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Published: Sun, 21 Oct 2012 19:21:41 +0000

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YJN #238 - 10/21/12 - Yom Kippur Sermon

Sun, 21 Oct 2012 19:21:41 +0000

In this special series of podcasts, all falling under the umbrella of episode #238, we are proud to offer the four serllmons from Temple Isaiah's High Holy Days services.

This installment features the Erev Rosh Hashanah sermon by Rabbi Judy Shanks.

Please be sure to visit our official home on at the web at:
www.YourJewishNeighborhood.org 


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YJN #238 - 10/21/12 - Kol Nidre Sermon

Sun, 21 Oct 2012 19:17:00 +0000

In this special series of podcasts, all falling under the umbrella of episode #238, we are proud to offer the four serllmons from Temple Isaiah's High Holy Days services.

This installment features the Erev Rosh Hashanah sermon by Rabbi Judy Shanks.

Please be sure to visit our official home on at the web at:
www.YourJewishNeighborhood.org 


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YJN #238 - 10/21/12 - Rosh Hashanah Sermon

Sun, 21 Oct 2012 19:12:00 +0000

In this special series of podcasts, all falling under the umbrella of episode #238, are proud to offer the four serllmons from Temple Isaiah's High Holy Days services.

This installment features the Rosh Hashanah sermon by Rabbi Roberto Graetz.

Please be sure to visit our official home on at the web at:
www.YourJewishNeighborhood.org 


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YJN #238 - 10/21/12 - Erev Rosh Hashanah Sermon

Sun, 21 Oct 2012 19:07:20 +0000

In this special series of podcasts, all falling under the umbrella of episode #238, we are proud to offer the four serllmons from Temple Isaiah's High Holy Days services.

This installment features the Erev Rosh Hashanah sermon by Rabbi Judy Shanks.

Please be sure to visit our official home on at the web at:
www.YourJewishNeighborhood.org


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YJN #237 - 08/19/12 - Rabbi Roberto Graetz on Yizkor

Sun, 19 Aug 2012 21:29:17 +0000

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www.YourJewishNeighborhood.org

This week's links:

Yizkor, the Memorial Service, from My Jewish Learning
Yizkor, from Jewish Virtual Library
Yizkor: Just the Basics, from My Kaddish
The Yizkor Book Project
Yizkor: Online Yahrzeit Reminder & Memorials, from ORT
Video: Yizkor for Martyrs, a memorial concert by David Chevan 


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YJN #234 - 04/28/12 - A Child of Temple Isaiah

Sat, 28 Apr 2012 19:45:29 +0000

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YJN #230 - 01/29/12 - Rabbi Judy Shanks on Temple Isaiah's Founding 60 Years Ago

Mon, 30 Jan 2012 00:45:10 +0000

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YJN #228 - 12/19/11 - Rabbi Shanks on the Significance of Chanukah

Tue, 20 Dec 2011 01:32:24 +0000

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This week's links

Chanukah, from the Jewish Virtual Library
Rabbis shed light on Chanukah's importance, from the Palm Beach Daily News
The Meaning of Chanukah, from Being Jewish
Eight Days of Chanukah -- What's the Spiritual Significance, from aJudaica.com
Judaism 101: Chanukah
Chanukah, American Style, from the American Jewish Historical Society


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YJN #222 - 08/02/11 - Judaism and "End Times"

Tue, 02 Aug 2011 18:26:13 +0000

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This week's links:

The apocalypse in Judaism from Jewish Encyclopedia
Apocalypse Then, from Reform Judaism magazine
Revelation/Apocalypse vs. Torah Prophesies? Apocalyptic Literature in the Old Testament and Early Judaism, a bibliography Apocalypses and the Apocalypse, from Messianic Jewish Musings
Jewish End of Days, a blog dedicated to "a Jewish perspective on the end times and the coming of the Messiah" Judaism section of the Wikipedia listing for "End Time"
Mashiach: The Messiah listing from Judaism 101


