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Sunday | January 29, 2023

Episode 94 – Parshat Beshalach: The Power of Transition

In this illuminating conversation with Matan Lecturer Rachel Sharansky Danziger, we...

Sunday | January 19, 2023

Episode 93 – Parshat Bo: The Exodus, Present and Future

In this conversation with Dr. Ayelet Hoffman Libson, we speak about...

Sunday | January 15, 2023

Episode 92 – Parshat Vaera: The Purposes of the Plagues

In this conversation with Dr. Yael Ziegler, we explore the Egyptian...

Sunday | January 8, 2023

Episode 91 – Parshat Shemot: The Crafting of Memory

In this fascinating conversation with Rav Mike Feuer, host of The...

Sunday | January 1, 2023

Episode 90 – Parshat Vayechi: Enduring Legacies

In this conversation with R. Alex Israel that weaves in and out of...

Sunday | December 25, 2022

Episode 89 – Parshat Vayigash: Inching Toward Resolution

In this insightful conversation with Tanakh educator and family therapist Rabbanit...

Sunday | December 18, 2022

Episode 88 – Parshat Miketz: You Can Never Go Home Again

In this probing conversation with Matan faculty member Catriella Freedman, we...

Sunday | December 11, 2022

Episode 87 – Parshat Vayeshev: On Thorns and Wheat in the Episode of Tamar

In this candid conversation with Rabbanit Leah Sarna, we explore how...

Sunday | December 4, 2022

Episode 86 – Parshat Vayishlach: Dinah’s Violation – A Family Matter

In this insightful conversation with Matan Lecturer Rachel Sharansky Danziger, we...

Sunday | November 27, 2022

Episode 85 – Parshat Vayetze: The Relationship Between Rachel and Leah

In this probing conversation with Matan’s Rosh Batei Midrash and Academic Director...

Sunday | November 20, 2022

Episode 84 – Parshat Toldot: The Struggles of Yaakov

In this conversation with Rabbi Shmuel Klitsner, author of Wrestling Jacob: Deception,...

Sunday | November 11, 2022

Episode 83 – Parshat Chayei Sara: Relationship Dynamics in Bereishit

In this episode with returning guest Shayna Goldberg (Episode 12), we...

Sunday | November 6, 2022

Episode 82 – Parshat Vayera: The Sacrifice of Yitzchak: Divine Commands and Familial Loyalties

In this deep and thought-provoking conversation with Matan Lecturer Dr. Tanya...

Sunday | October 30, 2022

Episode 81 – Lech Lecha: Lot as Imitator and Emulator

In this conversation with educator and spiritual coach Rabbi Johnny Solomon,...

Monday | October 24, 2022

Episode 80 – Parshat Noach: Family As the Foundation of Civilization

In this conversation with rabbi and philosophy professor Dr. Sam Lebens,...

Tuesday | October 18, 2022

Episode 79 – Parshat Bereishit: Intimacy As the Family’s Foundation

In this first episode of a new season, podcast host Dr....

Sunday | October 9, 2022

Episode 78 – Parshat V’zot Habracha: Ending Where It Begins

In this episode with Matan’s founder and president Rabbanit Malka Bina,...

Sunday | October 2, 2022

Episode 77 – Parshat Ha’azinu: On Poetry and other Torah Technologies

In this enlightening conversation with Sara Tillinger Wolkenfeld, who serves as the Chief Learning...

Sunday | September 25, 2022

Episode 76 – Parshat Vayelech: Public Activism and Moshe’s Final Moments

In this illuminating conversation, Jennifer Raskas illustrates how Moshe’s final series...

Sunday | September 18, 2022

Episode 75 – Nitzavim: Where Can the Torah Be Found?

In this conversation with R. Betzalel Daniel–communal rabbi, Dayan in a...

Sunday | September 11, 2022

Episode 74 – Ki Tavo: Happiness in the Service of God

In this sweeping conversation, Matan faculty member and tour guide Rivi...

Sunday | September 4, 2022

Episode 73 – Parshat Ki Tetzeh: The Mouth That Eats and Speaks

In this candid conversation with Dr. Chana Shacham-Rosby, we speak about...

Sunday | August 28, 2022

Episode 72 – Parshat Shoftim: The Netziv on Innovative Torah

In this conversation with the always personable and candid Matan Faculty...

Monday | August 22, 2022

Episode 71 – Parshat Re’eh: A Designated ‘Makom’

In this enriching and enjoyable conversation with Matan’s favorite tour guide...

