A Jewish podcast experience like no other. David Solomon's "enlightening and engaging" talks on the Hebrew Bible, Jewish History, Kabbalah, and Jewish Philosophy and Thought will leave you immersed in information and inspired to learn more.
Collected Talks of David Solomon is a podcast of lectures by internationally renowned educator, writer, translator, and scholar David Solomon. With the skill of a seasoned story-teller, David delivers dynamic and entertaining lectures filled with volumes of fascinating, well-researched content.
His lectures explore topics as vast as the revolutionary (and resonant) messages of the Prophets of Israel; the amazing lives and remarkable contributions of countless men and women in Jewish History; the powerful meanings and revelations of sacred Jewish texts; and the reverberating lessons that four-thousand years of Jewish continuity give to each generation.
These lectures, recorded before live audiences around the world, are delivered with clarity and insight, poignancy and humour by a world-class Jewish educator who is not to be missed. Download and subscribe now or learn more at davidsolomon.online
#102 A Kabbalistic Journey Through Time (1)
David provides a remarkable historical overview of the origins of Kabbalah through the emergence of its early fundamental texts. The series explores numerous questions regarding the development of Kabbalah: What are the key kabbalistic books to have shaped our understanding of Jewish mysticism? When did they appear? And what were the profound ideas they contributed … Continue reading "#102 A Kabbalistic Journey Through Time (1)"
#101 The Power of Change, the Challenge of Teshuva (4)
This final part in David’s four-part Zoom series in the lead-up to Yom Kippur, The Power of Challenge, the Challenge of Teshuva, looks at the issue of repentance and forgiveness within community. David examines three fascinating and, at times, heartbreaking stories from Jewish History of people who have: accepted their mistakes, sought communal acceptance of … Continue reading "#101 The Power of Change, the Challenge of Teshuva (4)"
#100 The Power of Change, the Challenge of Teshuva (3)
This third lecture in David’s Zoom series, The Power of Change, the Challenge of Teshuva, different ways the Talmud discusses the concept of teshuva. David explores three illustrative episodes from Tanach and the Talmudic period identified by the sages as: Examples that teach the importance of teshuva Halachic guidance in the process of seeking – … Continue reading "#100 The Power of Change, the Challenge of Teshuva (3)"
#99 The Power of Change, the Challenge of Teshuva (2)
Part two of David’s Zoom series, The Power of Change, the Challenge of Teshuva, looks at the idea of individual and collective teshuvah in Tanach. The lecture examines the story of the prophet Jonah and the teshuvah of the city of Nineveh. David explores different views around the city’s repentance and its connection to the … Continue reading "#99 The Power of Change, the Challenge of Teshuva (2)"
#98 The Power of Change, the Challenge of Teshuva (1)
he first episode of David’s Elul Zoom lecture series, The Power of Change, the Challenge of Teshuva, considers early biblical figures whose individual examples of teshuva illustrate a range of human responses to this powerful idea of self-investigation, repentance, and remorse. David examines four biblical stories, those of: Cain Avimelech King Saul King David each … Continue reading "#98 The Power of Change, the Challenge of Teshuva (1)"
#97 Unorthodox Episodes from the Talmud (4)
This final episode of David’s four-part series entitled Unorthodox Episodes of the Talmud explores the idea of the evil inclination – the yetzer harah – with a particular focus on problems relating to sexual temptation. David explains that sages of the Talmud discussed how few things are as powerful as the desire for intimacy. This … Continue reading "#97 Unorthodox Episodes from the Talmud (4)"
Refreshing perspectives and amazing insight into Jewish history! Just discovered it and I can’t let go.
Engaging, Dynamic and Eye opening!!!
Thank you soo much!
I love his teaching
Helps me contextual to a greater level my own Jewish identity. Thank you!