Can We Talk?

Each month on Can We Talk?, the Jewish Women’s Archive features stories and conversations about Jewish women and the issues that shape our public and private lives. Alternating between a documentary style and a roundtable format, Can We Talk? includes profiles of historical and contemporary Jewish women, frank discussion of culture, politics, and current events, and little-known stories from our past and present. Contact us at podcasts@jwa.org. Tell us what you think of the podcast! Take our survey at https://jwa.org/podcastsurvey.

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 20m. Bisher sind 190 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 2 days 15 hours 30 minutes

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 June 14, 2017  22m
 
 

Episode 15: A Day at the Met with the Mixed-Up Files


Beloved children’s book From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler turns 50 this year. E.L. Konigsburg’s best-selling novel tells the story of two suburban children who run away to New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art. To celebrate the book’s anniversary—and to gear up for summer reading—Can We Talk? took two ten-year-old girls to the Met for an official tour retracing Claudia and Jamie Kincaid’s week in the museum...


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 June 14, 2017  22m
 
 

Episode 14: Making a Family


“I think people need to talk about how families are created and there’s so many different ways, and there’s more every day. And it’s not easy and it’s not a given.” In this month’s episode, we tell the story of a Jewish couple who struggled with infertility for years, then decided to hire a surrogate to deliver their children...


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 May 11, 2017  18m
 
 
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 May 11, 2017  18m
 
 

Episode 13: Borders of Love


Israeli author Dorit Rabinyan’s novel All the Rivers is a steamy, Middle Eastern “Romeo and Juliet”: an Israeli-Palestinian love affair that confronts themes of borders, identity, and assimilation. The book sparked controversy in Israel, where the government removed it from the high school curriculum, while it shot to the top of the bestseller list...


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 April 20, 2017  16m
 
 
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 April 20, 2017  16m
 
 

Episode 12: A New Era for the ERA


Surveys show that around 90 percent of Americans support an Equal Rights Amendment—and yet, still, the Constitution does not explicitly guarantee equal rights for women. On this month's episode, we explore the history of this amendment, from its roots as a feminist cause in the 1920s, to the failed attempts to pass the amendment in the 1970s, to the renewed efforts to revive the ERA today...


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 March 15, 2017  22m
 
 
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 March 15, 2017  22m
 
 

Episode 11: Still Marching


The day after Trump’s inauguration, millions of people around the world took to the streets in protest. March along with us in this episode! We'll meet participants in the Women's March on Washington, and go back to where it all began—the first women’s march in Washington, on the eve of President Woodrow Wilson’s inauguration in 1913, before women even had the right to vote. Plus, two very special daughters make their Can We Talk? debut.


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 January 26, 2017  21m
 
 
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 January 26, 2017  21m