Sunday | August 14, 2022

Episode 70 – Parshat Ekev: When Repetition Matters (The Writings of R. Elchanan Samet)

In this wonderful conversation with returning guest and Matan faculty member...

Monday | August 8, 2022

Episode 69 – Parshat V’etchanan: Rav Hirsch and the Sinai Experience

In this searching conversation with Yoetztet Halacha Atara Eis, we speak...

Sunday | July 31, 2022

Episode 68 – Parshat Devarim: Devarim as Oral Law?

In this enlightening conversation with Rabbi Yitzchak Blau, we survey talmudic...

Sunday | July 24, 2022

Episode 67 – Parshat Masei: Journeying with the Ba’al Shem Tov

In this moving conversation with Matan faculty member and returning podcast...

Sunday | July 17, 2022

Episode 66 – Parshat Matot: When Student Becomes Teacher

In this conversation with Rabbanit Surale Rosen, we discuss the role...

Sunday | July 10, 2022

Episode 65 – Parshat Pinchas: Pinchas the Zealot- A Hassidic Perspective

In this wonderful conversation with Yossi Ben Harush, a charismatic educator...

Monday | July 4, 2022

Episode 64 – Parshat Balak: Women, Peor and The Allure of the Outside

In this thought-provoking episode with Matan Graduate and faculty member Rabbanit...

Sunday | June 26, 2022

Episode 63 – Parshat Chukat: Moshe’s Leadership, Then and Now

In this moving conversation with Rachel Sharansky Danziger, we speak about...

Sunday | June 19, 2022

Episode 62 – Parshat Korah: The Wilderness as Spiritual Landscape

In this conversation with the ever-moving Dr. Erica Brown, she discusses...

Sunday | June 12, 2022

Episode 61 – Parshat Shlach: Moshe through the Eyes of Philo

In this eye-opening conversation with Dr. Malka Z. Simkovich, we survey...

Monday | June 6, 2022

Episode 60 – Parshat Beha’alotcha: Rabbi Jonathan Sacks z”l on Humility

In this conversation with returning guest and Matan Faculty member Tanya...

Monday | May 30, 2022

Episode 59 – Parshat Naso: The Nazir Next Door

In this conversation with beloved teacher and author, Rabbi Alex Israel,...

Sunday | May 22, 2022

Episode 58 – Parshat Bamidbar: Family Dynamics and the Desert Encampment

In this eye-opening conversation with Matan’s Rosh Batei Midrash and Academic...

Sunday | May 12, 2022

Episode 57 – Parshat Behukotai: The Roots and Uprooting of a Nation

In this conversation with longtime educator Ilana Goldstein Saks, we discuss...

Sunday | May 8, 2022

Episode 56 – Parshat Behar: Theological and Social Dimensions of Shemita

Sunday | May 1, 2022

Episode 55 – Parshat Emor: Economic Perspectives on the Holiday Cycle

Tuesday | April 26, 2022

Episode 54 – Parshat Kedoshim: Love Through the Eyes of Rebbe Akiva

In this conversation with Morat Halakha and Matan Hasharon Faculty member...

Monday | April 18, 2022

Episode 53 – Parshat Acharei Mot: Seeing Aaron Through the Eyes of Josephus

Sunday | April 10, 2022

Episode 52 – Loving God: Shir Ha-Shirim and Pesach

Enjoy this pre-Pesach episode on Shir Ha-Shirim with Dr. (Yosefa) Fogel...

Sunday | April 30, 2022

Episode 51 – Parshat Metzora: When the Body Speaks for God

In this conversation with Dr. Elana Stein Hain,  Director of Faculty...

Sunday | March 27, 2022

Episode 50 – Parshat Tazria: Birth, Then and Now

In this candid and fun conversation with Rabbanit Rachel Weber Leshaw,...

Sunday | March 20, 2022

Episode 49 – Parshat Shmini: Aharon and his Sons’ Death as Plot and Sub-Plot

In this moving conversation with Matan Eshkolot graduate Rabbanit Margot Botwinick,...

Sunday | January 30, 2022

Episode 48 – Parshat Tzav: Ritual and Moral Impurity

In this conversation with Matan Lecturer Yael Leibowitz, we discuss two...

Sunday | March 6, 2022

Episode 47 – Parshat Vayikra: Sanctity in Time, Place, and Person

In this spiritually intimate conversation with Matan graduate and faculty member Rabbanit...

