Binah Binah features creative voices from the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco. In this series, we bring you remarkable artists and thinkers who've come to speak at the JCCSF as part of their Arts & Ideas program.
Binah

Binah

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Binah features creative voices from the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco. In this series, we bring you remarkable artists and thinkers who've come to speak at the JCCSF as part of their Arts & Ideas program.

Most Recent Episodes

Binah: Andre Iguodala with Carvell Wallace

Golden State Warriors basketball player, tech-investor and philanthropist Andre Iguodala shares his personal story at the intersections of class, race and sportsmanship. His new memoir is The Sixth Man .

Binah: Philip Levine

Former US Poet Laureate from 2011 to 2012 Philip Levine depicts the reality of blue collar work and workers in order "to find a voice for the voiceless," informed by his work experience in the automotive manufacturing plants during the 1950s.

Binah: Susie Linfield with Eran Kaplan

Cultural critic Susie Linfield discusses how twentieth-century intellectuals struggled with Zionism, and how the contemporary Left has become focused on anti-Zionism while Israel itself has moved rightward.

Binah: Hal Foster and Gary Garrels on the life and work of Richard Serra

Art critic and historian Hal Foster and SFMOMA senior curator Gary Garrels examine the life and work of San Francisco-born sculptor Richard Serra, whose site-specific steel structures can be seen throughout the Bay Area.

Binah: Hal Foster and Gary Garrels on the life and work of Richard Serra

Binah: Alana Newhouse and Sue Fishkoff

Alana Newhouse and Sue Fishkoff offer contemporary and historical examinations of Jewish foods.

Binah: Julie Orringer with Ayelet Waldman

Writer Julie Orringer shares the true story of American journalist Varian Fry's extraordinary rescue of Jewish artists and writers threatened by the Nazis.

Binah: Lizzie Post with Tony Bravo

Lizzie Post, great-great granddaughter of Emily Post and Co-President of the Emily Post Institute, explores the wide world of legalized weed and navigates the social etiquette surrounding pot today.

Binah: David Brooks

New York Times op-ed columnist David Brooks talks about moving from material gain to spiritual satisfaction, to focus on building character rather than attaining status. His new book is The Second Mountain: The Quest for a Moral Life .

Binah: Bob Woodward with Audrey Cooper

Legendary investigative journalist Bob Woodward discusses his reporting from Nixon to Trump and the challenges faced by the press, the presidency and American democracy. His latest book is Fear: Trump in the White House .

Binah: Amie Gordon

Social-personality psychologist Amie Gordon discusses the science of positive emotions, why we need them and how to cultivate them in daily life.

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