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On Being

Avivah Zornberg — The Transformation of Pharaoh, Moses, and God

Thursday, April 10, 2014

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On Being

[Unedited] Avivah Zornberg with Krista Tippett

Thursday, April 10, 2014

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On Being

Scott-Martin Kosofsky — Legends to Live By [remix]

Thursday, December 15, 2011

Could a Yiddish text from the Middle Ages serve as a guide to living now? Book composer and typographer Scott-Martin Kosofsky revives unlikely sources of "customs" for leading a modern life and marking sacred time. For Hanukkah and all the seasons upon us

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On Being

[Unedited] Scott-Martin Kosofsky with Krista Tippett

Thursday, December 15, 2011

Could a Yiddish text from the Middle Ages serve as a guide to living now? Book composer and typographer Scott-Martin Kosofsky revives unlikely sources of "customs" for leading a modern life and marking sacred time. For Hanukkah and all the seasons upon us

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On Being

Avivah Zornberg — The Genesis of Desire [remix]

Thursday, October 06, 2011

What may one of the great literary teachers of Torah and midrash — the Jewish tradition of reading between the lines of the Bible to uncover hidden layers of meaning — teach us about our own human longings? Hear what happens when she takes on Noah and the

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On Being

[Unedited] Avivah Zornberg with Krista Tippett

Thursday, October 06, 2011

What may one of the great literary teachers of Torah and midrash — the Jewish tradition of reading between the lines of the Bible to uncover hidden layers of meaning — teach us about our own human longings? Hear what happens when she takes on Noah and the

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On Being

Avivah Zornberg — Exodus, Cargo of Hidden Stories [remix]

Thursday, April 14, 2011

The biblical Exodus story has inspired believers and non-believers, Jews and Christians — and more than a few Hollywood movies. But this is no simple story of heroes and villains; it is a complex picture of the possibilities and ironies of human passion a

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[Unedited] Avivah Zornberg with Krista Tippett (Exodus, Cargo of Hidden Stories)

Thursday, April 14, 2011

The biblical Exodus story has inspired believers and non-believers, Jews and Christians — and more than a few Hollywood movies. But this is no simple story of heroes and villains; it is a complex picture of the possibilities and ironies of human passion a

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WNYC News

Stolen Torahs Finally Find Home in Eastern Europe after 14 Years

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

In the early 1990s, a rash of Torah thefts swept New York City. The thieves were indiscriminate when it came to denomination and borough -- Conservative, Orthodox, Reform, Brooklyn and Manhattan -- one was even taken from Mt. Sinai Medical Center. In total 15 Torahs went missing, several valued at over $15,000. The Manhattan District Attorney created the Torah Task Force to track down the holy book thieves.

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