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Episodes

Episode 44-Its Purim Time. The Fast of Esther and Drinking on Purim

3/14/2019
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In This Episode: • Songs that make people leave Judaism • Time travel • Why do we fast the day before Purim • What does it mean to smell good • Why do we drink on Purim?

Duration:00:45:37

Episode 43-Purim and Mt. Sinai, Forced vs Chosen, and Mike & Ikes

3/7/2019
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In This Episode: • Adar is here! Be happy. • What do Purim and Shavuos have in common? • What were we forced to do? • Really big miracles vs. quiet ones

Duration:00:42:22

Episode 42-Shoots & Ladders, The Half Shekel, and Jewish Unity

2/27/2019
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In This Episode: • Intense Shoots and Ladders • Chuckie Cheese • Understanding why we read the 4 special parshios • Why half a shekel? • Jewish Unity • What does the Mishkan have to do with Shabbos?

Duration:00:44:55

Episode 41-Failure a Moment Before Success & Trying to Understand the Golden Calf

2/21/2019
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In This Episode: • Resolving the Ramban • Rabbi Spero setting Kidney Stone records • Why does Walmart have so many checkout lines, when so many are always closed? • The two historic transgressions: Selling Joseph and the Golden Calf • Did the Jews have a 'choice' when it came to the golden calf? • Always a drop of the Golden Calf • Open miracles vs. hidden miracles

Duration:00:30:14

Episode 40-Importance of Happiness, The Real Kohen, and More Wacky Wild Adventures

2/15/2019
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In This Episode: • What to Rabbi Landis and Harambe have in common • Adar x 2= 3 months of happiness • Importance of happiness • Revisiting the dispute between Rashi and Ramban on the Mishkan • Who was supposed to be the Kohen? • Importance of clothing, and the craziness of clothing.

Duration:00:42:49

Episode 39-School Busses, was the Mishkan meant to be, and the great debate

2/6/2019
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In This Episode: • School Bus Hypocrisy • The debate between Rashi and Ramban on the Mishkan • Why the Mishkan gets so much press • Gritt

Duration:00:39:47

Episode 38-Carrying Your Friend, Most Important Event In History and Slavery

1/30/2019
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In this episode: • Complaint of the week • Giving Blood • Carrying your friend’s burden • What the Christians took from us • Most important event in world history • Why is tort law first? • The Jewish ’slave’ • Mishpatim • Slavery

Duration:00:57:15

Episode 29-Thanksgiving, Chanukah, and Living Jewish

11/21/2018
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In this episode: • Thanksgiving and Jewish Values • Why did the miracle of Chanukah outshine other miracles at the time? • Was Chanukah more of a physical victory or spiritual victory? • Mystery behind Esau’s reunion greeting

Duration:00:57:47

Episode 28-Jury Duty, Jewish Courts, How Did Jacob Marry Two Wives

11/16/2018
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In this Episode: • Jewish Courts vs American Courts • Was Yaakov really destined to marry Leah? • Dealing with Hashem’s curveballs

Duration:00:55:36

Episode 27-Ecuador, Fake People & A Deeper Understanding of Ya’akov and Esav

11/7/2018
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In this Episode: • Who's the most evil person in the Torah? • Rivka’s conflicting feelings • Consistency and self sacrifice • Did Yaakov and Esau have free will? • Who was really the first born?

Duration:00:46:41

Episode 26-Tragedies, Weddings, Eliezer & The Canadians

11/1/2018
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In this episode: • Reflecting on the Spero wedding • How we respond to anti-semitism • Understanding Eliezer: rising beyond or going off

Duration:00:27:04

Episode 25-Of Zucchini, Us v. Ishmael, Being Yourself and Tuna.

10/23/2018
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Does zucchini have a place? Modern plane ticket booking saga. Hijacked plane with R’ Hutner zt"l aboard. Historic relationship with Ishmael. Don’t keep up with the Jones’. Tuna? Our own Akedas. Who really was Isaac?

Duration:00:48:31