the fiery furnace. In that place there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth. New and Old Treasures 51 “Have you understood all these things?” They said to him, “Yes.” 52 And he said to them, “Therefore every scribe who has been trained for the kingdom of heaven is like a master of a house, who brings out of his treasure what is new and what is old.” Jesus Rejected at Nazareth 53 And when Jesus had finished these parables, he went away from there, 54 and coming to his hometown he taught them in their synagogue, so that they were astonished, and said, “Where did this man get this wisdom and these mighty works? 55 Is not this the carpenter's son? Is not his mother called Mary? And are not his brothers James and Joseph and Simon and Judas? 56 And are not all his sisters with us? Where then did this man get all these things?” 57 And they took offense at him. But Jesus said to them, “A prophet is not without honor except in his hometown and in his own household.” 58 And he did not do many mighty works there, because of their unbelief. Footnotes  13:9 Some manuscripts add here and in verse 43 to hear  13:21 Or stumbles  13:25 Probably darnel, a wheat-like weed  13:27 Or bondservants; also verse 28  13:35 Some manuscripts Isaiah the prophet (ESV) In private: Nehemiah 3; Acts 13 Nehemiah 3 (Listen) Rebuilding the Wall 3 Then Eliashib the high priest rose up with his brothers the priests, and they built the Sheep Gate. They consecrated it and set its doors. They consecrated it as far as the Tower of the Hundred, as far as the Tower of Hananel. 2 And next to him the men of Jericho built. And next to them1 Zaccur the son of Imri built. 3 The sons of Hassenaah built the Fish Gate. They laid its beams and set its doors, its bolts, and its bars. 4 And next to them Meremoth the son of Uriah, son of Hakkoz repaired. And next to them Meshullam the son of Berechiah, son of Meshezabel repaired. And next to them Zadok the son of Baana repaired. 5 And next to them the Tekoites repaired, but their nobles would not stoop to serve their Lord.2 6 Joiada the son of Paseah and Meshullam the son of Besodeiah repaired the Gate of Yeshanah.3 They laid its beams and set its doors, its bolts, and its bars. 7 And next to them repaired Melatiah the Gibeonite and Jadon the Meronothite, the men of Gibeon and of Mizpah, the seat of the governor of the province Beyond the River. 8 Next to them Uzziel the son of Harhaiah, goldsmiths, repaired. Next to him Hananiah, one of the perfumers, repaired, and they restored Jerusalem as far as the Broad Wall. 9 Next to them Rephaiah the son of Hur, ruler of half the district of4 Jerusalem, repaired. 10 Next to them Jedaiah the son of Harumaph repaired opposite his house. And next to him Hattush the son of Hashabneiah repaired. 11 Malchijah the son of Harim and Hasshub the son of Pahath-moab repaired another section and the Tower of the Ovens. 12 Next to him Shallum the son of Hallohesh, ruler of half the district of Jerusalem, repaired, he and his daughters. 13 Hanun and the inhabitants of Zanoah repaired the Valley Gate. They rebuilt it and set its doors, its bolts, and its bars, and repaired a thousand cubits5 of the wall, as far as the Dung Gate. 14 Malchijah the son of Rechab, ruler of the district of Beth-haccherem, repaired the Dung Gate. He rebuilt it and set its doors, its bolts, and its bars. 15 And Shallum the son of Col-hozeh, ruler of the district of Mizpah, repaired the Fountain Gate. He rebuilt it and covered it and set its doors, its bolts, and its bars. And he built the wall of the Pool of Shelah of the king's garden, as far as the stairs that go down from the city of David. 16 After him Nehemiah the son of Azbuk, ruler of half the district of Beth-zur, repaired to a point opposite the tombs of David, as far as the artificial pool, and as far as the house of the mighty men. 17 After him the Levites repaired: Rehum the son of Bani. Next to him Hashabiah, ruler of half the district of Keilah, repaired for his district. 18 After him their brothers repaired: Bavvai the son of Henadad, ruler of half the district of Keilah. 19 Next to him Ezer the son of Jeshua, ruler of Mizpah, repaired another section opposite the ascent to the armory at the buttress.6 20 After him Baruch the son of Zabbai repaired7 another section from the buttress to the door of the house of Eliashib the high priest. 21 After him Meremoth the son of Uriah, son of Hakkoz repaired another section from the door of the house of Eliashib to the end of the house of Eliashib. 