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The Torah Journey Podcast - with Rabbi Ken Brodkin

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Welcome to the Torah Journey Podcast with Rabbi Ken Brodkin. This broadcast will help you access the timeless wisdom of Judaism and enrich your Jewish journey. How do we apply the wisdom of Judaism to real life? If you are in search of Jewish insight and inspiration, the Torah Journey Podcast is for you! Our weekly podcast will offer you timely insights from the Parsha, current events, the Jewish Year & more.

Welcome to the Torah Journey Podcast with Rabbi Ken Brodkin. This broadcast will help you access the timeless wisdom of Judaism and enrich your Jewish journey. How do we apply the wisdom of Judaism to real life? If you are in search of Jewish insight and inspiration, the Torah Journey Podcast is for you! Our weekly podcast will offer you timely insights from the Parsha, current events, the Jewish Year & more.

Location:

United States

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Welcome to the Torah Journey Podcast with Rabbi Ken Brodkin. This broadcast will help you access the timeless wisdom of Judaism and enrich your Jewish journey. How do we apply the wisdom of Judaism to real life? If you are in search of Jewish insight and inspiration, the Torah Journey Podcast is for you! Our weekly podcast will offer you timely insights from the Parsha, current events, the Jewish Year & more.

Language:

English

Contact:

5039019542


Episodes

Go Count the Stars

9/27/2021
When Avraham doubted his own future, G-d took him “outside” and suggested that he gaze upon the stars and count them. “So shall be your seed”, the Almighty told Avram. As we discover in today’s podcast, this conversation is a revelation about what it means to be Jewish. As we look past the High Holidays, join us as we consider our next steps of growing with the Jewish people.

Duration:00:12:35

The Greatest Legacy

9/17/2021
As we begin a new year, we consider the plight of the marginalized. How we can support people who may be on the margins of our Jewish society?

Duration:00:14:48

The Place I Will Show You

9/9/2021
In a changing universe, the path of Avraham guides us to the place where we can hear the word of G-d guiding us to our destiny.

Duration:00:14:42

5782: Find The Blessing

9/1/2021
Gratitude and thanksgiving for our blessings are a major key to success in life. Learning to recognize the blessings can define our experiences during the New Year and beyond.

Duration:00:12:01

Yona: Confronting Our Contradictions

8/18/2021
The book of Yona, which we read on the day of Yom Kippur, helps us navigate many of the inner contradictions that we face in our own lives.

Duration:00:15:33

Can We Really Do More?! (An Elul Field Guide)

8/12/2021
The months of Elul and Tishrei place a demand of “doing more” upon us. But what if our time is already completely tapped? Can we really do more? This podcast explores a refreshing Torah insight into the spiritual makeup of a human being. This insight provides a foundation for Jewish success during the month of Elul and beyond.

Duration:00:15:16

Waking Up In Elul

8/5/2021
In Parshat Re’eh, the Torah starts to present us with a stark choice between blessing and curse, life and death. The month of Elul is a time to ponder this choice as we prepare for renewed life.

Duration:00:16:37

Counterculture

7/22/2021
The Torah’s idea of matrilineal descent sheds light on how we Jews can understand ourselves in a culture that often misconstrues us.

Duration:00:16:56

What is Freedom?

7/15/2021
The Nine Days and Tisha B’Av are a time to reflect upon the Jewish meaning of freedom, and our deepest aspirations during the days of Chodesh Av. Visit SeferTorahPDX.com to contribute to Kesser Israel's Sefer Torah Campaign.

Duration:00:15:43

Are You Replaceable?

6/30/2021
We are living through an age of change and transition, but what is the real truth of our lives? Are we irreplaceable as we may often feel? The paths of Moshe and Eliyahu sheds light on the meaning of our lives.

Duration:00:15:43

A Nation Apart: Defeating Antisemitism in the Three Weeks

6/24/2021
If we can't win the battle against antisemitism on social media, where can we triumph? The non-Jewish prophet Bilaam as well as the period of the Three Weeks offers insight into where the Jewish people can overcome their enemies.

Duration:00:16:20

Finding Joy When You’re NOT at the Party

6/17/2021
If most of life entails struggle, doubts and challenges, how do we go through these moments? Our state of joy or lack thereof is a key sign of where we stand on one of life’s most critical issues.

Duration:00:15:04

The Torah Conspiracy

6/9/2021
How do we know who to follow in a complex and changing world? Join us as we consider a Torah perspective on conspiracy theory.

Duration:00:14:51

Into the Promised Land: Expressing Emunah In Real Life

6/3/2021
In this episode, we explore how we bring our Jewish beliefs into our tangible lives. What is it that enables some people to enter the promised land while others languish in the wilderness?

Duration:00:14:36

Confronting Anti-Semitism: Lift Up Your World

5/26/2021
With the rise of anti-Semitism, we witness the power of words. In this moment, we strive to lift up our world with our words

Duration:00:16:02

Rediscover Ruth: A Shavuot Reflection

5/12/2021
Ruth was an unknown, destitute foreigner in her day. As we explore the lessons of her life, we find the path toward meaning in our own lives, on Shavuot and beyond.

Duration:00:14:17

How Do We Cope With Calamity?

5/5/2021
In this episode we explore the Torah’s guidance in grappling with a tragic event that claimed innocent lives.

Duration:00:16:48

A Great Light: The Legacy of Rebbi Shimon Bar Yochai

4/28/2021
Lag B'Omer Episode. This week's episode is dedicated to the merit of a completel recovery for those who were injured in Meron this Lag B'Omer. In addition, this is dedicated to the memory of the lives that have been lost. Discover the great light that Rebbi Shimon Bar Yochai revealed in his life, and the essential connection that every Jew has to that light.

Duration:00:17:38

Can Average Jews Be Holy?

4/22/2021
Discover the Jewish foundation of holiness, a principal that ties all the Mitzvot of the Torah together.

Duration:00:15:43

Israel: Gateway to Miracles

4/14/2021
On Yom Ha’atzmaut (Israel Independence Day) we reflect on the miracles of Israeli history and what it means for our lives, wherever we live on G-d’s globe.

Duration:00:16:02