Rabbi Kaufman's Understanding the World is a podcast about Israel, the Middle East, American Foreign Policy, Current Events, Judaism, and issues of concern to Jews around the world.
Connecting to the Calendar
Looking at the history of the Jewish calendar as well as other calendars.
Understanding the World - November 2020
I discussed what happened during the elections based on the information that I had at the time. While some details changed in regard to which candidate won certain states, I discussed the elections as if what ended up happening, would. So the conclusions are accurate.
Understanding the World - October 2020
I discussed Israel's agreements with the UAE and Bahrain, Israeli-Arab peace generally, the Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict, and discussing Turkey and Iran in the region.
Understanding the World - September 2020
I discussed the long term impacts of COVID 19
Origins and History of Antisemitism
Rabbi Kaufman's presentation about the Origins and History of Antisemitism.
An Interview with David Wolnerman - Holocaust Survivor
Interview by Rabbi David Kaufman along with Michael Wolnerman of David Wolnerman, a survivor of the Holocaust, who spent time at a number of camps including Auschwitz and Dachau. He was liberated by General Eisenhower's forces from Dachau. The interview took place at the Des Moines Jewish Community commemoration of the 75th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz.