11 episodes

Joy and Conversation is a podcast about Jewish history and culture. It is propelled by curiosity and a passion for teaching and learning. Eclectic but accessible, it is like looking into a kaleidoscope and seeing the vibrant colors, complex shapes, and rich dimensions of Jewish life and identity--but for your ears. It illuminates Jewish diversity by focusing on under-told stories. It emphasizes vitality and dynamism by showcasing humanity and creativity. Centered on asking questions and dedicated to sharing knowledge, Joy and Conversation breaks silences, crosses borders, cultivates understanding, and encourages compassion. Finding joy in conversation is a mitzvah.
To learn more, visit joyandconversationpodcast.com or Twitter @JandCpodcast.

Joy and Conversation Daniel Osborn

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Joy and Conversation is a podcast about Jewish history and culture. It is propelled by curiosity and a passion for teaching and learning. Eclectic but accessible, it is like looking into a kaleidoscope and seeing the vibrant colors, complex shapes, and rich dimensions of Jewish life and identity--but for your ears. It illuminates Jewish diversity by focusing on under-told stories. It emphasizes vitality and dynamism by showcasing humanity and creativity. Centered on asking questions and dedicated to sharing knowledge, Joy and Conversation breaks silences, crosses borders, cultivates understanding, and encourages compassion. Finding joy in conversation is a mitzvah.
To learn more, visit joyandconversationpodcast.com or Twitter @JandCpodcast.

    The Etchings Are Still There

    The Etchings Are Still There

    In this episode, we speak with musician Ronnie Malley about music, collaboration with Jewish artists, perspectives on global citizenship, and Palestinian identity. Ronnie shares his thoughts on being Palestinian in America, his connection to Jerusalem, and what it means to find cultural commonalities with Sephardic musicians.Learn more at www.joyandconversationpodcast.comFollow Joy and Conversation on social media:Instagram- joyandconversationpodcastTwitter- @JandCPodcastFacebook- @JoyandConversationPodcastYouTube- Joy and ConversationEpisode Credits:Joy and Conversation is hosted by Dan OsbornMusic supervision, editing mixing, and mastering by Nico Rivers (www.nicoriversrecording.com)Graphics and Klezmer theme song by Alec Hutson (www.alechutson.com & www.warbirdcreative.com)Website design by Jakob Lazzaro (www.jakoblazzaro.com)This episode featured the music of Ronnie Malley."Martyr""Misty Trail""Bab El Dukan""Distant Star""Lucid Stream"

    • 33 min
    Min 'Ana, Dun Manfaa/ Who Am I, Without Exile?

    Min 'Ana, Dun Manfaa/ Who Am I, Without Exile?

    In this episode, we speak with Faisal Saleh about Palestine Museum US, a museum in Connecticut which is dedicated to promoting the arts and cultures of Palestinians from around the world for an a space for all to experience and enjoy. Faisal discusses the various types of artwork on display in the museum and the need to be seen and have stories told and heard through the arts.Learn more at www.joyandconversationpodcast.comFollow Joy and Conversation on social media:Instagram- joyandconversationpodcastTwitter- @JandCPodcastFacebook- @JoyandConversationPodcastYouTube- Joy and ConversationEpisode Credits:Joy and Conversation is hosted by Dan OsbornMusic supervision, editing mixing, and mastering by Nico Rivers (www.nicoriversrecording.com)Graphics and Klezmer theme song by Alec Hutson (www.alechutson.com & www.warbirdcreative.com)Website design by Jakob Lazzaro (www.jakoblazzaro.com)This episode featured a recording of "Yumma Welil Hawa," performed on the qanun by Maria Trogolo.This episode featured music from Basel Zayed (www.baselzayed.com).This episode featured music from Blue Dot Sessions (www.sessions.blue).

    • 28 min
    One Hill, Two Visions

    One Hill, Two Visions

    In this episode, we speak with Nizar Farsakh about Palestinian identity, life in the West Bank and in diaspora, and the possibilities and struggles of dialogue across political borders.Learn more at www.joyandconversationpodcast.comFollow Joy and Conversation on social media:Instagram- joyandconversationpodcastTwitter- @JandCPodcastFacebook- @JoyandConversationPodcastYouTube- Joy and ConversationEpisode Credits:Joy and Conversation is hosted by Dan OsbornMusic supervision, editing mixing, and mastering by Nico Rivers (www.nicoriversrecording.com)Graphics and Klezmer theme song by Alec Hutson (www.alechutson.com & www.warbirdcreative.com)Website design by Jakob Lazzaro (www.jakoblazzaro.com)This episode featured a recording of "Yumma Welil Hawa," performed on the qanun by Maria Trogolo.This episode featured music from Basel Zayed (www.baselzayed.com)."Violence" from the album Ayn Trio. "Samaa'i Nahawand" from the album Ayn Trio."Waiting" from the album Ayn Trio."Farah" from the album Ayn Trio

