Today's Guest: Rabbi Brad Hirschfield Listed for many years in Newsweek as one of America’s “50 Most Influential Rabbis,” and recognized as one of our nation’s leading “Preachers & Teachers,” by Beliefnet.com, Rabbi Brad Hirschfield serves as the President of Clal–The …View This Post about Rabbi Brad Hirschfield: Open AND Secure – TJS 023
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Today's Topic: Ki Tissa - The Torah Portion of the Week Today we're doing something a little different: We're kicking off Season 2 of The Jewcurious Show with an experiment in the format of the show. We will be alternating our awesome interview episodes with recordings of …View This Post about Ki Tissa & The Secret to Doing Hard Things – TJS 022
I just have to say, has been a fun week in The Jewcurious School. So fun, I want to let everyone see inside, even people who aren't one of our regular students. First, in our Weekly Torah class, I revealed to students that this week's parashah (Mishpatim) contains my favorite …View This Post about Mishpatim: Kindness to Strangers and the Jewish Ethics of Speech
Sometimes my students wonder if they are too old for converting to Judaism? Is there a maximum age limit? Is there a point to converting after a certain age? After all, so many of our traditions and public celebrations revolve around babies, Bar Mitzvah kids, and newlyweds. And …View This Post about Too Old for Converting to Judaism? Ask Abraham.