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Sara Eisemann explores the shifting trends in frum lifestyle, with the people on the ground

MakeShift - Mishpacha mishpachamakeshift

    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 5.0 • 14 Ratings

Sara Eisemann explores the shifting trends in frum lifestyle, with the people on the ground

    Ep. 6: Make Way (For the Next Generation) — Is our desire to make our children’s lives easier robbing them of resilience? (Feat. Dina Friedman)

    Ep. 6: Make Way (For the Next Generation) — Is our desire to make our children’s lives easier robbing them of resilience? (Feat. Dina Friedman)

    How can you be supportive without being responsible? Do we see our married children as real people? And when you marry off a child, does that mean one less child or one new family to be mechanech
    In this episode of MakeShift, Sara sits down with Dina Friedman as they discuss changes in how parents today view their relationship with their married children, and how the desire to make your child’s life easier than yours was changes the parent-child relationship.

    • 28 min
    Ep 5: Make yourself clear - How much has social media speak infiltrated your real life?

    Ep 5: Make yourself clear - How much has social media speak infiltrated your real life?

    Are we using phrases so often that we don’t think about what they really mean? How does that affect us? Does saying you’re triggered give you a free pass over controlling your reactions? Is it fair to tell someone your holding space for them without actually doing the work?
    In this episode of MakeShift, Sara talks with Rebbetzin Yehudis Golshevsky about the impact our words have on us, and encourages us to rethink how we respect our power of speech.

    • 28 min
    Ep. 4: Make a Good Living — If AI is going to steal your job, is it a job worth stealing? (feat. Shaina Keren)

    Ep. 4: Make a Good Living — If AI is going to steal your job, is it a job worth stealing? (feat. Shaina Keren)

    Is it true that once the kids are older, you’ll have more flexibility to work traditional hours? How do various frum communities approach their outlook on work differently? And is it still a good idea to get a Master’s degree when girls straight out of high school are getting a starting salary of 35 dollars an hour?
    In this episode of MakeShift, Sara and Shaina Keren discuss a contemporary view on careers, employment, and reentering the workforce. They discuss the explosion of technology and information and how it impacts your ability to do your job well.

    • 31 min
    Ep. 3: Make an Impact — Is getting the ugly stereotypes out in the open the best way to expose the truth? (Feat. Miriam Kosman)

    Ep. 3: Make an Impact — Is getting the ugly stereotypes out in the open the best way to expose the truth? (Feat. Miriam Kosman)

    How can you impact hundreds of students when you only have a limited time with them? Whether or not you can prove that the Torah is true is a very interesting discussion, but does it need to be relevant to make waves in kiruv?
    In this episode of MakeShift, Sara and Miriam Kosman examine the way we’ve done outreach over the last few decades, and discuss how our approach to many things, including kiruv, has shifted from the masculine to the feminine. They talk about whether students’ attention spans and levels of intelligence are different than it was 30 years ago, and how to maintain a connection even when using a hierarchical approach to teaching. How can you impact hundreds of students when you only have a limited time with them? Whether or not you can prove that the Torah is true is a very interesting discussion, but does it need to be relevant to make waves in kiruv?
     

    • 30 min
    Ep 2: Make Your Mouth Water — How much effort are you putting in to prove to yourself that you’re a balabusta? (Feat. Chanie Nayman)

    Ep 2: Make Your Mouth Water — How much effort are you putting in to prove to yourself that you’re a balabusta? (Feat. Chanie Nayman)

    How has our definition of healthy eating changed? Why do we feel more pressure than ever before? And is a counter cake considered a dessert?
    In this episode of MakeShift, Sara and Chanie Nayman discuss the emphasis we put on having the perfect table, and the pressure frum women are under to serve elaborate meals and lead magazine-ready lives. They discuss the need to live more authentic lives, and the power of food to set the tone in the home and connect us to our past.

    • 27 min
    Ep. 1: Make or Break (Up) — Why do single people need dating coaches anyway? (Feat. Mrs. Rochel Goldbaum)

    Ep. 1: Make or Break (Up) — Why do single people need dating coaches anyway? (Feat. Mrs. Rochel Goldbaum)

    How does living in the digital age impact the choices of young daters? What level of hesitation or concern is normal?
    In this episode of MakeShift, Sara and Rochel Goldbaum explore the changes in dating trends and discuss why so many daters, especially girls, are turning to coaches to help make their decisions. They also talk about some of the most prevalent dating problems in this generation and ways to be a smarter dater.

    • 33 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
14 Ratings

14 Ratings

Stovs ,

Great host and great conversations!

Sara is so great at making these interviews more of a conversation, and so far the topics and guests have been so interesting! Can’t wait to see what future episodes have in store!

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