Binah features creative voices from the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco. In this series, we bring you remarkable artists and thinkers who’ve come to speak at the JCCSF as part of their Arts & Ideas program.
Binah: The Art of Asking
Alt-rock icon Amanda Palmer shares advice and inspiration for creative people or anyone who wants to learn to ask for what they need.
Binah: QueerCore Talmud
On today’s episode of Binah, we examine the origins and methodology of QueerCore Talmud, the study of ancient Jewish wisdom texts through the lens of queer experiences.
Binah: Johnny Marr’s Set the Boy Free
On today’s encore edition of Binah, legendary guitarist and co-founder of The Smiths, Johnny Marr discusses his personal story and successful and varied career.
Binah: What’s for Dessert?
Food writer, chef and YouTube presenter Claire Saffitz shares all-new recipes that are crafted to be as streamlined as possible.
Angélique Kidjo’s Spirit Rising
Multiple Grammy-winning singer–songwriter Angélique Kidjo tells the story of her harrowing escape from Communist Benin into France, her rise from poverty to become an international sensation, and her tireless advocacy work for the education of African girls and women’s rights.
Binah: Tommy Orange / Joy Harjo
Author Tommy Orange discusses the plight of the urban Native American, coupled with a complex and painful history but also an inheritance of profound beauty and spirituality. Also, former US Poet Laureate Joy Harjo performs her poetry in song.
Variety; frequently thought-provoking