14 episodes

The Asheville JCC podcast devoted to connectivity and community during the Coronavirus outbreak.

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The Asheville JCC podcast devoted to connectivity and community during the Coronavirus outbreak.

    Healing Jewish Sacred Music

    Healing Jewish Sacred Music

    This episode is about Jewish sacred music's ability to heal both the listener and the music maker. This episode includes some special voices in the Jewish community. We hear music from Jane Roman Pitt, Geri Garfinkel Gershon, Seth Kellam and Penny...

    • 46 min
    Torah Writing with Rabbi Susskind

    Torah Writing with Rabbi Susskind

    Rabbi Susskind of Asheville Chabad House has the amazing opportunity to write a Torah with our community. In this episode of J Voices, we talk to Rabbi Susskind about the process and importance of writing a Torah. We hear about why the project is...

    • 38 min
    Welcome Shabbat for Jewish Seniors

    Welcome Shabbat for Jewish Seniors

    The Asheville Jewish Community Center's Welcome Shabbat program serves Asheville's community elders in residential homes, bringing Jewish rituals and cultural celebrations to elderly individuals who may not have the opportunity to participate in the...

    • 25 min
    Camp Ruach

    Camp Ruach

    In this episode of J Voices, we talk to the directors of the JCC's summer camp program and youth and teen programs about the experience of camp during a pandemic. We hear from parents who sent their children to Camp Ruach, we talk to a counselor about...

    • 23 min
    Tzedek Part 3

    Tzedek Part 3

    This episode of J Voices is the third in a three-part series dedicated to the Jewish value of Tzedek. In this episode, we talk to Marsha Davis from the Tzedek Social Justice Fund about the importance of listening to Black leaders and including LGBTQIA+...

    • 32 min
    Tzedek Part 2

    Tzedek Part 2

    In this part 2 of the Tzedek series of J Voices, we hear from JCC employee and staff Mackayla Johnson about her experience growing up in Asheville. We talk to Judy Leavitt from Carolina Jews for Justice about ways that the Jewish Community can support...

    • 17 min

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