Zahavit ShalevOur most inspiring and moving occasions are still when we find ourselves in a room with other people
R DuschinskyIs guilt or shame really the characteristic Jewish emotion?
Julian SinclairHow do we make a difference in our wondrous, fragile and interconnected world?
Mimi FeigelsonA challenge to claim our lives in their totality, including taking ownership of our own funeral
Nick GendlerA personal story & its implications for others of a transformative moment on Mont Ventoux
Susan SilvermanWhy everyone should adopt
Benjamin GampelWhat can be learned about the fate of minority peoples from the Anti-Jewish Riots in Spain in 1391?
Stephen RosenthalDoes the concept of 'Jewish heroism' exist? Where are today's Jewish superheroes?
Keren DavidThe barmitzvah speech Keren never got to give her oldest son, who died a week before his due date
David AaronovitchBrought up an atheist and a Marxist, David reveals a complex relationship with his Jewish identity
Matthew GouldWhat Matthew has learned about being a 'British Jew' from his life as a diplomat...
Miriam ShavivOrthodoxy must become more familiar with and honest about its past, if it wants to secure its future
Claudio ManakerA brief history of, and personal reflection on Hatikvah, the Israeli national anthem
Levi D. LauerEmbracing ambiguity, uncertainty and paradox is at the heart of the Jewish tradition
Dana Sender-MullaDana Sender-Mulla argues the case for a childlike approach to life
Michal Barkai-BrodyMichal tells us how she used her own anger to drive her determination to make a change in the world
Sharon BrousA personal journey into Jewish engagement & an exploration of the Exodus as central narrative
Adina TalWhy "nobody is perfect" is an important truth and the starting point for real change
Aron Turest-SwartzHow do you know if you are really doing good in the world, or just doing what feels good to you?
Raymond SimonsonWhy we must increase the quality, variety & volume of Jewish conversation in the UK
Yaffa EpsteinExamining 'impostor syndrome' and how some of our greatest Jewish leaders have been sufferers of it
YidLife CrisisAn enactment of the essence of a YidLife crisis and the central role of 'debate' in Judaism
Jonny ArielCrafting a life comprised of both ME and WE, and the complex demands facing Jews in the 21st Century
Dyonna GinsburgAn exploration of the concept of humility and the inherent difficulties in talking about it
Josh BaumReflections from a Hebrew scribe about the act of creating; imagination, distraction... and mistakes
JDOVA little taster to whet your appetite...
Hannah BradyA call to reclaim our identities and to hold their power in our own hands
Joseph DweckWhat should we, the Jewish people, call ourselves? What is the full, uncut, nature of our identity?
Sarit Packer & Itamar SrulovichA demo of how to make the perfect chopped salad and why it is so essential to the way we eat
Mooli LahadWhy creativity is a basic human need and how storytelling heals trauma
Ruth CalderonA close reading of the story of Rabbi Akiva, exploring the concept of One-Echad-Wahad
Alma ReiselThis talk is about making the community more inclusive for everyone
Natan SharanskyChess sharpened the thinking and preserved Sharansky's sanity serving 9 years in a soviet prison
Asher LopatinWhy Asher Lopatin wanted to be a rabbi, not Secretary of State
Joyce KleinHow eating treif taught me to love the Jewish people
Patrick MoriartyOn passing for Jewish and the challenges facing religious groups in a secular world
Craig TaubmanA personal & musical reflection on the difference between WHAT IS a Jew, and WHAT OUGHT a Jew to be
David EvansImagining the impact if the paradigms of Rabbinic Judaism were part of secular European culture...
Ari ShavitWhat will become of us, what will we be like in the 22nd Century in Israel and the Diaspora?
Sophie SolomonA talk about the benefits of travelling light through life, free from expectations or preconceptions
Daniel FinkelsteinWe have never had it so good, let's appreciate it
Frederic BrennerA journey through photographs to Jewish communities around the world
Esther MarcusAn inside perspective into the way of life for people living on the border with Gaza
Seth FarberAn ancient story about contemporary Jewish life
Michael KayHow Jewish pluralism in the classroom perfectly prepares children for a diverse world
Joy SisiskyWhat are our responsibilities as global Jewish citizens? Can we express our Jewishness differently?
Alan van CapelleThe secrets of successful leadership for creating social change
Stosh CotlerExplores the possibility that authentic expressions of our tradition are inherently radical
Clive LawtonInstead of caring only about our kids learning Jewish stuff, let's focus on our own education first
Sally BerkovicReflecting on death and the preparation of a body for burial, Sally considers life and its purpose
Daniel TaubA funny and moving portrait of contemporary Israel through 10 personal objects
Maureen Kendler52% of the Jewish Community are women and they are sidelined and devalued at our peril
Amy-Jill LevineImproved relations between Jews and Christians requires mutual knowledge and mutual respect
Jonathan FreedlandWhat really threatens the future existence of Israel? The politics of us or them.
Judah PassowUsing my camera as an agent of social action
Benjamin PogrundLessons for Israel about trust & acceptance of the other learned from living in apartheid S. Africa
Jacqueline NichollsEncouraging you to look at the world through different eyes - as a truly 'observant' Jew
David BryfmanThe Jewish world of tomorrow cannot, should not, and will not look like the Jewish world of today
Paul WolpeWith access to so much information, why does humanity still struggle with the same questions?
Ilene PrusherNot only do most Muslims not hate Jews, but many see a kind of kinship you may never have expected..
