Displaying episodes 1 - 21 of 21 in total

#20: From Decoding To Comprehending (Dae Selcer & Rabbi Jason Klein)

Rabbi Klein talks with Dae Selcer, a local teacher and lifelong congregant of Temple Israel. Dae is a graduate student at Mount St. Joseph University in Cincinnati, Oh...

#19: Broken Swastikas: The Shared Burden of History (Rabbi Joseph Edelheit & Rabbi Marcia Zimmerman)

Rabbi Zimmerman talks with Temple Israel’s former Senior Rabbi Joseph Edelheit about his most unusual donation to Temple Israel: a swastika. In its original context, i...

#18: Be Our Guest! (Chef Yotam Ottolenghi & Rabbi Marcia Zimmerman)

In anticipation of joining us for our VOICES 2022 event, Rabbi Zimmerman talks with Chef Yotam Ottolenghi about what’s truly essential about communal gathering, food, ...

#17: The Artsiest Pomegranate (David Harris & Rabbi Tobias Moss)

Rabbi Moss talks with David Harris about David’s artistic path and pioneering work as the founding director of Rimon: The Minnesota Jewish Arts Council. They also disc...

#16: Fellowship for the Future (Reverend Elijah McDavid III & Rabbi Marcia Zimmerman)

Rabbi Zimmerman talks with Reverend Elijah McDavid III, the new senior pastor of Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church in Minneapolis. Together, they explore his upbrin...

#15: The Mussar Movement In Minneapolis (Julie Dean & Rabbi Tobias Divack Moss)

Rabbi Moss talks with Julie Dean about mussar, the ever-evolving practice of becoming a mensch. In this conversation, Julie offers ideas of how mussar can inform our j...

#14: Reconstructing & Rewriting Judaism (Rabbi Rebecca Hornstein & Rabbi Marcia Zimmerman)

Keeping it in the family, Rabbi Zimmerman speaks with her daughter Rabbi Rebecca Hornstein, newly ordained by the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College. Rabbi Hornstein...

#13: Leading Behind the Scenes (Sandra Divack Moss & Rabbi Tobias Divack Moss)

In this mother-son conversation, Rabbi Moss speaks with Sandra Divack Moss, who he labels as a Jewish non-profit superstar. Sandy shares insights and highlights from h...

#12: Scientific and Religious Awe (Dr. Lawrence Rudnick & Rabbi Sim Glaser)

In this episode of Temple Talks, Rabbi Glaser continues his conversation with Dr. Lawrence A. Rudnick, Temple Israel congregant and Professor Emeritus of the School of...

#11 Appetite for Change (Michelle Horovitz and Rabbi Hartman)

Rabbi Hartman talks with Michelle Horovitz, an advocate for justice whose career has seen her move from the public defender’s office to now the kitchen, garden, and re...

#10 Shared Exploration of Catholicism & Judaism (Michael O’Connell & Rabbi Zimmerman)

Rabbi Zimmerman talks with longtime friend and colleague Michael O’Connell, the former rector of the Basilica of St. Mary. Together they discuss their ongoing commitme...

#9 Movements & Moments (Rabbi Deborah Waxman, Ph.D., & Rabbi Klein)

Rabbi Klein talks with his mentor and colleague, Rabbi Deborah Waxman, about the history of Jewish resiliency. As President of Reconstructing Judaism and the Reconstru...

#8 A Chinese-Jewish Perspective (Congregant Interview by Rafi Forbush)

Temple Talks is honored to hand the microphone to Rafi Forbush, founder of the Multiracial Jewish Association of Minnesota (mjamn.org), in conversation with a Temple I...

#7: Evolution of Jewish Sacred Music (Jayson Rodovsky & Cantor Barry Abelson)

Cantor Abelson and accompanist Jayson Rodovsky have sung and played generations of Jewish music during their illustrious careers. Join them as they share stories, list...

#6: A Cantor’s Torah (Cantor Sarah Sager & Rabbi Jennifer Hartman)

In this mother-daughter conversation, Rabbi Hartman speaks with the esteemed Cantor Sarah Sager, a feminist pioneer and inspiring Torah scholar. Cantor Sager was the f...

#5: Advocating for Adolescents During COVID-19 (Dr. Gail Bernstein & Rabbi Zimmerman)

Rabbi Zimmerman talks with Dr. Gail Bernstein, a child and adolescent psychiatrist, professor at the University of Minnesota, and Temple Israel congregant. The COVID-1...

#4: Early Childhood Education During COVID-19 (Alicia Stoller & Rabbi Jason Klein)

Rabbi Klein talks about early childhood education with Alicia Stoller, the Director of the Saul & Carole Zabar Nursery School at Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan. Th...

#3: A Rabbi and A Physicist... (Dr. Lawrence Rudnick & Rabbi Sim Glaser)

In this episode of TEMPLE TALKS, A Rabbi and a Physicist Walk Into a Bar…Mitzvah! The Kaballah-loving Rabbi in this case is Rabbi Glaser, and the physicist is Dr. Lawr...

#2: When Rabbis Bless Congress (Howard Mortman & Rabbi Tobias Divack Moss)

In our second episode of the Temple Talks podcast, Rabbi Tobias Moss speaks with Howard Mortman, Communications Director at C-SPAN and author of When Rabbis Bless Cong...

#1: Pragmatic Path, Prophetic Voice (Rev. DeWayne Davis & Rabbi Zimmerman)

In this inaugural episode of TEMPLE TALKS, Rabbi Zimmerman talks with Reverend DeWayne Davis, Minneapolis’ newest senior clergyperson, now serving as Lead Minister of ...

Welcome to Temple Talks

Welcome to Temple Talks, a new podcast from Temple Israel in Minneapolis, where Jewish wisdom meets our ever-changing world. Join us as we talk with our favorite partn...