27 episodes

This is LeaderFolk: An Inclusive Look Inside the Jewish Community. Join us each week for a conversation about what it means to be a woman, non-binary or genderqueer individual working as, what we like to call, a “professional Jew.” Tune in for explorations of the unique triumphs and challenges that face these Jewish community leaders at the blurry intersection between the professional and the personal. Welcome to the table, we’re saving a spot for you!

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This is LeaderFolk: An Inclusive Look Inside the Jewish Community. Join us each week for a conversation about what it means to be a woman, non-binary or genderqueer individual working as, what we like to call, a “professional Jew.” Tune in for explorations of the unique triumphs and challenges that face these Jewish community leaders at the blurry intersection between the professional and the personal. Welcome to the table, we’re saving a spot for you!

    26. Kathryn Fleisher & Zoe Terner

    26. Kathryn Fleisher & Zoe Terner

    As we approach the second anniversary of the tragic shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Sara talks with Kathryn Fleisher and Zoe Terner of Not My Generation, a youth-led, gun violence prevention organization. Kathryn shares about how the Tree of Life shooting inspired her to take action and form NMG. Both young women speak about how their leadership skills and passion for justice were developed and nurtured in the Jewish community.
    https://notmygenerationgvp.org/

    • 36 min
    25. Sally Abrams and Holly Brod Farber

    25. Sally Abrams and Holly Brod Farber

    Sally Abrams and Holly Brod Farber of the JCRC of Minnesota and the Dakotas join Sara to talk about the value of their long-lasting collaborative partnership and their latest initiative, The Letters Project.
    http://minndakjcrc.org/letters
    @jcrcminndak

    • 35 min
    24. Rabbi Jessy Dressin

    24. Rabbi Jessy Dressin

    Rabbi Jessy Dressin is the executive director of Repair the World Baltimore and serves as the rabbi for Repair the World at the national level. She pops on to chat with Sara about generational shifts in our Jewish communities, Jewish activism, and leading from a place of authenticity and humility.

    www.werepair.org
    https://jewsofcolorinitiative.org/
    https://www.myjewishlearning.com/eli-talks/the-new-wanderers-god-millennials-and-jewish-engagement/ (more on the mishkan movement)
    https://www.powerthepolls.org/
    https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/charm-city-dreamers

    • 37 min
    23. Rabbi Elyssa Cherney

    23. Rabbi Elyssa Cherney

    Rabbi Elyssa Cherney (and her son Zeke!) appears on this week's episode to discuss her organization, TacklingTorah, and how to approach meaningful Jewish engagement for those whose Jewish education left off around b'nai mitzvah age.

    @tacklingtorah for both Instagram and Facebook, and www.tacklingtorah.com

    • 36 min
    22. Dubbs Weinblatt

    22. Dubbs Weinblatt

    Dubbs Weinblatt joins Sara this week for a conversation about LGBT+ advocacy in the Jewish community and beyond. Dubbs melds their experiences as an improviser and Keshet's Associate Director of Education and Training in the New York Metro area to create meaningful opportunities for queer/LGBTQ+ individuals to share their stories.

    https://www.keshetonline.org
    http://thankyouforcomingout.com
    http://dubbsweinblatt.com
    http://transformation2020.org

    • 38 min
    21. Tamar Ghidalia

    21. Tamar Ghidalia

    Tamar Ghidalia is a Jew of Color of Sephardic heritage. She joins Sara to speak on her work consulting on Jewish education, arts infused education, and racial equity, diversity, and inclusion as well as how she maintains her connection to her Sephardic roots through music.

    www.tamarghidalia.com/
    www.edotmidwest.org/

    • 29 min

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