22 After him the priests, the men of the surrounding area, repaired. 23 After them Benjamin and Hasshub repaired opposite their house. After them Azariah the son of Maaseiah, son of Ananiah repaired beside his own house. 24 After him Binnui the son of Henadad repaired another section, from the house of Azariah to the buttress and to the corner. 25 Palal the son of Uzai repaired opposite the buttress and the tower projecting from the upper house of the king at the court of the guard. After him Pedaiah the son of Parosh 26 and the temple servants living on Ophel repaired to a point opposite the Water Gate on the east and the projecting tower. 27 After him the Tekoites repaired another section opposite the great projecting tower as far as the wall of Ophel. 28 Above the Horse Gate the priests repaired, each one opposite his own house. 29 After them Zadok the son of Immer repaired opposite his own house. After him Shemaiah the son of Shecaniah, the keeper of the East Gate, repaired. 30 After him Hananiah the son of Shelemiah and Hanun the sixth son of Zalaph repaired another section. After him Meshullam the son of Berechiah repaired opposite his chamber. 31 After him Malchijah, one of the goldsmiths, repaired as far as the house of the temple servants and of the merchants, opposite the Muster Gate,8 and to the upper chamber of the corner. 32 And between the upper chamber of the corner and the Sheep Gate the goldsmiths and the merchants repaired. Footnotes  3:2 Hebrew him  3:5 Or lords  3:6 Or of the old city  3:9 Or foreman of half the portion assigned to; also verses 12, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18  3:13 A cubit was about 18 inches or 45 centimeters  3:19 Or corner; also verses 20, 24, 25  3:20 Some manuscripts vigorously repaired  3:31 Or Hammiphkad Gate (ESV) Acts 13 (Listen) Barnabas and Saul Sent Off 13 Now there were in the church at Antioch prophets and teachers, Barnabas, Simeon who was called Niger,1 Lucius of Cyrene, Manaen a lifelong friend of Herod the tetrarch, and Saul. 2 While they were worshiping the Lord and fasting, the Holy Spirit said, “Set apart for me Barnabas and Saul for the work to which I have called them.” 3 Then after fasting and praying they laid their hands on them and sent them off. Barnabas and Saul on Cyprus 4 So, being sent out by the Holy Spirit, they went down to Seleucia, and from there they sailed to Cyprus. 5 When they arrived at Salamis, they proclaimed the word of God in the synagogues of the Jews. And they had John to assist them. 6 When they had gone through the whole island as far as Paphos, they came upon a certain magician, a Jewish false prophet named Bar-Jesus. 7 He was with the proconsul, Sergius Paulus, a man of intelligence, who summoned Barnabas and Saul and sought to hear the word of God. 8 But Elymas the magician (for that is the meaning of his name) opposed them, seeking to turn the proconsul away from the faith. 9 But Saul, who was also called Paul, filled with the Holy Spirit, looked intently at him 10 and said, “You son of the devil, you enemy of all righteousness, full of all deceit and villainy, will you not stop making crooked the straight paths of the Lord? 11 And now, behold, the hand of the Lord is upon you, and you will be blind and unable to see the sun for a time.” Immediately mist and darkness fell upon him, and he went about seeking people to lead him by the hand. 12 Then the proconsul believed, when he saw what had occurred, for he was astonished at the teaching of the Lord. Paul and Barnabas at Antioch in Pisidia 13 Now Paul and his companions set sail from Paphos and came to Perga in Pamphylia. And John left them and returned to Jerusalem, 14 but they went on from Perga and came to Antioch in Pisidia. And on the Sabbath day they went into the synagogue and sat down. 15 After the reading from the Law and the Prophets, the rulers of the synagogue sent a message to them, saying, “Brothers, if you have any word of encouragement for the people, say it.” 16 So Paul stood up, and motioning with his hand said: “Men of Israel and you who fear God, listen. 17 The God of this people Israel chose our fathers and made the people great during their stay in the land of Egypt, and with uplifted arm he led them out of it. 18 And for about forty years he put up with2 them in the wilderness. 19 And after destroying seven nations in the land of Canaan, he gave them their land as an inheritance. 20 All this took about 450 years. And after that he gave them judges until Samuel the prophet. 