Everything is Connected
Summary: Everything is Connected is about finding meaning in our lives. Each episode makes the case that our spiritual pursuits are rewarded wherever and whenever we find authentic connection with the experiences and people who make life worth living. With host Jonathan Blake as your guide, you'll get to know fascinating guest artists, creators, and thinkers who are helping us to live with purpose. Jonathan Blake is a rabbi, author, and media personality, and serves as the spiritual leader of Westchester Reform Temple, a pacesetting synagogue in the heart of Westchester County, New York.
Is religion only what we do in the sanctuary, or is it also what we practice in the street? We're joined on this episode by Rev. Dr. Katharine Rhodes Henderson, President of Auburn Seminary, a multi-faith leadership institute that trains faith leaders to become effective public social justice leaders.
Have you ever wondered about yoga? Is it exercise? Or spirituality? Or both? This week, internationally renowned yoga teacher, entrepreneur, and founder of Strala, Tara Stiles, joins Jonathan for a wide-ranging conversation encompassing all of the above questions, and a lot more.
Episode 5. Rabbi Geoffrey Mitelman. Must Science be the Adversary of Religion?
Episode 4. Abigail Pogrebin, Author. The Spirituality of Marking Time.
Writers create worlds out of words. This week, critically acclaimed playwright Michele Lowe joins Jonathan Blake for a conversation about her spiritual journey, writing as a spiritual discipline, and the perils of religious extremism.
Pete Malinverni. Award winning jazz pianist, composer, and spiritual leader, Steinway artist Pete Malinverni talks about the spiritual journey of his life and career, culminating in his newest release, the critically acclaimed album "Heaven."
A reverend and a rabbi walk into a room and discuss the relative merits (and demerits) of organized religion. Our first episode takes us on a deep dive into the question: what good is religion, anyway?