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The Forbidden Apple

Feb 24, 2020

We welcome filmmaker and writer Nora Berman. Nora grew up practicing Buddhism following the teachings of Thich Nhat Hanh. We discuss how as a child she would attend the Dharma center with her Jewish father and Christian mother and struggled with the idea of “non-attachment”. Her favorite part was walking meditation...


Feb 17, 2020

In this Forbidden Apple mixer, we explore how we use storytelling through photography, music, and spoken word for social change in the LGBTQ Movement.

Do you want to join us? Email info@theforbiddenapplepodcast.com

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Feb 13, 2020

We met Garden State gay's guardian Senator Loretta Weinberg at the Teaneck Film Festival, where she supported the screening of “Framing Agnes” a film reenacting stories of transgender people from the 1950’s.

We discuss her fight for human and LGBTQ rights within the State of New Jersey. She shares what kept her...


Feb 3, 2020

Melissa and Pelayo analyze the future of religion and discuss how new technologies and online communities have reshaped traditional aspects of religion. From meditation apps to astrological communities, it is clear that human beings are continuously looking for a connection with something greater than themselves. Where...