It’s easy to enlighten and educate yourself when on the go with these fascinating podcasts.
In the many ways that the online web has changed the way information is shared, podcasts have steadily grown into the perfect way to give lectures on topics of all kinds. Here is our list of notable Jewish podcasts that you should know about:
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1. Jewish History Soundbites
Noted tour guide, lecturer, and Yad Vashem Researcher of Jewish History Yehuda Geberer’s podcast on Jewish History takes you through the fascinating history of the world of pre-war Eastern Europe, and modern times, in 30 minute segments.
2. Jews You Should Know
Hosted by Rabbi Ari Koretzky, Jews You Should Know introduces the broader community to interesting and inspiring Jewish men and women making a difference in our world, in an hour long episode.
3. Out of the Box on the Daf
Rabbi Ari Bergmans offers a unique perspective on the daf in a short 5 minute podcast, explaining a part of the Gemara and what we can learn from it.
4. The Yeshiva World News
YWN has a weekly podcast in under 30 minute episodes on current news and politics with interviews from professionals in a specific field.
Rabbi Dovid Lichtenstein’s weekly podcast, within the 2 hour range, covers major halachic debates on current events, in interviews with prominent rabbanim and educators.
6. The Office of Rabbi Sacks
Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks provides a beautiful perspective on the parsha and Jewish thought in 10-15 minutes episodes.
All of these podcasts are available on the Apple Podcast, Spotify and Podbean apps.
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