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YJN #220 - Satan in Judaism - 6/28/11

Tue, 28 Jun 2011 21:23:00 +0000

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www.YourJewishNeighborhood.org

This week's links:

Satan from JewishEnyclopedia.com
Jews believe in The Satan, and not in the devil, from WhatJewsBelieve.org
Do Jews Believe in Satan? from About.com
Does Judaism Believe in Satan? from BeingJewish.com


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YJN #217 - 04/18/11 - Pesach melodies

Mon, 18 Apr 2011 22:48:31 +0000

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YourJewishNeighborhood.org 

This week's links:

Passover tunes (the source for this week's music)
Jewish music, including Sephardic tunes 
Passover songs and music
Music for Passover
Passover Music (from Holiday Spot)


Media Files:
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YJN #215 - 03/10/11 - Two Books, Two Views of the Israeli Political Situation

Fri, 11 Mar 2011 01:38:39 +0000

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www.yourjewishneighborhood.org

This week's links:

Saving Israel, by Daniel Gordis (from the right)
Saving Israel on Amazon.com
Reviews of "Saving Israel
The Holocaust is Over, by Avraham Burg (from the left)
The Independent's feature story on "The Holocaust is Over"
The Holocaust is Over on Amazon.com


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YJN #212 - 01/09/11 - Rabbi Greninger on Talking to Young Children about Death

Sun, 09 Jan 2011 18:23:53 +0000

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YourJewishNeighborhood

This week's links:

How can I explain death to my Jewish grandchild? from "Ask the Reform Rabbi"
Life, Death and Mourning, from Judaism 101
A Time to Grieve, A Time to Teach, from The United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism
The Jewish Bereavement Project
How to Talk to Your Kids about Death, from the Jewish Journal
Jewish Beliefs on the Afterlife, from Religion Facts


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YJN #211 - 12/19/10 - The Jewish Perspective on Bullying

Mon, 20 Dec 2010 02:11:15 +0000

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www.YourJewishNeighborhood.org 

This week's links:

What does Judaism say about bullying? from Moment magazine
Bullying is Antithetical to Judaism from JewishWeek
Behind Bullying, from Reform Judaism
Bullies Among Us, from Jewish Journal
Help Stop Bulling, a Jewish Federation initiative focused on LGBT bullying
There's No Place for Bullying in God's World, from Jewish Exponent


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YJN #210 - 12/01/10 - What the Maccabees Can Teach Us About Celebrating Hanukkah

Thu, 02 Dec 2010 00:44:00 +0000

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www.YourJewishNeighborhood.org

This week's links:

Wikipedia listing for the Maccabees
Behaving like Maccabees, Beliefnet article in acting more like Maccabees than ancient Greeks
Hanukkah Lessons for Today, from Pasadena Jewish Temple & Center
Maccabees re-establish independence in the land of Israel, from Jewish Agency for Israel
Christmas-izing of Chanukah, from Jewish Journal


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YJN #209 - 11/21/10 - Angels in Judaism

Sun, 21 Nov 2010 22:23:53 +0000

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www.yourjewishneighborhood.org

This week's links:

By Fire, By Water, by Mitchell James Kaplan, at Amazon.com
Video promo for By Fire, By Water
Angels in Judaism, an overview by Judy Silver
Index of Wikipedia listings for Angels in Judaism
Angels in Jewish Tradition, by Rabbi David Wolpe, on BeliefNet


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YJN #207 - 10/12/10 - The origins and evolution of Zionism

Tue, 12 Oct 2010 19:52:49 +0000

Be sure to visit our official website at:
Your Jewish Neighborhood

This week's links:

A Definition of Zionism from the Jewish Virtual Library
Zionism on the Web
A definition and history of Zionism from MideastWeb.org
Jews Against Zionism, an alternative point of view
Theodor Herzl, founder of political Zionism, from Wikipedia


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YJN #204 - 08/17/10 - Getting a Get

