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Welcome to the Modern Jewish Girl Podcast, where Jenna Maio shares eternal Jewish wisdom and applies it to our everyday lives. Jenna earned a B.A. in English and Creative Writing from Emory University and a J.D. and a Masters in Environmental Studies from the University of Pennsylvania. She fell in love with Torah learning on her first trip to Jerusalem over ten years ago and has been learning ever since. If you enjoy what you hear, be sure to subscribe on Apple Podcasts or Spotify and to her newsletter at modernjewishgirl.com.

Modern Jewish Girl Jenna Maio

    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 4.8 • 37 Ratings

Welcome to the Modern Jewish Girl Podcast, where Jenna Maio shares eternal Jewish wisdom and applies it to our everyday lives. Jenna earned a B.A. in English and Creative Writing from Emory University and a J.D. and a Masters in Environmental Studies from the University of Pennsylvania. She fell in love with Torah learning on her first trip to Jerusalem over ten years ago and has been learning ever since. If you enjoy what you hear, be sure to subscribe on Apple Podcasts or Spotify and to her newsletter at modernjewishgirl.com.

    On Learning Torah & Tanya with Faigy Blumstein

    On Learning Torah & Tanya with Faigy Blumstein

    Join me as I chat with one of my Torah teachers, Faigy Blumstein. We talk about Faigy's Jewish background, how she started teaching Torah, how she began davening at the Ohel- the Lubavitcher Rebbe's resting place, how she began teaching Tanya (Chabad Chassidus), what we can learn from Tanya in our lives, her family's involvement in the Thank You Hashem movement, connecting to Chassidus, and more! This was a fun one filled with nuggets of wisdom, great stories, and lots of laughs. ...

    • 51 min
    Pesach & The Power of The Mind

    Pesach & The Power of The Mind

    In this Pesach minisode, I speak about the process of liberation we can experience on Pesach. Based on the teachings of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, I discuss our obligation to feel as if we were freed from Egypt every day and how to view the marror, or bitterness, in our lives. Click here for the new Modern Jewish Girl Website!References:The Kol Menachem HaggadahFrom Bondage to Freedom

    • 15 min
    Adulting the Jewish Way with Erika Needleman

    Adulting the Jewish Way with Erika Needleman

    Join me as I speak with life coach Erika Needleman. Erika shares her beautiful Jewish journey and talks about her coaching practice- Adulting with Erika. Why is adulting so hard for our generation? What can we do to make it easier? Erika is filled with Torah-based wisdom, which infuses her coaching practice and gives women the tools they need to stop resisting, reacting, and distracting, and start loving their (imperfect) lives. About Erika Needleman :Erika is a Life Coach for Women who ...

    • 33 min
    Purim Minisode: How To Overcome Evil in Our Times

    Purim Minisode: How To Overcome Evil in Our Times

    Purim is an especially auspicious time for destroying evil, as the Jews defeated Haman, a descendent of the evil nation Amalek, at that time. Based on the teachings of the Nesivos Shalom, Jenna shares a spiritual recipe for defeating evil in our times, both on a national and personal scale. Click here for the new Modern Jewish Girl Website!References:Gems From the Nesivos Shalom: Purim by Rabbi S. Binyomin Ginsberg

    • 17 min
    What We Can Do To Help Israel with Chamal Har Nof Co-Founder Yael (Seruya) Zdanowitz

    What We Can Do To Help Israel with Chamal Har Nof Co-Founder Yael (Seruya) Zdanowitz

    Jenna speaks with her close friend, teacher, and mentor, Yael (Seruya) Zdanowitz, who co-founded Chamal Har Nof, an emergency relief organization that helps displaced families, army bases, and wives of soldiers in Israel. Yael gives us a glimpse into the reality on the ground in Israel since October 7th. She describes the incredible work her organization is doing and how we can get involved. Click here for the new Modern Jewish Girl Website! Click here to donate to Chamal Har Nof(Tax receipts...

    • 46 min
    How To Gain Clarity in Dating & Life with Jackie Glaser

    How To Gain Clarity in Dating & Life with Jackie Glaser

    Jenna speaks with Jackie Glaser- a life mentor, Torah teacher, and friend who guided Jenna on her Jewish journey for many years. Jackie, a former Today Show psychologist in Australia, combines her knowledge of Torah and psychology to help others gain a deep, real, and lasting clarity in dating and life. Jackie speaks about her personal dating journey, how she transitioned into coaching, the biggest obstacles in dating, client success stories, what to do if you are trying to find "the one," an...

    • 49 min

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