21 episodes

Teens talk with their rabbi, Linda Shriner-Cahn, about the impact that their Jewish identity has on their lives. Their congregation is Tehillah, a community committed to an environment in which all are welcome wherever they or their families find themselves on their Jewish journey, inclusive of any age, race, orientation, gender identity, ability and economic status.

Tehillah Talks Rabbi Linda Shriner-Cahn - Congregation Tehillah

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Teens talk with their rabbi, Linda Shriner-Cahn, about the impact that their Jewish identity has on their lives. Their congregation is Tehillah, a community committed to an environment in which all are welcome wherever they or their families find themselves on their Jewish journey, inclusive of any age, race, orientation, gender identity, ability and economic status.

    Pursuing Justice During the Pandemic TT021

    Pursuing Justice During the Pandemic TT021

    In this episode of Tehillah Talks, we discuss the recent demonstrations, racism and our role as Jews and as people in pursuing justice.



    We discuss:



    How are teens are coping during the pandemic

    Our views about justice

    How to create real change

    Our responsibility as Jews to pursue justice



    Learn more about our community that is committed to an environment in which all are welcome wherever they or their families find themselves on their Jewish journey, inclusive of any age, race, orientation, gender identity, ability and economic status at www.congregationtehillah.org and https://www.facebook.com/Congregation-Tehillah-59324635843/.

    • 45 min
    Creating a Web of Community in a Crisis?

    Creating a Web of Community in a Crisis?

    In this episode of Tehillah Talks, we discuss Judaism as a guidepost to navigate coronavirus.



    We discuss:



    Culture wars and personal values

    How a crisis transforms our worldview

    How Judaism can be a guidepost for our behavior in a crisis

    Why we want purpose and meaning in a world where chaos is constantly emerging



    Learn more about our community that is committed to an environment in which all are welcome wherever they or their families find themselves on their Jewish journey, inclusive of any age, race, orientation, gender identity, ability and economic status at www.congregationtehillah.org and https://www.facebook.com/Congregation-Tehillah-59324635843/.

    • 37 min
    What If We All Get Too Used to Cyber-Judaism? TT019

    What If We All Get Too Used to Cyber-Judaism? TT019

    In this episode of Tehillah Talks, we discuss the impact of coronavirus on Judaism and our lives



    We discuss:



    How COVID-19 social isolation may impact the way we celebrate Passover

    How Passover themes relate to our current disruption and uncertainty

    How the image of Noah in the ark may help us

    What we imagine our lives will be like when social distancing restrictions start to be lifted



    Learn more about our community that is committed to an environment in which all are welcome wherever they or their families find themselves on their Jewish journey, inclusive of any age, race, orientation, gender identity, ability and economic status at www.congregationtehillah.org and https://www.facebook.com/Congregation-Tehillah-59324635843/

    • 32 min
    You, Too, Must Befriend the Stranger TT018

    You, Too, Must Befriend the Stranger TT018

    In this episode of Tehillah Talks, we have a conversation with an immigrant about her experiences coming to and growing up in America and becoming Jewish.



    We discuss:



    Coming to America

    Hiding who you are

    Assimilation

    Choosing to be Jewish



    Learn more about our community that is committed to an environment in which all are welcome wherever they or their families find themselves on their Jewish journey, inclusive of any age, race, orientation, gender identity, ability and economic status at www.congregationtehillah.org and https://www.facebook.com/Congregation-Tehillah-59324635843/.

    • 42 min
    Why History Matters TT017

    Why History Matters TT017

    In this episode of Tehillah Talks, we have a wide ranging discussion on the meaning of history within the frame of the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz and Black History month.



    We discuss:



    History through a critical lens

    Why we tell the story beginning with Passover

    How history always has a point of view

    The challenge of action in the face of history



    Learn more about our community that is committed to an environment in which all are welcome wherever they or their families find themselves on their Jewish journey, inclusive of any age, race, orientation, gender identity, ability and economic status at www.congregationtehillah.org and https://www.facebook.com/Congregation-Tehillah-59324635843/.

    • 49 min
    No Hate No Fear TT016

    No Hate No Fear TT016

    In this episode of Tehillah Talks, we find ourselves at a crossroad at the beginning of a new decade.



    We discuss:



    The toxic nature of indifference

    Anti-Semitism and its resurgence

    How to respect differences in others

    Identifying our commonalities

    Grappling with what we can do to make a difference



    Learn more about our community that is committed to an environment in which all are welcome wherever they or their families find themselves on their Jewish journey, inclusive of any age, race, orientation, gender identity, ability and economic status at www.congregationtehillah.org and https://www.facebook.com/Congregation-Tehillah-59324635843/.

    • 36 min

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