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Conversations with people who love to think.

Conversations with people who love to think.
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Conversations with people who love to think.

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English


Episodes

Amanda Berman: Can the Zioness movement change the narrative on Israel?

12/11/2018
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Zioness founder Amanda Berman updates us on her mission to marry the liberal world with Zionism and gives her thoughts on Teresa Shook's statements. Follow David Suissa on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Duration:00:34:40

Uri Dromi: How dangerous is the situation in Gaza?

11/20/2018
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Israeli Air Force hero Uri Dromi talks about the Gaza threat, his experience with Arafat during Olso days and even throws in a little opera. Follow David Suissa on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Duration:01:04:39

Emergency Podcast with Jay Sanderson: Responding to Crises

11/16/2018
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Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles head Jay Sanderson talks about how the Federation mobilized its resources to respond to the recent crises that have befallen our community. If you need help, call the Emergency Hotline at (323) 761-8100 from 8:00 AM-8:00 PM, seven days a week. You can also meet with a professional in person for counseling, financial and legal assistance, and more. These services are available Monday-Thursday from 9:00 AM-5:00 PM and Friday from 9:00 AM-3:00 PM at...

Duration:00:26:34

Special Election Podcast: What Do The Results Mean?

11/7/2018
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Political Expert Dan Schnur In Conversation With David Suissa.

Duration:00:40:50

Rabbi David Stav: How does a community grieve after the massacre in Pittsburgh?

11/1/2018
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Rabbi David Stav, one of the leading spiritual voices in Israel, discusses how a community can cope with an unprecedented tragedy, such as the horrific shooting in a Pittsburgh synagogue that left 11 dead. Follow David Suissa on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Duration:00:20:15

Lesley Wolman: A Life of Song

10/26/2018
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Singer Lesley Wolman talks about her upcoming cabaret show, and how she kept her love of music through motherhood and the temporary loss of her voice. Purchase tickets to Lesley's upcoming show here and be sure to check out her website for more information and links to her music. For Lesley's fashion and lifestyle blog visit Fabulesley. Follow David Suissa on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Duration:00:45:57

Sandra Heller: How do you care for the elderly?

10/19/2018
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Industry Expert Sandra Heller discusses the complex, emotional and difficult issue of dealing with aging parents. Visit Compassionate Senior Solutions for more information on senior placement and housing options. Follow David Suissa on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Duration:00:34:14

Norman Eisen: Can the European project survive?

10/11/2018
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A wide-ranging conversation with former Ambassador Norman Eisen on the future of Europe, being Jewish in America, working next to President Obama and his new book, “The Last Palace.” Follow David Suissa on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Duration:00:54:39

Ramona Schindelheim: The darker side of the low unemployment figures

10/8/2018
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Ramona Schindelheim of Working Nation discusses why we shouldn’t be fooled by “record unemployment” and envisions strategies for the future. Follow David Suissa on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Duration:00:35:41

Rabbi John Moscowitz: A look into the future of Judaism in America

9/23/2018
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Rabbi John Moscowitz opens up on his deepest fears about the future of the Jewish people and the growing tension with Israel. Follow David Suissa on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Duration:00:53:40

Jessie Kornberg: Where do the helpless and abused go to find justice?

9/13/2018
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Jessie Kornberg, head of Bet Tzedek (“House of Justice”), tells us how she got high-powered attorneys in L.A. to volunteer and help those abused by the system, and how there’s no end to those in need. Follow David Suissa on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Duration:00:31:51

Jonathan Greenblatt: Why is Anti-Semitism on the rise?

8/30/2018
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ADL chief Jonathan Greenblatt on the various threats to Jews today, why humor helps, and how his #Resistance is hatred of all kinds. Follow David Suissa on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Duration:01:04:26

Richard Greene: How one or two words can change your life

8/22/2018
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One of the world's leading experts on public speaking, Richard Greene, explains why people fear public speaking more than death, and discusses the abuse of language in the era of Trump. Visit his website. Follow David Suissa on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

Duration:00:57:36

Rabbi Mordecai Finley: A deep dive into happiness

8/14/2018
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What is the Jewish take on happiness? It’s probably not what you think. Rabbi Mordecai Finley discusses his provocative essay in the Jewish Journal where he argues that Job was the happiest character in the Bible. Follow David Suissa on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

Duration:00:53:13

Howard Rosenman: Award-winning producer opens up

8/7/2018
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What’s it like to be a gay Israel lover in Hollywood? To act with Sean Penn? To be on top of your game at 74? Hollywood wunderkind Howard Rosenman shares his life’s many scoops.

Duration:00:38:25

Marci Reiss: A crucial health issue no one wants to talk about

8/2/2018
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Marci Reiss is a medical researcher and activist who wants to help the world with their digestion-- and she's not afraid to talk about it.

Duration:00:28:40

Rabbi Aaron Lerner: How bad is it for pro-Israel students at UCLA?

7/26/2018
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UCLA Hillel Rabbi Aaron Lerner shares the ups and downs of being a pro-Israel activist on one of the world's most famous college campuses.

Duration:00:45:08

Rob Long: Hollywood writer talks Trump

7/18/2018
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Award-winning Hollywood showrunner Rob Long talks about happiness, craziness and, of course, Donald Trump. Follow Rob and Ricochet on Twitter

Duration:00:52:08

Hot Take: Howard Kaplan on his new film Damascus Cover

7/9/2018
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Howard Kaplan dives into his latest film Damascus Cover. The film is about an Israeli spy, Ari Ben-Zion, haunted by the death of his son, is recalled to Jerusalem after a failed attempt to bring a mole back to Israel alive. Unsure how many of its operatives have been exposed, the Mossad assigns Ari to smuggle a chemical weapons scientist out of Syria. While in Damascus, Ari’s loneliness is relieved by Kim, a young American photographer. Within days of his arrival his mission goes wrong and...

Duration:00:23:32

Shana Meyerson: The Ten Commandments of Yoga

7/8/2018
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Yogini Shana Meyerson unpacks her journey into yoga and how it changed her life. Shana runs yoga programs for people of all ages, from her YOGAthletica practice for adults to mini yogis, a yoga program for both typically developing and special needs children. If you book a class with Shana and mention The David Suissa Podcast she will donate 10% to either the World Jewish Congress, AIPAC or StandWithUs. Follow Shana on instagram or twitter @YOGAthletica

Duration:00:56:05