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Each week, Bob Mendelsohn will take us on a journey, 18 minutes of time together, learning and laughing and feeling what's going on in the world around us. It's really a podcast about people and for people. Topics might include sports, books, religion, and words themselves-- people though are our #1 concern. Broadcast each TUESDAY from his home in Sydney, Australia. Photos of the guests are here: https://www.flickr.com/photos/bobmendo/albums/72177720296857670. You are invited to share your thoughts via Instagram or FB, even via audio if you'd like.Often we get into topics about health and wellness, and we find those fascinating. 

Bobs Your Uncle Podcast Bob Mendelsohn

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Each week, Bob Mendelsohn will take us on a journey, 18 minutes of time together, learning and laughing and feeling what's going on in the world around us. It's really a podcast about people and for people. Topics might include sports, books, religion, and words themselves-- people though are our #1 concern. Broadcast each TUESDAY from his home in Sydney, Australia. Photos of the guests are here: https://www.flickr.com/photos/bobmendo/albums/72177720296857670. You are invited to share your thoughts via Instagram or FB, even via audio if you'd like.Often we get into topics about health and wellness, and we find those fascinating. 

    Dinah Sered on our Brain and Languages, on Israel and hope, and Music

    Dinah Sered on our Brain and Languages, on Israel and hope, and Music

    Dinah and her husband met in the 1990s in the New York City area, got married, and after living in Israel for 12 years, returned a few years ago. She has studied TCK (Third Culture Kids) and learns daily about that, about mentoring, about music and how our brain and our temporal lobe especially are affected when we try to find a word! She has hope for Israel and I want that for you as well. The historical marker of the week has to do with Mahatma Gandhi, VE Day in WWII, Coca Cola's found...

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    Will Ponsonby of Hobart, Tasmania and Off Court Sports

    Will Ponsonby of Hobart, Tasmania and Off Court Sports

    Meet Will Ponsonby who is by trade both an electrical engineer and a former badminton champion in Hobart and the state of Tasmania in Australia. He also runs Off Court Sports (221 Liverpool Street, Hobart) where you can find all the gear for your favourite sports, even if it's not pickleball!Historical markers of the week include Adolph Hitler, JJ Thomson and the electron, King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands, and a 1975 moment in the Vietnam War.Support the Show.Thanks for listening. Ple...

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    Dr Gerry Smith, how to get along with 'the other'

    Dr Gerry Smith, how to get along with 'the other'

    Gerry is a lecturer in sociology and in the school of religion at University of Sydney and also at University of Tasmania. She has a lot to say and Bob also shares his views about text-based religion. It's Passover week; the Bible verse is a hit. This episode is actually part 2 of 2, concluding the episode we began last week.Historical markers of the week include Hank Aaron, William Shakespeare and Sirhan B Sirhan, a Palestinian assassin who killed Bobby Kennedy in 1968 and continues in a lif...

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    Dr Gerry Smith, lecturer in sociology at University of Sydney on the interfaith movement

    Dr Gerry Smith, lecturer in sociology at University of Sydney on the interfaith movement

    Gerry Smith is originally from Sydney and spends half the year lecturing there and in Hobart, Tasmania on religion, on religious movements, and especially with a bent on the sociology of religion. She has a lot to say about young people and inclusion, about key challenges to those involved in interfaith activity (or non activity), and this is only part 1 of 2 parts in this podcast series. Historical marker of the week includes Pope Julius II, the San Francisco earthquake, and the m...

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    Resurrection... what does that mean? With Bob Mendelsohn

    Resurrection... what does that mean? With Bob Mendelsohn

    The concept did not originate in the Christian world, it's Jewish! The prophets of Elijah and Elisha raised people from the dead, and it's recorded in our Holy Scriptures. So it's not a surprise that the Jewish believers in Yeshua also saw that as part of our proper theological view. Certainly the Orthodox Jewish world today still holds to that thought. But what about Yeshua, and Easter... is that believable? Or is that simply sci-fi?Historical marker of the week includes the Malv...

    • 18 min
    Swoon theory, Jewish hoax and a resurrection

    Swoon theory, Jewish hoax and a resurrection

    Bob speaks in answering two questions, one from a Jewish doctor over coffee and the other from a Christian man about three days and three nights and the apparent contradiction in the Word. How to solve those?Historical marker includes the UN taking over Gaza, Marcus Aurelius and Bloody Sunday.Support the Show.Thanks for listening. Please share the pod with your mates, and feel free to comment right here! Write to Bob on his email -- bobmendo@AOL.comLink to https://www.facebook.com/profile.php...

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