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The Jewish Story with Mike Feuer; 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.

The Jewish Story with Mike Feuer; 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.

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United States

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The Jewish Story with Mike Feuer; 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.

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English


Episodes

The Jewish Story: Interlude Hanukah 5781 – Letting the light out

12/9/2020
Rav Mike’s annual shiur in honor of the yartzheit of his father, Charles M. Feuer, ob”m. Gratitude is one of the keys to happiness, especially in dark times. Join Rav Mike as he explores the connection between the Hanukah candles… Read the rest The post The Jewish Story: Interlude Hanukah 5781 – Letting the light out first appeared on Elmad Online Learning. Continue reading The Jewish Story: Interlude Hanukah 5781 – Letting the light out at Elmad Online Learning.

Duration:00:39:28

The Jewish Story: Special Interview with Yossi Klein HaLevi

11/23/2020
Rav Mike Feuer hosts author and thought leader Yossi Klein Halevi. The conversation touches on his personal experience of Meir Kahane and the early struggle for Soviet Jewry, the challenges of writing, the power of Jerusalem to evoke dreams and… Read the rest The post The Jewish Story: Special Interview with Yossi Klein HaLevi first appeared on Elmad Online Learning. Continue reading The Jewish Story: Special Interview with Yossi Klein HaLevi at Elmad Online Learning.

Duration:00:50:44

The Jewish Story Season 3, Ep23 Spirit of the Sixties part IV: The radical break

9/22/2020
For a few brief weeks, it looked like 1968 would be a revolution in America on par with 1967 in Israel. This episode explores the role of radical Jews in trying to push America toward the birth of a new… Read the rest The post The Jewish Story Season 3, Ep23 Spirit of the Sixties part IV: The radical break first appeared on Elmad Online Learning. Continue reading The Jewish Story Season 3, Ep23 Spirit of the Sixties part IV: The radical break at Elmad Online Learning.

Duration:00:39:14

The Jewish Story Season 3, Ep22 Spirit of the 60s part III: the revolution starts tonight

9/8/2020
At the Sixties progressed they became more intense. In particular, the tone of the civil rights movement shifted from integration to separation and from evolution to revolution. This episode will explore the impact of these shifts on the ‘grand alliance’… Read the rest The post The Jewish Story Season 3, Ep22 Spirit of the 60s part III: the revolution starts tonight first appeared on Elmad Online Learning. Continue reading The Jewish Story Season 3, Ep22 Spirit of the 60s part III: the...

Duration:00:42:23

The Jewish Story Season 3, Ep21: The Spirit of the 60’s Part II

8/30/2020
1964 was the Freedom Summer in America, and it saw a wave of white, Jewish volunteers leaving the comfort of their suburban existence to fight the battle against racism in the rural south. This episode explores the suburban cultural vacuum… Read the rest The post The Jewish Story Season 3, Ep21: The Spirit of the 60’s Part II first appeared on Elmad Online Learning. Continue reading The Jewish Story Season 3, Ep21: The Spirit of the 60’s Part II at Elmad Online Learning.

Duration:00:44:22

Download the New Pardes Daily App

8/24/2020
Kickstart your Torah routine with Pardes Daily! For the month of Elul, traditionally a time when Jews prepare for the upcoming new year, Pardes Daily will be offering three Rosh Hashanah themed daily learning tracks featuring beloved Pardes Faculty. After … Read the rest The post Download the New Pardes Daily App first appeared on Elmad Online Learning. Continue reading Download the New Pardes Daily App at Elmad Online Learning.

Duration:00:01:15

The Jewish Story Season 3, Ep20: The Spirit of the 60’s Part I: Pragmatism and Prophecy

8/10/2020
The 1960s were a revolutionary period in American history, and since the Jews were so deeply involved it is a turning point in the Jewish Story as well. This episode begins our slow march toward 1967 with a look at… Read the rest The post The Jewish Story Season 3, Ep20: The Spirit of the 60’s Part I: Pragmatism and Prophecy first appeared on Elmad Online Learning. Continue reading The Jewish Story Season 3, Ep20: The Spirit of the 60’s Part I: Pragmatism and Prophecy at Elmad Online...

Duration:00:39:44

The Jewish Story Interlude: Tisha B’Av 5780 and the Disengagement

7/28/2020
Israel’s disengagement from the Gaza Strip was fifteen years ago, but to me it feels like yesterday. In this interlude, author Daniella Levy joins me to discuss the fiction work which she wrote to engage this complex event. Along the… Read the rest The post The Jewish Story Interlude: Tisha B’Av 5780 and the Disengagement first appeared on Elmad Online Learning. Continue reading The Jewish Story Interlude: Tisha B’Av 5780 and the Disengagement at Elmad Online Learning.

Duration:00:32:32

The Jewish Story Season 3, Ep19: The Samson Option

7/15/2020
In the first decade of the state, Prime Minister Ben Gurion was haunted by one thought – that a second holocaust could come at the hands of Israel’s enemies. In order to stave off this fear he relentlessly pursued nuclear… Read the rest The post The Jewish Story Season 3, Ep19: The Samson Option first appeared on Elmad Online Learning. Continue reading The Jewish Story Season 3, Ep19: The Samson Option at Elmad Online Learning.

Duration:00:45:08

The Jewish Story Season 3, Ep18: The Eichmann Trial

6/30/2020
The Holocaust was so dark and vast that the Jews struggled to integrate it into their consciousness, despite the hundreds of thousands of survivors in their midst. One of the turning points in even addressing this issue was the capture… Read the rest The post The Jewish Story Season 3, Ep18: The Eichmann Trial first appeared on Elmad Online Learning. Continue reading The Jewish Story Season 3, Ep18: The Eichmann Trial at Elmad Online Learning.

