Elisheva Liss is an author, lecturer, educator and licensed psychotherapist in private practice. Elisheva tackles important and sensitive issues in Jewish society. In this week's episode, Elisheva and Bari discuss why Judaism has become a religion of fear-mongering and sadness to so many. They discuss the unhealthy ways Judaism and Torah is taught in many institutions, as well as how to go about making change and bringing the joy back to Judaism.
Orah is the mother of Jakey, a two year old boy with an incredibly rare genetic mutation. in this weeks episode, Orah and I discuss her uphill battle to identify what Jakey's diagnosis was. Orah also discusses how being a mother of a son with special needs has impacted her and her family, as well as how she has grown and continues to grow through having Jakey in her life.
How can someone pursue multiple passions while having many other obligations? In this episode, Bari is joined by Yael Trusch of Jewish Latin Princess Podcast, Chanie Ehrentreu of Boss Maidel Podcast and Franciska of The Franciska Show Podcast to discuss how they each manage to pursue their careers, passions and care for their loved ones. Four Podcasters, one interesting discussion.
Ruchi Koval, a writer, lecturer and author of Conversations with God: Prayers for Jewish Women joins Woman of Valor to discuss what it means to have, or not have, a relationship with God.
Rivky, creator of Impact Fashion NYC, joins us to discuss her experience being bullied in school as a kid. She discusses how she used her differences to get through the tough times and build a successful business as an adult.
Bari discusses her social media break and how stepping back has shown her how to move forward.
Melinda Strauss discusses how she transformed her life, one small change at a time.
Bari has not been shy about her health struggles. In this episode, she shares some strategies to alleviate stress as well as physical and mental anguish from her life.
Stephanie discusses loving and losing someone to addiction and her journey of self exploration during that challenging time.
Rachel discusses the importance of teaching children about safety over the summer and beyond. She discusses what to tell children about their bodies and what to do if someone has violated their personal space or bodies. She also speaks about how parents should speak and act with a child who has been a victim of sexual abuse.