LIVE from Beth Am! with Rabbi Barras



Binge Watch Past Episodes of LIVE from Beth Am!


Nov. 13, 2020   The Last Show!
Nov. 10, 2020   Remembering Rabbi Jonathan Sacks
Nov. 9, 2020   Some post-election analysis and the Iran deal
Nov. 6, 2020   Rabbi Barras discusses Kristallnacht: The Night of Broken Glass
Nov. 4, 2020   The 25th anniversary of the assassination of Yitzhak Rabin
Nov. 3, 2020   It's Election Day in the U.S.
Oct. 28, 2020   Rabbi Barras talks about the Shema
Oct. 27, 2020   Commemorating the 2nd anniversary of the attack on Tree of Life Synagogue
Oct. 26, 2020   Yoeli for President!
Oct. 22, 2020   Rabbi Barras concludes his Archaeological Tour
Oct. 21, 2020   Rabbi Barras explores the hunt for Mount Sinai
Oct. 20, 2020   Rabbi Barras reviews evidence for the supposed account of the Exodus:
"The Exodus Decoded"
Oct. 19, 2020   Rabbi Barras discusses The Ark of the Covenant
Oct. 16, 2020   Rabbi Barras talks about Anti-Semitism
Oct. 15, 2020   Rabbi Barras explores the Dome of the Rock
Oct. 13, 2020   Rabbi Barras continues Archaeology in Israel
Oct. 12, 2020   Rabbi Barras discusses the Dead Sea Scrolls
Oct. 9, 2020   Rabbi Barras talks about the 4 Holy Cities of Israel: Part II
Oct. 8, 2020   Rabbi Barras talks about the 4 Holy Cities of Israel: Part I
Oct. 7, 2020   Guest: Donald Goor, Jerusalem Campus Rabbi,
Hebrew Union College–Jewish Institute of Religion
Oct. 6, 2020   Rabbi Barras previews Simchat Torah
Oct. 5, 2020   Rabbi Barras recaps the Festival of Sukkot
Oct. 2, 2020   Guest: Gary Glickstein, Rabbi Emeritus, Temple Beth Sholom
Oct. 1, 2020   Rabbi Barras gives a preview of the Festival of Sukkot
Sept. 30, 2020   The 20th anniversary of the Second Intifada
Sept. 29, 2020   Rabbi Barras gives a High Holy Days recap
Sept. 25, 2020   Guest: Chef David Schwadron, "Break the Fast" recipes
Sept. 24, 2020   Rabbi Barras: Is it OK to be a cultural Jew?
Sept. 23, 2020   Rabbi Barras talks about preparing for Yom Kippur
Sept. 22, 2020   Rabbi Barras shares some High Holy Days humor
Sept. 21, 2020   Rabbi Barras recaps Rosh HaShanah
Sept. 18, 2020   Guest: Brian Siegal, Regional Director, AJC Miami & Broward County
Sept. 17, 2020   Rabbi Barras goes off-topic
Sept. 16, 2020   Rabbi Barras talks about preparing for the High Holy Days
Sept. 15, 2020   Rabbi Barras talks some more about the UAE deal
Sept. 14, 2020   Rabbi Barras gives a primer on the High Holy Days
Sept. 11, 2020   Rabbi Barras remembers 9/11
Sept. 9, 2020   Special Guests: Representatives from FIDF and two soldiers from Israel
Sept. 8, 2020   Rabbi Barras talks Israel and other topics
Sept. 4, 2020   Guest: Uri Feinberg, licensed Israeli Tour Educator
A History of the Jewish People and the State of Israel (Part 5)
Sept. 3, 2020   A History of the Jewish People and the State of Israel (Part 4)
Sept. 2, 2020   A History of the Jewish People and the State of Israel (Part 3)
Sept. 1, 2020   A History of the Jewish People and the State of Israel (Part 2)
August 31, 2020   Guest: Uri Feinberg, licensed Israeli Tour Educator
A History of the Jewish People and the State of Israel (Part 1)
August 27, 2020   Guest: Howard Brayer, volunteer, Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU (Part 2)
August 24, 2020   Guest: Howard Brayer, volunteer, Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU (Part 1)
August 21, 2020   Guest: Glenna Milberg, WPLG-TV, Local 10 News
August 20, 2020   Rabbi Barras introduces us to his new set
August 19, 2020   Rabbi Barras talks Israel and other topics
August 18, 2020   Rabbi Barras talks about the Six-Day War
August 17, 2020   Guest: Rabbi Josh Weinberg, Vice President, URJ
August 14, 2020   Guest: Adrian Dubow, Past President, Temple Beth Am
August 13, 2020   Guest: Rabbi Joanne Loiben, Temple Beth Sholom
August 12, 2020   Guest: Jay Koren, Shofar Blower Extraordinaire
August 11, 2020   Guest: Rabbi Jonathan E. Blake, Westchester Reform Temple
August 10, 2020   Rabbi Barras talks Israel and the Intifada
August 7, 2020   Guest: Cantor Lisa Segal, Temple Beth Sholom
August 6, 2020   Rabbi Barras takes call-ins
August 5, 2020   Guest: Cantor Rachelle Nelson, Temple Beth Am
August 4, 2020   Rabbi Barras discusses civil rights and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
August 3, 2020   Guest: Igor Shteyrenberg, Executive Director, Miami Jewish Film Festival
July 31, 2020   Rabbi Barras talks about Jerusalem and Yitzhak Rabin
July 30, 2020   Guest: Uri Feinberg, licensed Israeli Tour Educator
July 29, 2020   Rabbi Barras discusses Tisha B'Av and teaches some Talmud
July 28, 2020   Rabbi Barras teaches some Talmud
July 27, 2020   Guest: Joseph M. Corradino, Mayor, Village of Pinecrest
July 24, 2020   Guests: Sharon & Howard Socol, Co-Chairs, Miami Council, Birthright Israel, and
Reyna Dominitz, Regional Director, Southeast Region/Miami, Birthright Israel
July 23, 2020   Rabbi Barras does comedy!
