63 episodes

The Braid (formerly Jewish Women's Theatre) presents unique staged storytelling experiences featuring poems, plays, songs and more from voices of all ages and backgrounds.

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The Braid (formerly Jewish Women's Theatre) presents unique staged storytelling experiences featuring poems, plays, songs and more from voices of all ages and backgrounds.

    Episode #63: StoryNosh: Courage! And the winner is…

    Episode #63: StoryNosh: Courage! And the winner is…

    We have the very first winner of our very first StoryNosh theme, Courage! Just like our Salon Theatre, any writer can submit their stories to the theme but in StoryNosh we select a handful of stories that we adapt to film and the stories are presented in a cinematic style over the course of several [...]

    • 18 min
    Episode #62: A Fromer Family Affair

    Episode #62: A Fromer Family Affair

    On this episode, get to know the Fromer siblings! Rabbi Jaclyn (Fromer) Cohen of Temple Isaiah and Andrew Fromer of The Braid both ended up paving artistic, creative and musical career paths in the Jewish world...but how did it happen? Very unexpectedly! Despite growing up under one roof, they have two very different journeys that [...]

    • 19 min
    Episode #61: Prayer and Performance

    Episode #61: Prayer and Performance

    Join us as we chat with Rabbis Toba August and Nina Feinstein about our history of working together within our special program, "Prayer and Performance." Not only are our Salon performances and their stories entertainment, they also provide a deep and rich gateway into experiencing prayer. Over the years we have worked with Rabbis like [...]

    • 32 min
    Episode #60: “Belonging” – a Fall Party Preview

    Episode #60: “Belonging” – a Fall Party Preview

    Ready to kick off our 14th season? We sure are! JOIN US on October 10 for our special event, Welcome Back(ish) Fall Party @ 1:30 pm PT / 4:30 pm ET Live on Zoom. On this episode, hear a brand new recording of "Belonging," a story that debuted at our 2020 fall party, written and [...]

    • 5 min
    Episode #59: “That One Was Really Personal” with Jasmine Curry

    Episode #59: “That One Was Really Personal” with Jasmine Curry

    Frequent cast member and audience favorite Jasmine Curry shares stories from a life of adapting to unexpected turns. What was it like behind-the-scenes to pivot an in-person Salon show into the uncharted Zoom frontier? How has she made virtual improv comedy work without hearing the laughter of an audience? And at the very moment her [...]

    • 20 min
    Episode #58: Meet David Chiu, Our New Staff Member!

    Episode #58: Meet David Chiu, Our New Staff Member!

    On this episode, get to know The Braid's new Marketing & Communications Manager, David Chiu! Who would have thought that on this episode, two male staff members of The Braid (formerly Jewish Women's Theatre) would be discussing Paul Greengrass films, Sigourney Weaver's Oscar nomination for Aliens, and 19th century mythical changelings in Ireland. Oh! And [...]

    • 23 min

Customer Reviews

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20 Ratings

20 Ratings

Profesfor Grandma 20 ,

Entertaining and Educational

Love the JWT podcasts. Always something that makes me laugh and I always learn new things. Spread the word. It’s a winner.

Novelist54 ,

Love This!

This is such a hidden gem! Great conversations about a unique theater format with really interesting guests and a broad range of topics relating to contemporary Jewish life and art. Try it!

listenuplady ,

Where jewish meets art!

Great stories and exposure to emerging artists!