    • 33 min
    Moishe's Queer and Wild Rumpus

    Moishe's Queer and Wild Rumpus

    In this episode, we speak with Golan Moskowitz, Assistant Professor in the Department of Jewish Studies at Tulane University, about Maurice Sendak. Golan discusses Sendak, the beloved author and illustrator of picture books, with sensitivity to the interplay between queer, Jewish, immigrant, and traumatic elements of Sendak's life and expressiveness. Golan shares poignant analysis of Sendak's career in the broader context of assimilation into dominant American society, the Holocaust, gay liberation, and the AIDS crisis. Golan is the author of Wild Visionary: Maurice Sendak in Queer Jewish Context.Golan draws from Kathryn Bond Stockton's concept of queer children "growing sideways" in his research and throughout the episode. Learn more at www.joyandconversationpodcast.comFollow Joy and Conversation on social media:Instagram- joyandconversationpodcastTwitter- @JandCPodcastFacebook- @JoyandConversationPodcastYouTube- Joy and ConversationEpisode Credits:Joy and Conversation is hosted by Dan OsbornMusic supervision, editing mixing, and mastering by Nico Rivers (www.nicoriversrecording.com)Graphics and Klezmer theme song by Alec Hutson (www.alechutson.com & www.warbirdcreative.com)Website design by Jakob Lazzaro (www.jakoblazzaro.com)This episode featured music from the Sephardic group, Voice of the Turtle (www.voiceoftheturtle.com)."En El Kamino De La 'Skola" from the album Under Aegean Moons: Music of the Spanish Jews of Rhodes and Salonika"Madres Amargadas" from the album Full Circle: Music of the Spanish Jews of Jerusalem"Minouche" from the album From the Shores of the Golden Horn: Music of the Spanish Jews of TurkeyThis episode featured music from Blue Dot Sessions (www.sessions.blue)."Borough" from the album Molerider"Capilla" from the album Castle Danger"Great Great Lengths" from the album The Baloonist"Trenton Channel" from the album Reflections"Arian Vale" from the album Cauldron

    • 45 min
    Guardianas de la Memoria/Keepers of Memory

    Guardianas de la Memoria/Keepers of Memory

    In this episode, we speak with Ruth Behar, poet, children's author, and Professor of Anthropology at the University of Michigan, about the history of the Jews of Cuba. Ruth weaves personal stories of her Ashkenazi and Sephardic family members' journeys from Poland and Turkey to Cuba into a larger narrative of Jewish diaspora and the search for home. We discuss "keepers of memory" and Ruth's role as a memory keeper through her many books, including Letters from Cuba and Everything I Kept/Todo lo que guardé. Learn more about Rachel Laryea and Kelewele at www.kelewelenyc.com Learn more at www.joyandconversationpodcast.comFollow Joy and Conversation on social media:Instagram- joyandconversationpodcastTwitter- @JandCPodcastFacebook- @JoyandConversationPodcastYouTube- Joy and ConversationEpisode Credits:Joy and Conversation is hosted by Dan OsbornMusic supervision, editing mixing, and mastering by Nico Rivers (www.nicoriversrecording.com)Graphics and Klezmer theme song by Alec Hutson (www.alechutson.com & www.warbirdcreative.com)Website design by Jakob Lazzaro (www.jakoblazzaro.com)This episode featured music from the Sephardic group, Voice of the Turtle (www.voiceoftheturtle.com)."Par'o Era Estreyero" from the album A Different Night: A Passover Musical Anthology"Asheriko De Kinze Anyos" "Kuando D'aifto" from the album A Different Night: A Passover Musical AnthologyThis episode featured music from Blue Dot Sessions (www.sessions.blue)."Arlan Vale" from the album Minimal "Contrarian" from the album Sketchbook"Union Hall Melody" from the album Union Hall

    • 47 min
    Mini Morsel: Blending Cultures with Ruth Behar

    Mini Morsel: Blending Cultures with Ruth Behar

    Nosh on this bite-sized mini morsel with Ruth Behar and stay tuned for the full episode on April 25th!Visit joyandconversationpodcast.comFollow @JandCPodcast on TwitterLike @JoyandConversationPodcast on Facebook

    • 1 min

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