Welcome to Kol Jeshurun, the podcast of Congregation B’nai Jeshurun, a vibrant and flourishing reform Jewish community in Short Hills, New Jersey. This podcast is a place to engage with teachings and music from our clergy, staff, and guest speakers, as we strive to bring a sense of meaning and hope into our world.
If you would like to learn more about our congregation, please visit us at www.tbj.org and follow us on Facebook @congregationbnaijeshurun and on Instagram @tbj_nj .
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Getting Right to the Point: A Conversation about the COVID-19 Vaccine with Dr. Nancy Simpkins
This week on Kol Jeshurun, Rabbi Perolman is joined by Dr. Nancy Simpkins who has been our "North Star" throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr Simpkins answers all our questions about the vaccine, who can get it, why we should get it, and what we can expect in the months ahead.Produced by Cantor Lucy B. FishbeinTheme Music by Matthew J. Turk
Rabbi Perolman in Conversation with Rabbi Sari Laufer (Stephen Wise LA)
This week on Kol Jeshurun, Rabbi Karen Glazer Perolman is in Conversation with Rabbi Sari Laufer from Stephen Wise Temple (LA). They discuss the book of Esther, Vashti and how these women shape the holiday of Purim for all of us.
BONUS EPISODE: D'var Torah & Musical Drash on Sanctuary
Cantor Lucy B. Fishbein offers a d'var torah on this week's Torah portion - Terumah - and its most famous line: "וְעָשׂוּ לִי מִקְדָּשׁ וְשָׁכַנְתִּי בְּתוֹכָם."“Prepare for me a sanctuary, that I may dwell within you.” - Exodus 25:807:18 - Lord Prepare Me (J.W. Thompson & R. Scruggs)Vocals: Cantor Emma Lutz & Cantor Lucy B. FishbeinAudio Production, Piano & Guitar: David KatesProduced by Lucy B. FishbeinTheme Music by Matthew J. Turk
A conversation on Compassion and Covid
This week on Kol Jeshurun, Rabbi Karen Glazer Perolman is in conversation with Debbie Evans, LCSW and Jordyn Feingold, MAPP and Medical Student about how we navigate a COVID world with compassion for ourselves and others.Produced by Lucy B. FishbeinTheme Music by Matthew J. Turk
Leadership in Times of Crisis
In this weeks installment of Kol Jeshurun, Rabbi Gewirtz has a roundtable discussion with four congregational lay leaders who have been at the helm of TBJ's Synagogue Board during times of communal and national crisis. Using this weeks Torah portion, Parshat Yitro, as a framework, Rabbi Gewirtz discusses what leadership means during times of acute crisis and how we move forward with wisdom and healing.Transcription available: https://images.shulcloud.com/3262/uploads/Episode4LeadershipinTimesofCrisisTranscript.pdfFeaturing:Charles Dreifus (President 1988-90)Richard Zucker (President 2001-2)Maureen Spivack (President 2011-14)Craig Parker (President 2019-Current)Produced by Lucy B. FishbeinTheme Music by Matthew J. Turk
Interview with author, Erica Keswin: Rituals Roadmap
In this weeks episode of Kol Jeshurun, Rabbi Matthew Gewirtz and Rabbi Karen Glazer Perolman are in conversation with best-selling author, Erica Keswin. Listen as they discuss how rituals have the ability to impact the way we engage with our everyday activities and change the way we live our lives, particularly during these turbulent times.Erica Keswin is the author of Rituals Roadmap (2021) and Bring Your Human to Work (2019).To purchase Erica’s new book visit https://ericakeswin.com/rituals-roadmap/Produced by Cantor Lucy B. FishbeinTheme Music by Matthew J. Turk
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