Podcast by The Jewish Views
July 2021: Ron Finlay, Michal Oshman and Janice C Spector
This month Phil, Kate, Jon & Tony hear from Ron Finlay about the reopening of 'The House of Life' heritage visitor centre at Willesden Jewish Cemetery.
Michal Oshman chats about her new book 'What Would You Do If You Weren't Afraid?', which explores fear through talmudic teachings.
Janice C Spector discusses her book '2207 South Green Road', which is a work of fiction that has been inspired by her own fascinating life story.
Out Rabbinic Thought for the Month comes from Rabbi Harvey Belovski of Golders Green United Synagogue.
June 2021: Jewish Life in Dubai, The Cholera Wedding and Israel faces Iran & the world
This month Phil, Kate, Tony & Jon speak to Mia Fell about JW3's "Jewish Life in Dubai the Early Years".
Professor of Judaic Studies, Natan Meir talks about 'The Cholera Wedding' which was a peculiar ritual that emerged among East European Jews in the 19th century.
London-based Middle East analyst, Jonathan Paris on 'Israel faces Iran and the world in a Middle East with an uncertain America' as well as reaction to the recent Gaza conflict.
Jewish Domestic Goddess, Denise Phillips offers some vegetarian ideas for "the three weeks" and our Rabbinic Thought for the Month comes from Rabbi Jonathan Wittenberg of New North London Masorti Synagogue.
May 2021: Alexander Bermange, #Orange4Oli and Beverly Lester
This month Phil, Kate, Tony & Clive hear from Composer Alexander Bermange on how he has adapted his play 'I Wish My Life Were Like A Musical' for a COVID age.
Michele Leigh of The Oli Leigh Trust, talks about the third anniversary since Oli's passing and why they have launched the campaign #Orange4Oli.
Author Beverly Lester chats about her book 'We Were The Newmans' which is set against a backdrop of apartheid South Africa in the 1970s.
Rachel Grunwald gives us our JW3 roundup, Denise Phillips has a few recipe ideas for Shavuot and our Rabbinic Thought for the Month comes from Rabbi Charley Baginsky of Liberal Judaism.
April 2021: William Tyler MBE, 'Deep Nostalgia' and Balagan Be Gone
Phil, Jon, Tony & Kate hear from educator & speaker, William Tyler MBE. He chats about a forthcoming talk for JW3 entitled 'Germany In The Immediate Aftermath Of 1945'.
Rafi Mendelsohn from My Heritage, chats about an amazing new feature the website has introduced called 'Deep Nostalgia', where old photos are brought to life using AI.
Rebekah Saltzman tells us about Blagan Be Gone, an Israeli company that helps households to declutter and clear-out, perfect for around Pesach!
Our JW3 update comes from Rachel Grunwald and our Rabbinic Thought for the Month comes from Rabbi Mark Goldsmith, Senior Rabbi at Edgware & Hendon Reform Synagogue.
March 2021: Daniel Sonabend, Dr Aviva Dautch, Natasha Applebaum and David Dicks
This month Phil, Jon, Kate, Tony and Clive hear from Historian & Author, Daniel Sonabend about 'The 43 Group and Their Forgotten Battle' - on at JW3 (Wed 10 March 2021 | 7:30pm).
Dr Aviva Dautch talks about her ongoing book group 'Modern Jewish Literature' (continuous for JW3).
Cancer Survivor & Entrepreneur, Natasha Applebaum on surviving against the odds -despite being given just days to live and starting up her candle subscription service whilst going through treatment.
David Dicks, UK Representative of 'Call to Care' tells us about the work the Ukrainian charity does to help Jews there make aliyah. Also, he tells us why it means so much to him despite not being Jewish himself.
Jewish Domestic Goddess, Denise Phillips gives some lockdown Pesach ideas and our Rabbinic thought comes from Rabbi Harvey Belovski of Golders Green United Synagogue.
February 2021: Dr Miri Freud-Kandel, Zack Cohen (of Junior Bakeoff and Francesca Ter-Berg
This month Phil, Kate, Tony and Jon speak to Dr Miri Freud Kendal about her JW3 talk 'Faith in Lockdown: Building Blocks to a Contemporary Jewish Theology'. Which is on Monday 8th Feb at 7.30pm for JW3.
Contestant on The Junior Bake Off, Zack Cohen, chats about his time on the show and what's next for him.
Musician Francesca Ter-Berg talks about a successful campaign that has seen Margate Synagogue saved from development.
Jewish Domestic Goddess, Denise Phillips gives a recipe for Purim and our Rabbinic Thought for the Month comes from Rabbi Jonathan Wittenberg