Tue, 17 Aug 2010 18:36:00 +0000

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www.YourJewishNeighborhood.org

This week's links:

Divorce, from the Jewish Virtual Library
The Jewish Divorce
Getting a Get, from Ask the Rabbi
Jewish Divorce Law from WomensLaw.org
How to Get a Jewish Divorce from eHow


Media Files:
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YJN #203 - 07/25/10 - Jewish Valentine's Day

Sun, 25 Jul 2010 21:29:00 +0000

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www.YourJewishNeighborhood.org

This week's links:

Wikipedia listing for Tu B'Av
A Day of Love from My Jewish Learning
Jewish Valentine's Day
Tu B'Av Still Eludes Definition, 1997 article from J Weekly
The Great Tu B'Av Project


Media Files:
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YJN #201 - 07/03/10 - Soundseeing Tour of Prague's Jewish Quarter, Part 1

Sat, 03 Jul 2010 22:11:00 +0000

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www.yourjewishneighborhood.org

This week's links:

Tour guide Lenka Martinkova's website
Virtual Jewish History tour of Prague
Jewish Magazine article, Prague and the Jews
Contemporary Jewish Culture in Prague
Judaism listing in the Portal of Prague


Media Files:
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YJN #200 - 06/04/10 - Cantor Leigh Korn on Melodies for V'Ahavta and Mi Chamoca

Sat, 05 Jun 2010 03:02:00 +0000

Please be sure to visit Your Jewish Neighborhood at our official home:
www.yourjewishneighborhood.org

This week's links:

Cantor Korn chants the V'Ahavta; transliteration included
V'Ahavta lessons, from Torah Focus
Mi Chamoca, chanted by former Temple Isaiah Cantor Chanin Becker, with transliteration included
Fusion: Tradition and Change in Synagogue Music, from the United Synagogue Review


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YJN #199 - A YJN Mystery: How Did Longfellow Come By His Talmudic Knowledge?

Mon, 24 May 2010 02:11:00 +0000

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http://www.yourjewishneighborhood.org

This week's links:

Wikipedia listing for Sandalphon 
Archaeon Sandalphon from Inner Light-Workers 
Sandalphon, the poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow 
Sandalphon: Facts, Discusion Forum and Encyclopedia Article 
The Life of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow in its entirety, from Google Books


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YJN #197 - 04/04/10 - "Twinning" congregations

Sun, 04 Apr 2010 23:44:00 +0000

Please visit Your Jewish Neighborhood at its official home:
YourJewishNeighborhood.org

This week's links:

Congregation Tzur Hadassah, Temple Isaiah's twinning partner
YJN #141, our first discussion on synagogue twinning
URJ page on twinning


Media Files:
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YJN #196 - 03/18/10 - Reform Judaism's Stance on LGBT Issues

Fri, 19 Mar 2010 03:12:00 +0000

Please visit Your Jewish Neighborhood at its regular home:
YourJewishNeighborhood.org

This week's links:

History of Reform Judaism's position on homosexuality, from ReligiousTolerance.org
Gays & Lesbians Under the Chupah, from Reform Judaism Magazine
Judaism and Same-sex Marriage, from MyJewishLearning.com
Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism page on LGBT rights
The REform Movement on LGBT Issues, from Jewish Mosaic, the National Center for Sexual & Gender Diversity


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YJN #194 - 02/14/10 - The Ritual and Relevance of Tefillin

Sun, 14 Feb 2010 21:50:00 +0000

Be sure to visit the official home of Your Jewish Neighborhood.

