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Welcome to Kibitz and Bitz! Where we argue information security and draw lessons from the weekly Torah portion. A Torah portion is the biblical reading in the Jewish scriptures for a given week. We do have opinions, and we’ll share them with you weekly in an interesting context. Music is taken from the Album: The Klezmer – Clarinet & Violin Best Jewish Music. Klezmer ensemble https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5f5GniIYCm4 by Shmuel Achiezer Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/kibitz-n-bitz/ ...
 
The Israel Beat Jewish Music Podcast interviews the latest Israeli and Jewish artists and covers a wide range of styles from Carlebach, cantorial, klezmer, Israeli trance, Mizrachi, rock, Sephardic, hasidic and everything in between. Past interviews have included Matisyahu, Avraham Fried, and Miri Ben-Ari. The Beat broadcasts every Wednesday from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Israel time on http://www.IsraelNationalRadio.com. The old Beat archive can be found at http://www.israelbeat.blogspot.com
 
The Stanford Storytelling Project is an arts program at Stanford University that explores how we live in and through stories and how we can use them to change our lives. Our mission is to promote the transformative nature of traditional and modern oral storytelling, from Lakota tales to Radiolab, and empower students to create and perform their own stories. The project sponsors courses, workshops, live events, and grants, along with its radio show State of the Human.
 
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In this season wrap, host Nahanni Rous recaps Can We Talk?'s Fall 2020 episodes—from the history of Jewish and African American women's participation in the fight for voting rights, to a tribute to Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, to Jewish women's voting stories, a mini-series on creativity in pandemic times, and more—and gives a sneak p…
 
The election of Kamala Harris to the Vice Presidency has sparked excitement in the Jewish community. Not only will she be the first woman and person of color to serve in the role, but she also has Jewish family. Kamala and the Harris/Emhoff family highlight an important demographic reality in the American Jewish community: the majority of Jewish fa…
 
Writer and poet Sabrina Orah Mark joins us for the final episode in our four part series on creativity in pandemic times. Her monthly essays in The Paris Review are loosely based on motherhood and fairy tales, and their texture is a rich weave of fairy tales, politics, the past, and her children’s voices. She describes her prose as having little po…
 
Siona Benjamin’s art dances with vibrant colors and mythical figures—Lilith wrapped in a prayer shawl, Vashti with angels wings, a blue-skinned woman with multiple arms held up like a menorah. Siona is an Indian Jew from Mumbai now living in the US, and her art reflects her transcultural identity: it's Jewish, feminist, Indian, American, and influe…
 
Alicia Svigals is the world’s leading klezmer fiddler and has played a central role in the klezmer revival. Alicia was a co-founder of the Grammy-Award winning band, the Klezmatics, and she has recorded, performed, and collaborated with countless artists over nearly four decades. In our second episode on creativity in the pandemic, Alicia joins us …
 
Stand-up comedian Liz Glazer left a successful career as a tenured law professor six years ago to pursue comedy full time. "It's the usual route to stand-up," she says. As a result of the pandemic, Liz has been performing for online audiences only and reconnecting with the roots of her sense of humor. This is the first in our four-part series on cr…
 
As history unfolds in this election season, we talk with Jewish women about their voting stories—past and present. We hear from a poll watcher in Georgia, a young voter whose name was nearly wiped from the voter rolls, and a rabbi who said a blessing as she slipped her ballot in the ballot box. We'll also hear from a 92-year-old voter in Florida wh…
 
Gail Carson Levine is famous for writing retellings of classic fairy tales with a modern twist—like her best-selling novel Ella Enchanted—but her most recent book, A Ceiling Made of Eggshells, takes readers back to a real time and place. It's set in Spain in the decade leading up to the expulsion of the Jews in 1492. It's a tenuous time for Spanish…
 
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the first Jewish woman to sit on the nation’s highest court, died on the eve of Rosh Hashanah. Justice Ginsburg was an American and feminist icon and a Jewish hero. Her experiences as a Jew and as a woman helped her identify with outsiders and see the gap between American ideals and the realities that so m…
 
