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The Jewish Story with Mike Feuer

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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.

Location:

United States

Description:

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.

Language:

English


Episodes

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 Continue reading The Jewish Story Season 3, Ep11: 1945-55 part III The reorganization of American Zionism at Elmad Online Learning.

Duration:00:44:35

The Jewish Story Season 3, Ep10: 1945-55 part II Shadows on the Golden

2/11/2020
The decade after World War Two was a Jewish decade for America. Not only did the Jews achieve the suburban dream, but their culture stepped right into the middle of the American mainstream. Nonetheless, there were two things which dimmed… Read the rest Continue reading The Jewish Story Season 3, Ep10: 1945-55 part II Shadows on the Golden at Elmad Online Learning.

Duration:00:43:30

The Jewish Story Season 3, Ep9: 1945-55 part I Did the Jews turn white?

2/4/2020
1945 to 1955 is known as the ‘Golden Decade’ of American Jewry. Here is the first of three episodes which aims to fill in the Jewish Story on the western side of the Atlantic. The question for today is – … Read the rest Continue reading The Jewish Story Season 3, Ep9: 1945-55 part I Did the Jews turn white? at Elmad Online Learning.

Duration:00:43:26

The Jewish Story Season 3, Ep8: 70 years of constitutional crisis part II

1/13/2020
In part two of this exploration of Israel’s seventy year constitutional crisis we take a look at the revolution of 1992 and how it contributed to today’s battles. As a special bonus I included a little bird walk along the … Read the rest Continue reading The Jewish Story Season 3, Ep8: 70 years of constitutional crisis part II at Elmad Online Learning.

Duration:00:50:47

The Jewish Story Season 3, Ep7: 70 years of constitutional crisis part I

12/29/2019
If I asked you whether Israel has a constitution are you sure that you would know the answer? This episode is the first half of answering the question by delving into the history of Israel’s 1949 Constituent Assembly. Help continue … Read the rest Continue reading The Jewish Story Season 3, Ep7: 70 years of constitutional crisis part I at Elmad Online Learning.

Duration:00:44:12

The Jewish Story Interlude Hanukah – Releasing the Light Within

12/22/2019
Here is a live interlude from Rav Mike – his annual class in memory of his father, Charles Feuer ob’m. It is an exploration of the Hanukah light as it has been gradually released through the challenges of history, theology… Read the rest Continue reading The Jewish Story Interlude Hanukah – Releasing the Light Within at Elmad Online Learning.

Duration:00:43:16

The Jewish Story Season 3, Ep6: The Limits of Retaliation

12/15/2019
Every value has a boundary and every state a border, which means that often we have to fight to maintain them. Here is the story of Israel’s struggle against infiltration in the 1950’s and the moral complexity of retaliatory raids. … Read the rest Continue reading The Jewish Story Season 3, Ep6: The Limits of Retaliation at Elmad Online Learning.

Duration:00:47:49

Jewish Story Live 5780: The Bet Yosef

12/9/2019
In the middle of the 16th century the town of Tzefat became a new center of Jewish life. This class introduces one side of that renewal though the story of R’ Yosef Karo, author of the Shulchan Aruch and the … Read the rest Continue reading Jewish Story Live 5780: The Bet Yosef at Elmad Online Learning.

Duration:01:08:49

**NEW PODCAST MINI-SERIES** Walking With Your Inner Spirit – Introduction Episode

12/9/2019
Walking With Your Inner Spirit: six opportunities, practices and encounters experiencing the Divine within. This is a new podcast series from Yiscah Smith releasing weekly with the first episode during the first week of Hanukah 5780. Be sure to subscribe … Read the rest Continue reading **NEW PODCAST MINI-SERIES** Walking With Your Inner Spirit – Introduction Episode at Elmad Online Learning.

Duration:00:10:01

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

11/28/2019
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
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

11/17/2019
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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