Podcasts

We believe that the journey to self discovery is led by inquiry, and that’s why our podcasts ask big questions and dissect complex topics by unpacking all things Jewish.

S1
E17
45 mins

On this week’s episode of Nice Jewish Girls, Julia sits down with Representative Alma Hernandez, a state representative from Arizona, and an impassioned Jewish advocate. Alma unpacks her unique and inspiring Jewish background, and the two discusss the importance of education in the fight against antisemitism.

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Learn about Alma Hernandez’ work here: https://www.almaforarizona.org/about_alma.

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S2
E10
40 mins

This is the story of the men and women who brought us our state. Who ran guns, defended settlements, defied the Mandatory Powers that Be, smuggled shell-shocked refugees into their homeland… and who disagreed with each other mightily about the best way to wrench their homeland back from a dying empire. In this episode, the last of Season 2, Noam tells the story of Black Saturday and asks, how far would we have gone to bring about the State of Israel?

S1
E16
36 mins

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, and on Nice Jewish Girls, Julia talks to Elana Silber, the powerhouse CEO of Sharsheret. Sharsheret is a national organization supporting Jewish women and families facing breast and ovarian cancer. They talk about the impact of Sharsheret, the resilience and hope of women, and tools for women to make the best decisions for themselves.

S2
E9
41 mins

By January 1993, the Israelis and the Palestinians had opened secret negotiations, culminating in the Oslo Accords, a series of agreements between Israel and the PLO, as the representatives of the Palestinians. So, what was Oslo? What is its legacy? How did the Israeli public, including the settlement leadership, view Oslo? What about the Palestinians? And, what lessons can we learn from this haunting story?

S1
E15
37 mins

On this week’s episode of Nice Jewish Girls, Julia sits down with Avital Chizhik-Goldschmidt, an esteemed New York writer and journalist. They discuss the importance of giving Jewish voices from all backgrounds a platform inside and outside of the community.

S2
E8
37 mins

The story of Sabra and Shatila is a horrifying one. A paramilitary Lebanese group massacres between 800 and 2,000 refugees, many in horrifying ways. And oddly…Israel is blamed for this awful, awful crime? This week, Noam will break down the confusing and upsetting story of Sabra and Shatila, and in doing so, will ask, how does a nation deal with power and responsibility?

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