#354 - Rabbi Sergio Bergman (Interview Show)



Rabbi Sergio Bergman has a conversation with Tom about his extraordinary life: growing up in a family of Polish Holocaust survivors who found refuge in Argentina and becoming the country's one and only Reform Rabbi. He discusses the effect the 1994 bombing of Buenos Aires’ AMIA Jewish Community Center had on him and why he decided to become a politician in Argentina - the only Rabbi to ever serve as a Government Minister in the country. He reveals what he makes of Pope Francis' recent decision to refuse to bless same sex unions and what he thinks can be done tackle climate change. He also discusses John Lennon's "Imagine". NB - This episode was originally recorded as part of Tom's Greatest Music of All Time Podcast, which organically evolved from its inception in early 2020, from a focus on the discussion of music to also exploring pop culture, comedy, entertainment, entrepreneurship, philosophy, science, politics and current affairs commentary. It was renamed as the Tom Cridland Podcast in January 2023.

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