The Leaders We Need

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I have always struggled with Parshat Pinchas. I believe that those who are our leaders should be thoughtful, not reactive. I believe in elevating those who have proven themselves as individuals who work for the good of all. I have never supported moving anyone “up the professional ladder” to get them out of the way […]

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Yom Huledet: Birthday

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In this episode of Rega Shel Ivrit (A Moment of Hebrew), host and Master teacher Michal Nachmany teaches about Yom Huledet, birthdays. We hope that you will join us again for future episodes. If there are specific words or themes that you would like Michal to discuss, please eMail her at MzMotek@gmail.com or make a comment […]

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Taanit, Daf 30

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Welcome to the Daily Daf Differently. In this episode, Rabbi Joel Roth looks at Masechet Taanit Daf 30. A comparative look at the laws of personal mourning and the laws of Tisha B’av. The opening and closing music for this podcast is Ufros from The Epichorus album One Bead. This podcast is a collaboration with […]

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Two Jews Of Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes

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Rarely is a sequel better than the original…Of course, there are exceptions, such as ‘Godfather 2′ and now ‘Dawn of The Planet Of The Apes’. This film is absolutely fantastic on every level, starting with… Andy Serkis as Caesar, the soulful, emotional, kind and fair ape that we met in ‘Rise Of The Planet Of […]

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Taanit, Daf 29

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Welcome to the Daily Daf Differently. In this episode, Rabbi Joel Roth looks at Masechet Taanit Daf 29. Discussion of the prohibitions against haircuts and laundry during the week in which Tisha B’av occurs. The opening and closing music for this podcast is Ufros from The Epichorus album One Bead. This podcast is a collaboration […]

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Can’t We All Just Get Along?

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In this episode of The JCast Journey, host Darone Ruskay talks about the past week in Israel with the deaths of both Israeli and Arab teens, and the vitriol that has come out on social media (read Facebook) in response. Darone discusses the recent article by Rabbi Arnie Samlan on eJewish Philanthropy on the topic […]

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Taanit, Daf 28

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Welcome to the Daily Daf Differently. In this episode, Rabbi Joel Roth looks at Masechet Taanit Daf 28. Analysis of the five causes of mourning and fasting on 17 Tammuz. The opening and closing music for this podcast is Ufros from The Epichorus album One Bead. This podcast is a collaboration with The Conservative Yeshiva […]

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Pinchas: A Covenant of Peace

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How do we read the story of Pinchas in light of the killings of teenagers which have happened in Israel over these past few weeks. For more information about Rabbi Danny, please visit RabbiDanny.com The opening and closing music for this podcast is Coming Out of the Dark by Matt Stamm. Podcast: Play in new […]

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Taanit, Daf 27

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Welcome to the Daily Daf Differently. In this episode, Rabbi Joel Roth looks at Masechet Taanit Daf 27. How does the biblical quotation in the Mishnah prove its point? And, what were the Israelites of the Ma’amad fasting about? The opening and closing music for this podcast is Ufros from The Epichorus album One Bead. […]

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Taanit, Daf 26

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Welcome to the Daily Daf Differently. In this episode, Rabbi Joel Roth looks at Masechet Taanit Daf 26. How is the Jewish community represented in relation to the communal daily sacrifices being offered at the Temple? The opening and closing music for this podcast is Ufros from The Epichorus album One Bead. This podcast is […]

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