Leadership

Episode 29: Patience To Learn And Humility To Lead w/Dr. Erica Brown

Episode 29:  Patience To Learn And Humility To Lead w/Dr. Erica Brown

Dr. Erica Brown is an associate professor of curriculum and pedagogy at The George Washington University and the director of its Mayberg Center for Jewish Education and Leadership. She is the author of twelve books on leadership, the Hebrew Bible and spirituality; her forthcoming commentary is The Book of Esther: Power, Fate and Fragility in Exile (Koren/OU). She has been published in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Tablet and The Jewish Review of Books and wrote a monthly column for the New York Jewish Week. She has blogged for Psychology Today, Newsweek/Washington Post’s “On Faith” and JTA and tweets on one page of Talmud study a day at DrEricaBrown.

Episode 24: Refua Shlema - A Complete Healing? The Medical Marijuana Episode w/Laurel Freedman

Episode 24: Refua Shlema - A Complete Healing? The Medical Marijuana Episode w/Laurel Freedman

Laurel Freedman - advocate and entrepreneur in the Medical Marijuana industry joins me in this latest episode as we talk about the potential and pitfalls of cannabis. Bringing healing to body, mind and soul - is this once cultural taboo finally kosher?

Episode 17: Begging for Change w/Kitchens for Good cofounder Aviva Paley

Episode 17: Begging for Change w/Kitchens for Good cofounder Aviva Paley

Aviva Paley, co-founder of Kitchens for Good, saw the crises of food waste, mass incarceration, and the vast amount of Americans that go hungry every day and so she helped build an organization that addresses all three of those issues.

Episode 14: Starting a Brick and Mortar in the Tech Age of Apps w/Emily Weisberg

Episode 14: Starting a Brick and Mortar in the Tech Age of Apps w/Emily Weisberg

But when my daughter is playing with Legos… when the dad goes into work his boss is a woman, and when the mom goes into work - she is the boss! And so I thought to myself: Ok, if that is something that is normal for her, maybe we have made a stride here on some level.

Episode 13: Breaking The Mold, Creating New Ways To Be and Do Jewish w/Roey Kruvi

Episode 13: Breaking The Mold, Creating New Ways To Be and Do Jewish w/Roey Kruvi

“If you want to create a space where people can talk about things that are harder to share and harder to hear - celebrating that at the end of the day with a little bit of fun just seems natural. You just need a space to release. That’s why sometimes I talk about just the need for a party at the end of the day, or some kind of fun evening program. It’s not that innovative. Anybody that has been leading Jewish shabbatons has figured that out. It’s even in the Jewish tradition. That’s why Friday night we have an Oneg or Saturday night you have some kind of celebration.”

What did Moses do that was so great anyways?

What did Moses do that was so great anyways?

When moving towards any goal as a team or a community every member must contribute something to make that dream a reality.

For the Israelites that were breathlessly dashing towards liberation there were a handful of figures that stood out from the rest in terms of their contribution to making that freedom become a reality.

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