Intimate Jewish Conversations with Intriguing Voices.
Educators, activists and intellectuals share their insights and wisdom on timely and timeless topics for Jews the world over. The first season is comprised of Coronavirus Conversations in the new global language - Zoom-ish. Host Jonny Ariel and guests provide food for thought as they unfold their human experiences of being both local and global in these complex times.
Produced by Makom - The Education Lab of the Jewish Agency for Israel.
Education: Redesigning Jewish Futures with Miri Shlissel (Jerusalem) and David Bryfman (New York)
In this episode, we are discussing the very heart of what we hold dear -- Jewish education and how it will be affected and re-thought as we deal with the pandemic.Jonny Ariel is joined by two leading educational voices as they explore learning fit for our times. Dr. David Bryfman, is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of The Jewish Education Project. Dr. Miri Shlissel is head of Pedagogical Affairs, one of the highest positions in Israel's Ministry of Education.From Brooklyn and Gush Etzion, David and Miri discuss how Corona has already shaped education and what changes in concepts, frameworks and practice can emerge from these challenging times.
Shoah & Antisemitism: Remembering to Forget, Forgetting to Remember with Rachel Fish and Jeremy Liegh
The First episode of our Makom Salon podcast took place in the eve of Yom Hashoa, Holocaust remembrance day for the Jewish community. While our world is still under lockdown for COVID 19, our host Jonny Ariel invited two of his friends, Dr. Rachel Fish, the Executive Director of the Foundation for Combating Antisemitism and Jeremy Leigh, lecturer in Jewish history and Israel studies at Hebrew Union College, Jerusalem to talk about remembering and forgetting, and the place of each one in our lives and in the lives of the Jewish people writ large.