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Father’s Day 5784 With Adam Nimoy, Rabbi Jeffrey Salkin, and Gabe Sanders

Reconciling with a famous Vulcan dad; finding new meaning in the Mourner’s Kaddish; and rebuilding Jewish responsibility this Father’s Day

June 14, 2024
Tablet Magazine

This week on the show, we’re marking Father’s Day and Shavuot with reflections on fatherhood, loss, and collective Jewish responsibility.

Director Adam Nimoy shares stories from his memoir, The Most Human: Reconciling with My Father, Leonard Nimoy. He details what it was like to be the son of Spock, as well as how he and his father reconnected before Leonard’s death in 2015.

Tablet writer Gabe Sanders returns to the show with a personal essay about finding unexpected meaning while saying Kaddish for his father.

Rabbi Jeffrey Salkin of Wisdom Without Walls explains the big ideas behind his new book, Tikkun Ha’am / Repairing Our People: Reimagining Liberal Judaism in America, which calls for a renewed emphasis on Jewish responsibility.

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Unorthodox
Father’s Day 5784 With Adam Nimoy, Rabbi Jeffrey Salkin, and Gabe Sanders
Reconciling with a famous Vulcan dad; finding new meaning in the Mourner’s Kaddish; and rebuilding Jewish responsibility this Father’s Day
June 14, 2024
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