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JPOD Charlotte

With so much programming going on within the Jewish community JPOD CLT aims to educate and inform you each week, so you can get involved in programs that you feel passionate about.  Episodes will cover topics ranging from social action opportunities, holiday and community events, or personal stories, and how they make our Jewish community stronger and more visible to the greater Charlotte region.  Listen on your way to work, school or the gym once a week for just a few minutes to learn about the opportunities and stories available in your Jewish backyard.  Please send feedback, ideas, or events to

Dec 16, 2019

Rabbi Hanan Schlesinger - Director of International Relations and one of the founders of Roots and Shadi Abu Awwad - Founder of Roots Teen Group and United States Palestinian Representative share the work they do through face-to-face interactions, to build a pre-political movement of understanding, nonviolence,...

Dec 9, 2019


The only publicly celebrated Jewish holiday I can think of.  There are many ways to celebrate this year all over the Greater Charlotte area, from Lake Norman to Uptown to South Charlotte to Sun City to SC.  Light the candles, give a gift to JFS, teach your child's classroom and eat donuts.  

Dec 2, 2019

Tali de Groot:

JPOD’s first personal interest story about a home grown Jewish millennial advocate. Having spent her whole childhood immersed in the NC Jewish Community, Tali left for college excited for a more diverse experience.  She found comfort in J Street, worked for J Street from August 2016 through November...

Nov 25, 2019

Bar MAXvah: Using a diy style program from the Society for Humanist Judaism as her guide, Emily shares her personal journey of planning a Bar Mitzvah with and for her son.  They benefited from and took advantage of the diverse Jewish Community here in Charlotte along the way.

Nov 11, 2019

Cantor Shira Lissek

Temple Israel's Cantor Lissek in partnership with Cantor Magda Fishman will perform Kavanah: The Heart and Soul of Barbara Streisand on December 15th.  She also shares her love of liturgical music every week on Shira with Shira.