Giving Orthodox women a voice
Episode 30 - connecting to Elul and the Yamim Noraim through tefillah - With Yocheved Davidowitz
Yocheved Davidowitz hosts "A Deeper Conversation" - a podcast that delves into the topic of Tefillah (prayer) and connecting to Hashem (G-d). Yocheved is a teacher and therapist, and she joined me to talk about prayer as a means of connecting with the month of Elul and the Yamim Noraim (high holidays), which ultimately brings us to a closer relationship to G-d.
Choosing Judaism and a Life of Modesty
Avigail Hasson aka @themodestbohemian was born in the Phillipines and came to the US as a young child. Due to various life circumstances, she found herself questioning the meaning of her existence as a young adult, which set on the path to discovery of HaShem and Judaism. Today she is a proud Orthodox Jewish Woman, wife, and mom, who focuses on beautifying Judaism through the mitzvah of Tznius (modesty).
Elul, Teshuva, and Forgiveness with Esti Marcus, LCSW
What do the "days of awe" mean to you? As children we are taught a rudimentary version of these important Jewish concepts, and as we mature, so does the depth of our understanding of these ideas. Esti Marcus, LCSW and trauma therapist, joins me to discuss the Torah and psychological perspective on the teshuva process, and how it can be applied to all of the relationships on our lives.
Preparing our kids for a year in Israel - and life! with Dr. Aviva Goldstein
Dr. Aviva Goldstein is a Jerusalem based family and individual counselor who specializes in counseling gap-year yeshiva and seminary students - however her wisdom is applicable to kids of all ages, and her insight is so valuable to parents of kids at every stage.
A Performing Artist's Journey to Judiasm with Jezliah
Jezliah grew up as the daughter of a pastor in a Sabbath-observing Christian church in Texas. When she was a teenager, her mom made some discoveries that literally turned their lives around. Jezliah's singing and dancing have always been a major part of her life, and her talents have helped her find her place in the Jewish community which she now calls her own.
Episode 24 - One year later: A discussion on Racism and Antisemitism with Ilana Ybgi and Yaffy Newman
One year ago I spoke with Ilana Ybgi, Yaffy Newman, and Batyah Delmoor about their expriences being frum Women of Color. For this episode, Ilana and Yaffy joined me again (Batyah was unable to join due to other obligations), this time to talk about what the past year has been like with racism in the spotlight, along with their experiences with antisemitism on the rise.