Episode Archive

Episode Archive

56 episodes of Hashivenu since the first episode, which aired on August 10th, 2017.

  • Rabbi Elyse Wechterman, CEO of the Reconstructionist Rabbinical Association

    May 16th, 2024  |  Season 5  |  38 mins 45 secs
    change, jewish, judaism, leader, leadership, mordecai kaplan, rabbi, rabbinical, reconstructing judaism, reconstructionist, reconstructionist judaism, resilience, rra

    Earlier this year, Rabbi Elyse Wechterman announced that she will step down from her position as CEO of the Reconstructionist Rabbinical Association (RRA) in June after leading the organization for the past nine years. Elyse stops by Deborah’s office to look back on her tenure and look ahead to what’s next.

  • Cheryl Cook, CEO of Avodah

    March 28th, 2024  |  Season 5  |  38 mins 55 secs
    avodah, feminism, israel, jewish, judaism, justice work, leadership, palestine, racial justice, women

    Rabbi Deborah Waxman welcomes Cheryl Cook, CEO of Avodah, for a wide-ranging conversation about women in leadership, justice work, allyship, parenthood and more.

  • 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.