OLAM and the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies are proud to present Global Torah, a new podcast series exploring Jewish approaches to international development and global service. Each episode features insights from both scholars of Jewish text and tradition, and Jewish practitioners in the field, for a deep dive into crucial questions facing us as Jews and global citizens.
Interested in using Global Torah as an educational resource for your organization or community? Contact [email protected].
Episode 1: What’s Text Got to Do with It?
Danielle Abraham, ID2; Rabbi Dr. Meesh Hammer-Kossoy, Pardes; Rabbi Yedidya Julian Sinclair, Energiya Global
What do Jewish text and tradition have to offer our practice of international development and global citizenship?
Episode 2: Wealth and Our Nation
Rabbi Daniel Landes, Pardes; Dyonna Ginsburg, OLAM
Where is the place of the Jewish people within the conversation about how wealth is, and should be, distributed in the modern world?
Episode 3: Bringing God Down to Earth
Rabbi Micha Odenheimer, Tevel b’Tzedek; Rabbi Ruth Gan Kagan, Nava Tehila
Where are the intersections between Jewish spiritual practice and global social activism?
Episode 4: Do Motives Matter?
Rabbi Daniel Roth, Pardes Center for Judaism and Conflict Resolution; Ilan Fluss, MASHAV
What are the myriad of motives that bring us as Jews to serve global communities in need? How might mixed motives affect the quality of our work?
Episode 5: Strangers in Strange Lands
Sarah Mulhern, AJWS; Rabbi Zvi Hirschfield, Pardes
What are the challenges and opportunities of living Jewishly while serving in the developing world?