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This series features many of the remarkable artists and thinkers who continue to speak at the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco.

This series features many of the remarkable artists and thinkers who continue to speak at the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco.
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Location:

San Francisco, CA

Description:

This series features many of the remarkable artists and thinkers who continue to speak at the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco.

Twitter:

@ArtsJCCSF

Language:

English

Contact:

3200 California Street San Francisco, CA 94118 415-292-1200


Episodes

Binah: Daniel Kahneman

4/19/2018
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Behavioral economist and psychologist Daniel Kahneman discusses when to trust intuition and how to tap the benefits of slow thinking.

Duration:00:58:59

Binah: Helen Epstein and Elizabeth Rosner

4/12/2018
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Writers Helen Epstein and Elizabeth Rosner talking about the intergenerational aftermath of genocide, and how their families’ pasts shaped their own lives and the writers that they became.

Duration:00:58:59

Binah: Juan Felipe Herrera

4/5/2018
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Poet Juan Felipe Herrera talks about how his experiences as a child of migrant farm workers shaped his work.

Duration:00:58:59

Binah: Sherry Turkle with Katie Hafner

3/29/2018
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MIT professor of the Social Studies of Science and Technology Sherry Turkle discusses the power of conversation and the importance of reclaiming it in the digital age.

Duration:00:58:59

Binah: Hida Viloria with Sam McConnell

3/22/2018
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Writer and intersex activist Hida Viloria, whose memoir is Born Both: An Intersex Life , discusses fighting for human rights and equality for intersex people everywhere, and embracing identity that doesn’t fit standard definitions of male or female.

Duration:00:58:59

Binah: Mayim Bialik with Jourdan Abel

3/15/2018
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Actress, writer, neuroscientist and founder of GrokNation.com, Mayim Bialik shares what it means to grow from a girl to a woman biologically, psychologically and sociologically, from her book Girling Up: How to Be Strong, Smart and Spectacular .

Duration:00:58:59

Binah: Alice Waters and Ruth Reichl

3/8/2018
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Two icons of American food history, culture and writing, Alice Waters and Ruth Reichl talk about memoir writing, culinary culture and what it’s like to leave indelible marks on our culinary landscape.

Duration:00:58:59

Binah: Daniel Pink with Nicholas Thompson

3/1/2018
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Behavior expert Daniel Pink unlocks the scientific secrets to good timing to help you flourish at work, at school, and at home. His new book is When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing .

Duration:00:58:59

Binah: Gloria Steinem with Jada Pinkett Smith

2/22/2018
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Feminist icon, journalist, and activist Gloria Steinem describes how unexpected people and encounters led her to transformative ideas. She’s joined in conversation by actress and entrepreneur Jada Pinkett Smith.

Duration:00:58:59

Binah: Robert Sapolsky

2/15/2018
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Neuroendocrinologist Robert Sapolsky presents an entertaining romp through the worlds of psychology, primatology, sociology and neurobiology to explain why we behave the way we do.

Duration:00:58:59

Binah: We Marched, We Rallied, Now What? On Racial Justice

2/8/2018
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We feature representatives from various racial justice organizations to discuss the challenges they face during the new administration, including Katherin Canton of Emerging Arts Professionals, Alex U. Inn of Momma’s Boyz, Rahula Janowski of Catalyst Project, and Vanessa Moses of Causa Justa. The moderator is Angeles Roy.

Duration:00:58:59

Binah: David Biale

2/1/2018
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Historian David Biale discusses how, far from being a throwback to the Middle Ages, Hasidism is a product of modernity that forged its identity as a radical alternative to the secular world.

Duration:00:58:59

Binah: Reza Aslan with Rabbi Sydney Mintz

1/25/2018
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Religious studies scholar Reza Aslan explores how believers have conceptualized the idea of God from the early origins of religion through present day, and why and how they tend to anthropomorphize the divine. His new book is God, A Human History .

Duration:00:58:59

Binah: Carrie Brownstein with Dave Eggers

1/18/2018
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Musician, actress, and writer Carrie Brownstein talks about the dawn of the underground feminist punk-rock movement that would define music and pop culture.

Duration:00:58:59

Binah: Al Gore with Roy Eisenhardt

1/11/2018
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Former Vice President Al Gore discusses the critical issues facing the climate crisis movement today and the solutions we have at hand to build a sustainable future for our planet.

Duration:00:58:59

Binah: We Marched, We Rallied, Now What? On Disability Rights

1/4/2018
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We feature representatives from various disability rights organizations to discuss the challenges they face during the new administration, including Alicia Contreras from Spanish Speaking Citizens' Foundation, Susan Henderson from Disability Rights Education & Defense Fund, Jessica Lehman from Senior and Disability Action, Karyn Skultety from Openhouse, and Yomi Wrong from Sutter Health. The moderator is Meghan Freebeck from Project Homeless Connect and Simply the Basics.

Duration:00:58:59

Binah: Daniel Mendelsohn with Ayelet Waldman

12/28/2017
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Writer Daniel Mendelsohn talks about his transformative journey with his father in reading and reliving Homer’s The Oddysey . Daniel’s new memoir is An Oddysey: A Father, a Son and an Epic .

Duration:00:58:59

Binah: George Mitchell with Alon Sachar

12/21/2017
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Former U.S. Senator and U.S. Special Envoy to the Middle East George Mitchell offers his insider account of the specific concessions the Israelis and the Palestinians must make to finally achieve lasting peace.

Duration:00:58:59

Binah: Deb Perelman with Margo True

12/14/2017
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Food writer Deb Perelman shares her triumphant and unfussy home cooking in her wildly popular food blog Smitten Kitchen .

Duration:00:58:59

Binah: Dan Ariely with Jeff Kreisler

12/7/2017
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Behavioral economist Dan Ariely looks into the illogical world of personal finance, revealing why we make bad financial decisions and providing some practical tools for making better ones.

Duration:00:58:59

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