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Binah - Creative Voices from the JCCSF

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

This series features many of the remarkable artists and thinkers who continue to speak at the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco.
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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: Dan Ariely with Jeff Kreisler

12/7/2017
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Behavioral economist Dan Ariely looks into the illogical world of personal finance, revealing why we make bad financial decisions and providing some practical tools for making better ones.

Duration: 00:58:59


Binah: Esther Perel

11/30/2017
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Psychotherapist and relationship expert Esther Perel invites us to take a closer look at infidelity to find out what affairs are really about. Her new book is The State of Affairs: Rethinking Infidelity .

Duration: 00:58:59


Binah: Walter Isaacson

11/16/2017
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Author, journalist and biographer Walter Isaacson discusses how Leonardo da Vinci's wide-ranging passions, combined with his ability to stand at the crossroads of art and science, made him history's most creative genius.

Duration: 00:58:59


Binah: Armistead Maupin with Peter Stein

11/9/2017
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Writer Armistead Maupin chronicles his odyssey from the Old South to freewheeling San Francisco, and his evolution from curious youth to groundbreaking writer and gay rights pioneer, in his new memoir Logical Family .

Duration: 00:58:59


Binah: Ed Asner with Ed Weinberger

11/2/2017
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Television actor and activist Ed Asner explains how liberals can reclaim the Constitution from the right-wingers who think that they—and only they—know how to interpret it. His new book is The Grouchy Historian: An Old-Time Lefty Defends Our Constitution Against Right-Wing Hypocrites and Nutjobs .

Duration: 00:58:59


BInah: Yotam Ottolenghi and Helen Goh with Peter Stein

10/26/2017
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Chef, writer and restauranteur Yotam Ottolenghi and his long-time collaborator Helen Goh share their new cookbook Sweet: Desserts From London’s Ottolenghi .

Duration: 00:58:59


Binah: Nicole Krauss with Judson True

10/19/2017
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Writer Nicole Krauss interweaves the stories of two disparate people whose transcendental search leads them to the same Israeli desert.

Duration: 00:58:59


Binah: Judy Chicago with Sarah Thornton

10/12/2017
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Artist Judy Chicago talks about changing the way we look at women’s history, feminist arts and crafts, and the political impact of culture.

Duration: 00:58:59


Binah: Reshma Saujani with Bozoma Saint John

10/5/2017
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Reshma Saujani, founder and CEO of Girls Who Code, talks about closing the gender gap in technology.

Duration: 00:58:59


Binah: Cleve Jones with Peter Stein

9/28/2017
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AIDS and LGBT activist Cleve Jones talks about his nearly four decades at the center of a movement to give voice to people who have been made invisible. His memoir is When We Rise: My Life in the Movement .

Duration: 00:58:59


Binah: We Marched, We Rallied, Now What? On Environmental Justice

9/21/2017
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We feature representatives from various environmental organizations to discuss the challenges they face during the new administration, including Samantha Couch from NextGen Climate, Lisa Hoyos from Climate Parents, Sheridan Enomoto from Greenaction, and Amy Aguilera from PODER. The moderator is Kanishka Karunaratne.

Duration: 00:58:59


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

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