21 Then they asked for a king, and God gave them Saul the son of Kish, a man of the tribe of Benjamin, for forty years. 22 And when he had removed him, he raised up David to be their king, of whom he testified and said, ‘I have found in David the son of Jesse a man after my heart, who will do all my will.' 23 Of this man's offspring God has brought to Israel a Savior, Jesus, as he promised. 24 Before his coming, John had proclaimed a baptism of repentance to all the people of Israel. 25 And as John was finishing his course, he said, ‘What do you suppose that I am? I am not he. No, but behold, after me one is coming, the sandals of whose feet I am not worthy to untie.' 26 “Brothers, sons of the family of Abraham, and those among you who fear God, to us has been sent the message of this salvation. 27 For those who live in Jerusalem and their rulers, because they did not recognize him nor understand the utterances of the prophets, which are read every Sabbath, fulfilled them by condemning him. 28 And though they found in him no guilt worthy of death, they asked Pilate to have him executed. 29 And when they had carried out all that was written of him, they took him down from the tree and laid him in a tomb. 30 But God raised him from the dead, 31 and for many days he appeared to those who had come up with him from Galilee to Jerusalem, who are now his witnesses to the people. 32 And we bring you the good news that what God promised to the fathers, 33 this he has fulfilled to us their children by raising Jesus, as also it is written in the second Psalm, “‘You are my Son, today I have begotten you.' 34 And as for the fact that he raised him from the dead, no more to return to corruption, he has spoken in this way, “‘I will give you the holy and sure blessings of David.' 35 Therefore he says also in another psalm, “‘You will not let your Holy One see corruption.' 36 For David, after he had served the purpose of God in his own generation, fell asleep and was laid with his fathers and saw corruption, 37 but he whom God raised up did not see corruption. 38 Let it be known to you therefore, brothers, that through this man forgiveness of sins is proclaimed to you, 39 and by him everyone who believes is freed3 from everything from which you could not be freed by the law of Moses. 40 Beware, therefore, lest what is said in the Prophets should come about: 41 “‘Look, you scoffers, be astounded and perish; for I am doing a work in your days, a work that you will not believe, even if one tells it to you.'” 42 As they went out, the people begged that these things might be told them the next Sabbath. 43 And after the meeting of the synagogue broke up, many Jews and devout converts to Judaism followed Paul and Barnabas, who, as they spoke with them, urged them to continue in the grace of God. 44 The next Sabbath almost the whole city gathered to hear the word of the Lord. 45 But when the Jews4 saw the crowds, they were filled with jealousy and began to contradict what was spoken by Paul, reviling him. 46 And Paul and Barnabas spoke out boldly, saying, “It was necessary that the word of God be spoken first to you. Since you thrust it aside and judge yourselves unworthy of eternal life, behold, we are turning to the Gentiles. 47 For so the Lord has commanded us, saying,
Natch Beaut/Comedian Sydney Steinberg is returning to Natch, this time as herself! She shares with Jackie her pandemic elopement, squatty potty, sensitive skin routine, and how Judaism is infused into her self-care. Plus, Jackie reveals the shampoo brand behind her famous rant, cause she doesn't give an F anymore! For a list of everything mentioned in this episode, go to www.natchbeaut.com. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
What is the difference between Black Hebrew Israelites and Black Jews? What about African Hebrews or Hebrew Israelites? Plus, there are several titles that are more regional in Africa that describe local Jews. Find out more about MA'ASEHYAHU ISRA-UL, Ed.S. and his Leading By History website and podcast HEREListen HERE to the Ma'asehyahu and Rabbi Funnye Explore these resources: The Soul of Judaism: Jews of African Descent in AmericaBlack Zion: African Religious Encounters with JudaismFrom Babylon to Timbuktu: A History of the Ancient Black Races Including the Black HebrewsContact Cyndi Parker through Narrative of Place.Learn more about me and sign up for upcoming tours of Israel/Palestine.Join Cyndi Parker's Patreon Team!
