Jewish History Uncensored

Jewish History Uncensored

Had enough of the scripted and abridged version of Jewish History you learned as a child? This weekly podcast features remastered audio from Marc Shapiro’s Torah in Motion classes given from 2011 to the present. Listen to learn about big ideas, interesting personalities, and astounding events in modern Jewish History. For more information visit torahinmotion.org

Episodes

June 10, 2021 73 min
The Great Escape covers the escape of the students and teachers of the Mir Yeshiva from eastern Europe to Shanghai as they escape the Nazis. This is episode 1.
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The Great Escape covers the escape of the students and teachers of the Mir Yeshiva from eastern Europe to Shanghai as they escape the Nazis. This is episode 2.
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June 17, 2021 73 min
The Great Escape covers the escape of the students and teachers of the Mir Yeshiva from eastern Europe to Shanghai as they escape the Nazis. This is episode 3.
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June 24, 2021 70 min
The Great Escape covers the escape of the students and teachers of the Mir Yeshiva from eastern Europe to Shanghai as they escape the Nazis. This is episode 4: the final episode.
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July 1, 2021 23 min
This is series 2, the life and times of Rabbi Joseph Elijah Henkin. In this introductory episode we will meet this Rabbi, who bridged the gap between pre and post-war American Judaism. As the series progresses, we will come to understand the complexities of this period, and the ways that Henkin was both a product, and a shaper of his time.
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July 8, 2021 61 min
Welcome to Jewish History Uncensored with Marc Shapiro, a weekly podcast from Torah in Motion. This is series 2: The Life and Thought of Rabbi Joseph Elijah Henkin, episode 2.
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July 15, 2021 65 min
Welcome to Jewish History Uncensored with Marc Shapiro, a weekly podcast from Torah in Motion. This is series 2: The Life and Thought of Rabbi Joseph Elijah Henkin, episode 3.
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July 22, 2021 62 min
Welcome to Jewish History Uncensored with Marc Shapiro, a weekly podcast from Torah in Motion. This is series 2: The Life and Thought of Rabbi Joseph Elijah Henkin, episode 4.
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July 29, 2021 42 min
Welcome to Jewish History Uncensored with Marc Shapiro, a weekly podcast from Torah in Motion. This is series 2: The Life and Thought of Rabbi Joseph Elijah Henkin, episode 5.
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August 5, 2021 5 min
This is series 3: Eliezer Berkovits. In this brief introduction, we will meet this theologian and halakhist who defied communal expectations about what a Rabbi should be.

Eliezer Berkovits remains one of the most interesting Jewish thinkers of the 20th century, and in this series we will examine his life, his halakhic work, and his lasting contribution to Jewish theology.
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August 12, 2021 65 min
This is series 3: Eliezer Berkovits.

Eliezer Berkovits remains one of the most interesting Jewish thinkers of the 20th century, and in this series we will examine his life, his halakhic work, and his lasting contribution to Jewish theology. This is episode 1
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August 19, 2021 67 min
This is series 3: Eliezer Berkovits.

Eliezer Berkovits remains one of the most interesting Jewish thinkers of the 20th century, and in this series we will examine his life, his halakhic work, and his lasting contribution to Jewish theology. This is episode 2
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August 26, 2021 84 min
Eliezer Berkovits remains one of the most interesting Jewish thinkers of the 20th century, and in this series we will examine his life, his halakhic work, and his lasting contribution to Jewish theology. This is episode 3
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September 2, 2021 58 min
Eliezer Berkovits remains one of the most interesting Jewish thinkers of the 20th century, and in this series we will examine his life, his halakhic work, and his lasting contribution to Jewish theology. This is episode 4.
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September 9, 2021 42 min
Eliezer Berkovits remains one of the most interesting Jewish thinkers of the 20th century, and in this series we will examine his life, his halakhic work, and his lasting contribution to Jewish theology. This is episode 5.
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September 23, 2021 28 min
This is series 4: Chaim Ozer Grodzinski. In this introductory episode we will meet the Rabbi who’s influence on religious practice and communal life in Europe was of pontifical proportions. Over the course of the series we will learn about the myriad ways he shaped Orthodox institutions, and how his tireless efforts led to innumerable shifts that still reverberate today.
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September 30, 2021 50 min
This is series 4: Chaim Ozer Grodzinski. Over the course of the series we will learn about the myriad ways he shaped Orthodox institutions, and how his tireless efforts led to innumerable shifts that still reverberate today. This is episode 2.
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October 7, 2021 65 min
This is series 4: Chaim Ozer Grodzinski. Over the course of the series we will learn about the myriad ways he shaped Orthodox institutions, and how his tireless efforts led to innumerable shifts that still reverberate today. This is episode 3.
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October 21, 2021 70 min
This is series 4: Chaim Ozer Grodzinski. Over the course of the series we will learn about the myriad ways he shaped Orthodox institutions, and how his tireless efforts led to innumerable shifts that still reverberate today. This is episode 4.
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October 28, 2021 76 min
This is series 4: Chaim Ozer Grodzinski. Over the course of the series we will learn about the myriad ways he shaped Orthodox institutions, and how his tireless efforts led to innumerable shifts that still reverberate today. This is episode 5.
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