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The Jewish Growth Podcast

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Welcome to the Jewish Growth 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 Jewish Growth Podcast is for you! Our weekly podcast will offer you timely insights from the Parsha, current events, the Jewish Year & more.

Welcome to the Jewish Growth 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 Jewish Growth 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 Jewish Growth 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 Jewish Growth 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

Have You Seen the Sound?

1/20/2022
Exodus 20, 15 teaches us that the Jewish nation “saw the sounds” of revelation at Sinai. A deeper exploration of this verse sheds light on what it means to be a Jew as we strive to connect with the word of G-d.

Duration:00:13:12

Devorah: Mother In Israel

1/13/2022
Devorah, one of the most famous women in Tanach, declared after a pivotal battle that she arose “as a mother in Israel.” What is the meaning of this title? What lessons do Devorah and Jewish mothers impart to us? Join us for a story of faith.

Duration:00:12:23

"I & Not An Angel"

1/6/2022
In this episode, we explore the deeper meaning of Jewish identity, in the context of G-d’s direct relationship with the Jewish people.

Duration:00:11:54

2022: Climb the Great Mountain

12/31/2021
A study of the tyrant Paroah sheds light on how to climb our own mountain.

Duration:00:10:46

Mitzvah #613 ~ Stand with Us

12/26/2021
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Duration:00:04:35

The Cradle of Our Jewish Family

12/16/2021
The end of Genesis sheds light on the origins of our family and who we are as part of Bnei Yisrael.

Duration:00:14:01

A Narrow Bridge: How Do We Confront Modernity?

12/9/2021
The wisdom of our sages provides guidance in what might be one of the most consequential questions we face as Jews. How do we confront modernity?

Duration:00:14:17

Finding God in the History of Your Life

12/2/2021
The epic struggle of David against Goliath, sheds light on how we can find G-d in the history of our own personal life.

Duration:00:13:04

The Real Chanukah Experience

11/25/2021
In this episode, we consider how to connect and grow through the deep, spiritual experience of Chanukah.

Duration:00:13:38

Welcome to the Jewish Growth Podcast!

11/18/2021
As we relaunch the podcast, we consider the meaning of our name “Yisrael”, plus: what to expect in the updated show.

Duration:00:14:30

What’s Next For The Torah Journey Podcast?

11/11/2021
Tune-in to this “last episode” of “The Torah Journey Podcast” so that you can hear updates about our upcoming improvements and changes to the podcast. Changes coming soon!

Duration:00:05:35

Thick Desire: How to Focus our Lives on our TRUE Desires

10/28/2021

Duration:00:14:26

A Jewish Sedom?

10/21/2021
As we explore the contrast between Avraham and the world he lived in, we gain critical insight into how we help build the Jewish people.

Duration:00:12:19

Original Sin: The Jewish View of Man

10/14/2021
The life and covenants of Avraham in Lech Lecha form a powerful teaching about Judaism’s optimistic view of mankind. Our Jewish view stands in stark contrast with various views that prevail in the broader society.

Duration:00:16:24

Man Before Eden

10/7/2021
While modern science contradicts a simplistic approach to the Torah, the approach of our tradition to Torah learning is anything but simplistic. In this episode, we will set the stage for our exploration of Jewish wisdom. How do traditional Jews read the Torah? Should we seek to reconcile Torah with other disciplines?

Duration:00:16:09

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