Walking Meditation for Rosh Hashana 5782

Rosh Hashana this year will be . . . different. Without shule or family gathering we have to adapt and find new ways to connect to this moment.   This idea of this meditation practice

A work in progress: Women, feminism & Jewish life

High Holy Days Supplement 2021 / 5782 What has been the impact of 50 years of Jewish feminism? What have we changed? Where have we failed or stumbled? Did we transform Jewish life?   Women

Growing Up Queer – Benjamin Law in conversation with Roz Bellamy and Hayley Katzen

Benjamin Law interviewed two emerging literary talents, Hayley Katzen and Roz Bellamy, about Australian Jewish queer identity and the inspiration behind their writing. With recurring themes of home, migration, and belonging, their collective works are

Susan Neiman in conversation with Michaela Kalowski

Interview with Susan Neiman, the author of Learning from the Germans: Confronting Race and the Memory of Evil Susan Neiman’s most recent book, Learning from the Germans: Confronting Race and the Memory of Evil, combines philosophical reflection

Author Arnold Zable in conversation with Nicole Abadee

Interview with Arnold Zable, the author of The Watermill Celebrated author Arnold Zable returns to SJWF to discuss his latest book, The Watermill. The collection of four stories explores themes of past trauma, healing, displacement and belonging,

Author Esther Amini in conversation with Karmel Melamed

Interview with author of Concealed: Memoir of a Jewish-Iranian Daughter Caught Between the Chador and America Born to Persian Jews who fled Iran, Esther Amini grew up in freewheeling 1960s New York. Concealed: Memoir of a Jewish-Iranian

Author Helena Kriel in conversation with Rita Nash

Helena Kriel’s debut memoir, set in 1990s South Africa, emerges from the darkness of apartheid. The Year of Facing Fire centres around Helena’s dying brother, who has kept his illness a shameful secret as he leads his

Matti Friedman in conversation with Michael Misrachi

Award-winning author Matti Friedman discussing his latest book, Spies of No Country: Secret Lives at The Birth of Israel. Revel in the gripping true story of four Mizrachi agents as they assume Arab identities. We follow their

Being Eve

Explore comedian Eve Ellenbogen's experiences in the world of comedy!

Slamming Stereotypes

Listen to Ira Zev's slam poetry about the importance of healthy sexual education as part of Shalom's Live Stories