JCCSF Podcasts -

Archive for April, 2010

Avivah Gottlieb Zornberg

This is her second appearance on our podcast listing. Her lecture is entitled Laughter in the story of Sarah.

Aaron David Miller and Linda Gradstein

Author and political analyst Aaron David Miller and NPR commentator Linda Gradstein offer insider views on Clinton, Bush and Obama in the Middle East and the elusive search for Arab-Israeli peace.



Richard Weissbourd

Harvard psychologist Richard Weissbourd forcefully asserts that adults fail their children by insisting on a child’s happiness rather than moral goodness. His book,The Parents We Mean To Be, emphasizes empathy over personal fulfillment, making the case that, as models of behavior, parents must be vigilant about their own moral choices.



Rabbis David Weiss Halivni and Michael Berenbaum

Rabbi David Weiss-Halivni, a survivor of Auschwitz and one of the greatest Talmudic scholars of the past century, joins Rabbi Michael Berenbaum, a leading scholar of the Holocaust, for a conversation about Jewish theology after Auschwitz, the memorialization of the Shoah, and why remembering is an act of defiance.


Kevin Starr and John Rothmann

Former California State Historian Kevin Starr talks to KGO Radio’s John Rothmann about the final volume of his magnum opus on the Golden State.



Rabbi Marc Schneier and Martin Luther King III

These two prominent leaders engage in candid conversation about Jewish-African American relations, addressing both problems and solutions, from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to Barack Obama.



David Sax

Journalist and lifelong deli obsessive David Sax asserts that assimilation, homogenization and health food trends are killing our delis.

Paula Wolfert

Learn why Mediterranean food “tastes better cooked in clay” with Paula Wolfert, premier food writer and queen of Mediterranean cooking, as she celebrates the launch of her book, Mediterranean Clay Pot Cooking: Traditional and Modern Recipes to Savor and Share.