8: Humor and Politics, Anti-Semitism and Religious Expression, and Snow

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(00:53) Segment 1 - Comedy, Humor, and Politics

(13:25) Anti-Semitism in America

(17:41) Public displays of Judaism

(21:39) Segment 2 - Snow days and snow memories

(30:51) Segment 3 - Media Takes of the Week

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7: Finding Torah and Dystopian Worlds

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(00:50) Segment 1 - How do you find your torah when you teach? 

Sefaria.com
Rabbi David Kasher - Parshanut.com
Bar Ilan University
Yeshivat Har Etzion - VBM
Nechama Lebowitz
Mayanna Shel Torah
Kiddushat Levi
R. Adam Kligfeld
Rashi

(14:00) What suggestions would you give to others about exploring Torah for themselves?

James Harden

(16:35) - What Torah have you needed in the last two weeks?

Kulam - Pardes Institute

(21:25) Segment 2 - Dystopian Worlds - What is your favorite dystopian story?

Demolition Man
Divergent
The Running Man
The Escape From LA / Escape From NY
Battle Royale
V for Vendetta
Logan’s Run
The Warriors
Blade Runner
Mad Max
Man in the High Castle

(30:03) Segment 3 - Media Takes of the Week

Josh
Richard Spencer getting punched in the face (Meme) (Gangham Style)

Adir
Migos (Music)
Series of Unfortunate Events (TV)

Jeremy
The OA (TV)
The Weeds (Podcast)
1984 (Book)

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6: Being a young rabbi and protesting with special guest Rabbi Becca Walker

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(3:30) Segment 1 - Being a Young Rabbi, the challenges, having a social life, being separate from the community

(17:00) Using the “Rabbi” title

(22:37) Segment 2 - Protesting, activism, and the next stage for America

(36:08) Segment 3 - Media of the Week

Jeremy:
The Crown
Zootopia

Becca:
NASA’s Snapchat

Adir:
The OA (TV)

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5: Confronting Anti-Semitism, Donuts, and a Rogue One Review

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(1:35) Pronouncing “steen” vs “st-ayn” @leemepstein

(3:01) Segment 1 - Anti-semitism (which brings us down) and Donuts (which brings us up)!

(3:36) R. Matt Rosenberg (@rabbimattr)

(5:51) Black man who befriended KKK members 

Voodoo Doughnuts

Long John Donut

(11:13) The Multiplicity of Donuts and Neo-Nazis

(11:57) What can we do to combat anti-semitism

Maple Cruller

(17:58) Segment 2 - Reviewing Rogue One

(19:01) Spoilers Ahead, or we don’t care anymore

(23:27) Battlefield Earth

(24:07) Shout out to John Travolta

(25:02) The CGI Peter Cushing who played Grand Moff Tarkin

(28:22) Segment 3 - Media Take of the Week

Adir:
Fauda (TV)
Hostages (TV)

Josh:
The Wire (TV)

Jeremy:
The Art of Learning by Josh Waitzkin (Book) from Searching for Bobby Fisher (Book and Movie)

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4: Setting goals and sports fandom

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(0:32) Segment 1 - New years goal setting, improvement, and the Jewish tradition

  • www.lifehacker.com
  • Tim Ferriss - Four Hour Chef - https://fourhourchef.com/

(13:07) The problem with acai and gogi berries, farming reference 1

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(14:33) Segment 2 - Sports fandom, healthy or no? How does Jewish peoplehood fit in?

(18:40) Sitting on a plane, farming reference 2

(21:48) Are there principles about sports fandom that apply elsewhere?

(23:10) Wait but Why? How do we look at Sports Fandom? Are there really parallels? http://waitbutwhy.com/2014/03/sports-fans-sports-fans.html

(24:55) Refuah Sleimah wishes to Derek Carr (@derekcarrqb)

(25:31) Segment 3 - Our Favorite media of the week

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3: Creating prayer spaces and breakfast foods

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(0:35) We discuss the complicated situation of creating prayer spaces by institutions and for ourselves.

(18:20) Breakfast, how do you make your eggs? Oatmeal? 

(24:26) Our favorite pieces of media for the week. 

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2: Jewish institutions making political statements and Westworld

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(1:09) We discuss the question, Should Jewish institutions make political statements?

(13:23) Initial Westworld review (with spoilers). 

(26:25) Would you want Anthony Hopkin’s voice for God or Morgan Freeman

(27:20) Our favorite pieces of media for the week.

(31:22) Shabbat takeaways

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