Menachem is joined by friend, mashpia and co-host of Practically a Fabrengen, Rabbi Mayer Preger to explore some of the practical takeaways we can learn from Yud Shvat, the day The Lubavitcher Rebbe Rebbe Menachem Mendel Schneerson OBM became the head of Chabad and began his journey of transforming the Chabad movement into what it is today but also his entire world. Consciously The Podcast is a project of The Light Revealed. The Light Revealed is an organization and media publishing platform which focuses on building community for Jewish people seeking spiritual growth.You can check out the Practically a Fabrengen podcast cohosted by Menachem and Mayer at here or on any of the the podcasting platforms. We welcome your feedback and questions and hope to utilize those questions for future episodes.EmailConsciouslythepodcast@gmail.comFacebookhttps://www.facebook.com/thelightrevealed/Instagramhttps://www.instagram.com/thelightrevealed/The Conscious(ly) teamHost: Menachem PoznanskiAssistant Producer: Mordy SchwartzCo-producer emeritus: Chaim KohnAssistant to the Regional Co-Host: Shmaya HonickmanArtwork: Tani PoznanskiSocial Media: Tehila Nissanian & Zoe PoznanskiMusic: Music by Eitan Katz F/t Zusha
Jenna speaks with Dovi Halpern, a Jew on a journey, about what inspired him to create Jewish metal music under the name “Hashem's Warrior.” As a disconnected child of baalei teshuva (people who chose a more observant lifestyle), Dovi shares how he made Judaism his own. Jenna and Dovi speak about the role of music in Judaism, suffering and the human condition, mental health through spiritual growth, what it means to be a warrior for Hashem, and much more. Click here for all things Modern Jewish GirlReferences:Hashem's Warrior WebsiteHashem's Warrior Instagram Hashem's Warrior on Spotify & YouTube https://jewishinreach.com/ Sinai Speak
Two stories this week for Yud Shevat, the first about a mysterious mission given by the Rebbe Rayatz to three Chabad rabbis in Paris in 1947 and the second about another mysterious mission given by the last Lubavitcher Rebbe to Rabbi Yosef Weinberg who was given a box of matza to delivery to a Jew in a town he had never heard of and had no plans on going to. Also available at https://soundcloud.com/barak-hullman/theres-a-jew-in-brooklyn-thinking-of-you. To become a part of this project please go to https://www.patreon.com/barakhullman. Hear all of the stories at https://hasidicstory.com. Find my books on Amazon by going to https://bit.ly/barakhullman.
In this episode we continue our discussion on Jewish lifecycles and talk about the transition into adulthood.Episode transcript-Hey, everyone. I'm so glad that you're here. This is [inaudible 00:00:11], and this is 0%. I'm so grateful that you are taking some time to learn with us today. We've been talking about the growth mindsets in Judaism, and more specifically where we see them throughout the Jewish life cycle. Last week, we left off talking about the transition between childhood and adulthood, and that transition is marked in a life cycle event in Judaism known as the bar or bat mitzvah, which literally translates as the son or daughter of the mitzvah. And this is the lifecycle event that is marked in a young boy or girl's life as they transition from a child to an adult.And I love the terminology we use to describe this life cycle event, the bar or bat mitzvah, the idea that a person can be the son or daughter of Mitzvot. Mitzvot are often translated as good deeds. And I think that is a inadequate description at best, perhaps a bad description, but I don't want to go that far. And I don't want to talk today about what a mitzvah actually is. In short, it's a way that we connect to either God ourselves or people around us. It's a means of connection, a means of building relationships. But in any event, when we talk about someone being the son or daughter of something, what we mean is that it is an integral part of who they are. Every human being on earth has a mother and a father. And even if they've never even met their biological parents, their parents, the people who gave them life are an integral part of who they are in a way that a person could never completely cut off or divorce themselves from that relationship.A person will always be the son of the person who fathered them and the daughter of the person who gave birth to them, no matter what. That is something that is inseparable. It's something that you cannot separate from the identity of that person. Oftentimes we'd like to, but we can't. Look at that term in relation or in contrast to a different term we have in Judaism. When a person makes a mistake, they are known as a [inaudible 00:02:35], which means the owner of a mistake. What that means is I am not defined by the mistakes that I've made. I am not defined by those of [inaudible 00:02:46]. Quite the contrary, I am a [inaudible 00:02:50]. I'm the owner of that mistake. And the same way an airline can lose your luggage as they