July 22, 2020   Guest: Jodi Hessel, Past President, Temple Beth Am,
Member, URJ North American Board of Trustees
July 21, 2020   Rabbi Barras teaches some Talmud
July 20, 2020   Guest: Nora Anderson, incoming Head of School, Temple Beth Am Day School
July 17, 2020   Rabbi Barras talks about everything under the sun!
July 15, 2020   Guest: Cari Altman, Dean of Admissions, Temple Beth Am Day School
July 14, 2020   Guest: Valerie Berrin, Director of Operations, Health Information Project (HIP)
July 13, 2020   Rabbi Barras talks about his summer trip to Ohio in an RV, and more!
July 10, 2020   Guest: Rabbi Mario Rojzman, Senior Rabbi, Beth Torah Benny Rok Campus
July 9, 2020   Guests: Dylan Shapiro, winner, “Who Wants to be a Minyanaire,” and
Kasa Bainesay-Harbor, Deputy Consul General, Israeli Consulate, Miami
July 8, 2020   Guest: Andrea LeVine, Program Director, Temple Beth Am
July 7, 2020   Guest: Yochi Rappeport, Executive Director, Women of the Wall
July 6, 2020   Guest: Commissioner Barbara J. Jordan, District 1, Miami-Dade County
July 2, 2020   Guest: Dr. Cameron Brown, Director of AIPAC-AIEF in Israel
July 1, 2020   Guest: Yanna Begelman, Tikva Children’s Home, Odessa, Ukraine
June 30, 2020   Guests: Myles Goldman, winner, “Who Wants to be a Minyanaire,”
and Brian Chartock, TBAM Executive Director
June 29, 2020   Guest: Rabbi Judith Schindler, author and Professor, Queens University
June 23, 2020   Guest Host: Rabbi Jaime Aklepi, Temple Beth Am
Guests:
Margie & Mark Buchbinder, Social Justice advocates
June 22, 2020   Guest Host: Rabbi Rachel Greengrass, Temple Beth Am
Guest:
Brittany Addams, Miami Jews 22–39 and Teach for America
June 19, 2020   Rabbi Barras goes solo from Celina, Ohio — a one-hour riff!
June 18, 2020   Guest: Rabbi Jaime Aklepi, Board Member-at-Large, Hillel FSU
June 17, 2020   Guest: Doron Harel, Educator and Licensed Israel Tour Guide
June 16, 2020   Guest: Ruban Roberts, President, Miami Dade NAACP
June 15, 2020   Guest: Frank Marks, Jr., Director of NOAA’s Hurricane Research Division,
Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory
June 12, 2020   Guest Host: Rabbi Rachel Greengrass, Temple Beth Am
Guest: Gilbert King, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Devil in the Grove:
Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys and the Dawn of a New America

June 11, 2020   Guest Host: Rabbi Jaime Aklepi, Temple Beth Am
Guest: Rabbi Susan Silverman, author and Executive Director, Second Nurture
June 10, 2020   Guests: David Barkey, Counsel for the Anti-Defamation League,
and Sheri Zvi, ADL Florida Regional Director
June 9, 2020   Guests: Rabbi Ada Zavidov and Cantor Evan Cohen from our
sister congregation, Kehilat Har-El, Jerusalem, Israel
June 8, 2020   Guest: AFMDA webinar with author Matti Friedman
June 5, 2020   Guest: Alyssa Baron, Beth Am alum, Israeli Women's Basketball
June 4, 2020   Guests: Santiago Lucero, AIPAC National Director of Hispanic Engagement,
and Solomon Ortiz, AIPAC Florida Hispanic Outreach Director
June 3, 2020   Guest: Nicole "Nikki" Fried,
Florida Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services
June 2, 2020   Guest: Stuart Ratzan, President, Temple Beth Am
June 1, 2020   Guest Host: Rabbi Shalom Hammer, Jewish Identity Branch of the IDF
May 28, 2020   Guest: Annette Taddeo-Goldstein, Florida State Senator, District 40
May 27, 2020   Guest: Paul Bernstein, CEO, Prizmah, Center for Jewish Day Schools
May 26, 2020   Guest: Rabbi Yael Dadoun, recent ordainee, Hebrew Union College-
Jewish Institute of Religion [Internet outage from approx. 08:00–13:15]
