35 episodes

Exploring the past to understand our future. This podcast looks are current issues through the lens of Jewish history with author, reseacher and lecturer Rabbi Ken Spiro and JFI Director Ellie Bass. Each week we will explore a current topic in the news or the world and use history to understand it's deeper implications for the Jewish world and beyond.

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Exploring the past to understand our future. This podcast looks are current issues through the lens of Jewish history with author, reseacher and lecturer Rabbi Ken Spiro and JFI Director Ellie Bass. Each week we will explore a current topic in the news or the world and use history to understand it's deeper implications for the Jewish world and beyond.

    Tisha B'Av - What Are We Getting Wrong?

    Tisha B'Av - What Are We Getting Wrong?

    Rabbi Spiro and Ellie are discussing the upcoming fast day Tisha B'Av and it's reason for being, what we can learn about ourselves from suffering and how this fast day calls on us to return to some of our deepest core values as Jews. 

    Want more history? Go back and listen to this series from the beginning, as Winston Churchill once said “The farther back you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.” so we are going all the way back, so we can understand what is happening now and plan for the future.

    Check out more about Rabbi Ken Spiro and his work at www.KenSpiro.com

    Learn more about Ellie Bass and her work at www.elliebass.com

    Learn more about The Jewish Family Insitute at www.MyJFI.com

    To send us questions and ideas for topics email us at rememberwhatsnext@gmail.com or leave us a voice message at anchor.fm/rememberwhatsnext


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    • 46 min
    The History of the Oral Torah

    The History of the Oral Torah

    In this episode Rabbi Spiro is discussing what the Oral Torah is, where it came from, the history of it from Mishna to Gemara to Talmud and onwards and how we relate to it today.

    Want more history? Go back and listen to this series from the beginning, as Winston Churchill once said “The farther back you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.” so we are going all the way back, so we can understand what is happening now and plan for the future.

    Check out more about Rabbi Ken Spiro and his work at www.KenSpiro.com

    Learn more about Ellie Bass and her work at www.elliebass.com

    Learn more about The Jewish Family Insitute at www.MyJFI.com

    To send us questions and ideas for topics email us at rememberwhatsnext@gmail.com or leave us a voice message at anchor.fm/rememberwhatsnext


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    • 58 min
    The History of Tanach and How Do We Know The Text is Real?

    The History of Tanach and How Do We Know The Text is Real?

    S2 Ep10: In this episode Rabbi Spiro gives us a tour of Tanach and how each text was transmitted, copied, preserved and shared throughout the centuries. 

    Want more history? Go back and listen to this series from the beginning, as Winston Churchill once said “The farther back you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.” so we are going all the way back, so we can understand what is happening now and plan for the future.

    Check out more about Rabbi Ken Spiro and his work at www.KenSpiro.com

    Learn more about Ellie Bass and her work at www.elliebass.com

    Learn more about The Jewish Family Insitute at www.MyJFI.com

    To send us questions and ideas for topics email us at rememberwhatsnext@gmail.com or leave us a voice message at anchor.fm/rememberwhatsnext


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    • 52 min
    Particularism vs Universalism: Rabbi Spiro Birthday Episode

    Particularism vs Universalism: Rabbi Spiro Birthday Episode

    Happy Birthday Rabbi Spiro! He wanted to have conversation about Judaism, Particularism and Universality. Enjoy!

    Want more history? Go back and listen to this series from the beginning, as Winston Churchill once said “The farther back you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.” so we are going all the way back, so we can understand what is happening now and plan for the future.

    Check out more about Rabbi Ken Spiro and his work at www.KenSpiro.com

    Learn more about Ellie Bass and her work at www.elliebass.com

    Learn more about The Jewish Family Insitute at www.MyJFI.com

    To send us questions and ideas for topics email us at rememberwhatsnext@gmail.com or leave us a voice message at anchor.fm/rememberwhatsnext


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    • 53 min
    Genocide and Apartheid: What do these words really mean?

    Genocide and Apartheid: What do these words really mean?

    Rabbi Ken Spiro is taking us through the history of some of the most charged and misunderstood words in our language today. Where did these words come from historically, and are they being used in an appropriate manner today that really allows us to accurately diagnose some of the worlds worst ills? 

    Want more history? Go back and listen to this series from the beginning, as Winston Churchill once said “The farther back you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.” so we are going all the way back, so we can understand what is happening now and plan for the future.

    Check out more about Rabbi Ken Spiro and his work at www.KenSpiro.com

    Learn more about The Jewish Family Insitute at www.MyJFI.com

    To send us questions and ideas for topics email us at rememberwhatsnext@gmail.com or leave us a voice message at anchor.fm/rememberwhatsnext


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    • 56 min
    The History of Ukrainian Jews

    The History of Ukrainian Jews

    As Ukraine continues to be under siege and over 2 million people are now fleeing, including the 5th largest Jewish population of Jewish people in the world, Rabbi Spiro takes us through the very long, and very complex, history of the Jews in Ukraine. 

    Want more history? Go back and listen to this series from the beginning, as Winston Churchill once said “The farther back you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.” so we are going all the way back, so we can understand what is happening now and plan for the future.

    Check out more about Rabbi Ken Spiro and his work at www.KenSpiro.com

    Learn more about The Jewish Family Insitute at www.MyJFI.com

    To send us questions and ideas for topics email us at rememberwhatsnext@gmail.com or leave us a voice message at anchor.fm/rememberwhatsnext


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    • 59 min

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Brilliant series

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