This week's links:

Detailed information about Tefillin from Judaica Guide
Video tutorial on putting on Tefillin from YouTube
The Mitzvah of Tefillin from BeingJewish.com
Prayers for putting on Tefillin from Judaism 101
Meditation for Tefillin from "The Torah: A Women's Commentary"


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YJN #193 - 02/02/10 - The Evolution of Tu B'Shevat

Tue, 02 Feb 2010 23:45:00 +0000

Visit us at our official website, www.YourJewishNeigbhborhood.org

This week's links:

Judaism 101's entry on Tu B'Shevat
a Tu B'Shevat rap from the JNF on YouTube
A Tu B'Shevat seder (downloadable PDF)
Another Tu B'Shevat seder
Tu B'Shevat recipe index


Media Files:
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YJN #192 - 01/21/10 - Removing the Stigma of Mental Illness

Fri, 22 Jan 2010 04:55:00 +0000

Be sure to visit Your Jewish Neighborhood at its official home, YourJewishNeighborhood.org.

This week's links:


P'tach Libeynu, Temple Isaiah's mental illness support program
Overcoming the stigma of mental illness, from The Mayo Clinic
NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness
Judaism and Mental Illness, from My Jewish Learning


Media Files:
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YJN #189 - How to handle a child who doesn't want a Bar or Bat Mitzvah

Wed, 02 Dec 2009 02:11:00 +0000

Please be sure to visit Your Jewish Neighborhood at its official home!

In this episode, Rabbi Alissa Forrest talks about how Temple Isaiah addresses teens who resist having a Bar or Bat Mitzvah.

This week's links:

But mom, I don't want a Bar Mitzvah, from the Jewish Journal
What to do when the kid just says "no!", from the Jewish Journal
Bar and Bat Mitzvah, from Wikipedia
Resources on Reform Bar and Bat Mitzvah


Media Files:
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YJN #188 - 11/13/09 - A Taste of the Women of Reform Judaism Biennial

Sat, 14 Nov 2009 02:28:00 +0000

Be sure to visit Your Jewish Neighborhood at its official website, www.YourJewishNeighborhood.org.

This week's links:

WRJ Biennial site with videos and daily newsletters
Women of Reform Judaism
URJ Biennial site


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YJN #184 - 09/17/09 - Cantor Korn on Preparing for the High Holy Days

Thu, 17 Sep 2009 11:39:00 +0000

Please visit us at our official home, www.yourjewishneighborhood.org.

This week's links:

Songs from Sinai, from The Jewish Magazine
In approaching the High Holy Days, it Pays to Take Time to Prepare, from the Jewish Journal
Entering the High Holy Days: A Complete Guide to the History, Prayers and Themes&, a complete book on Google Books
American Conference of Cantors


Media Files:
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YJN #183 - 09/04/09 - Rabbi Graetz on Israeli Culture

Sat, 05 Sep 2009 18:55:00 +0000

Be sure to visit Your Jewish Neighborhood at its official home: www.yourjewishneighborhood.org

This week's links:

Wikipedia listing for Culture of Israel
About.com listing for Israeli Culture
Israel Symphony Orchestra
Israel Food and Dining from iExplore.com
Israel Science and Technology
Article on Israeli wine from Wine News


Media Files:
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YJN #180 - 07/25/09 - Rabbi Shanks on Officiating at Interfaith Weddings

Sun, 26 Jul 2009 02:05:00 +0000

Please visit our official home at YourJewishNeighborhood.org!

This week's links:

Wikipedia article on interfaith marriage in Judaism
Jewish View of Intermarriage from About.com
Challenges Facing Interfaith Couples Before & After Marriage, from My Jewish Learning
Interfaith Family, "Encouraging Jewish Choices & a Welcoming Jewish Community"
"Outreach: The Next Generation" discussion and study guide, from Reform Judaism magazine


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YJN #177 - 06/15/09 - Rabbi Greninger on Talking to Children About Death

Tue, 16 Jun 2009 03:41:00 +0000

For more details and to comment on this podcast, please visit our primary home page at YourJewishNeighborhood.org

This week's links:

URJ Q&A on Talking to Children About Death
How to Talk to Your Kids About Death, from the Jewish Journal
Helping Children of Different Ages Cope with Death, from My Jewish Learning
When children experience dath, from Mishpacha (a virtual community for Jewish families)
From "Ask the Reform Rabbi," How can I explain death to my Jewish grandhcild?


