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Binah features creative voices from the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco. In this series, we bring you remarkable artists and thinkers who’ve come to speak at the JCCSF as part of their Arts & Ideas program.

Latest Episodes

Binah: Ruth Bader Ginsburg: A Life

Ruth Bader Ginsburg biographer and historian Jane Sherron de Hart discusses how the Supreme Court Justice became a trailblazer for gender equality and what shaped her passion for justice and jurisprudence. De Hart is joined in conversation by Your Call 's Rose Aguilar.

59 min4 d ago
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Binah: Ruth Bader Ginsburg: A Life

Binah: Jewish Cooking In America Past And Present

Cookbook author Joan Nathan and food writer Ruth Reichl talk about the foundation of Jewish cooking in America—and how much the Jewish kitchen has changed.

58 min1 w ago
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Binah: Jewish Cooking In America Past And Present

Binah: Psychedelics And The Future Of Judaism And Spirituality

Rabbi Zac Kamenetz discusses the mystical insights afforded by psychedelics, such as LSD and magic mushrooms, and how it will fundamentally change the way we think about Jewish religion and spirituality.

51 min2 w ago
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Binah: Psychedelics And The Future Of Judaism And Spirituality

Binah: Parenting Through The Pandemic

During this pandemic, many parents are overwhelmed: raising their kids while simultaneously holding down the role of a worker, teacher, cook, housecleaner and much more. Clinician Madeline Levine and Anita Friedman of Jewish Family and Children’s Services discuss navigating this incredibly demanding and stressful time.

59 min3 w ago
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Binah: Parenting Through The Pandemic

Binah: Journalist Bob Woodward On Reporting In The Age Of Trump

On today’s encore edition of Binah, legendary investigative journalist Bob Woodward discusses his reporting from Nixon to Trump, and the challenges faced today by the press, the presidency and American democracy.

59 minAUG 12
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Binah: Journalist Bob Woodward On Reporting In The Age Of Trump

Binah: Dr. Larry Brilliant And The Eradication Of Small Pox

Dr. Larry Brilliant describes his life trajectory when love, compassion, and determination met the right circumstances to effect the eradication of one of the worst pandemics in human history. He is an epidemiologist, technologist and philanthropist, notable for his 1973–76 work with the World Health Organization, helping to successfully stamp out smallpox.

59 minJUL 22
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Binah: Dr. Larry Brilliant And The Eradication Of Small Pox

Binah: The Noma Guide To Fermentation In Food

René Redzepi, world-renowned chef and co-owner of the restaurant Noma in Copenhagen, and David Zilber, director of the Noma fermentation lab, talk about fermentation as a foundation behind extraordinary flavors and traditions.

59 minJUL 15
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Binah: The Noma Guide To Fermentation In Food

Binah: Rebecca Solnit On Communities That Arise in Disaster

San Francisco writer Rebecca Solnit explores people’s capacity to rise to major disasters with creativity and courage. She looks at moments of altruism, resourcefulness, and generosity that arise amid grief and disruption and considers their implications for everyday life.

59 minJUL 8
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Binah: Rebecca Solnit On Communities That Arise in Disaster

Binah: Kwame Anthony Appiah On Rethinking Identity

Kwame Anthony Appiah, who writes the “Ethicist” column for The New York Times Magazine , discusses how identities are created by conflict and challenges our assumptions about how identities work.

59 minJUL 1
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Binah: Kwame Anthony Appiah On Rethinking Identity

Binah: Virginia House Of Delegates Member Danica Roem

Member of the Virginia House of Delegates—and the first openly transgender woman to serve in a state legislature—Danica Roem shares insights on what it means to be a political leader in our country today.

59 minJUN 24
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Binah: Virginia House Of Delegates Member Danica Roem

Latest Episodes

Binah: Ruth Bader Ginsburg: A Life

Ruth Bader Ginsburg biographer and historian Jane Sherron de Hart discusses how the Supreme Court Justice became a trailblazer for gender equality and what shaped her passion for justice and jurisprudence. De Hart is joined in conversation by Your Call 's Rose Aguilar.

59 min4 d ago
Comments
Binah: Ruth Bader Ginsburg: A Life

Binah: Jewish Cooking In America Past And Present

Cookbook author Joan Nathan and food writer Ruth Reichl talk about the foundation of Jewish cooking in America—and how much the Jewish kitchen has changed.

58 min1 w ago
Comments
Binah: Jewish Cooking In America Past And Present

Binah: Psychedelics And The Future Of Judaism And Spirituality

Rabbi Zac Kamenetz discusses the mystical insights afforded by psychedelics, such as LSD and magic mushrooms, and how it will fundamentally change the way we think about Jewish religion and spirituality.

51 min2 w ago
Comments
Binah: Psychedelics And The Future Of Judaism And Spirituality

Binah: Parenting Through The Pandemic

During this pandemic, many parents are overwhelmed: raising their kids while simultaneously holding down the role of a worker, teacher, cook, housecleaner and much more. Clinician Madeline Levine and Anita Friedman of Jewish Family and Children’s Services discuss navigating this incredibly demanding and stressful time.

59 min3 w ago
Comments
Binah: Parenting Through The Pandemic

Binah: Journalist Bob Woodward On Reporting In The Age Of Trump

On today’s encore edition of Binah, legendary investigative journalist Bob Woodward discusses his reporting from Nixon to Trump, and the challenges faced today by the press, the presidency and American democracy.

59 minAUG 12
Comments
Binah: Journalist Bob Woodward On Reporting In The Age Of Trump

Binah: Dr. Larry Brilliant And The Eradication Of Small Pox

Dr. Larry Brilliant describes his life trajectory when love, compassion, and determination met the right circumstances to effect the eradication of one of the worst pandemics in human history. He is an epidemiologist, technologist and philanthropist, notable for his 1973–76 work with the World Health Organization, helping to successfully stamp out smallpox.

59 minJUL 22
Comments
Binah: Dr. Larry Brilliant And The Eradication Of Small Pox

Binah: The Noma Guide To Fermentation In Food

René Redzepi, world-renowned chef and co-owner of the restaurant Noma in Copenhagen, and David Zilber, director of the Noma fermentation lab, talk about fermentation as a foundation behind extraordinary flavors and traditions.

59 minJUL 15
Comments
Binah: The Noma Guide To Fermentation In Food

Binah: Rebecca Solnit On Communities That Arise in Disaster

San Francisco writer Rebecca Solnit explores people’s capacity to rise to major disasters with creativity and courage. She looks at moments of altruism, resourcefulness, and generosity that arise amid grief and disruption and considers their implications for everyday life.

59 minJUL 8
Comments
Binah: Rebecca Solnit On Communities That Arise in Disaster

Binah: Kwame Anthony Appiah On Rethinking Identity

Kwame Anthony Appiah, who writes the “Ethicist” column for The New York Times Magazine , discusses how identities are created by conflict and challenges our assumptions about how identities work.

59 minJUL 1
Comments
Binah: Kwame Anthony Appiah On Rethinking Identity

Binah: Virginia House Of Delegates Member Danica Roem

Member of the Virginia House of Delegates—and the first openly transgender woman to serve in a state legislature—Danica Roem shares insights on what it means to be a political leader in our country today.

59 minJUN 24
Comments
Binah: Virginia House Of Delegates Member Danica Roem
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