72 episodes

This podcast features thoughts on issues of Jewish tradition and faith by Rabbi Rob Dobrusin from Ann Arbor, Michigan. Presented in informal and conversational style, Rabbi Dobrusin shares his interpretations of traditional Jewish texts and concepts often illustrated with examples taken from contemporary life. The discussions are designed to be accessible and thought-provoking to all.

Wrestling and Dreaming: Engaging Discussions on Judaism Rabbi Rob Dobrusin

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This podcast features thoughts on issues of Jewish tradition and faith by Rabbi Rob Dobrusin from Ann Arbor, Michigan. Presented in informal and conversational style, Rabbi Dobrusin shares his interpretations of traditional Jewish texts and concepts often illustrated with examples taken from contemporary life. The discussions are designed to be accessible and thought-provoking to all.

    Episode 74: Thanksgiving

    Episode 74: Thanksgiving

    In this episode, Rabbi Dobrusin shares thoughts on the meaning of a familiar and beautiful blessing: the Shehecheeyanu. 

    • 6 min
    Episode 73: Miracles. Then and Now?

    Episode 73: Miracles. Then and Now?

    In this episode of the podcast, Rabbi Dobrusin discusses the 2nd of the 3 Hanukkah blessings. How has the meaning of the blessing been changed by the addition of one simple Hebrew letter? 

    • 13 min
    Episode 72: A Significant Question

    Episode 72: A Significant Question

    In this, the first of 3 episodes leading up to Hanukkah, Rabbi Dobrusin shares a question from the Talmud about one of the rituals of Hanukkah. This simply phrased question leads to a discussion of the role of the commandments in Jewish tradition. 

    • 14 min
    Episode 71:A Lesson from theTalmud

    Episode 71:A Lesson from theTalmud

    In this episode, Rabbi Dobrusin shares a critical life lesson from the text of the Talmud, discussing both the lesson itself and the fascinating way that the Talmudic rabbis deduced the lesson from the text of the Torah. 

    • 14 min
    Episode 70:Coming Back to Community

    Episode 70:Coming Back to Community

    In this episode of the podcast, Rabbi Dobrusin presents thoughts on rituals of mourning in Jewish tradition. 

    • 15 min
    Episode 69: The Wisdom of Isaac

    Episode 69: The Wisdom of Isaac

    How did Isaac react to being brought up to the altar to be sacrificed by his father at God's command? Rabbi Dobrusin shares a rabbinic legends which describes Isaac's conversation with his father before being bound on the altar. What can we learn about parents and children from this legend? 

    • 12 min

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