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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

Special release on the political situation in Israel: The Jewish Story Season 3 Interlude: Government, a Crisis of Faith

11/28/2019
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This episode was previously published on The Jewish Story podcast channel. If you are interested listening to more and want to subscribe please click here or search for the Jewish Story wherever you download your podcasts today. Special Edition Q&A … Read the rest Continue reading Special release on the political situation in Israel: The Jewish Story Season 3 Interlude: Government, a Crisis of Faith at Elmad Online Learning.

Duration:00:39:40

The Jewish Story Season 3 Interlude: Government, a Crisis of Faith

11/28/2019
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Special Edition Q&A session with Rav Mike on Democracy in America and Israel, Israeli Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu and President Donald Trump, and what the future holds for Jews. No matter where you turn, it seems that democracy is in … Read the rest Continue reading The Jewish Story Season 3 Interlude: Government, a Crisis of Faith at Elmad Online Learning.

Duration:00:39:40

The Jewish Story Season 3, Ep5: 1949 Boundary Issues, Part I

11/17/2019
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In 1949 Israel was in the dangerous position of winning the battle and losing the war. Though ceasefire agreements were in place, peace remained elusive. This episode opens an examination of the questions of international legitimacy, national cohesion and border … Read the rest Continue reading The Jewish Story Season 3, Ep5: 1949 Boundary Issues, Part I at Elmad Online Learning.

Duration:00:44:36

The Jewish Story Season 3, Ep4: Sink or Swim – mass immigration and the in-gathering part II

11/3/2019
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There are times in the history of peoples and nations when the decisions made shape the future. The three years after Israel’s foundation saw its population double through immigration, the way in which the immigrants were received set the mode … Read the rest Continue reading The Jewish Story Season 3, Ep4: Sink or Swim – mass immigration and the in-gathering part II at Elmad Online Learning.

Duration:00:49:34

The Jewish Story Season 3, Ep3: Mass Immigration and Ingathering the Exiles – part I

10/22/2019
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In the first two years after Israel’s independence the Jewish population doubled. Such massive immigration put an almost fatal stress on the resources and social fabric of the young state. Before we can discuss the practical implications we need to … Read the rest Continue reading The Jewish Story Season 3, Ep3: Mass Immigration and Ingathering the Exiles – part I at Elmad Online Learning.

Duration:00:43:03

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 Continue reading The Jewish Story Season 3 Yom Kippur Interlude: 5780 A New Horizon at Elmad Online Learning.

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 Continue reading The Jewish Story Season 3, Ep2: The Evolution of American Zionism, part II at Elmad Online Learning.

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 Continue reading The Jewish Story Season 3, Ep1: The Evolution of American Zionism, part I at Elmad Online Learning.

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 Continue reading The Jewish Story Season 2, Episode 40: Made in 1948 – Three historic decisions that shaped the birth of modern-day Israel at Elmad Online Learning.

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 Continue reading The Jewish Story Season 2, Episode 39: Pre-Independence 1948 – The Battle for the Roads and the birth of Narrative War at Elmad Online Learning.

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 Continue reading The Jewish Story Season 2, Episode 38: The Fight for Liberation Which Preceded Freedom at Elmad Online Learning.

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 Continue reading The Jewish Story Season 2, Episode 37: Survivalist Zionism – How the Zionist Struggle Looked After the Holocaust at Elmad Online Learning.

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 Continue reading The Jewish Story Season 2, Episode 36: The Revolt Against British Rule and the Struggle Within the Underground at Elmad Online Learning.

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 Continue reading The Jewish Story Season 2, Episode 35: The Warsaw Ghetto and the Rise of Jewish Resistance at Elmad Online Learning.

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 Continue reading The Jewish Story Season 2, Episode 34: Heart of Darkness at Elmad Online Learning.

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 Continue reading The Jewish Story Interlude: Independence at Elmad Online Learning.

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 Continue reading The Jewish Story Season 2, Episode 33: The Arab Revolt at Elmad Online Learning.

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 Continue reading The Jewish Story Season 2, Episode 32: Under Pressure at Elmad Online Learning.

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 Continue reading The Jewish Story Interlude: What is a Jew? at Elmad Online Learning.

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 Continue reading The Jewish Story Season 2, Episode 31: Interwar Jewry at Elmad Online Learning.

Duration:01:20:58