May 22, 2020   Guest: Chef David Schwadron, Chair of the "Schwadron Squadron"
May 21, 2020   Guest: Karen Reb Rudel, Tour Guide of Jewish Paris
May 20, 2020   Guests: Mia Crabill, first winner of "Who Wants to be a Minyanaire," and
Carolina Gurland, winner of the 2019–20 Harry Gunther Service Award
May 19, 2020   Guest: Rabbi Jonah Pesner, Director, Religious Action Center
May 18, 2020   Guest: Rita Diaz, Membership Director, Temple Beth Am
May 15, 2020   Guests: Stuart Ratzan, President, Temple Beth Am, and
Tracey Spiegelman, Executive Vice President
May 14, 2020   Guest: Rabbi Gayle Pomerantz, Senior Rabbi, Temple Beth Sholom
May 13, 2020   Guest: former U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, 27th Congressional District
May 12, 2020   Guest: Rabbi Frederick Klein, EVP, Rabbinical Assn. of Greater Miami
May 11, 2020   Guests: Hon. Scott M. Bernstein and Hon. David H. Young,
both of Miami-Dade's Eleventh Judicial Circuit, and
Hon. Stephanie Silver, Miami-Dade County Court
May 8, 2020   Guest: U.S. Representative Ted Deutch, 22nd Congressional District
May 7, 2020
  Guests: Remy Farkas and Grace Gilbert, Past Presidents, BAFTY Youth,
and Jessica Medwin, student at Gulliver Preparatory School
May 6, 2020
  Guest: Rabbi Lyle Rothman, University of Miami Hillel
May 5, 2020   Guest: Bob Hersh, Executive Director, 2005–2019, Temple Beth Am
May 4, 2020   Guest: Rabbi Brigitte Rosenberg, United Hebrew Congregation, St. Louis
May 1, 2020   Guest: Adam Rubin, M.D., emergency room physician
April 30, 2020
  Guest: Bill Grossman & Daniela Zanzuri, Past Presidents, Beth Am
April 29, 2020   Guest: Isaac “Ike” K. Fisher, National Board of Directors, AIPAC
April 28, 2020   Guest: Miriam & Dror Zadok, Past Presidents, FIDF
April 27, 2020   Guest: Rabbi Shalom Hammer, Jewish Identity Branch of the IDF
April 24, 2020
  Guest: Jami Young, LCSW, Clinical Therapist
April 23, 2020   Guest: Rabbi Judith Siegal, Senior Rabbi, Temple Judea, Coral Gables
April 22, 2020   Guest: Tamar Kolumbus, Greater Miami Jewish community's Shlicha
April 21, 2020   Guest: Lily Serviansky, Past President, Temple Beth Am
April 20, 2020   Guest: Rabbi Eliot H. Pearlson, Temple Menorah, Miami Beach
April 17, 2020   Guest: Rabbi Jonathan Berkun, Aventura Turnberry Jewish Center
April 16, 2020   Guest: Brian Siegal, Regional Director, AJC Miami & Broward County
April 14, 2020   Rabbi Barras talks about Maimonides and the Book of Exodus
April 13, 2020   Guest: Rabbi Rachel Greengrass on her birthday
April 10, 2020   Cameo Appearance: Stuart Ratzan, President, Temple Beth Am
April 8, 2020   Guest: Rabbi Joshua Garroway, Ph.D., HUC-JIR/Los Angeles
April 7, 2020   Guest: Miriam Singer, Pres/CEO, Jewish Community Svcs of So Fla
April 6, 2020   Guest: Dianne Gottlieb, Board of Directors, Hadassah Medical
April 3, 2020   Rabbi Barras discusses Passover and Pesach Seders
April 2, 2020   Guest: Jacob Solomon, President, Greater Miami Jewish Federation
April 1, 2020   Guest: Guy Millo, President, ARZA World
March 31, 2020   Guest: Anna Hochkammer, Councilmember, Village of Pinecrest
March 30, 2020   Guest: Gary Glickstein, Rabbi Emeritus, Temple Beth Sholom
March 27, 2020   Guests: Mel Mann, March of the Living; Evan Philipson, AIPAC
March 26, 2020   Guest: Adam Rubin, M.D., emergency room physician
March 25, 2020   Guest: Cindi Avila talks food, her kids and spring break
March 24, 2020    Guest: Rabbi Josh Weinberg, Vice President, URJ
March 18, 2020   Pilot — Guest: Brian Chartock, TBAM Executive Director

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