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What Community Means to Us: TT007

4/1/2019
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In this episode of Tehillah Talks, we discuss our understanding of community with Jasmine, Julian, Helena and Bernie. We discuss: What a community means to our teens and what it feels like to be part of our community The importance of inclusion; finding common ground across differences The difference between communities we choose vs. communities into which we are placed Circumstances that prompt people to build community How community can help address fear and work to overcome a common...

Duration:00:23:56

Teens Question the Life of a Rabbi-Part 2: TT006

3/1/2019
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This is the second in this two-part episode of Tehillah Talks, where Jasmine and Julian ask Rabbi Linda about her path to become a rabbi. We discuss: What it’s like to be Jewish in a dominantly Christian culture When one feels the presence of the Divine What characterizes our Rabbi and Congregation How random acts of kindness can create powerful, intimate connections without words A woman’s perspective within spiritual leadership Learn more about our community that is committed to an...

Duration:00:28:33

Teens Question the Life of a Rabbi-Part 1: TT005

2/1/2019
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We turn the tables in this two-part episode of Tehillah Talks, where Jasmine and Julian ask Rabbi Linda about her path to become a rabbi. We discuss: Rabbi Linda’s journey to the rabbinate Julian asks Rabbi Linda about her relationship to and understanding of the Divine Learn more about our community that is committed to an environment in which all are welcome wherever they or their families find themselves on their Jewish journey, inclusive of any age, race, orientation, gender identity,...

Duration:00:21:55

Reflections on Violence in Our Society: TT004

1/1/2019
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In this episode of Tehillah Talks, we reflect on being Jewish when violence is an everyday occurrence. We discuss: Examples of violence around us – in Pittsburgh and Kentucky How recent anti-Semitism seems the same and different from Kristallnacht With a legacy of oppression, why it is important to stand up for others Why it is easier to be part of a solution to oppression when we stand together as part of a Jewish community Learn more about our community that is committed to an environment...

Duration:00:29:22

Post-Thanksgiving Reflections: TT003

12/2/2018
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In this episode of Tehillah Talks, in light of Thanksgiving, Jasmine and Julian share their thoughts on gratitude. We discuss: The importance of empathy and mindfulness How gratitude is part of the Jewish frame of reference How the act of giving and thanking are both intrinsic to gratitude How coming together as family, although not always simple, is a way of rooting oneself, thereby being a source of gratitude Learn more about our community that is committed to an environment in which all...

Duration:00:24:54

Bar and Bat Mitzvah – A Unique Opportunity for Growth and Change: TT002

11/1/2018
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On todays’ episode of Tehillah Talks, Jasmine and Julian share their Bar/Bat Mitzvah experiences, a true entryway into Jewish adulthood for both of them. We discuss: What’s it’s like to be the first on your family to celebrate your Bat Mitzvah Why your Bar Mitzvah does not have to look and feel like every one else’s celebration How a teenager can create his/her own meaningful Jewish experience How a Bar Mitzvah is a window for a parent to see into the future for his/her child Learn more...

Duration:00:23:44

Beginnings and Endings – Looking to Moses as an Exemplar: TT001

10/3/2018
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In this episode of Tehillah Talks, Jasmine and Julian share their personal responses to endings. We discuss: The importance of ritual to mark a transition Seeing Moses as a less-than-perfect exemplar of both leadership and succession Examples of transitions in the lives of our teens Learn more about our community that is committed to an environment in which all are welcome wherever they or their families find themselves on their Jewish journey, inclusive of any age, race, orientation, gender...

Duration:00:26:42