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Talking with Rabbi Ted

Our own Rabbi Ted Feldman now has his own radio show! Tune in to KPCA Petaluma, 103.3 FM, every other Thursday at 10:00 AM, as Rabbi Ted discusses topics relevent to the Petaluma community and engages in conversations with other community leaders. Check our calendar to see when the next episode will be airing.

Previous Episodes

November 8, 2018: Rabbi Ted's two distinguished guests this week are award-winning author, Michael Shapiro; and Tashfeen Ekram, member of Petaluma’s Muslim community.

October 25, 2018: This week's guest is Faith Ross, founding member of Petaluma Blacks for Community Development and member of the Petaluma Community Relations Council Coordinating Committee. During the second segment, Rabbi Ted interviews Rev. Eric Dale, pastor of the Petaluma United Methodist Church.

October 11, 2018: This week's guests are County Supervisor David Rabbitt and Superintendent of Petaluma City Schools Gary Callahan.

September 27, 2018: This week's guests: Jim Stern, a recording engineer and producer since 1978, who was one of the major forces in the creation of Berkeley-based Fantasy Records; and John Crowley, co-owner of Aqus, who has successfully turned his quaint Petaluma café into a popular community hub.

September 13, 2018: This week's two guests were Maggie Fishman, Santa Rosa Junior College Board President, and Rabbi Dovid Bush from Chabad of Petaluma.

August 30, 2018: Rabbi Ted's two distinguished guests this week are Rabbi George Gittleman of Santa Rosa’s Shomrei Torah, and the new Pastor of Unitarian Universalists Petaluma, Rev. Jeremiah Kalendae.

August 16, 2018: This week Rabbi Feldman welcomed Petaluma’s Chief of Police, Ken Savano, and Emily Charrier, the new publisher of the Petaluma Argus Courier.

August 2, 2018: This week, Rabbi Feldman spoke with John Bertucci, the Executive Director of Petaluma Community Access, and Rabbi Steve Finley from Congregation Shir Shalom in Sonoma.

July 5, 2018: This episode was a re-run of the April 26 episode with guests Father Michael and Ken Kann.

June 21, 2018: This week's guests included Grant Elementary School's new Principal, Amanda Grey, and Sip Sommer, Petaluma's history buff.

June 7, 2018: This week's guests included Rev. Daniel Green of St. John’s Episcopal Church and Rory Noguchi, Program and Communications Coordinator for BIJC.

May 24, 2018: This week's guests included Rev. Patrick Torbit from Elim Lutheran Church and Deb Dalton, Executive Director of Mentor Me.

May 10, 2018: This week's guests included John Kennedy and Elece Hempel.

April 26, 2018: Rabbi Ted Feldman sits down with Father Michael and Ken Kann. In the first half hour, they discuss Father Michael's 30-plus-year perspective of Petaluma and his role as leader of St. James Catholic Church. In the second half hour, Kenneth Kann shares his connection with Petaluma's Jewish community that spans decades. He talks about his devotion to Petaluma’s past, present and shares ideas concerning the community’s future. 

April 12, 2018: Rabbi Ted Feldman speaks with Kevin Jones, Chair of the Sonoma County Human Rights Commission; Sam Tuttleman, a Petaluma resident and advocate (who played a critical role in drafting the “It Won’t Happen Here” declaration); and Abraham Solar, Director of Pastoral Outreach for St. Vincent de Paul Church, who works with Latino families living and working in Petaluma.