Back in April, many of us celebrated Passover with a virtual Seder, or two. Now, five months later, we enter the High Holidays in much the same predicament. It’s hard not to feel disconnected when we can't be at our synagogues or share big festive meals with our communities. But, of course, Jews are not the only ones who have experienced this. Our …
 
No sound is more iconic for the Jewish New Year than that of the shofar blast. This year, many Jews will hear the sound of the shofar virtually. Can We Talk? producer Sarah Ventre is one of hundreds of shofar blowers who will share their shofar blasts with their congregations over Zoom. In this special Rosh Hashanah mini-sode, Sarah ventures into t…
 
PODCAST | Aleksandra Jodłowska – 27 Times Cinema #Giornate2020 The post Aleksandra Jodłowska – 27 Times Cinema #Giornate2020 appeared first on Fred Polish Channel » FRED Polish Podcast. Aleksandra Jodłowska – 27 Times Cinema #Giornate2020 was first posted on September 12, 2020 at 5:15 pm. ©2015 "Fred Polish Channel". Use of this feed is for persona…
 
Welcome to Kibitz and Bitz! Where we argue information security and draw lessons from the weekly Torah portion. For the week of August 9nd, 2020, Deuteronomy 11:26 - 12:28 parashat Re'eh. The Torah tells the story of Moses reminding the Hebrews to remember to give thanks to the Lord, once again, before crossing the river Jordan into Canaan. His ins…
 
One hundred years ago on August 26, 1920, Congress adopted the Nineteenth Amendment to the Constitution. After many decades of determined activism, American women had won the right to vote. Despite this victory, racist laws still prevented many people from voting. And even now, a century later, we are still working to achieve true democracy in Amer…
 
Welcome to Kibitz and Bitz! Where we argue information security and draw lessons from the weekly Torah portion. For the week of August 2nd, 2020, Deuteronomy 7:12 - 9:3 parashat Eikev. The Torah tells the story of Moses lecturing the Hebrews before crossing the river Jordan into Canaan. He remind them of their mistakes and after 40 years of walking…
 
Welcome to Kibitz and Bitz! Where we argue information security and draw lessons from the weekly Torah portion. For the week of July 26th, 2020, Deuteronomy 3:23 - 5:18 parashat Va’etchanan. The Torah reminds us of when the early Israelites made mistakes and when the Lord gave them the Ten Commandments. Wolf and Dave argue the importance of reflect…
 
Welcome to Kibitz and Bitz! Where we argue information security and draw lessons from the weekly Torah portion. For the week of July 19th, 2020, Deuteronomy 1:1 - 2:1 parashat Devarim. The Torah reminds us of when the early Israelites left Egypt and were terrified about entering Canaan because it was occupied by giants. Wolf and Dave argue the impo…
 
Welcome to Kibitz and Bitz! Where we argue information security and draw lessons from the weekly Torah portion. For the week of July 12th, 2020, Numbers 30:2 - 31:54 parashat Matot-Masei. The Torah reminds us of the importance of making vows and keeping vows. Wolf and Dave argue the importance of ethics and vows and if as an industry, should we enf…
 
Welcome to Kibitz and Bitz! Where we argue information security and draw lessons from the weekly Torah portion. For the week of July 5th, 2020, Numbers 25:10 - 26:51 parashat Pinchas. The Torah reminds us of the story of Korach and he and his followers getting swallowed up by the earth. Wolf and Dave argue past hacker culture of ir/responsible disc…
 
Welcome to Kibitz and Bitz! Where we argue information security and draw lessons from the weekly Torah portion. For the week of June 28th, 2020, Numbers 19:1 - 21:20 parashat Chukat-Balak. The Torah tells the story of seraph snakes biting apostate Hebrews while still in the desert. Wolf and Dave argue whether to improve threat protection by bolster…
 
