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In the hallowed halls of Potterversity, hosts Katy McDaniel (Marietta College) and Emily Strand (Mt. Carmel College and Signum University) explore the Harry Potter series and wider Wizarding World from a critical academic perspective with scholars from a variety of fields, finding new ways to read and opening new doors. Made in association with http://MuggleNet.com.
 
The Two Nice Jewish Boys Podcast is a weekly dose of free and open conversations with the most interesting voices in Israel. Hosted by Naor Meningher and Eytan Weinstein and recorded in Tel Aviv, the Two Nice Jewish Boys Podcast covers everything from politics and history to entertainment and science. Ultimately, the Two Nice Jewish Boys Podcast is here to provide a platform for free and open conversations about Israel and the Jewish world in the belief that only through free speech and open ...
 
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Looking to recover lost love? Discover the connections between the Harry Potter stories and The Christmas Pig. Designed for younger readers, The Christmas Pig features a young boy going on a perilous quest to thwart a materialist villain, The Loser, and reclaim his lost, beloved best friend, Dur Pig (DP). In this first episode of the new year, Emil…
 
*THIS EPISODE CONTAINS EXPLICIT CONTENT****This episode is sponsored by Masa Israel, check them out at https://Masaisrael.org***Marriage and relationships have never been easy. Since the day Abraham told his beloved wife Sarah he wants to have an open relationship - millions of couples have had to navigate the stormy waters of intimacy.And although…
 
This episode is sponsored by Masa Israel, check them out at https://Masaisrael.org***On August 6, 1984, Corporal Moshe Tamam, who was 19 years old, took a bus ride from the northern city of Tiberia to Tel Aviv. Moshe was on vacation from his military service, where he served as an instructor of heavy-duty vehicle drivers. He was accompanying his gi…
 
This episode is sponsored by the Podcast “Thirty Six” With Justin Hayet! Listen on Spotify, Apple, or wherever you get your podcast:https://open.spotify.com/show/0zlLptB6swtpqPjkTe8ovV?si=6d00d84bc66448c9&nd=1***We are also sponsored by Masa Israel, check them out at http://Masaisrael.org***Naor and Eytan talk about Covid, new anti-democratic laws,…
 
Host Emily Strand turns the podcast in a new direction: to find and speak to others whose lives Fr. Rivers touched and with whom she feels a unique kind of Christian fellowship. She interviews Eric T. Styles, a liturgist, writer and Notre Dame Rector who also befriended and was mentored by Fr. Clarence at the end of his life. Together they recall t…
 
Tune in for the latest Potter Studies insights from the tenth annual Harry Potter Academic Conference! In this special episode, Emily and Katy have an in-person roundtable with Laurie Beckoff, Kat Miller (Alohomora!), and Kat Sas about some of the exciting ideas and controversial issues raised over the course of October's Harry Potter Academic Conf…
 
This episode is sponsored by the Podcast “Thirty Six” With Justin Hayet! Listen on Spotify, Apple, or wherever you get your podcast:https://open.spotify.com/show/0zlLptB6swtpqPjkTe8ovV?si=6d00d84bc66448c9***We are also sponsored by Masa Israel, check them out at https://Masaisrael.org***It is feared and revered throughout the world. Its operations …
 
This episode is sponsored by the Podcast "Thirty Six" With Justin Hayet! Listen on Spotify, Apple, or wherever you get your podcasthttps://open.spotify.com/show/0zlLptB6swtpqPjkTe8ovV?si=6d00d84bc66448c9***We are also sponsored by Masa Israel, check them out at https://Masaisrael.org***Israel is still licking its wounds from what happened here last…
 
Check out Masa Israel here:https://Masaisrael.org***Back in May, everything lay in the balance. Israel had just concluded its 4th elections in 2 years and it seemed as if it was in yet another stalemate - on the way to another round of elections. But then, at the last minute, we witnessed one of the craziest political twists this country has ever e…
 
Host Emily Strand recounts Fr. Rivers’ death and remembers her reactions. She interviews Deacon Royce Winters, Pastoral Administrator at Church of the Resurrection in Cincinnati, Ohio and Director of the Office of African American Pastoral Ministries for the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, a personal friend of Fr. Rivers. They visit Fr. Rivers’ gravesit…
 
Check out Masa Israel here:https://Masaisrael.org***When you think about the history of the Land of Israel, you probably think about King David, The Romans, Bar Kochva or the Ottoman Empire. But the fact of the matter is, that all of those powerful rulers and leaders roamed this land pretty recently. After all, what is 1000, 2000 or even 3000 thous…
 
Buy our mugs here:https://2njb.com/merch/***A month ago 300 Israelis striped naked and posed in the middle of the desert. This demonstration was part of an art installation photographed by world renowned photographer Spencer Tunick. And this wasn’t the first time. Back in 2011, there were 1,200 subjects, all naked, photographed by Tunick. But all t…
 
Get a little "meta" in this episode about Harry Potter fandom and pop culture podcasting! Emily and Katy talk with film and fandom scholar - and fellow podcaster - Michael Boyce, Professor of English Literature and Film Studies at Booth University College and host of the Geek 4 podcast. We investigate how the Harry Potter films have affected our fa…
 
Check out our merch store!2njb.com/merch***Naor and Eytan discuss everything that happened in Israel and the world recently. INCLUDING:-Eytan's green pass debacle-Why climate summit in Glasgow is a sham-Can Elon Musk solve world hunger?-Fan mail/ hate mail/ death threatsAnd much more!By Eytan and Naor
 
In Episode 3, Emily tells the story of Fr. Rivers’ early career and the efforts toward liturgical inculturation that eventually brought him fame. She talks to Dr. Jessie Thomas who was a child at St. Joseph school in Cincinnati when Fr. Rivers was a young priest in the late 1950s. Emily recounts an early incident of liturgical disobedience by Fr. R…
 
Check out our merch store!https://2njb.com/merch***About 6 months ago, in May of this year, the entire country was hit with a wave of Arab-Israeli mob violence. Jews were targeted both in the streets and in their homes in cities like Acre, Lod, Jaffa. 2 Jews died, one in Acre, one in Lod. Many were injured. There were also a few incidents of Jewish…
 
Check out our merch store!2njb.com/merch***At the age of 12, he ran away from home - a settlement in the West Bank. It was then he was drawn to a life of right-wing nationalist extremism. He joined the hilltop youth, an informal group of settlers responsible for incessant attacks on Palestinians in the West Bank. Soon enough, he found himself indic…
 
Investigate bullying at Hogwarts on this month’s episode. In this episode, Emily and Katy talk with Ithaca College’s Katharine Kittredge and Carolyn Rennie about the history of bullying and how it relates to the social and educational environment at Hogwarts. We talk about what makes a bully and how that conception has perhaps changed over time in …
 
In 2014, Vanessa Lapa had just released her new documentary film, ‘The Decent One’, about the lost diaries of SS commander Heinrich Himmler. Diaries which miraculously landed in her hands. The film was a huge international success. And after years and years of thorough research, archive deep dives and a life that revolved around Himler - Lapa thoug…
 
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