19: Jewish Space Tourism
In this episode, Jacob defines the three types of Jewish tourism, outlines the current and expected modes of Space tourism, and finally mashes them together to explain how Jewish Space Tourism will start out. Transcript You are listening to space midrash. I am your host, Jacob Sager. I believe in an artful, ethical and inclusive […]
18: Narrative Collapse in the Space Age
In this episode, Jacob defines a narrative collapse, explores how the space age will bring more narrative collapse, and how he believes Jewish civilization can embrace narrative collapse, once again. Transcript You are listening to space midrash. I am your host, Jacob Sager. I believe in an artful, ethical, and inclusive humanity thriving amongst the […]
17: Jewish Civilization and the Overview Effect
In this episode Jacob reviews Frank White’s philosophy from his book “The Overview Effect,” and how this phenomena/effect can be positively embraced by a forward-thinking Jewish Civilization. Transcript: You are listening to space midrash. I am your host, Jacob Sager. I believe in an artful, ethical and inclusive humanity thriving amongst the cosmos. We are […]
11: Seeding a Jewish Space Program
In the beginning there were two space programs: The United States and the Soviet Union. Now that private companies and highschoolers can participate, Jacob considers how and why a Jewish Space Program can take shape.
9: Anti-Semitism in Outer Space
AntiSemitism has already occurred with the space age. Is it a joke or are there real consequences?
7: Why ‘drash on Space?
Episode 7 turns inward: Jacob’s daughter asked him to make an episode explaining what Space Midrash means. He describes the intersection of Jewish Civilization and the Space Age as well as defines the title: Space Midrash.
Ep. 1: What does the Space Age mean for the Jews?
Space Midrash is a podcast that explores the intersection of Jewish civilization and the space age. Our goal is to promote understanding and cooperation between these two areas. Jacob Sager is the host of the Space Midrash podcast. – How space is becoming increasingly important in our world – The increase in the number of disputes related to space – The recent overturning of laws in Israel that excluded converts to Judaism – The proliferation of live stream channels that offer different perspectives on rocket launches – How the space age may impact the Jewish people – How Jewish people can take advantage of opportunities in the new space age