Laura Janner-KlausnerHow Jewish values teach us to use our power responsibly and prevent its abuse
Micha OdenheimerJudaism's spiritual tradition demands a new kind of globalisation, driven by a vision for human good
Miriam BrosseauExploring that moment when everything clicks...and everything changes
Naomi LessDid you SEE that look she just gave me? What's with that?!
Daniel FreelanderWhy we must be open to new musical interpretations, so our traditions don't become stale
Yisrael CampbellYisrael reflects on how it has been stories that have been the connecting factor is his life
Judith VanderveldeLearning about Judaism from my Muslim students
Tim FranksThis talk explains why being between a rock and a hard place is a great place to be
Simja DujovA musical and inspirational talk on parties as a sacred experience
Shani BechhoferWe are all Jewish educators. A thoughtful reflection on our choices and goals as parents or teachers
Daniel ReiselInstead of being about divine revelation, Sinai can be read as a story of 'anti-revelation'...
Jane EisnerCreating a new conversation to ensure that Jewish media is as essential today as it always has been
Deborah JoselowA meditation on two blessings: 'You are but dust and ashes' and 'For my sake the world was created'
Shalom SabarCan a flag reflect attitudes towards power and the transformations in Jewish society?
Yosef AbramowitzFind out how the Jewish people can stop climate change and save the planet with solar power
Rachel Sabath Beit-HalachmiWomen of the Wall, a case study on Israel-Diaspora relations and the future of Jewish Peoplehood
Leonard PetlakhHow can we really engage the unaffiliated? Start by listening, not telling...
Adina RothWhat if we moved our hips along with our lips in shul & what if women really 'touched' the Torah...?
Gila SacksAn argument for why work is the most fundamental Jewish value
James KugelUncovering the great lesson embodied by the Dead Sea Scrolls - Scripture’s fundamental malleability
Nathan Lopes CardozoListen to my talk and to Johann Sebastian Bach and hear the music of Jewish tradition
Brett Wigdortzwhy your children should become teachers above any other profession
Suzanne FranksCan the individual humanity in news stories help us comprehend the magnitude of mass suffering?
Stephanie ShirleyA fascinating and honest life story. Warts and all.
Mark DapinThe Jewish Homeland that never was - the dream of visionaries long dead
Jude WilliamsA 2nd generation survivor's experience of the weight & meaning of a Jewish memory of the Holocaust
Larry SmithWe’re all storytellers. And no story is more important than the story of our own lives.
Wendy RosovWhat are the criteria for measuring whether the community is successfully cultivating Jewish Identit
Marc HirshmanThis talk tries to provide insight into the Jewish Sages unique approach to Biblical commentary.
Ruth HaCohenThe neglected yet crucial role of music in shaping modes of religious and ethnic experience
Jonathan WittenbergA philosophical meditation on belief, God and accountability to all life
Eli ValleyA highly personal & entertaining insight into the inspiration behind Eli Valley's work as an artist
Beth FingerTaking a good look at who Jews today really are and what they really want
Rafi RoneQuestions of where philanthropic dollars will go and who will be leading our Jewish communities
Seth AnziskaSeth considers how our Jewish history could pave the way for a new communal ethic.
Emily WalshKids & families who have rich Jewish experiences will infuse a love for Judaism in all that they do
Ruth MessingerHow can we use the framework of the Sh’ma to listen intently to those in need?
Yehuda KurtzerA framework to forward thinking about Jewish contemporary life and its challenges
Daniel GordisThe bible is about the importance of & longing for a homeland, but it's not just the Jews' longing..
Sarah BenorMaking the case for "Jewish English", one of several 21st-century Jewish languages
Avraham InfeldOutlining a vision for the Jewish People to find a way to be unified without being uniform
Nigel SavageThe Jewish omnivore’s dilemma is simply this: how should I eat?
Vanessa HidaryThe tale of a nice Jewish girl gone awry & a woman’s search to find her identity and cultural pride
Dov WaxmanAs Jews in the diaspora, what kind of loyalty do we owe Israel?
Miriam BergerWhy do you do Jewish in the way you do? If you did it differently how would your life turn out?
Robbie GringrasThrough story telling Robbie considers a different possibility for reaching peace
Y-LoveWhat do Jews look like? There is no such thing as 'looking Jewish' we are a diverse nation
Marc SolowayTo hear compassionately, to feel the heart, to listen to the words
Jonathan BoydWhat impact could Jews have on the world if we all committed to working together to affect change?
Rebecca Joy FletcherThe vital role musical satire has played in social change and it's legacy for us as Jews
Raphael ZarumCan the meanings behind all our traditions be explained with text, or does love of text matter more?
Hannah WeisfeldBuilding a just society is both a religious imperative and basis of our entire historical experience
Seth CohenAn exploration into network-thinking & how the opportunities are being explored in the Jewish world
Amichai Lau-LavieAn ancient tale about saving the world through better telling the greatest story ever told
Samuel LebensAssesses to what extent we engage with religion for selfish reasons
Jeremy LeighAdvocating a deeper engagement with the past, to change it from a foreign country to home territory
Deborah LipstadtThe Jewish people should be known for what they have achieved, not by what has been done to them
Julia NeubergerJudaism's role in putting right the wrongs of the world
Alicia Jo RabinsSpiritual journeys, women in Torah, violins, vulnerability, poetry, art & feminism: an exploration