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SemioBytes - Jewish and Christian Semiotics on Contemporary Issues

SemioBytes - Jewish and Christian Semiotics on Contemporary Issues

By Yoni & Terry
SemioBytes is a co-hosted production by YidBrik and Semio.City that answers submitted questions via semiotic analysis by addressing misunderstandings to build a bridge of shalom between the Judaism and Christianity. We delve into theology (of course), clashing signs, and current events (such as those pesky headlines). We want your thoughts! Send us your questions: By email at semiobytes@gmail.com. By text/voicemail at +1 (330) REAL-VEX (1-330-732-5839). By form at semiobytes.com. Or via Anchor by leaving us a voice message to play in the episode! Thanks! ~ Yoni & Terry
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S3E9: Habakkuk & the Nature of Prophecy, Part 1
Yoni and Terry discuss Habakkuk and the nature of prophecy from their Jewish and Christian perspectives. This episode is part one of two. Be sure to listen to episode ten for the conclusion!
01:09:28
March 1, 2021
S3E8: The Journey of the Soul
In this episode, Yoni and Terry discuss the Christian and Jewish versions of the soul, from before life to after death.
01:00:36
February 15, 2021
S3E7: Pledge to the Environment
Yoni & Terry discuss an environment pledge the Jewish Federation of Portland is implementing and what the greater impact of this could be if widely used.
01:34:23
February 1, 2021
S3E6: Terrorism at the Capitol
The Capitol of the United States was invaded by domestic terrorists mere days ago. Yoni and Terry discuss this inevitable event and what’s to come. Also, Terry found a favorite Irish whiskey.
01:03:33
January 10, 2021
S3E5: Israeli-Palestinian Conflict ft. Guest Speaker Benji Davis
Yoni and Terry talk with Benji Davis, an American-Israeli living in Jerusalem who educates on the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict with Geo-Political Seminars. Learn more about Benji’s work at theisraelupdate.com and impactisraeleducation.com.
01:19:16
January 6, 2021
S3E4: Face Masks & Vaccines
Let’s talk face masks, vaccines, and conspiracies. My, oh my! It’s our last episode before holiday break, so tune in and engage!
01:11:58
December 9, 2020
S3E3: The Schmooze
Join the duo behind the scenes as they schmooze on thoughts regarding Akeidas Yitzchak (the sacrifice of Isaac), Noachides Laws, truth & evil, origins of perspective, and more.
40:05
November 25, 2020
S3E2: Cancel Culture
Yoni and Terry discuss the cancel culture and the issues within the movement.
38:50
November 11, 2020
S3E1: The 2020 Election
Welcome to season three! In this episode, Terry and Yoni discuss the upcoming presidential election and what it means for years to come
51:07
October 27, 2020
S2E12: Season Finale
Join us as we wrap up Season 2 of SemioBytes. We’ll review the year and comment on recent events and how they have personally affected us.
01:12:38
September 16, 2020
S2E11: Interview with Roger Hallam
In this episode, Terry interviews Roger Hallam, founder of Extinction Rebellion and a leading activist for climate reparation.
48:28
July 14, 2020
S2E10: Climate Crisis ft. Guy McPherson Part 2 of 2
In this episode Yoni and Terry interview Guy McPherson, a leading authority on climate crisis and cautionary voice on the masking effect. Part 2 of 2.
39:04
July 1, 2020
S2E9: Climate Crisis ft. Guy McPherson Part 1 of 2
In this episode Yoni and Terry interview Guy McPherson, a leading authority on climate crisis and cautionary voice on the masking effect. Part 1 of 2.
45:01
June 16, 2020
S2E8: State of the Nation, Part 2 of 2
Part 2 of 2. Yoni and Terry discuss the climate (again), USA Democratic primaries, and fears regarding the coronavirus.
