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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!

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!

Location:

United States

Description:

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!

Language:

English

Contact:

5039019542


Episodes

Shavuot: The Long Road of Mitzvot

5/26/2022
Our rabbis teach us that “one Mitzvah causes another Mitzvah.” Yet, seemingly it is possible to perform one Mitzvah without it leading anywhere in particular. How do we realize a full life of walking in the Mitzvot?

Duration:00:12:42

Lab B'Omer Episode: The Power of Habit

5/15/2022
As we count the days toward Shavuot, the counting of Sefira helps us to understand that power of positive habit in our Torah lives. How do we access our full potential through new habits?

Duration:00:12:36

Kiddush HaShem in a Non-Jewish World

5/9/2022
As Jews, we experience a tension between our desire to be a “Kiddush HaShem” and the fact that, often, people we encounter do not look favorably upon our Torah practices. How do we thrive with this unresolved tension present in our lives? What does it mean to make a Kiddush HaShem in a non-Jewish world?

Duration:00:12:18

What Is Life?

5/1/2022
Our will to live is the most basic of human drives. But how do we define life? The Torah’s command to “live in Mitzvot” suggests a path that shapes the meaning of our lives.

Duration:00:12:07

When Sheep Walk with Wolves

4/25/2022
Isaiah’s futuristic vision of the messianic era points to our innate ability to overcome our natural limitations.

Duration:00:13:59

When God is Moving You

4/18/2022
Learning to find your personal Exodus on Pesach and beyond.

Duration:00:14:53

Make For Yourself A Rabbi

4/12/2022
What is the purpose of having a rabbi in our lives?

Duration:00:18:33

Sprouting in Spring: Nisan & Personal Growth

4/3/2022

Duration:00:13:48

When Is Change Healthy?

3/28/2022
In this episode, I share some reflections about my next steps in life, PLUS: when is change healthy for any individual? A deeper look at the pre-Pesach purification process sheds light on healthy change and development.

Duration:00:11:52

Zachor: You Are Great in the Eyes of HaShem

3/10/2022
As we recommit to eradicating Amalek from our world, we contemplate how each and every one of us and our Mitzvot are great in the eyes of HaShem.

Duration:00:11:46

The Defeat of Evil: From Haman to Putin

3/4/2022
Study of Tanach in general, and the Megilla specifically, supports the need to clearly identity, and unequivocally denounce evil.

Duration:00:12:03

What’s Your 11th Command?

2/24/2022
The Megilla and Chodesh Adar point us to a bigger picture understanding of our past and our future.

Duration:00:11:35

Embracing Our Regrets

2/3/2022
A Torah approach to the powerful human emotion of regret lead us to new opportunities, as we rethink our future us and relaunch our journey.

Duration:00:12:20

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