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Deepen your relationship with Israel as a People and take a journey through the most remarkable, majestic and dramatic history of any people in human history with The Jewish Story. This podcast has been produced by Rabbi Mike Feuer in conjunction with the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies.

Deepen your relationship with Israel as a People and take a journey through the most remarkable, majestic and dramatic history of any people in human history with The Jewish Story. This podcast has been produced by Rabbi Mike Feuer in conjunction with the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies.
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Deepen your relationship with Israel as a People and take a journey through the most remarkable, majestic and dramatic history of any people in human history with The Jewish Story. This podcast has been produced by Rabbi Mike Feuer in conjunction with the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies.

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English


Episodes

The Jewish Story Season 3 Yom Kippur Interlude: 5780 A New Horizon

10/7/2019
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The High Holy Days are also know as the Days of Awe which can be awesome, or awful. Here is a look at how to tie the work of Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur and Sukkot together into an approach to … Read the rest

Duration:00:35:07

The Jewish Story Season 3, Ep2: The Evolution of American Zionism, part II

10/6/2019
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Part I of the evolution of American Zionism presented America as an environment of formation for American Zionism, part two adds the other element of evolution – competition. The struggles between American Zionists and first the European Zionist leadership and … Read the rest

Duration:00:46:30

The Jewish Story Season 3, Ep1: The Evolution of American Zionism, part I

9/16/2019
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The Jewish Story Season 3 is here! Season 3, episode 1, opens with a long awaited introduction to the American chapter of the Jewish Story. This first segment traces the back story of the three waves of Jewish immigration to … Read the rest

Duration:00:41:01

The Jewish Story Season 2, Episode 40: Made in 1948 – Three historic decisions that shaped the birth of modern-day Israel

7/29/2019
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Declaring a state is a matter of moments, but birthing it can be a much more prolonged process. The last episode in season two is a look at a series of decisions taken by Ben Gurion in the months following … Read the rest

Duration:01:37:35

The Jewish Story Season 2, Episode 39: Pre-Independence 1948 – The Battle for the Roads and the birth of Narrative War

7/14/2019
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1948 was a year of Biblical proportions, which means the stories told about what happened often have more power than the events themselves. This is part one of a two-part treatment of this momentous time with which we will close … Read the rest

Duration:01:20:06

The Jewish Story Season 2, Episode 38: The Fight for Liberation Which Preceded Freedom

6/30/2019
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Before a person or a people can enjoy true freedom, first they must break t heir chains. This is the story of how the underground war finally broke the back of the British occupation and how the United Nations stepped … Read the rest

Duration:03:16:42

The Jewish Story Season 2, Episode 37: Survivalist Zionism – How the Zionist Struggle Looked After the Holocaust

6/19/2019
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Once World War Two ended all the promises of the allies were put to test – would they find a solution to the Jewish problem now that the war was won? This episode describes the escalation of the struggle against … Read the rest

Duration:01:49:35

The Jewish Story Season 2, Episode 36: The Revolt Against British Rule and the Struggle Within the Underground

6/6/2019
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As European Jewry was consumed by the Shoah, the Zionists in the land of Israel gradually came to see the British blocking the gates of Israel as their main enemy. The episode explores the split between the Irgun and the … Read the rest

Duration:01:11:31

The Jewish Story Season 2, Episode 35: The Warsaw Ghetto and the Rise of Jewish Resistance

5/27/2019
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By 1942 there was no escape from Europe for the Jews, and even if they had managed to run – who would take them in. This second episode on the Holocaust explores the message of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising and … Read the rest

Duration:01:16:32

The Jewish Story Season 2, Episode 34: Heart of Darkness

5/14/2019
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There are things which need to be spoken about no matter how hard, and questions which need to be asked no matter how unanswerable. This is the first of two episodes which engage the how and why of the Holocaust.… Read the rest

Duration:01:10:32

The Jewish Story Interlude: Independence

5/5/2019
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There is no word for independence in Biblical Hebrew, and the roots of the modern word can teach us much. This might right be called the day when we celebrate ‘self-actualization,’ but that leaves poses the question – how do … Read the rest

Duration:00:47:16

The Jewish Story Season 2, Episode 33: The Arab Revolt

4/28/2019
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The 1930’s saw the hate triangle of Arabs, British and Jews explode into an unprecedented scale of violence known as the Arab Revolt. The revolt brought on yet another cycle of repression and political concessions, and it split the Jews … Read the rest

Duration:01:09:57

The Jewish Story Season 2, Episode 32: Under Pressure

3/31/2019
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In the 1930’s the ideological divides between the Revisionist and Labor Zionists grew, and cracks began to appear within the community of the Yishuv. Meanwhile, pressure on European Jewry was increasing with the rise of Nazi Germany. When you put … Read the rest

Duration:00:51:51

The Jewish Story Interlude: What is a Jew?

3/26/2019
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It is time to move away from the divisive question of who is a Jew to ask something more essential – what is a Jew? The first half of this episode offers Rav Mike’s thoughts on the subject. The second … Read the rest

Duration:01:00:39

The Jewish Story Season 2, Episode 31: Interwar Jewry

3/14/2019
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Though the land of Israel is the hinge around which the Jewish Story turns, there are many Jews whose future does not lie in Zion. This episode widens the scope of our story to consider the life of Jews in … Read the rest

Duration:01:20:58

The Jewish Story Season 2 Episode 30: Stories of Blood and Fire

2/24/2019
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Patterns are hard things to break, and how they come about can teach us much about ourselves. Here is a look at the cycle of riots which rocked the Yishuv in the 1920’s, and set the mold for Arab/Jewish relations … Read the rest

Duration:01:14:02

The Jewish Story Season 2 Episode 29: The Conflict Within

2/10/2019
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Each successive wave of immigrants that came up to the land brought with them their blessings, and their challenges. As the population grew, so did the nature of power politics. In the 1920’s two leaders emerged whose opposing visions define … Read the rest

Duration:00:59:17

The Jewish Story, Season 2 Episode 28: The Challenge of Jewish Power

1/27/2019
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The return of the Jewish people to the tools of political and military power were bound up with their return to the land of Israel. This episode explores the rise of the military model within the Zionist movement, and the … Read the rest

Duration:01:13:58

The Jewish Story, Season 2 Episode 27: The Anglo-Zionist Alliance

1/14/2019
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World War One brought massive destruction and great change to the world. When the smoke cleared from this great conflagration, the British Empire was left in control of the land of Israel. These seemed to be good news for the … Read the rest

Duration:01:09:18

The Jewish Story Season 2, Episode 26: Rumors of War

1/6/2019
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The world is starting to shake with the rumbles of the coming world war. The destruction which is to come will sweep away much of the old, and open new horizons for the budding Zionist project. But the pioneers must … Read the rest

Duration:01:04:30