In a few short weeks, CJP president Barry Shrage’s incredible three decades-long career at CJP will come to an end. But before he leaves, we catch up with Barry on our latest podcast to hear more about the next phase of his relentless pursuit to strengthen Jewish identity, community and learning at Brandeis University as both a professor and researcher.

From left: Miriam Anzovin, Barry Shrage and Dan Seligson (Courtesy CJP)
From left: Miriam Anzovin, Barry Shrage and Dan Seligson (Photo: CJP)

What is Barry most proud of when he looks back at his career at CJP? What advice does he have for incoming president Rabbi Marc Baker? Will Johnny’s Luncheonette in Newton still see him four days a week? And what song is going through his head as he prepares to walk out CJP’s doors for the final time as leader of the organization? Listen now to hear these answers and more.

From left: Miriam Anzovin, Barry Shrage and Dan Seligson (Courtesy CJP)
From left: Miriam Anzovin, Barry Shrage and Dan Seligson (Photo: CJP)

Edited by Jesse Ulrich, with music by Shawn Fogel.

View the full transcript here.

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