Encounter is a discussion podcast produced by the Woolf Institute and presented by its Founder Director Dr Ed Kessler exploring the relationship between religion and society.

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Dialogue: The Moses Story

On Muslim-Jewish dialogue

We need to talk about Israel/Palestine

On dialogue. In a special podcast by the Woolf Institute, recorded live at our ‘We need to talk about Israel/Palestine’ event, Baroness Warsi and Jonathan Freedland attempt to do just that. How can British Muslims and Jews talk about the conflict? Why have past discussions led to so many tensions? And what can we learn from an open and honest dialogue? Featuring Jonathan Freedland, Sayeeda Warsi and Ed Kessler.

Troubled Minds

On mental health

God on the Pitch

On football


On refugees

Q&A with Ed Kessler

On the Woolf Institute

God in the Machine

On artificial intelligence

Beyond Accessibility

On disability


On prejudice


On prejudice (II)


On prisons


On strictly observant religion

Breaking Bread

On food
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