Media Files:
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YJN #177 - 06/15/09 - Rabbi Greninger on Talking to Children About Death

Tue, 16 Jun 2009 03:41:00 +0000

For more details and to comment on this podcast, please visit our primary home page at YourJewishNeighborhood.org

This week's links:

URJ Q&A on Talking to Children About Death
How to Talk to Your Kids About Death, from the Jewish Journal
Helping Children of Different Ages Cope with Death, from My Jewish Learning
When children experience dath, from Mishpacha (a virtual community for Jewish families)
From "Ask the Reform Rabbi," How can I explain death to my Jewish grandhcild?



YJN #176 - 05/30/09 - Rabbi Alissa Forrest on the Torah's Origins

Sun, 31 May 2009 02:33:00 +0000

Please join us at our regular website, www.yourjewishneighborhood.org!

This week's links:
The rules of Torah reading
Judaism 101's Torah listing
The Written Law, from the Jewish Virtual Library
Writing the Torah, from the aish.com "Jewish Literacy" site


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YJN #173 - 04/19/09 - Rabbi Graetz on Daily Prayers and Blessings

Mon, 20 Apr 2009 07:14:00 +0000

Be sure to visit the home of Your Jewish Neighborhood, where you'll find more detailed show notes. This week's links: Wikipedia's List of Jewish Prayers and Blessings
Prayers and Blessings from Judaism 101
Daily Blessings from Siddur.org
Sitting Shivah, from the Judaica Guide
Havdalah, from the Virtual Jewish Library


Media Files:
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YJN #171 - 03/17/09 - Interview with Youth Director Dan Lange

Wed, 18 Mar 2009 03:05:00 +0000

This week's links:


NFTY, National Federation of Temple Youth
NFTY on Facebook
Jewish youth organizations from About.com
LAFTY, Lafayette (California) Temple Youth
Temple Isaiah's Camp Kefli
Simcha, Temple Isiaah's 5-6th grade group
Anachnu, Temple Isaiah's 7-8th grade group
Noar Night, Temple Isaiah's Teen School


Media Files:
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YJN #170 - 03/01/09 - Rabbi Forrest on RAC

Mon, 02 Mar 2009 04:46:00 +0000

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This week's links: Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism
Wikipedia listing for Rabbi David Saperstein
RAC blog
Rabbi Saperstein's recent Huffington Post column, "Our Rights in Peril: The Future of the Courts"


Media Files:
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YJN #169 - 02/22/09 - Susan Lieber on Jewish Deli Foods

Mon, 23 Feb 2009 04:28:00 +0000

Be sure to visit the official "Your Jewish Neighborhood" site!

This week's links:


Jewish delicatessens, the Wikipedia listing
Everything you always wanted to know about Jewish delis, from Kosmix.com
10 great places to nosh on authentic Jewish deli food, 2006 article from USA Today
Save the Deli, a site dedicated to the preservation of Jewish delis
Brent's Delicatessen & Restaurant in Los Angeles
Stage Delicatessen, New York
Carnegie Deli, New York
Katz's Delicatessen, New York
2nd Ave. Deli, New York


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YJN #166 - 01/16/09 - Cantor Leigh Korn on Keeping Kosher

Sat, 17 Jan 2009 06:22:00 +0000

This week's links: Kosher Dietary Laws from Judaism 101
The world's best known Kosher trademark
Kosher database
Kashrut.com, "the premier Kosher information source on the Internet
Kosher Cooking (recipes)


Media Files:
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YJN #165 - 01/02/09 - Rabbi Judy Shanks on Healing Prayers

Sat, 03 Jan 2009 01:25:00 +0000

This week's links:

Mi Sheberakh: May the One Who Blessed, from MyJewishLearning.com
Jewish Healing, "Your place for healing on the Internet," from JewishLink
Jewish Healing Prayer on YouTube from Rabbi Jonathan Ginsburg Healing Prayers, Poems, and Meditations, Chapter IV from "The Mitzvah of Healing" by Hara Person
Download a free copy of MiShebeirach by Debbie Friedman (click the "healing work" link)


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YJN #159 - 10/06/08 - Revisiting Yom Kippur Musical Selections

Mon, 06 Oct 2008 22:03:00 +0000

Note: This is a repeat of episode #111, which features two musical selections for Yom Kippur.

