I talk with Keshet Starr, the CEO of Ora Agunot, about the jewish divorce process. We discuss why it's so hard to count the number of Agunot, how our own lack of knowledge around the Bais Din system contributes to this problem, conquering the ick factor around halachik prenups and what these highly effective documents actually say.
I talk with Dr. Shana Frydman, the director of Shalom Task Force, about domestic violence. She shares what it is and isn’t, the importance of having voice in a relationship, the barriers survivors have to leaving, and what the community can do to help.
I talk with Batya Reyz, a makeup artist and domestic abuse activist, about her experiences with emotional abuse. She shares what it feels like when emotional abuse shows itself in a relationship, the power of knowing your worth to combat abuse, and how we can empower our girls so they don’t end up in these situations
In celebration of her new podcast 'A Piece of Me with Aviva Breda', I talk with kidney donor Aviva Breda about the journey she took towards donating a part of her body to a stranger, she shares the common misconceptions around the backup kidney and what was going through her head the morning of her surgery