51:18
June 2, 2020
S2E7: State of the Nation, Part 1 of 2
Part 1 of 2. Yoni and Terry discuss the climate (again), USA Democratic primaries, and fears regarding the coronavirus.
50:13
May 14, 2020
S2E6: Antisemitism and Environmentalism, Part 2 of 2
Part 2 of 2. What’s going on with environmentalism and Extinction Rebellion in regard to Antisemitism?
55:29
April 30, 2020
S2E5: Antisemitism and Environmentalism, Part 1 of 2
Part 1 of 2. What’s going on with environmentalism and Extinction Rebellion in regard to Antisemitism?
51:31
April 15, 2020
S2E4 - Rights & Responsibilities
In this episode, Terry and Yoni discuss the difference between rights, responsibilities, and entitlements. Do we have rights, both secular and religious?
46:36
April 1, 2020
S2E3 - Shooter vs Terrorist
In this episode, Terry and Yoni discuss the terminology of shooter versus terrorist. In light of how many "shootings" happen in America on a regular basis, we feel it's time to call them terrorist attacks. 
01:00:14
March 18, 2020
S2E2 - Extinction Rebellion, Part 2 of 2
In this episode, Terry and Yoni conclude their conversation on Extinction Rebellion and climate change catastrophe. This is part 2 of a 2 part conversation.  
47:30
March 4, 2020
S2E1 - Extinction Rebellion, Part 1 of 2
Welcome back to season 2 of SemioBytes! During our break, both Terry and Yoni acquired their Doctor of Ministry in Semiotics degrees. In this episode, Terry shares his recent project: Extinction Rebellion and climate change catastrophe. This is part 1 of a 2 part conversation. 
39:08
February 19, 2020
Season 2 Coming Soon
SemioBytes returns with Season 2 real soon. See you then!
00:13
January 28, 2020
Season 1, Episode 9: Rehashing the Basics
In this episode Terry and Yoni discuss semiotics from a philosophical and religious perspective.
33:05
November 1, 2018
Season 1, Episode 8: Jewish High Holidays
Terry and Yoni discuss Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish new year, and the semiotics during the Jewish High Holidays. There’s more, but you need to tune in to find out...
53:20
September 23, 2018
Season 1, Episode 7: Nation-State Law
Terry and Yoni briefly discuss the contentious Nation-State Law passed in Israel in July 2018.
08:45
August 14, 2018
Season 1, Episode 6: Kabbalah
In this brief episode, Terry asks Yoni to explain Kabbalah to a Christian audience.
04:29
August 8, 2018
Season 1, Episode 5: Yoni’s Israel Experience
In this longer episode, Terry and Yoni discuss the trip Yoni took to Israel in June 2018 with the adult Taglit Birthright group.
28:12
August 8, 2018
Season 1, Episode 4: “The End” Signs
Join Terry and Yoni as they chat about “The End” Signs. Scientific, theological, philosophical, and more! This episode is a sneak peak into the part of Terry’s dissertation focus.
33:23
August 8, 2018
Season 1, Episode 3: Len Sweet, Part 2
In this episode Terry and Yoni discuss their interview with Dr. Leonard Sweet and what that means not only for this podblog and their dissertations, but also for Jewish-Christian relations at large.
35:01
August 8, 2018
Season 1, Episode 2: Interview with Dr. Len Sweet
In this episode Yoni and Terry interview Dr. Leonard Sweet regarding semiotics for both Jewish and Christian audiences as well as how the two groups can potentially theologically get along. Dr. Sweet is a foremost expert on theological semiotics and a “Top 100” of Christian authors. His is a distinguished scholar and lead mentor of a semiotics doctorate program at Portland Seminary. He regularly advocates for a Jewish perspective in his works and life.
16:30
August 8, 2018
Season 1, Episode 1: Introduction to SemioBytes
What is Semiotics? Who are Terry and Yoni? What gives them the right to talk about such complex stuff on the web? Tune in to find out!
09:43
August 8, 2018