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Dishing Tradition Podcast

Episode 6: Chesed Means Loving-Kindness

We are at day 42 of the 40-day practice. Bonnie and the girls are surprised at how fast it’s gone and how little ground they’ve covered. They each assess the effect of the journey and talk about the chesed or loving-kindness practice that Bonnie assigned. Bonnie and Leah talk about wonder and awe and Rebecca adds her own special insight. Have lives been changed? Is this really the end? Will they still video chat weekly?

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Episode 5: Road to Malibu

We are at day 30-ish of the 40-day practice. Leah travels to Malibu for a Life is Rich screening at the Malibu Jewish Center and Synagogue. It’s her first Q & A without her mom and she’s dishing on that experience. Life gets real for both Bonnie and Leah and they talk about how to handle soul sucking diversions.

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Episode 4: Gratitude, Torah Talk & Yoga Camp

We are at the midway point in the 40-day practice. Bonnie and Rebecca talk about the power of daily gratitude and shira (song). Bonnie and Leah address the troubling theme in the Passover story of God smiting children. Rabbi Shira Stutman answers Bonnie’s question, “Is the Torah the ultimate self-help book?” Plus Bonnie and Leah veer off track and talk about their experience at a 200-hour yoga teacher training, aka yoga camp.

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Episode 3: Imperfect Parent

Last week, Bonnie tried to add some light and childhood play to the 40-day practice. But Leah and Rebecca found a dark side to the exercises. How will mom and daughters sort through the imperfect art of working together creatively and spiritually?

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Episode 2: Passover Orphans

Passover was a fond childhood memory for Rebecca and Leah, but this year they find themselves in different parts of the country from their parents. It’s an unfamiliar feeling for the whole family, yet surprisingly a Jewish mother’s dream comes true.

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Episode 1: God Mom Really?

Leah Rich asks her mom, Bonnie, to take her on a 40-day Jewish journey inspired by their funny documentary, LIFE IS RICH. Leah’s sister, Rebecca has FOMO, so although more into food traditions than soul-searching, she's joining the fun too.

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