139 episodes

The Torah (Bible) is the fundamental text of Biblical and Western thought and it is a guidebook for our lives. Mark Gerson, The Rabbi's Husband, will explore the greatest hits of Jewish thought in conversation with some of the most interesting thinkers from varying religious persuasions. The discussions on this show will reflect the understanding that the Torah and all associated books are intended to guide us through our challenges and in our decisions today. We will strive to understand how Torah passages, Biblical verses and ancient teachings can guide us towards happier, clearer and more meaningful lives today. We will show how the most helpful answers to the pressing contemporary questions are provided in the Biblical stories, characters, laws and commentaries that constitute our ancient heritage. Stay connected with us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn and by signing up for our newsletter at https://bit.ly/TRHnews. For more, head to our site https://www.therabbishusband.com/podcasts. To submit a question, please email mark@therabbishusband.com

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    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 4.9 • 46 Ratings

The Torah (Bible) is the fundamental text of Biblical and Western thought and it is a guidebook for our lives. Mark Gerson, The Rabbi's Husband, will explore the greatest hits of Jewish thought in conversation with some of the most interesting thinkers from varying religious persuasions. The discussions on this show will reflect the understanding that the Torah and all associated books are intended to guide us through our challenges and in our decisions today. We will strive to understand how Torah passages, Biblical verses and ancient teachings can guide us towards happier, clearer and more meaningful lives today. We will show how the most helpful answers to the pressing contemporary questions are provided in the Biblical stories, characters, laws and commentaries that constitute our ancient heritage. Stay connected with us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn and by signing up for our newsletter at https://bit.ly/TRHnews. For more, head to our site https://www.therabbishusband.com/podcasts. To submit a question, please email mark@therabbishusband.com

    Tucker Carlson - Adam, Eve, and the Burden of Knowledge

    Tucker Carlson - Adam, Eve, and the Burden of Knowledge

    Tucker Carlson, Fox News journalist, political commentator, and talk show host joins Mark to discuss the secrets to a long and happy marriage, the downsides of being famous, and the worst parts of being human. 
    Here is the link to the verse on Sefaria.com: https://www.sefaria.org/Genesis.3?lang=bi&aliyot=0

    • 39 min
    Michael Eisenberg - Building Today's Ethical Frameworks from Ancient Wisdom

    Michael Eisenberg - Building Today's Ethical Frameworks from Ancient Wisdom

    MIchael Eisenberg, co-founder and General Partner at Aleph and author of newly released The Tree of Life and Prosperity, joins Mark to discuss being a grandfather by age 50, the pivot from mobile wealth to agricultural wealth, and the need to provide an ethical framework around business. 
    Here is the link to the verse on Sefaria.com: https://www.sefaria.org/Genesis.25.27

    • 35 min
    Rabbi Mark Wildes - Practice Can Make Your Repentance Perfect

    Rabbi Mark Wildes - Practice Can Make Your Repentance Perfect

    Rabbi Mark Wildes, founder and director of Manhattan Jewish Experience, joins Mark to discuss Tom Brady’s preparation regimen, being the Millenials Rabbi, and why you can’t just roll into the High Holidays without some practice. 
    Here is the link to the verse on Sefaria.com: https://www.sefaria.org/Deuteronomy.16.19

    • 29 min
    Pano Kanelos - Being Satisfied with Life’s Unanswerable Questions

    Pano Kanelos - Being Satisfied with Life’s Unanswerable Questions

    Pano Kanelos, President of St. John's Annapolis, joins Mark to discuss the nature of satisfaction, growing up in a Greek diner, and how the St. John’s educational model emphasizes intellectual curiosity and humility.
    From Proverbs to Shakespeare and Genesis to Socrates, read the source in the original right here: https://www.sefaria.org/Proverbs.27.7
    The Rabbi's Husband is produced by The Joshua Network.

    • 28 min
    Michal Oshman - Learning, Education, and Pursuit of Happiness

    Michal Oshman - Learning, Education, and Pursuit of Happiness

    Michal Oshman, head of company culture, diversity, and inclusion at Tik Tok Europe and Author of “What Would You Do If You Weren’t Afraid?” shares her life’s story with Mark Gerson. 
    From changing her religious ways at the age of 38, to parenthood, marriage, and business - it’s an episode you won’t want to miss! 
    Check out this amazing source in the original right here https://www.sefaria.org/Proverbs.22.6.

    • 29 min
    Rabbi Aaron Flanzraich - Listening For The Voice Of God

    Rabbi Aaron Flanzraich - Listening For The Voice Of God

    Rabbi Aaron Flanzarich, better known as “Rabbi Aaron,” leader of the Toronto Jewish community, joins Mark to discuss listening to the word of God throughout the day and how a part of the Bible exemplifies how God speaks consistently to each and every one of us.
    Follow along in Sefaria https://www.sefaria.org/Numbers.7.89.

    • 31 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
46 Ratings

46 Ratings

Josh-123 ,

Terrific podcast

There are truly great discussions of the Torah and Bible here — Mark and his guests show how these passages are always interesting and so relevant to our lives today.

Jtg3085865 ,

Loving this show!

Cannot recommend this enough. It’s interesting, insightful, and incisive. Definitely give it a listen!!

elitahu ,

A brilliantly constructed contemporary discussion on Judaism

Insightful, out of the box thinking with truly unique practical thoughts on modern day judaism. Most importantly- Mark, the Rabbi’s husband, asks the right questions in today’s complex universe.

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