14 episodes

Inviting you into the conversation with leading educators, scholars, leaders, and us to discuss the issues facing Judaism today. This is not a podcast about books, but what's happening off the page.

The Koren Podcast Koren Publishers

    • Judaism
    • 4.7 • 24 Ratings

Inviting you into the conversation with leading educators, scholars, leaders, and us to discuss the issues facing Judaism today. This is not a podcast about books, but what's happening off the page.

    Koren Behind the Scenes - Season Finale

    Koren Behind the Scenes - Season Finale

    We answer your questions about what happens at Koren behind the scenes.

    • 47 min
    Women in the World of Jewish Education and Leadership with Dr. Shana Strauch Schick and Rabbanit Rachelle Sprecher Fraenkel

    Women in the World of Jewish Education and Leadership with Dr. Shana Strauch Schick and Rabbanit Rachelle Sprecher Fraenkel

    to try and uncover why women might be underrepresented in the public element of Jewish education and leadership and explore some differences between Israel and the diaspora in their approaches to women's roles in education and the community.

    • 1 hr 25 min
    Remembering Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks zt"l

    Remembering Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks zt"l

    We sat down with some of Rabbi Sacks' colleagues and friends from Koren to share memories, thoughts, and feelings about what it was like to work with Rabbi Sacks during his lifetime and our hopes for his legacy in the future. Our guests were publisher Matthew Miller, editor-in-chief of various projects and vice-president emeritus of the Orthodox Union Rabbi Tzvi Hersh Weinreb, educator and author Dr. Daniel Rose, and editor, translator, and long time collaborator Jessica Sacks.

    • 1 hr 17 min
    Creating Inclusive Communities with Rabbi Dr Benjy Leibowitz and Rabbi Kalman Samuels

    Creating Inclusive Communities with Rabbi Dr Benjy Leibowitz and Rabbi Kalman Samuels

    We sat down with Rabbi Dr. Benjy Leibowitz of Yachad, an international organization dedicated to enhancing the life opportunities of Jewish individuals with developmental disabilities or other learning challenges. As well as Rabbi Kalman Samuels, founder, and president of Shalva, the Israel Association for the Care and Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities.

    • 1 hr 21 min
    Giving Meaning to Yom Kippur with Dr. Erica Brown

    Giving Meaning to Yom Kippur with Dr. Erica Brown

    As we do every year during this period Jews all over the world take time to introspect, reflect on the year that was, and think about our hopes and plans for the year ahead. It was our pleasure to sit down with Dr. Erica Brown (Return: Daily Inspiration for the Days of Awe and Jonah: The Reluctant Prophet) ahead of Yom Kippur for some words of wisdom on how to get the most out of the Day of Atonement this year.

    • 31 min
    Inspiration for Rosh Hashana with Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

    Inspiration for Rosh Hashana with Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

    We were honored to speak with Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks for some inspiration ahead of Rosh Hashana.

    • 35 min

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