Welcome to Kibitz and Bitz! Where we argue information security and draw lessons from the weekly Torah portion. For the week of June 21st, 2020, Numbers 16:1 - 17:15 parashat Korach. The Torah tells the story of Korach attempting to overthrow Moses as leader of the Hebrews. Wolf and Dave argue privileged access security concerns and potential solut…
 
Exactly 10 years ago this June, Toronto was a battleground. The G20 had just invaded the city, with the leaders of the world’s largest economies meeting behind fortified fences to discuss pillaging the world. Outside were thousands of us, there to crash the meeting. The massive demos, and some rioting that followed, gave way to the largest mass arr…
 
Welcome to Kibitz and Bitz! Where we argue information security and draw lessons from the weekly Torah portion. For the week of June 7th, 2020, Numbers 13:1 - 14:7 parashat Sh'lach. The Torah tells the story of sending one chieftain from each tribe to investigate Canaan. Wolf and Dave argue threat intelligence and effectiveness of honeypots, honey …
 
I’m thrilled to share this very special episode of the Radiant Others Podcast with you all. On this episode: Ray Musiker. Ray is a living legend – clarinetist, saxophonist, educator and composer. He’s a leading figure in 20th-century Yiddish-American music and he’s still leading the way in the 21st century. Ray is the fourth generation … Continue r…
 
A wave of protests is sweeping the country following the killing of George Floyd by police in Minneapolis. In this episode, we speak with Atlanta-based educator and activist Tarece Johnson about her work for racial justice and about confronting racism inside the Jewish community. As Tarece says, "As Black people, and as Jews, we endure racism in ou…
 
Welcome to Kibitz and Bitz! Where we argue information security and draw lessons from the weekly Torah portion. For the week of June 7th, 2020, Numbers 8:1 - 9:14 parashat Beha'alotcha. The Torah provides instructions when dealing with strangers during Passover must abide by the Passover rules. Wolf and Dave argue about rules applied to employees a…
 
Welcome to Kibitz and Bitz! Where we argue information security and draw lessons from the weekly Torah portion. For the week of May 30th, 2020, Numbers 4:21 - 5:10 parashat Nasso. The Torah provides instruction on how to handle a spouse who practices infidelity. Wolf and Dave argue about insider threats and do we need to consider the psychology of …
 
Today we’re going back in time in a way and exploring some Yiddish radical classic tunes with Brivele! Brivele is a Seattle-based anti-fascist klezmer folk-punk trio who braid together oral history, Yiddish language, contemporary and old-country musical genres, American Vaudeville, and visual arts. Check out their Bandcamp page here! I had a chance…
 
Ladino, or Judeo-Spanish, was once the mother tongue of Sephardic Jews in Turkey and other Jewish communities that once thrived around the Mediterranean. Now, there are only about 100,000 Ladino speakers scattered throughout the world. In this episode of Can We Talk?, we meet Karen Sarhon, a woman on a mission to keep Ladino, and the culture surrou…
 
Welcome to Kibitz and Bitz! Where we argue information security and draw lessons from the weekly Torah portion. For the week of May 23rd, 2020, Leviticus 1:1 - 1:54 parashat Bamidar. The Torah reminds us of how it takes time to mature, especially for the new generation of Hebrews who have to determine their own future. Wolf and Dave argue about the…
 
Welcome to Kibitz and Bitz! Where we argue information security and draw lessons from the weekly Torah portion. For the week of May 16th, 2020, Leviticus 25:1 - 25:38 parashat Behar-Bechukotai. The Torah provides instructions on how to give the land a break every 7 years. Wolf and Dave argue about giving IT and InfoSec folks a cyclical break. Easin…
 
This year marks the 50th anniversary of Judy Blume's classic teen novel Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret, a story that normalizes the experiences of teenage girls: what it’s like to have your first period, your first bra, your first kiss… what it’s like to feel uncomfortable in your own body and confused about who you are. Margaret, who comes f…
 
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