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The Spark: My 27th Annual Yom Kippur Greeting

The Spark: My 27th Annual Yom Kippur Greeting

September 15, 2021

Every year, for the past 27 years, I’ve written a Yom Kippur Greeting. My greeting for this year is recorded here.

For the text, visit http://www.josephcox.com/yk27.

 

Image from Steven Weeks on Unsplash 

Struggling with the Divine Perspective

Struggling with the Divine Perspective

September 10, 2021

This is a discussion about Yom Kippur, the Akeidah and the challenges of the divine perspective. It is dedicated to the memory of Bettye Jean Hylton.

 

Photo by Louis Maniquet on Unsplash

Rosh Hashana 5782 (2021)

Rosh Hashana 5782 (2021)

September 6, 2021

My speech in shul for Rosh Hashana 5782 (2021).

Unity, freedom and Torah

Unity, freedom and Torah

August 27, 2021

Unity, freedom and Torah

Suicide at the Airport (Aug 26, 2021)

Suicide at the Airport (Aug 26, 2021)

August 26, 2021

I'm recording this just as reports of mass casualties pour in from Kabul Airport.

 

Same image policy as last time.

Afghanistan and Moral Obligation

Afghanistan and Moral Obligation

August 23, 2021

An unscripted episode on moral obligation and entanglements. Let me know what you think!

 

Photo is from Unsplash - I'm not sure the photographer would want to be associated with this podcast given the present climate, so I used it based on Unsplash terms, without securing any permissions (or in this case, credit).

The Collapse of Morality

The Collapse of Morality

August 20, 2021

Before WWII we had Kindertransport. Today British soldiers just watch as mothers try to throw their infant children over the razorwire fences...

Madinat al-Salam: Trial Episode

Madinat al-Salam: Trial Episode

July 16, 2021

This week is an experiment in storytelling. Tell me (honestly, please) what you think. Are you intrigued? Do you want to hear more? Is it gripping or annoying. Did I overdo or undo parts of it. etc... Thanks!

 

The Music and Sound Effects (with an exception or two created by me) are from Artlist.io. The image is by Bowcek Josemar on Unsplash

Pichas: The Legacy of Serach

Pichas: The Legacy of Serach

July 2, 2021

In this week's dvar Torah I discuss the legacy of Serach and how it explains the Torah reading of Pinchas.

Photo by Robert Bye on Unsplash

City on the Heights: Chapter Two

City on the Heights: Chapter Two

June 28, 2021

Chapter Two of City on the Heights.

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