Your Jewish Neighborhood
A podcast from Temple Isaiah, a Reform synagogue in Lafayette, California
This week's links:

A Conversation with Arthur A. Levine
Reviews of "All the Lights in the Night"
Amazon.com listing for "All the Lights in the Night
All Arthur E. Levine books from Amazon.com
Direct download: yjn-164.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:36pm EST

This week's links:


Let's Schmooze about Davening
Jewish Liturgy from Judaism 101, including a section on bowing
Rite and Reason passage on standing on your toes for "Kadosh" (a Google book search result)
AskMoses.com answers a question about motions during "Oseh Shalom"
Direct download: yjn-163.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:24pm EST

This week's links:

Jewish Community Free Clinic
2002 J article on Jewish Community Free Clinic
MetroActive article on the clinic
KCBS coverage of the clinic
Direct download: yjn-162.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:31am EST

This week's links:


Official site of Women's Torah Commentary
Why a women's Torah commentary? from the Jerusalem Post
Review of Women's Torah Commentary from United Jewish Communities
Reform Voices of Torah, weekly online Torah commentary from URJ
Rabbinic literature from Wikipedia
Direct download: yjn-161.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:23am EST

This week's links:

Progressive Judaism, Wikipedia listing
World Union for Progressive Judaism
Virtual Jewish History Tour of Latin America
Union of Jewish Congregations in Latin America and the Caribbean
Direct download: yjn-160.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:10pm EST

Note: This is a repeat of episode #111, which features two musical selections for Yom Kippur.

This week's links:

 

Alexander Skwortsow
Phish
Free downloadable Skworstow recordings
Avinu Maleinu from HebrewSongs.com
MyJewishLearning.com on Avinu Malkeinu
Kol Nidre from JewishEncyclopedia.com
Kol Nidre from HebrewSongs.com
Cantor Leigh Korn discusses Kol Nidre in YJN episode #57 from about this time last year
Direct download: yjn-159.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:03pm EST

This week's links:


Prophet, Priest or Pastor: The Rabbi on the High Holy Days, 2004 article by Rabbi Barry H. Block
For Rabbis, the High Holy Days Demand Sermons That Soar, 1999 New York Times article
A Different Kind of Kosher Sermon, from New York's "The Jewish Week"
What will your rabbi be talking about?, 2007 article from the Jewish Journal
Do-it-yourself High Holy Days sermon, a MadLibs-like approach to sermons from the Jewish Journal
Direct download: yjn-158.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:54pm EST

This week's links:

Wikipedia listing for Talmud Talmud listing from Encyclopaedia Britannica Jewish Encyclopedia listing for Talmud Talmud, from Jewish Virtual Library
Direct download: yjn-157.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:19am EST

This week's links:


Jewish Bedtime Prayers for Children from About.com
Spiritual and Practical: A New Approach to Teaching Prayer, from the blog "New Jewish Education"
My Jewish Learning: Early Childhood
Jewish Routines for Children, from MyJewishLearning.com
Direct download: yjn-156.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:14pm EST

A warm welcome to Rabbi Nicki Greninger, Temple Isaiah's new education director!

This week's links:


Making Shabbat More Fun for Young Children at Home and in Synagogue, a PDF checklist
Top Ten Ways to Make Shabbat a Fun Family Celebration, from About.com
Temple Isaiah's Kindergarten page
Direct download: yjn-155.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:59pm EST