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About the Podcast Team

Nahanni Rous

Nahanni Rous is the host and producer of Can We Talk. So far in this role, she has flown 10,000 feet above the Chesapeake Bay in the cockpit of a Cessna, chopped garlic in the London kitchen of a world-class chef and cookbook author, and witnessed a small riot at Judaism's holiest site, the Western Wall in Jerusalem. Most of the time, though, she is at her home office swimming in hours of tape, or recording vocal tracks under a blanket in her closet. Before helping to launch Can We Talk, Nahanni was a founding staff member of the media organization Just Vision, and a producer of Just Vision’s documentary film Encounter Point. Nahanni is also a fabric artist, amateur cellist, and mother. She lives in Washington, DC.

Judith Rosenbaum

Judith Rosenbaum is Executive Director of the Jewish Women’s Archive. An educator, historian, and writer, Judith served for nearly a decade as JWA’s Director of Public History and Director of Education. She earned a BA in History from Yale University and a PhD in American Studies from Brown University. Judith has taught and lectured widely at institutions including Brown University, Boston University, Hebrew College, and Gann Academy, and she also serves on the faculty of the Bronfman Youth Fellowships. Judith is an avid podcast listener, a second-generation Jewish feminist, and the mother of twins.

Ibby Caputo Headshot

Ibby Caputo is a multimedia journalist and was a 2014-2015 MIT-Knight Science Journalism Fellow. Ibby's work has aired on The World, NPR News, Morning Edition, All Things Considered, Weekend Edition, Marketplace Morning Report, Marketplace Tech, Scene on Radio, Radiotonic and the BBC's Short Cuts. Her journalism, essays and photography have been published in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Slate, The Times-Picayune,, and elsewhere. Ibby received an award for hard news and was part of the team that won an award for investigative reporting, both from The Associated Press. She is an adjunct professor at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and is a recurring guest speaker at the Harvard Divinity School.

Our theme music is “We Are Androgynous” by Girls in Trouble.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "About the Podcast Team." (Viewed on November 12, 2018) <>.


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