Duration:00:54:48

The Jewish Story Season 3, Ep17: The Kastner affair

6/17/2020
The memory of the Holocaust is dark and traumatic enough that it threatens to overwhelm even the light of the present. Here is the first part of an exploration of Holocaust memory in Israel’s open decade, as seen through the… Read the rest The post The Jewish Story Season 3, Ep17: The Kastner affair first appeared on Elmad Online Learning. Continue reading The Jewish Story Season 3, Ep17: The Kastner affair at Elmad Online Learning.

Duration:00:45:50

The Jewish Story Season 3 Interlude: George Floyd and the Burden of History

6/8/2020
From Rav Mike: I can’t watch what is happening in silence, but nor am I willing to simply be a cheerleader for chaos. Here are some thoughts on structural violence and what can all learn from the murder of George… Read the rest The post The Jewish Story Season 3 Interlude: George Floyd and the Burden of History first appeared on Elmad Online Learning. Continue reading The Jewish Story Season 3 Interlude: George Floyd and the Burden of History at Elmad Online Learning.

Duration:00:29:44

The Jewish Story Season 3, Ep16: Israel at age ten

6/3/2020
Life offers so few opportunities to stop and reflect that we need to seize every chance. What better time to look back at the questions with which we began this season than in Israel’s tenth year. Here is an episode… Read the rest The post The Jewish Story Season 3, Ep16: Israel at age ten first appeared on Elmad Online Learning. Continue reading The Jewish Story Season 3, Ep16: Israel at age ten at Elmad Online Learning.

Duration:00:39:22

The Jewish Story Season 3, Ep15: Israel among the nations part III: Operation Kadesh

5/27/2020
The Sinai campaign was many things – a preemptive strike against Israel’s enemies, the last gasp of colonialism in the Middle East and a complete failure of international law. This episode explores the 1956 war from all these angles. Help … Read the rest The post The Jewish Story Season 3, Ep15: Israel among the nations part III: Operation Kadesh first appeared on Elmad Online Learning. Continue reading The Jewish Story Season 3, Ep15: Israel among the nations part III: Operation Kadesh...

Duration:00:47:07

The Jewish Story Season 3, Ep14: Israel among the nations part II: War Approaches 1955

5/20/2020
The clock is counting down toward the 1956 Sinai Campaign. Before we can tell that story the threads of the Cold War, infiltration and post-colonial politics have to come together. Help continue making Jewish history a relevant story with Rav … Read the rest The post The Jewish Story Season 3, Ep14: Israel among the nations part II: War Approaches 1955 first appeared on Elmad Online Learning. Continue reading The Jewish Story Season 3, Ep14: Israel among the nations part II: War...

Duration:00:37:12

The Jewish Story Season 3, Ep13: Israel among the nations part I The Lavon Affair 1954

4/27/2020
The 1950’s were a formative time in Israeli history. The Cold War was getting hot, internal politics were volatile, and then it seemed as if the War of Independence had not quite ended. To Israel’s leaders, there was nothing more… Read the rest The post The Jewish Story Season 3, Ep13: Israel among the nations part I The Lavon Affair 1954 first appeared on Elmad Online Learning. Continue reading The Jewish Story Season 3, Ep13: Israel among the nations part I The Lavon Affair 1954 at Elmad...

Duration:00:49:59

The Jewish Story Season 3, Ep12: The Reparations Controversy

4/20/2020
The focus of our story has returned to the land of Israel, where it is once again a time of controversy. Despite the population growth, the economic hardships and the security challenges, the most divisive political issue of the early… Read the rest The post The Jewish Story Season 3, Ep12: The Reparations Controversy first appeared on Elmad Online Learning. Continue reading The Jewish Story Season 3, Ep12: The Reparations Controversy at Elmad Online Learning.

Duration:00:53:15

The Jewish Story Season 3: Covid-19 Special Interlude

3/30/2020
Sometimes you have to speak from the heart. Here are a few thoughts, feelings, about our current situation. There is a tremendous potential in every crisis, the question is – can we see beyond the horizon? Help continue making Jewish … Read the rest The post The Jewish Story Season 3: Covid-19 Special Interlude first appeared on Elmad Online Learning. Continue reading The Jewish Story Season 3: Covid-19 Special Interlude at Elmad Online Learning.

Duration:00:35:38

The Jewish Story Season 3 Purim Interlude: Own Your Story

3/8/2020
The Jewish Story is narrative therapy for a nation, but how can it also serve each of us in our quest to be actors in our lives instead of objects? Listen in to this great Purim Torah, an exploration of… Read the rest The post The Jewish Story Season 3 Purim Interlude: Own Your Story first appeared on Elmad Online Learning. Continue reading The Jewish Story Season 3 Purim Interlude: Own Your Story at Elmad Online Learning.

Duration:00:34:42

The Jewish Story Season 3, Ep11: 1945-55 part III The reorganization of American Zionism

2/26/2020
We spoke about the suburbs and the shadows, now it is time to talk about Zionism. The ‘Golden decade’ was a time of reorganization in general, and particularly in relation to the newborn State of Israel. Here is an episode… Read the rest The post The Jewish Story Season 3, Ep11: 1945-55 part III The reorganization of American Zionism first appeared on Elmad Online Learning. Continue reading The Jewish Story Season 3, Ep11: 1945-55 part III The reorganization of American Zionism at Elmad...

Duration:00:44:35