Estie Rose is a genetics counselor and outreach coordinator for Jscreen. In this episode, Estie discusses the importance of genetic testing, explains why it is necessary, and dispels myths regarding testing and partner compatibility.
Shira Rosenbluth spends her days working with those battling eating disorders. Shira and Bari discuss what an eating disorder is and what disordered eating looks like. They also delve into what the source of our disordered eating is, and how to rid ourselves of these destructive thoughts and habits.
Lara Mizel is the creator "Ohr", a film that documents her journey of discovering who her mother was. Lara lost her mother when she was 15 months old. Years later, Lara resolved to find out all that she could about her mother. In turn, Lara found out about both her mother and herself. Visit ohrmovie.com to watch her film and use the promo code from the episode to rent it for free for a limited time.
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.
Bari discusses how we can begin to fix what has been broken in our society for thousands of years. A simple, practical approach to feeling the intensity of the 3 weeks.