This week's links:

 

Alexander Skwortsow
Phish
Free downloadable Skworstow recordings
Avinu Maleinu from HebrewSongs.com
MyJewishLearning.com on Avinu Malkeinu
Kol Nidre from JewishEncyclopedia.com
Kol Nidre from HebrewSongs.com
Cantor Leigh Korn discusses Kol Nidre in YJN episode #57 from about this time last year


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YJN #158 - 09/28/08 - Rabbi Judy Shanks on a Rabbi's Preprations for the High Holy Days

Sun, 28 Sep 2008 23:54:00 +0000

This week's links:


Prophet, Priest or Pastor: The Rabbi on the High Holy Days, 2004 article by Rabbi Barry H. Block
For Rabbis, the High Holy Days Demand Sermons That Soar, 1999 New York Times article
A Different Kind of Kosher Sermon, from New York's "The Jewish Week"
What will your rabbi be talking about?, 2007 article from the Jewish Journal
Do-it-yourself High Holy Days sermon, a MadLibs-like approach to sermons from the Jewish Journal


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YJN #153 - 08/13/08 - Songs by Mordechai "Morty" Schiller

Wed, 13 Aug 2008 19:37:00 +0000

This week's links:

Download Schiller's songs for yourself
Schiller's day job, copywriter
Why are blogs like country music?, an article by Schiller


Media Files:
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YJN #152 - 08/03/08 - Rabbi Alissa Forrest on Birthright Israel

Sun, 03 Aug 2008 23:28:00 +0000

This week's links:

Birthright Israel
Birthright Israel listing in Wikipedia
Birthright Israel's YouTube channel
Let's Go Israel East Bay teen Israel trip


Media Files:
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YJN #151 - 07/28/08 - Rabbi Forrest on Keeping Teens Engaged

Mon, 28 Jul 2008 17:38:00 +0000

This week's links:

Temple Isaiah's Confirmation Class
Top 10 Jewish sites for teens, from About.com
RJ Teen, the portal to Reform Jewish teen life
JVibe, a magazine and online community for Jewish teens
Confirmation, from JewishEncyclopedia.com


Media Files:
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YJN #150 - 07/21/08 - Rabbi Shanks on D'var Torah

Mon, 21 Jul 2008 22:54:00 +0000

This week's links:


D'var Torah Do's and Don'ts from MyJewishLearning.com
Wikipedia listing on Torah Study
Torah commentary archives from the Union for Reform Judaism
Study Torah Online, a listing of online Torah study resources from About.com


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YJN #146 - 06/15/08 - Tips on Connecting with Judaism during the Summer

Mon, 16 Jun 2008 03:42:00 +0000

Rabbi Graetz offers some guidance on staying connected to your Judaism during the busy summer months.

This week's links:


Jewish summer camps
How Jewish is Summer Camp? from the New Jersey Jewish Standard URJ Adult Summer Retreat
Summer Reading with a Jewish Slant, from Jewish Women International
Hot Vacation Spots for Jewish Travelers


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YJN #144 - 05/29/08 - Cantor Korn on Special-Needs B'nai Mitzvah Students

Sat, 31 May 2008 23:25:00 +0000

This week's links:

Special Needs Bar Mitzvah, special needs consultant's answer to a Hebrew teacher's question
YouTube video of a special needs Bar Mitzvah
When a Child Has Special Needs, from My Jewish Learning
Bar Mitzvah Special Needs Guide, from England's United Synagogue


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