About This Show
In a discourse dominated by extremes, we must be radical in our return to moderation and listening. In the Radical Moderation podcast, Rabbi Ari Segal, Head of School at Shalhevet High School in Los Angeles, reinvigorates the art of the civilized debate. Tackling difficult subjects with a range of points-of-view, Rabbi Segal explores the simple truth of modern dialogue: It is important to say what we think, but it is equally vital to think about how we say it.
Most Recent Episode
Episode 9: Inside the OU, with President Moishe Bane (Part II)
In the second part of their conversation, Rabbi Segal and OU President Moishe Bane dive into the question of unity within the Orthodox community. What does it mean to be Orthodox, and how does the Orthodox Union decide when and how to enforce boundaries of dogma? What about practices that skirts the edge of traditional observance, such as female clergy? Rabbi Segal and President Bane discuss the difference between individual philosophies and communal behavior, the role of Open Orthodoxy in this conversation, and what it means to interface with people who disagree with you. Plus, how is modern Jewish life like a symphony?