Finding Connections - Chats with Rabbi Jonathan Freirich

Finding Connections - Chats with Rabbi Jonathan Freirich
Conversations between people who care to make a difference in the world and Rabbi Jonathan Freirich, from Temple Beth Zion in Buffalo, New York.

A Minister and a Rabbi Get Real About Antiracism
Aug 18 • 73 min
Our first episode - why “colorblind” and “I don’t see color” are unintentionally racist and other well-intentioned racist statements. There is no neutrality in aiming for anti-racism and we talk about how to get there.
The Wilderness is Normal
Feb 24 • 13 min
A sermon given to the Unitarian Universalist Church of Buffalo on Sunday, February 23, 2020.
Justice, Religion, Race and Ethnicity with Rev. Mark Blue
Dec 4, 2019 • 30 min
A personal and community-oriented exploration of the issues of personal spirituality, religion, and racial justice with Rev. Mark Blue, Pastor of the Second Baptist Church in Lackawanna, New York, and the President of our local NAACP.
Spirituality and Religious Education
Sep 11, 2019 • 30 min
Education, religion, spirituality and the future of Jewish and communal life.
Education and Spirituality
Sep 5, 2019 • 30 min
Andrew Deyell, Head of School at Elmwood Franklin School in Buffalo, New York, and Rabbi Jonathan Freirich, discuss life as religious people who are dedicated to creating pluralism in education and throughout our communities.
Crossroads with Rabbi Rachel Barenblat and Rabbi David Evan Markus
May 14, 2019 • 30 min
A great chat about meaning and Judaism and becoming rabbis and saving the world.
Social Action, Racial Equity, and more, with Pastor Tom Yorty
Apr 18, 2019 • 30 min
Two clergy chat about approaches to solving social issues through collaborative communal work.