Monday | February 28, 2022

Episode 46 – Parshat Pekudei: Concluding the Book of Shemot with Leon Kass

In this conversation with Matan Faculty member Rabbanit Nechama Goldman Barash,...

Sunday | February 20, 2022

Episode 45 – Parshat Vayakel: Physicality and Creativity through the eyes of Shai Agnon

This week’s episode is dedicated in memory of Sara Litton z”l...

Monday | February 14, 2022

Episode 44- Parshat Ki Tisa: Having and Being

In this sweeping conversation with Tanya White, she speaks about seminal...

Tuesday | February 8, 2022

Episode 43- Parshat Tetzave: Law and Narrative Through the Eyes of Rashi

This conversation between Dr. Yosefa (Fogel) Wruble and Dr. Adina Sternberg–...

Sunday | January 30, 2022

Episode 42 – Parshat Teruma: The Mishkan As A Divine Marriage

In this candid conversation with Dr. Leore Sachs Shmuely–lecturer in Kabbalah...

Monday | January 24, 2022

Episode 41 – Parshat Mishpatim: Creating a Just Society through the Eyes of the Or ha-Chaim

In this conversation with Rabbanit Shira Marili Mirvis, she passionately brings...

Tuesday | January 18, 2021

Episode 40 – Parshat Yitro: Redemption Through the Eyes of Franz Rosenzweig

This week Dr. Yosefa (Fogel) Wruble speaks with Rabbanit Yafit Clymer...

Tuesday | December 11, 2021

Episode 39 – Parshat Beshalach: R. Moshe Shamah Recalls the Covenant

Wednesday | January 5, 2021

Episode 38 – Parshat Bo: Jewish History, Jewish Memory

This week Dr. Yosefa (Fogel) Wruble speaks with Rabbanit Rachelle Sprecher...

Wednesday | December 29, 2021

Episode 37 – Parshat Vaera: Moshe as Lawmaker and Lawbreaker

This week Dr. Yosefa (Fogel) Wruble speaks with Dr. Ayelet Hoffman...

Wednesday | December 22, 2021

Episode 36 – Parshat Shemot: Cassuto and the Exodus in its Ancient Egyptian Context

Welcome to a new season of One on One! In the...

Sunday | December 19, 2021

Episode 35 – Biblical Women (4/4)

Dr. Yosefa (Fogel) Wruble and Dr. Yael Ziegler discuss a vast...

Wednesday | December 15, 2021

Episode 34 – Noticing the Small People: Secondary Characters (3/4)

In this episode, Dr. Yosefa (Fogel) Wruble and Dr. Yael Ziegler...

Wednesday | December 8, 2021

Episode 33 – How to Character Sketch (2/4)

In this episode, Dr. Yosefa (Fogel) Wruble and Dr. Yael Ziegler...

Thursday | December 2, 2021

Episode 32 – The World of Biblical Characters (1/4)

In this first conversation of a four-part series, Dr. Yosefa (Fogel)...

Wednesday | November 17, 2021

Episode 31 – Universal Suffering in the Eyes of Contemporary Philosophy (4/4)

In this final episode of the series, Yosefa and Tanya transition...

Wednesday | November 10, 2021

Episode 30 – Grappling with National Suffering: The Holocaust (3/4)

In this episode Dr. Yosefa (Fogel) Wruble and Tanya White discuss...

Wednesday | November 2, 2021

Episode 29 – Marginalized Theologies in Rabbinic Writings (2/4)

This episode explores rabbinic sources on the topic and focuses on...

Wednesday | October 27, 2021

Episode 28 – Suffering: Where Does God Fit In? The Roots of Biblical Suffering (1/4)

This episode opens a new season of One on One and...

Sunday | September 26, 2021

Episode 27 – V’zot ha-beracha: How to Die Better

Enjoy the final parsha shiur in this series given by Dr....

Tuesday | September 14, 2021

Episode 26 – Shirat Ha’azinu, a song for generations

Enjoy this week’s short shiur on Parshat Ha’azinu given by Rivi...

Sunday | September 5, 2021

Episode 25 – Be There or Be Square: Hakhel, Yehoshua, and the Value of Experience

Enjoy this short shiur on Parshat Vayelech given by Matan summer...

Tuesday | August 31, 2021

Episode 24 – Choice and the Circle of Life

Enjoy this week’s short parsha shiur on Parshat Nitzavim given by...

