Fireside Farbrengen

Fireside Farbrengen

Join Ben, Alden, and Rabbi Shmuly along with a special guest in their weekly discussions on the Jewish world.


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Jun 18 • 67 min
It’s the episode we’ve all been waiting for as this year’s co-president David Rosenblatt joins Fireside Farbrengen to tell some great jokes and stories. Plus, hear our take on the McGill’s response to Quebec’s back-to-school announcements in addition to…
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Jun 12 • 60 min
In this week’s episode, Fireside Farbrengen welcomes former Chabad McGill President Shira Mattuck as our guest. Plus, hear about some interesting historical events, how shuls are beginning to open, and catch Ben and Alden’s favourite niggun!
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Jun 5 • 55 min
This week, Fireside Farbrengen discusses the current situation in the USA. We also chat about what Tikkun Olam really is, the biggest ‘secret’ in Judaism, and all the usual content you love.
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May 28 • 58 min
Make sure to catch Fireside Farbrengen before Shavuos to get some great insights on the upcoming holliday. Plus, hear our discussion on Gzeyres Tach ve Tat, part 2 of the legendary Pesach in New Zealand story, a great niggun, and so much more!
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May 21 • 55 min
Join Fireside Farbrengen for a brand new season! This week’s episode features some classic stories from Rabbi Shmuly, a discussion on McGill’s fall semester, and one of everyone’s favourite niggunim.
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Apr 1 • 66 min
In our first live episode, we are joined by the head of Sinai Scholars, Rabbi Dubbi Rabinowitz, and Sinai Scholar alum Zack Billick! This episode was featured as a live broadcast on the Sinai Scholars Facebook page.
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Mar 27 • 59 min
Former Chabad president Ben Grossman joins us as we schmooze about how to have a productive quarantine. Some great jokes and stories as always!
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Mar 18 • 38 min
Recorded from 3 separate locations with 3 different l’chaims, the guys discuss the effect of the Covid-19 outbreak on Jewish life, as well as some significant Jewish historical events from this week.
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Mar 11 • 55 min
Back from the break, Vancouver lawyer Rob Fashler joins Fireside Farbrengen for some great stories. This episode features our new segment, “This Week in Jewish History”. Enjoy!
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Feb 18 • 52 min
JSSA President Mettannah Jacobson discusses Jewish Studies at McGill! Plus, learn some information that you probably didn’t know about the dark history of Valentine’s Day for Jews.
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Feb 12 • 58 min
Broadcasting from the Weiss residence, we are joined by extra-special guest Rashi Weiss who provides us with some behind the scenes information on how Chabad is run. Plus, hear a niggun sung by Rashi’s grandfather!
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Feb 5 • 58 min
Guest - Sophie Sklar
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Jan 29 • 57 min
Guest - Josh Benjamin
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Jan 21 • 45 min
Join Ben, Alden, and Rabbi Shmuly as they chat with Chabad co-president, Jill Weisleder.
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Jan 17 • 53 min
McGill alumnus Daniel Herz joins Ben, Alden, and Rabbi Shmuly to discuss his Jewish life at the school.