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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: Jill Soloway with Faith Soloway, Amy Landecker and Favianna Rodriguez

11/8/2018
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Director, writer and creator of groundbreaking television series Transparent Jill Soloway challenges the status quo and reflects on the shifting power dynamics that continue to shape our collective worldview.

Duration:00:58:59

Binah: Danica Roem with Raquel Willis

11/1/2018
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Member of the Virginia House of Delegates—and the first openly transgender woman to serve in a state legislature—Danica Roem shares insights on what it means to be a political leader in our country today.

Duration:00:58:59

Binah: René Redzepi and David Zilber

10/25/2018
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René Redzepi, world-renowned chef and co-owner of noma in Copenhagen, and David Zilber, director of the noma fermentation lab, talk about fermentation as a foundation behind extraordinary flavors and traditions.

Duration:00:58:59

Binah: Nadya Tolokonnikova with Sara Marcus

10/18/2018
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Russian conceptual artist, political activist and founder of the art collective Pussy Riot, Nadya Tolokonnikova talks about making political action exciting—even joyful—in the new political and social landscape. Her new book is Read & Riot: A Pussy Riot Guide to Activism .

Duration:00:58:59

Binah: Social Justice Sewing Academy

10/4/2018
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Members of the Social Justice Sewing Academy share their stories—often related to issues like gender, discrimination, mass incarceration, gun violence and gentrification—through powerful imagery created in cloth.

Duration:00:58:59

Binah: Foodways with Rowan Jacobsen and Kristyn Leach

9/27/2018
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On Binah , we feature conversations from the Jewish Community Center's Foodways series, where we focus on the histories of ingredients and some of the folks who grow and produce them, including today’s guests food writer Rowan Jacobsen and Namu Farm’s Kristyn Leach.

Duration:00:58:59

Binah: Tommy Orange

9/13/2018
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Author Tommy Orange discusses the plight of the urban Native American, coupled with a complex and painful history but also an inheritance of profound beauty and spirituality. His debut novel is There There .

Duration:00:49:36

Binah: Alice Waters and Ruth Reichl

8/30/2018
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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: David Kelley with Douglas McGray

8/16/2018
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IDEO founder and CEO David Kelley shares his revolutionary simple notions of humanizing design and unleashing the creative potential within us all.

Duration:00:58:59

Binah: Mari Andrew with Ramona Sharples

8/9/2018
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Writer, illustrator and Instagram sensation Mari Andrew captures the feelings and comical complexities of navigating adulthood. Her new book is Am I There Yet?: The Loop-de-loop, Zigzagging Journey to Adulthood .

Duration:00:58:59

Binah: Lillian Faderman with Michelle Tea

7/19/2018
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LGBT scholar Lillian Faderman examines the life and legacy of Harvey Milk, from his Jewish childhood on Long Island to his final years as one of the most revolutionary politicians of the 20th century.

Duration:00:58:59

Binah: Rabbi Jill Jacobs, Rabbi Michael Lezak and Dolores Canales

7/5/2018
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Rabbi Jill Jacobs, Rabbi Michael Lezak and Dolores Canales discuss issues of injustice in the prison system, including mass incarceration, police reform, and people of color.

Duration:00:58:59

Binah: Mandy Aftel with Daniel Patterson

6/28/2018
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Founder of Aftelier Perfumes, Mandy Aftel, makes the profound connection between our sense of smell and the appetites that move us.

Duration:00:58:59

Binah: Armistead Maupin with Peter Stein

6/21/2018
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On today’s encore edition of Binah , writer Armistead Maupin chronicles his odyssey from the Old South to freewheeling San Francisco, and his evolution from curious youth to groundbreaking writer and gay rights pioneer, in his memoir Logical Family .

Duration:00:58:59

Binah: Bernie Krause

6/14/2018
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Musician and environmentalist Bernie Krause uses the language of music to make an impassioned case for conserving an overlooked natural resource: the music of the wild.

Duration:00:58:59

Binah: Harold McGee with Brian Garrick

6/7/2018
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Food science writer Harold McGee translates the modern science of cooking into immediately useful information for food lovers everywhere.

Duration:00:58:59

Binah: Mark Duplass and Jay Duplass with Rachel Rosen

5/31/2018
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Indie filmmakers and brothers Mark Duplass and Jay Duplass discuss the secrets of their lifelong partnership, its impact on their personal lives, and the process of separating family from business.

Duration:00:58:59

Binah: Ehud Barak with Janine Zacharia

5/24/2018
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Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak talks about taking the unprecedented step of proposing a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict—and the lifetime that led up to it. His new memoir is My Country, My Life: Fighting for Israel, Searching for Peace .

Duration:00:58:59

Binah: David Mamet with Michael Krasny

5/3/2018
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Playwright and screenwriter David Mamet shares his new book Chicago , which explores power relationships and corruption in the mobbed-up 1920s.

Duration:00:58:59

Binah: Steven Zipperstein and LaDoris Cordell with Rabbi Sydney Mintz

4/26/2018
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Historian Steven Zipperstein and civil rights activist and retired judge LaDoris Cordell examine a pogrom in late-Tsarist Russia and how can we understand it in our current political climate. Zipperstein’s new book is Pogrom: Kishinev and the Tilt of History .

Duration:00:58:59