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Nov 4, 2021

Deracheha's Rachel Weber Leshaw spoke to Brhan Worku about the Ethiopian Jewish holiday of Sigd. Brhan talked about the meaning of Sigd, her family's journey from Ethiopia, cultural differences between Ethiopian and Israeli society, and whether non-Ethiopian Jews should celebrate Sigd too.
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Sep 1, 2021

What are the the mitzvot and customs of Erev Yom Kippur? Why are they significant? How do they apply to women?

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Tefilla Zakah adapted for women here:

Aug 17, 2021

In this espisode we discuss Selicht - what are Selichot? Are women obligated to recite them? Do they require a minyan?

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Rav Ezra Bick's commentary on the Yud Gimmel Middot -

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Jul 28, 2021

In this episode we address the halacha of keli gever - what is a man’s article, a keli gever? What is the prohibition of a woman’s wearing one? How does intent affect this halacha?

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Jul 8, 2021

In this special Pre-Tish'a Be-Av episode we talk to Dr. Yael Ziegler about her new book "Lamentations: Faith in a Turbulent World" and her experience writing on such a seemingly sad topic. We also discuss her new appointment as Rosh Beit Midrash of Matan, and her career path until today.

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