do often, our mistakes are like baggage.They are things and items that I own, and therefore I can cut those things off. I can disconnect those things from who I am. I am not defined by the mistakes of my past. I might be a [inaudible 00:03:13]. I might own that mistake, but I'm just an owner of it. In the same way I can own something and I can get rid of it, I can choose to get rid of my mistakes. I can choose to let go of them and move past them beyond them. We'll bring this up again when we talk about the different holidays in Judaism, when we talk about Yom Kippur, but I like to contrast that term [inaudible 00:03:35] with the idea of a bar or bat mitzvah. When we say that a child becomes a bar or bat mitzvah, what we're saying is in the words of CS Lewis, "You don't have a soul. You are a soul. You might have a body."What we say to this young bar mitzvah or bat mitzvah boy or girl is you are essentially good. Deep down inside, you have a soul that is a piece of the infinite. And because of that, you are essentially good. You have this deep connection to what is right and what is good in this world. And you have the ability to make good choices with that soul. You are a bar mitzvah. You are a bat mitzvah. It is an integral part of who you are. You are defined by the mitzvot that you strive to achieve. Not by the mistakes you might have made. And you know what? In life, there's going to be lots of mistakes. That's what it means to be a human being. To be a human being means to make mistakes, to fall.But as we've learned so far, falling is not a permanent condition. You can always get up. The righteous fall seven times. It's not despite the falling, it's because of the falling. And we look at this young child and we say, yes, there are going to be moment throughout your journey that you are going to fall, but you have the ability, you have everything you need deep down inside to get back up and to become even stronger as a result of your falling. Now, I use that term become a bar mitzvah or become a bat mitzvah as opposed to have a bar mitzvah, because it's not about marking the life cycle event. It happens whether or not you do anything, whether or not you get up in synagogue and read from the Torah, whether or not you have a party. None of those things make you a bar or bat mitzvah and not having those things does not take away from the fact that you become a bar or bat mitzvah.It is a reality and something that happens to you. Unfortunately today, the bar mitzvah becomes more bar than it does mitzvah. It's really all about surviving [inaudible 00:05:56], just so that you can have a big party and get lots of presents. That is obviously not what this is about. In fact, it's exactly the opposite. What it essentially is, is a celebration of responsibility. It's celebrating the fact that now this young child is no longer a child. Now you are responsible for yourself and for the entire Jewish people. You are now a card carrying participatory member of the Jewish people. And with that comes the responsibility of all of the Mitzvot. With that comes the responsibility to support and defend and take care of the entire Jewish people. For a boy this takes place at 13. And for a girl, it takes place at 12. And I know a lot of people celebrate the bar and bat mitzvah for a boy and a girl at the age of 13 in order to make everyone the same.And I know some of you are going to be offended by what I'm about to say, and I apologize in advance, but having your daughters bat mitzvah at the age of 13 is essentially telling your young daughters, I know that you are more mature than let's say your twin brother. And I know that Judaism tells us that you are ready to take on the mantle of responsibility to be an active member of the Jewish community. But because we want you to be the same as your brother, you have to wait another year. Number one, I don't think that's empowering to her as a human being. I don't think that's empowering to her as a young woman. And I think it's just simply wrong. Telling ourselves the lie that we are all the same, that boys and girls are the same, that everything is the same and everyone is the same does us such a disservice because we're not the same.We develop differently. We develop at different times. That is true both spiritually. That is true emotionally. And that's true physically. I almost fell out of my chair. I was listening to a TedTalk and they were talking about the different development stages of the human brain. There are three primary parts of the brain. There's the neocortex, which is responsible for rational thinking. There's the limbic brain, which is responsible for the emotions. And then there's the reptilian brain, which is responsible for our instincts. It's fascinating, by the way, way before there was a brain scan or any ability to know the parts of the brain, Jewish sources.Talk about the human soul, having these three components, one responsible for intellect on the top, the