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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: Dr. Ira Bowen on Helping the Brain to Heal

8/15/2019
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Dr. Ira Bowen, Senior Neurosurgical Resident at Riverside University Health System in Southern California, covers the latest research on mild trauma of the brain, and what can be done to heal from these injuries.

Duration:00:58:59

Binah: Lidia Bastianich with Craig Stoll

8/8/2019
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Chef, restaurateur, cookbook author and television presenter Lidia Bastianich discusses her life as a refugee who has lived the American dream, and preserving Italian culture and heritage through food traditions.

Duration:00:58:59

Binah: Robert Pinsky

8/1/2019
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Poet, essayist, literary critic, translator, and former US Poet Laureate from 1997 to 2000 Robert Pinsky speaks on death, mourning, and life after loss.

Duration:00:58:59

Binah: Raina Telgemeier and B.J. Novak

7/25/2019
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On this edition of Binah , we feature two writers of imaginative and inspiring books for young readers. San Francisco-raised, bestselling graphic novelist Raina Telgemeier, whose latest book is Share Your Smile: Raina’s Guide to Telling Your Own Story , is joined in conversation by NPR’s Guy Raz. Also, actor, comedian, screenwriter, and director B.J. Novak, who is best known for his work on the hit television show The Office , reads from The Book With No Pictures .

Duration:00:58:59

Binah: Cowgirl Creamery’s Sue Conley and Peggy Smith with Albert Straus and Margo True

7/18/2019
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Sue Conley and Peggy Smith share the story of Cowgirl Creamery and discuss everything from cheese making to the relationship between farmer and producer. They’re joined in conversation by Straus Family Creamery’s Albert Straus and Sunset magazine’s Margo True.

Duration:00:58:59

Binah: Andre Iguodala with Carvell Wallace

7/11/2019
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Golden State Warriors basketball player, tech-investor and philanthropist Andre Iguodala shares his personal story at the intersections of class, race and sportsmanship. His new memoir is The Sixth Man .

Duration:00:58:59

Binah: Philip Levine

7/4/2019
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Former US Poet Laureate from 2011 to 2012 Philip Levine depicts the reality of blue collar work and workers in order “to find a voice for the voiceless,” informed by his work experience in the automotive manufacturing plants during the 1950s.

Duration:00:58:59

Binah: Susie Linfield with Eran Kaplan

6/27/2019
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Cultural critic Susie Linfield discusses how twentieth-century intellectuals struggled with Zionism, and how the contemporary Left has become focused on anti-Zionism while Israel itself has moved rightward.

Duration:00:58:59

Binah: Hal Foster and Gary Garrels on the life and work of Richard Serra

6/20/2019
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Art critic and historian Hal Foster and SFMOMA senior curator Gary Garrels examine the life and work of San Francisco-born sculptor Richard Serra, whose site-specific steel structures can be seen throughout the Bay Area.

Duration:00:58:59

Binah: Alana Newhouse and Sue Fishkoff

6/13/2019
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Alana Newhouse and Sue Fishkoff offer contemporary and historical examinations of Jewish foods.

Duration:00:58:59

Binah: Julie Orringer with Ayelet Waldman

6/6/2019
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Writer Julie Orringer shares the true story of American journalist Varian Fry’s extraordinary rescue of Jewish artists and writers threatened by the Nazis.

Duration:00:58:59

Binah: Lizzie Post with Tony Bravo

5/30/2019
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Lizzie Post, great-great granddaughter of Emily Post and Co-President of the Emily Post Institute, explores the wide world of legalized weed and navigates the social etiquette surrounding pot today.

Duration:00:58:59

Binah: David Brooks

5/23/2019
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New York Times op-ed columnist David Brooks talks about moving from material gain to spiritual satisfaction, to focus on building character rather than attaining status. His new book is The Second Mountain: The Quest for a Moral Life .

Duration:00:58:59

Binah: Bob Woodward with Audrey Cooper

5/16/2019
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Legendary investigative journalist Bob Woodward discusses his reporting from Nixon to Trump and the challenges faced by the press, the presidency and American democracy. His latest book is Fear: Trump in the White House .

Duration:00:50:34

Binah: Amie Gordon

5/2/2019
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Social-personality psychologist Amie Gordon discusses the science of positive emotions, why we need them and how to cultivate them in daily life.

Duration:00:58:59

Binah: Senior Cohousing in San Francisco

4/25/2019
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Karen Coppock of Home Match SF and Wendi Burkhardt of Silvernest highlight their services providing shared housing alternatives.

Duration:00:58:59

Binah: Jennifer Eberhardt with SFPD Chief Bill Scott

4/18/2019
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Social psychologist Jennifer Eberhardt studies the psychological associations between race and crime, and uncovers disparities in our institutions and our perceptions.

Duration:00:58:59

Binah: Prubechu’s Shawn Naputi and Shawn Camacho

4/11/2019
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The chef and business partner of San Francisco’s premiere Chamorro and Guamanian pop-up restaurant, talk about bringing a culinary piece of their native Guam to San Francisco.

Duration:00:58:59

Binah: Bernard-Henri Lévy with Robert Rosenthal

4/4/2019
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Philosopher, activist and filmmaker Bernard-Henri Lévy warns of the perils of America abdicating its leadership role on the world stage, and gives his impassioned plea for moral courage and clear thinking in these dark times.

Duration:00:59:00

Binah: Deborah Lipstadt with John Efron

3/28/2019
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Historian Deborah Lipstadt examines the resurgence of antisemitism and rising violence against Jews in this country, and what can be done about it. Her new book is new book is Antisemitism: Here and Now .

Duration:00:58:59