College Commons

By HUC-JIR

The College Commons Podcast, passionate perspectives from Judaism's leading thinkers, is produced by Hebrew Union College, America's first Jewish institution of higher learning.

  1. 1.
    Posen Library Volume 1: Ancient Israel From Its Beginnings Through 332 BCE
    22:42
  2. 2.
    Keith Thomas: Horror and the Torah
    22:04
  3. 3.
    Ignacio Cano: Race & Democracy in the Americas
    27:15
  4. 4.
    Tamara Harkavy: Creative Placemaking
    16:58
  5. 5.
    Israel Crisis on Campus? Maybe, Maybe Not...
    19:16
  6. 6.
    What Are We Missing?
    29:27
  7. 7.
    Jews Refiguring Judaism
    30:27
  8. 8.
    Deborah Dash Moore: Editor of the Posen Library of Jewish Culture and Civilization, 1973-2005
    15:09
  1. 9.
    Rabbi Melissa Weintraub: Resetting the Table
    25:46
  2. 10.
    Sarah Hurwitz: Rediscovering Judaism
    27:52
  3. 11.
    Elisheva Carlebach: Confronting Modernity, 1750-1880
    26:03
  4. 12.
    Israel-UAE Deal Explained
    31:07
  5. 13.
    Fran Sepler: Harassment in the Workplace
    21:53
  6. 14.
    Rabbi Seth M. Limmer: Politics in Judaism and Judaism in Politics
    21:20
  7. 15.
    HUC-JIR President Andrew Rehfeld: At the Intersection of Religious and Academic Values
    23:08
  8. 16.
    Kathryn Fleisher: Young Adults Against Gun Violence
    18:11
  9. 17.
    Pastor John Cager: Racial Justice & Religion
    33:18
  10. 18.
    Rabbi Noa Sattath: The Israel Religious Action Center (IRAC)
    26:04
  11. 19.
    Marra Gad: Racism in Progressive Jewish Communities
    34:09
  12. 20.
    Rabbi Richard Address: Jewish Sacred Aging
    19:23
  13. 21.
    Mental Health in the Jewish Community
    28:53
  14. 22.
    Rabbi Mike Uram: Next Generation Judaism
    48:02
  15. 23.
    We All Look the Same to a Virus: Shared Human-ness in View of a Pandemic
    20:35
  16. 24.
    Rabbi Ariel Burger: Finding the Teacher Within
    24:14
  17. 25.
    Rita Fruman and Hernán Rustein: The Remarkable Dynamism of Global Reform Judaism
    31:42
  18. 26.
    Amanda Berman: The Zioness Movement
    30:57
  19. 27.
    Dean Phillip Bell and Michael Hogue: Religion, Vulnerability, and Resilience
    32:32
  20. 28.
    Dr. Alyssa Gray: Ancient Law Made Modern and Spiritual
    27:48
  21. 29.
    Dr. Lesley Litman and Jeremy Leigh: Israel Learned, Israel Experienced
    33:56
  22. 30.
    Rabbi Peter Berg: Political Diversity in American Judaism
    25:34
  23. 31.
    Rory Michelle Sullivan: Music is the Muse
    19:41
  24. 32.
    Ferne Pearlstein: The Last Laugh
    15:18
  25. 33.
    Rabbi Danya Ruttenberg: The Jewish New Wave
    27:15
  26. 34.
    Jordan Reimer: Meta Wars in the Middle East
    52:33
  27. 35.
    Michael S. Roth: “Safe” Spaces?
    40:12
  28. 36.
    Cole Imperi: Death Becomes Us
    34:30
  29. 37.
    Scott Shay: Religion, Atheism & the Golden Rule
    55:15
  30. 38.
    Yousef Bashir: Giving Peace a Chance
    30:41
  31. 39.
    Josh Bloch: Jews and Cults?
    35:30
  32. 40.
    Lauren Taus: Yoga in the Jewish Soul
    20:04
  33. 41.
    Rabbi Dalia Marx: Israeli Judaism Meets Reform
    37:47
  34. 42.
    Evie Litwok: Jewish in Jail, and Jail in Judaism
    31:52
  35. 43.
    Mark Oppenheimer: Reform Isn’t Necessarily Unorthodox
    40:03
  36. 44.
    Yermiyahu Ahron Taub: Storytelling Traditions, Communicated Anew
    18:08
  37. 45.
    Dr. Doris E. Cohen: Déjà Jew
    31:25
  38. 46.
    Pearl Gluck: Straddling Jewish Worlds Through Filmmaking
    24:24
  39. 47.
    Rabbi Yoshi Zweiback: Music as a Tool for Healing
    20:54
  40. 48.
    David Makovsky: Exploring the Two-State Solution
    37:26
  41. 49.
    Dr. Marcie Lenk: Staying Open to the Faith of "The Other"
    48:27
  42. 50.
    Professor Benjamin Sommer: The Co-Evolution of Judaism and Christianity in America
    23:58

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