Personal Conversations with Yiscah Smith

Posted by Yiscah Smith on November 26, 2019
Topics: Pardes Live and Mini-Series

The podcast was originally produced by the Society of Independent Spirituality, and Rabbi Ari Ze’ev Schwartz. We apologize in advance as you may hear some background noise that was not able to be edited out. You can listen to more SIS interviews (some including Pardes students) online. To download more digital content from Yiscah Smith or to visit her patreon page, please visit her author page on Elmad.

This podcast was originally produced in 9 parts, with each part focused on one question and topic.

  1. Three religious books you must read
  2. Spiritual community
  3. How to give space to others
  4. Advice for someone who is struggling in life
  5. The Teshuva of Ulai:maybe
  6. Torah of Galut (exile) versus Torah of Geula (redemption)
  7. Spiritual Authenticity
  8. Traveling back in time to meet a great prophet:Rabbi:thinker
  9. Combining Chabad with the Piaseczner Rebbe

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Yiscah Smith – Faculty Host and interviewee
Rabbi Ari Ze’ev Schwartz – Interviewer
Adam Titcher – Executive Producer and Director of Digital Media


About Yiscah Smith

Yiscah is a Jewish educator, spiritual activist and published author who addresses the spiritual practice of encountering the Divine spark within, the foundation of authentic living. She employs her personal story of ​the joys and struggles with her spirituality, Jewish tradition and commitment to authentic living. As a spiritual trailblazer, she exemplifies what it means to carve one’s own path: understanding one’s inner being and cultivating the integrity to remaining faithful to that understanding, unapologetically. Yiscah encourages, ennobles and empowers others to do the same. Yiscah is adjunct faculty and teaches Jewish meditative practice and spiritual texts at the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies and in her home in Jerusalem. She provides as well spiritual mentoring to individuals seeking an awareness of the Divine spark within. Yiscah is also a public speaker, both in Israel and abroad. Click here to read more. Yiscah is teaching the practice of Authentic Jewish Living. To learn more and support the creation of more podcasts please visit Yiscah Smith on patreon.

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