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Binah - Creative Voices from the JCCSF

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Location:

San Francisco, CA

Description:

This series features many of the remarkable artists and thinkers who continue to speak at the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco.

Twitter:

@ArtsJCCSF

Language:

English

Contact:

3200 California Street San Francisco, CA 94118 415-292-1200


Episodes

Binah: Glynn Washington, Roman Mars and Jessica Abel with Jourdan Abel

9/7/2017
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Snap Judgment ’s Glynn Washington, 99% Invisible ’s Roman Mars and cartoonist Jessica Abel examine how radio producers construct some of today’s most exciting and innovative storytelling. Jessica’s graphic narrative about radio storytelling is Out on the Wire: The Storytelling Secrets of the New Masters of Radio .

Duration: 00:58:59


Binah: Mark Bittman with Margo True

8/31/2017
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Food journalist, author, and former columnist for The New York Times Mark Bittman deconstructs and debunks myths about food production practices and trends.

Duration: 00:58:59


Binah: Colm Tóibín

8/24/2017
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Writer Colm Tóibín brings his modern sensibility to rewrite a Greek tragedy. His new novel is House of Names .

Duration: 00:58:59


Binah: BJ Miller with Jon Mooallem and Lucy Kalanithi

8/17/2017
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Zen Hospice Project’s BJ Miller talks about embracing death not as a medical event but rather as a universally shared life experience.

Duration: 00:58:59


Binah: Maria Popova with Alexis Madrigal

8/10/2017
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Maria Popova talks about her wildly popular blog BrainPickings , once described as “walking into the Museum of Modern Art and having somebody give you a customized, guided tour.”

Duration: 00:58:59


Binah: Al Franken with Matt Martin

8/3/2017
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Comedian, writer and politician Al Franken recounts his career journey from Saturday Night Live to the United States Senate. His new memoir is Al Franken, Giant of the Senate .

Duration: 00:58:59


Binah: Krista Tippett with Tiffany Schlain

7/27/2017
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Krista Tippett, producer of the popular podcast On Being , profiles people whose insights inspire a sense of wonder and courage.

Duration: 00:59:00


Binah: Terry Tempest Williams

7/20/2017
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Author, conservationist and activist Terry Tempest Williams celebrates the centennial of the National Park Service with lyrical portraits of America’s grandest parks.

Duration: 00:58:59


Binah: We Marched, We Rallied, Now What? Strategies and Solutions

7/13/2017
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We feature representatives from various women’s organizations to discuss the challenges they face during the new administration, including Clare Winterton, Global Fund for Women; Rebecca Griffin, NARAL Pro-Choice California; Amy Whelan, National Center for Lesbian Rights; Lourdes Martinez, Mujeres Unidas y Activas. The moderator is Kanishka Karunaratne.

Duration: 00:58:59


Binah: Kingdom of Olives and Ash

7/6/2017
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On the July 6th edition of Binah , we feature writers Ayelet Waldman, Michael Chabon and Fida Jiryis, contributors to Kingdom of Olives and Ash , a new collection of essays on the human cost of fifty years of Israeli occupation of the West Bank and Gaza, and Yehuda Shaul of the Israeli NGO Breaking the Silence. They’re joined in conversation by Daniel Sokatch of the New Israel Fund.

Duration: 00:58:59


Binah: Masha Gessen with Sue Fishkoff

6/29/2017
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Journalist Masha Gessen reveals the complex, strange and heart-wrenching truth of Jews in twentieth-century Russia that begins with pogroms and ends with emigration. She also shares advice for surviving under autocratic rule, drawing from historical sources and personal experience.

Duration: 00:58:59


Binah: Esther Perel

6/22/2017
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Psychotherapist Esther Perel offers personal and professional insights and the complex science behind human interaction in modern relationships.

Duration: 00:58:59


Binah: Mayim Bialik with Jourdan Abel

6/8/2017
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Actress, writer, neuroscientist and founder of GrokNation.com, Mayim Bialik shares what it means to grow from a girl to a woman biologically, psychologically and sociologically, from her new book Girling Up: How to Be Strong, Smart and Spectacular .

Duration: 00:58:59


Binah: Mary Gaitskill with Michael Ray

6/1/2017
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Novelist, essayist and short story writer Mary Gaitskill shares insights on a variety of topics ranging from pop culture and politics to dating and rape debates.

Duration: 00:58:59


Binah: Ronald Leopold

5/25/2017
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Executive Director of the Anne Frank House in Amsterdam, Ronald Leopold discusses moral dilemmas in the appropriation of Anne Frank in representing a wide range of social and political causes.

Duration: 00:58:59


Binah: Stephen Tobolowsky

5/18/2017
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Character actor, author and podcaster Stephen Tobolowsky shares stories about love, catastrophe and triumph from his new book My Adventures With God .

Duration: 00:58:59


Binah: Hida Viloria with Sam McConnell

5/11/2017
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Writer and intersex activist Hida Viloria, whose new memoir is Born Both: An Intersex Life , discusses fighting for human rights and equality for intersex people everywhere, and embracing identity that doesn’t fit standard definitions of male or female.

Duration: 00:51:27


Binah: David Mandel with Tim Goodman

5/4/2017
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David Mandel takes us inside Veep , the hottest comedy on television, starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus, for which he is showrunner and executive producer. He also shares stories about writing for Saturday Night Live , Seinfeld , and Curb Your Enthusiasm .

Duration: 00:52:33


Binah: Ariel Levy with Kerry Corrigan

4/27/2017
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Journalist and staff writer for The New Yorker magazine, Ariel Levy discusses her new memoir, The Rules Do Not Apply , which tells the story of how she built an unconventional life and then watched it fall apart with astonishing speed.

Duration: 00:58:59


Binah: We Marched, We Rallied, Now What?

4/20/2017
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Join us for a new series of community panels on the state of the nation, the challenges we will encounter, and how ordinary citizens can affect change, presented in partnership with the Women’s March of San Francisco.

Duration: 00:58:59

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