middle responsible for the emotions. And the third is the part of our soul that's responsible for our urges, our desires, our human instincts.And when we talk about mankind being an upright being as opposed to an animal, which is horizontal, what we mean is that a human being has the ability to put our brain, put our soul in the proper order in a way that our intellect rules over our emotions, which in turn rules over our drives. I had a teacher used to say, Hollywood wants to do the exact opposite. They want to cut off our head and put us upside down. They say, do what feels right. Do what you feel like doing. Follow those instincts. And what that does is it convinces our emotions to feel a certain way. And then we rationalize it afterwards. But Judaism teaches exactly the opposite. We have the ability to control the way we feel.So these are the three parts of the brain. The reptilian brain, the instinctual brain is fully developed by months in utero. That means before the baby is born, the reptilian brain is completely developed. It's what demands instant comfort and satisfaction of all of our physical desires. That is not being developed. Then comes the limbic brain. The limbic system, which is located between our ears tries to satisfy emotional needs, like our need for attention and belonging. It's what's responsible for all of the things that we feel and then comes the neocortex. Now just 20 years ago, we thought that most of the brain growth happens between the ages of zero and five. Only now because of new advances in MRIs, which have shown us the function and structure of the brain in a way that we weren't able to see before, do we now understand that the brain continues to develop and grow throughout adolescence and into the 20s and even 30s?Get the full transcript here: www.joidenver.com/zeropercent/16---more-bar-or-more-mitzvah%3F
In this episode we're taking about American Gun Culture from a biblical perspective with Prof. Carly Crouch and Prof. Christopher B. Hays. Prof. Carly Crouch is Professor of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament and Ancient Judaism, and Chair of the Department of Textual, Historical and Systematic Studies of Judaism and Christianity at Radboud University, Nijmegen (Netherlands), and Prof. Christopher B. Hays is D. Wilson Moore Professor of Old Testament and Ancient Near Eastern Studies at Fuller Theological Seminary (USA). Together they are co-editors of the book that we are discussing on this episode, God and Guns: The Bible Against American Gun Culture (published by Westminster John Knox). Other the course of our conversation, Professors Crouch and Hays share with us about how their new book thinks critically, holistically, and analogically about what the Bible has to say about American obsession with guns. Team members on the episode from The Two Cities include: Dr. John Anthony Dunne, Brandon Hurlbert, and Dr. Chris Porter.
Eli Lake is one of the best journalists and foreign affairs commentators in America. This week he joins Ari to talk about American foreign policy; the defense industry; the case for gangsta rap; the most underrated hip hop city; why Van Morrison is amazing; how to talk about Israel in this generation…and then turns the tables and interviews Ari about Judaism and politics! Good Faith Effort is a production of Bnai Zion and SoulShop.
Historian and Bar Ilan Associate Professor Rabbi Dr. Jeffrey Woolf joins Eve Harow to speak about the controversial legislation being drafted in Israel to return conversion authority to city and local rabbis and away from the centralized Chief Rabbinate. Religious Minister Matan Kahane has tread into the fray to try to solve the pressing issue of (mainly descendants of Russian immigrants) Israelis who are not Jews according to the accepted Orthodox framework. Rabbi Woolf is a judge on a conversion court and he backs the reforms, with reservations, but others do not and it's unclear if they will pass given the divisive political atmosphere in the Knesset. No definitive answers but a thoughtful and informative discussion with a very learned individual, devoted to Torah and Judaism, who is not afraid to give his opinion on a sensitive topic. The newest webinar in the series; sponsored by One Israel Fund.
Reproductive health ensures that couples can lead satisfying sex lives, and make informed decisions regarding family planning. Decisions related to birth control methods are generally guided by various factors, including health, convenience, cost, preference, and sexual or other side effects. For most observant Jewish couples, these decisions are also informed by Jewish law. In the second episode of our two-part series on reproductive health and halacha, Rabbi Scott Kahn and Talli Rosenbaum speak with gynecologist Dr. Elissa Hellman, also known as “The Confident Kallah” about the various methods available to couples, their impact on sex, their impact on the laws of niddah, and their halachic permissibility.
