Will focus on conversations with individuals who've gone beyond their comfort zone and are willing to discuss it.
Not wanting to draw attention to themselves and to ensure the highest level of authenticity, they can choose to be anonymous.
Will focus on conversations with individuals who are leaders in a particular field and want impact it meaningfully.
This includes authors, philanthropists, educators, and non-profit leaders.
C & P
Periodically, conversations between Chanie and Peretz will be featured so that listeners can enjoy their perspectives and thoughts on a range of topics.
Topics will range from current events, books they are reading, or reflections on life in general.
A month ago Rabbi Avremi Zippel son of the Chabad Rabbi in Salt Lake City, Utah, and today himself a young Chabad Rabbi there, publicly shared how he was sexually abused from the age of 8 to 18. His story, published in Utah’s Desert News created tremendous waves, and I am personally moved to speak with him…Read More
Guest: Joy Ladin, professor at Yeshiva University’s Stern College for Women, and an award winning author and poet. Host: Peretz Summary: – Living without being seen. – The similarity between transgender and becoming religious. – Being accepting of transgender when tradition seems to reject it.Read More
Each podcast is accompanied with an essay highlighting some of its points to further develop the conversation.
When Chanie and I married, 19 years ago today, the 11th of Shevat, we were committed to living our lives together and raising our future family as Shluchim (emissaries) of the Rebbe. In simpler terms that meant to be wholly dedicated to positively impact the lives of individuals and the world. It also meant to do…Read More
Place eating an exclusively kosher diet – no buttered lamb for instance- alongside giving one’s resources – fiscal or talent – towards a worthwhile cause. Then ask, “What measurable impact and value does each, observing kosher and doing good, have on the world?” Young people are asking this question and concluding that a kosher diet,…Read More
To bring these podcasts to life we discuss some of them with students at Brandeis University in an open and engaging forum. The conversations are held when school is in session. They are streamed on Facebook Live, then posted
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Through our leadership of the Chabad House at Brandeis University we have been engaging in nuanced and authentic conversations with a broad and diverse group of people.
Now we are highlighting these trademark conversations with the public so that its impact can expand beyond Waltham, MA.