Tuesday | August 24, 2021

Episode 23 – Land & Law, History & Halakha

Enjoy this week’s parsha shiur on Parshat Ki Tavo given by...

Tuesday | August 17, 2021

Episode 22 – The Beautiful Captive Woman: A New Look at Midrashic Sources

Enjoy this week’s short parsha shiur on Parshat Ki Tetze given...

Tuesday | August 10, 2021

Episode 21 – “The Calf That Ties Devarim and Breishit Together.”

Enjoy this week’s short parsha shiur on Parshat Shoftim given by...

Tuesday | August 2, 2021

Episode 20 – The Torah’s Sensitivity to Animals

Enjoy this week’s short parsha shiur on Parshat Re’eh given by...

Tuesday | July 27, 2021

Episode 19 – Rain and Rivers: The Difference between Israel and Egypt

Enjoy this week’s short parsha shiur on Parshat Ekev given by...

Tuesday | July 20, 2021

Episode 18- On the Importance of Listening

Enjoy this week’s short parsha shiur on Parshat Va’etchanan given by...

Tuesday | July 13, 2021

Episode 17 – A Sage is Greater than a Prophet

Enjoy this week’s short parsha shiur on Parshat Devarim given by...

Sunday | June 27, 2021

Episode 16 – Season Finale: Women Writing Torah with Dr. Erica Brown (7/7)

In this honest and raw conversation with Dr. Erica Brown, we...

Sunday | June 20, 2021

Episode 15 – When Three Become One: Medicine, Public Health and Halakha (6/7)

In this fascinating conversation with Dr. Sharon Galper Grossman, MD-MPh and...

Sunday | June 13, 2021

Episode 14 – Loving and Living in the Tribal Land with Tamar Weissman (5/7)

In this episode, Matan Summer Program coordinator Tamar Weissman movingly discusses...

Sunday | June 6, 2021

Episode 13 – Torah in Translation with Sara Daniel and Oritt Sinclair (4/7)

This episode takes us behind the scenes with two wonderful translators–...

Sunday | May 30, 2021

Episode 12 – Women Writing Wisdom with Shayna Goldberg (3/7)

In this kind and transparent conversation, Shayna Goldberg speaks about her...

Sunday | May 23, 2021

Episode 11 – Reading and Writing Midrash with Simi Peters (2/7)

In this intimate and moving conversation, Simi Peters reflects on her...

Sunday | May 16, 2021

Episode 10 – Shayla: Matan Women’s Online Responsa w/ Rabbanit Surale Rosen & Fran Miller (1/7)

Welcome to the second season of One on One! In this...

Sunday | May 2, 2021

Episode 9 – From Dream to Reality: Creating Matan with Rabbanit Malke Bina

In this intimate conversation about the shaping of a world of...

Sunday | April 25, 2021

Episode 8 – Learn & Tour with Shulie Mishkin

In this fun, personable, and honest conversation, seasoned tour guide Shulie...

Monday | April 19, 2021

Episode 7 – Self-Knowledge, Autonomy, and Torah Life with Dr. Ayelet Hoffmann Libson

Dr. Ayelet Hoffmann Libson taught at Matan for over a decade....

Sunday | April 11, 2021

Episode 6 – Cultivating Torah with Rabbanit Shani Taragin

In this important and honest conversation, Rabbanit Shani Taragin speaks about...

Sunday | April 04, 2021

Episode 5 – Leading with Torah with Margot (Reinstein) Botwinick

Margot (Reinstein) Botwinick is a graduate of Matan’s Bellows Eshkolot Educators...

Monday | March 29, 2021

Episode 4 – Re-Examining Torah with Rabbanit Nechama Goldman Barash

Rabbanit Nechama Goldman Barash teaches contemporary halacha and Talmud at Matan...

Sunday | March 21, 2021

Episode 3 – Thinking Torah with Tanya White

Tanya White is a graduate of Matan’s Matmidot program and teaches...

Monday | March 15, 2021

Episode 2 – Matan Torah with Dr. Yael Ziegler

Dr. Yael Ziegler is a senior Tanakh lecturer at Matan and Herzog College...

Monday | March 8, 2021

Episode 1 – Living Torah with Rabbanit Adv. Yardena Bodenheimer (Cope-Yossef)

Rabbanit Adv. Yardena Bodenheimer (Cope-Yossef) has spent years learning, teaching, and...

Thursday | March 4, 2021

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