Judaism

Rabbi David Krishef

Dec 18, 2017

Rabbi David Krishef joins us this week and next week on Common Threads to share a personal story.  

Rabbi Krishef is the rabbi of Congregation Ahavas Israel, a Conservative synagogue in Grand Rapids, Michigan and blogs at EmbodiedTorah.com. He created, coordinates and writes for the popular weekly “Ethics and Religion Talk” column for Mlive.com and the Grand Rapids Press.   Rabbi Krishef is active in the West Michigan interfaith movement and helped form an interfaith clergy council that meets in Grand Rapids.

No Joke, Part II with Dr. Ruth Wisse

Oct 30, 2017
Dr. Ruth Wisse

Dr. Ruth Wisse returns to Common Threads to continue our conversation on her book, ‘No Joke: Making Jewish Humor.’

Ruth is a Professor of Yiddish Literature and Comparative Literature at Harvard University.

Ruth Wisse

Oct 23, 2017

Our guest is Dr. Ruth Wisse.  Dr. Wisse joins us to discuss her book, No Joke: Making Jewish Humor.

Ruth is a Professor of Yiddish Literature and Comparative Literature at Harvard University.

Judaism in West Michigan (Part II)

Oct 3, 2016
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Len Robinson joins us again continue the conversation on the Jewish faith community here in West Michigan.  Len is a former president of the board of directors at Temple Emanuel in Grand Rapids, president of Jewish Theatre Grand Rapids, and active on the Interfaith Dialogue Association .

Judaism in West Michigan

Sep 26, 2016
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We welcome Len Robinson back to Common Threads to talk about the Jewish faith community here in West Michigan.  Len is a former president of the board of directors at Temple Emanuel in Grand Rapids, president of Jewish Theatre Grand Rapids, and active on the Interfaith Dialogue Association .

Neela Bhattacharya Saxena

May 2, 2016
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We speak with Dr. Neela Bhattacharya Saxena about her book, Absent Mother God of the West.

Len Robinson (Part II)

Mar 28, 2016
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Len Robinson returns to Common Threads to continue the conversation on his recent trip to Israel . Len is the President of the board of directors at Temple Emanuel in Grand Rapids.

Len Robinson

Mar 21, 2016
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Our guest on Common Threads today is Len Robinson. Len is the President of the board of directors at Temple Emanuel in Grand Rapids.  Len just recently returned from a trip to Israel and joins us to talk about his experiences there and more.