Hashivenu

Jewish teachings on resilience

About the show

Hashivenu is a podcast about Jewish teachings and practice around resilience. Cultivating resilience in challenging times, both individually and collectively, is an essential path to personal renewal.

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This podcast is produced by Reconstructing Judaism. Visit us at ReconstructingJudaism.org

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Episodes

  • How to become our fullest, most expressive selves? Practice, practice, practice

    October 24th, 2023  |  Season 5  |  59 mins 34 secs
    box breathing, embodied practice, embodiment, israel, jewish, judaism, resilience, trauma, viktor frankl

    Yoshi Silverstein, founder and director of the Mitsui Collective, explains that in difficult times like these, embodiment practices can help us understand and name the extent to which strong emotions are having an impact on us. The key to being able to respond to stressful stimuli in a healthy way? Awareness and practice, practice practice.

  • Yom Kippur: A Celebration of Collective Release

    September 12th, 2023  |  Season 5  |  38 mins 40 secs
    deborah waxman, high holidays, ishay ribo, reconstructing judaism, reconstructionism, reconstructionist, rosh hashanah, yom kippur

    Rabbi Deborah Waxman, Ph.D., speaks with Rabbi Vivie Mayer about what the avodah service, which originated in ancient Israel as a series of elaborate rituals performed by the high priest on Yom Kippur, can teach us today.