“It's almost like if you go through a traumatic experience and you don't treat it, it's almost like your brain wants more trauma.” Karna Chana Blugrind was born in Denmark, converted to Judaism, went through some big life transitions and loves the running community. Her her compelling story and how running changed her life. Co-Host Jennifer Charpentier joins in on the conversation and shares more stories from the A.T. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. XOSKIN show code: Road Dog Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.xoskin.us Allwedoisrun.com Karna Chana Blugrind Contact Info: IG: https://www.instagram.com/trailrumspringa/ Jennifer Charpentier contact info: IG: https://www.instagram.com/jencharp/ Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: email@example.com Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
In this episode of the podcast, Joe revisits the topic of religion and psychedelics with a Priest and Rabbi both very interested in using religion to frame the mystical: Rabbi Zac Kamenetz and Episcopal priest, Hunt Priest. www.psychedelicstoday.com
As global cultures have shifted in the past century, traditional conceptions of women in religion are starting to shift as well. Yet these ideas are not entirely new. Although the first Eastern European Jewish school for girls started in 1907, there was a school for Sephardic girls in London that had opened in 1731.
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Hey, it's Mike Henry with Follower of One. Welcome back to the Follower of One podcast. Thank you for joining me for episode 581. I have a friend named Shawn Sommerkamp with Motivationeer Christian Coaching or https://motivationeer.com. Anyway, Sean brought to my attention Acts chapter 17, verse 26, and I actually want to share two messages with you about this passage, because I think this is a great verse. Let me read the verse, see you today and we'll talk about the first part. "And He made from one man, every nation of mankind to live on all the face of the earth, having determined, allotted periods and the boundaries of their dwelling place." That's from the English Standard Version. Paul is talking to the people in Athens. He's in this secular culture. He's been given an opportunity to speak to a group of people who don't have any connection to Judaism. And he's talking about God. The "he" that he mentions here is God. He made from one man, every nation of mankind to live on all the face of the earth. That's the part of this that I want to talk about today. Our titleis "Who Is My Brother?" We actually have another podcast, episode 366. That is also titled Who Is My Brother. And it approaches this topic from a different perspective and a different passage. But today it's challenging to me because I hear so much and I grew up in a world. I grew up in America and we deal with race. And here's this passage that comes from scripture, that's designed to remind us that every single person on this planet is related. That's right. They're related to me. They're my brother or my sister. They're related to me. I've never met an ordinary human being. They're all handcrafted by God. And made especially by God. He's excited about each person and He died on the cross. Jesus died on the cross for each person that I will interact with today. How dare I be angry toward another person or think badly of another person? I shouldn't. And I confess that sometimes I do. I struggle. I am selfish and I focus only on myself and I can get angry with people. And I don't want to do that. I don't want to do that in my workplace. I don't want to do that with any person I interact with. I want to remember that God made from one person, every nation of mankind. To live on all the faces of the earth. Help me remember that today. That's my goal for today. I want to talk about the next part of this phrase tomorrow. And it will take us a little longer. God made each one of us. He handcrafted us. We are all unique. We are all made in his image. Today, let's pay attention to the people around us. Let's look for opportunities to bless the people around us simply because we follow Jesus. That's our job. That's my job as a believer, as a follower of Jesus Christ is to make a difference in the lives of other people, so they might see him. Thank you for being a marketplace minister. Thank you for making a difference in the lives of the people that you interact with. Please join us at https://follwerofone.org. Head over to the website. Request an opportunity to join the community. We want to help one another live like full-time Jesus' followers so that we can make him visible in our world. Thanks very much.
Aurora Levins Morales, in conversation with Dori Midnight, dives into the transformative power of poetry, storytelling and radical genealogy. Aurora shares of her Puerto Rican and Ashkenazi roots, her experience with chronic illness, and imagines what is possible in a world of protective reciprocity.
When Adrienne Gold Davis' husband first considered converting to Judaism, she told him it wasn't necessary. Marriage and two kids later, he embarked on his own Jewish journey – and it was exactly the right time. The "Rise & Shine" podcast series has been made possible by the Zitelman Family Foundation's generosity. If you would like to sponsor an upcoming podcast, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org