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Tuesday, September 29, 2020

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Podcasts

Pandemic Times Episode 62: Classical music in pandemic times

New David Suissa Podcast Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. A conversation with Danielle Ames Spivak, executive director of American Friends of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra. How do...

Pandemic Times Episode 61: As our anxiety deepens, is there room for optimism?

New David Suissa Podcast Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Reflections on the anxieties of the moment and a review of the Morning Roundtable. How do we...

Pandemic Times Episode 60: The anxiety of a re-opening world

New David Suissa Podcast Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. As the world slowly re-opens, reflections on the anxieties and emotions of the moment. How do we...

Emi Palmor: On the Ethiopian Israeli’s struggle for equality

Shmuel Rosner and Emi Palmor discuss the unique challenges that Ethiopian Israelis face, and some of the ways that the government and the police...

Pandemic Times Episode 59: Interview with a Millennial

New David Suissa Podcast Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. What does my daughter think about the state of the world? We discuss. How do we manage...

Pandemic Times Episode 58: Why are so many more people unhappy?

New David Suissa Podcast Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. A new poll suggests Americans have hit a 50-year low in happiness. Some reflections on why. How...

Pandemic Times Episode 57: Will 2020 go down as the Longest Year?

New David Suissa Podcast Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Reflections on the year of all years-- and we're only half way. How do we manage our...

Welcome To Hotel Corona, Such a Lovely Place!

As of today, Israel hasn’t been hit very hard by the Coronavirus, relatively speaking. The government took extreme measures early on, and managed to...

Pandemic Times Episode 56: Doing Our Share in Times of Crisis

New David Suissa Podcast Every Morning. A conversation with prominent attorney Patricia Glaser on her efforts to help fund COVID-19 research at Hebrew University. How do...

Yoav Gelber: Is the Israeli-Palestinian conflict insolvable?

Yoav Gelber and Shmuel Rosner discuss the upcoming annexation of parts of the west bank and its impact on the Israeli-Palestinian peace process. Yoav Gelber...

Pandemic Times Episode 55: What happened to the Pandemic?

New David Suissa Podcast Every Morning. Reflections on the changing news stories and the movement to "defund the police." How do we manage our lives during...

Shloime Zionce: Hasidic Travel Writer

 Shloime Zionce, the colorful travel correspondent for Ami Magazine, shares stories about finding kosher food in Afghanistan, explaining tefillin to airport security in Saudi...

Pandemic Times Episode 54: How did Social Justice Overtake Social Distance?

New David Suissa Podcast Every Morning. Reflections on the intersection of two mega stories, and moving forward on the fight against racism. How do we manage...

George Floyd and Systemic Racism

Naor and Eytan discuss recent events, including George Floyd’s death and the protests throughout the United States.   RSS Subscribe Two Nice Jewish Boys · #196 -...

Pandemic Times Episode 53: Are We Turning the Corner of Pandemic Times?

New David Suissa Podcast Every Morning. Reflections on how one mega-story has taken over another, and what it means moving forward. How do we manage our...

Pandemic Times Episode 52: Dealing with the Rise of Jew-Hatred

New David Suissa Podcast Every Morning. Author Severyn Ashkenazy discusses the plague of anti-Semitism and his new book, Swords of the Vatican, Reflections of a...

The Orthodox, Libertarian, Pro-Weed Israeli Politician

Once upon a time, in an election far far away, in April of 2019, amidst the political cacophony of right and left, one party...

Pandemic Times Episode 51: Riots and Racism, A Lethal Brew

New David Suissa Podcast Every Morning. The challenge of holding conversations in a polarized and terrified world. How do we manage our lives during the coronavirus crisis?...

Moav Vardi: Israel and the world

Moav Vardi describes the Israeli population's relationship with its allies and opponent countries around the world. Moav Vardi is the Chief International Correspondent in Kan...

Pandemic Times Episode 50: Dealing with a Crisis of Emotions

New David Suissa Podcast Every Morning. An expert on the psychology of emotions, Dr Reena Patel, discusses the chaotic times we are living through. How do...

Pandemic Times Episode 49: Civil Unrest Takes Over the Pandemic News

New David Suissa Podcast Every Morning. Reflections on the violent protests that have swept the nation in the wake of another police killing. How do we...

Never Have We Ever Applauded Mandy Patinkin’s Twitter and Criticized Seinfeld

Erin and Esther are still wading through the content rapids, wearing their masks and pickling in their preferences. From adoring Mandy Patinkin's Twitter videos...

Pandemic Times Episode 48: Interviewing David Suissa

New David Suissa Podcast Every Morning. In honor of David's Hebrew birthday on the first morning of Shavuot, his daughter Shanni flips the script and...

Giving in Times of the Coronavirus

For many, during these times, it’s all too easy to slip into hibernation after a steady diet of Netflix, while suffering existential angst, anxiety...

Pandemic Times Episode 47: The Value of Storytelling

New David Suissa Podcast Every Morning at 11 a.m. A conversation on the unique power of storytelling with Rutger Bruining in London, founder of Story...

Matti Friedman: Israel’s forgotten war

Shmuel Rosner and Matti Friedman discuss Matti's new book, "Pumpkinflowers: A Soldier's Story of a Forgotten War," Israel's war in Lebanon and why it...

Pandemic Times Episode 46: Honoring those who fell so we could live

New David Suissa Podcast Every Morning at 11 a.m. Reflections and poems for Memorial Day. How do we manage our lives during the coronavirus crisis? How...

Pandemic Times Episode 45: Where are the silver linings in this crisis?

New David Suissa Podcast Every Morning at 11 a.m. Reflections on some uplifting stories in the midst of these pandemic times. How do we manage our...

Pandemic Times Episode 44: How do we celebrate Jerusalem Day?

New David Suissa Podcast Every Morning at 11 a.m. Reflections on the City of Dreams, including selected poems. How do we manage our lives during the...

Pandemic Times Episode 43: When and how will our synagogues re-open?

New David Suissa Podcast Every Morning at 11 a.m. Rabbi Adir Posy weighs in on the challenges of opening synagogues during pandemic times. How do we...

New Articles

Columbia BDS Referendum Passes

It passed with around 61% of the vote.

Congress Members Join Global Task Force to Combat Online Anti-Semitism

Members of the national legislatures of Australia, Canada, Israel, the United Kingdom and the United States are part of the panel.

Israel Has More per Capita Deaths From the Coronavirus Each Day Than the U.S.

Israel’s daily rate over the last week has been an average of 3.5 deaths per million people. The U.S. rate was 2.2 deaths per million.

VIDEO: Skirball Cultural Center Hosts One Day Only Outdoor RBG Memorial

On Friday, Sept. 25 the Skirball Cultural Center held a socially distant RBG memorial display on its front steps, to honor the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

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