Did it really start with an apple tree? And what was it like for Adam to see this brand new world? This episode pairs the story of Adam and Eve in the Garden and the 1966 show "The Apple Tree" with its song "Beautiful World”.
With the launch of Season 2 the spotlight falls on God, the Ultimate Artist! Join Rachel and Anita as they explore "Color and Light" from Sondheim's "Sunday in the Park with George" and the opening lines of Bereshit, when God creates the universe and made order out of chaos.
You know the old saying that God made humans because God likes stories? Tune in for this episode as hosts Rabba Rachel and Anita Silvert kick off a special Passover mini-series with "Why we tell the Story" from Once on This Island paired with a text from Exodus.
Do you notice those suffering around you? Do you pay attention and ask how to help? Listen to this episode of Verses, which matches The Secret Garden's "I Hear Someone Crying" and the story of Moses at the Burning Bush.
When standing up for justice means putting your own life in danger and forcing you to flee, Anita and Rabba Rachel discuss the complexities of personal identity in the life of Moses and the character of Jean Valjean.