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Exodus and Passover

listen Exodus and Passover: Cargo of Hidden Stories

SHOW: On Being | Length: 57:59 | Audio Format: MP3
Avivah Zornberg is one of the great, creative interpreters of Talmud and Torah. She explains the Exodus story that is commemorated during the eight days of Passover...
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listen Days of Awe: Jewish High Holy Days

SHOW: On Being | Length: 53:14 | Audio Format: MP3
We delve into the world and meaning of the Jewish High Holy Days – ten days that span the new year of Rosh Hashanah through Yom Kippur's rituals of atonement...
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listen Elie Wiesel: The Holocaust and the Tragedy of the Believer

SHOW: On Being | Length: 51:19 | Audio Format: MP3
A survivor of the Holocaust, in which he lost most of his family, Wiesel is a seminal chronicler of that event and its meaning...
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