Fridays 10am, replay Tuesdays 3pm

Fun-filled frivolity and frippery and Jewish community issues every Friday with Gary, Max (Mendel) and Morris.

TenKradius co-host Max Lasky
Max Lasky

Max Lasky, is a staunch supporter of several local Jewish organisations that include C-Care, the historic Ballarat synagogue and J-AIR. Each week on TenKradius, he presents diverse segments such as Around the Shtetl and the Shuls, Jewish History on This Day, Parshah of the Week and Yiddish Vort of the Week. 


Gary Mallin
Gary Mallin

Gary Mallin – journalist, writer and odd-jobs man – has worked in the Australian media for some 50 years. He hosts TenKradius with Max Lasky and Morris Mond as they present light entertainment, On This Day in Judaism, On This Day, Jokes of the Week, Middle East issues, The World According to Morris (TWATM), the occasional guest and a little Yiddish.


Morris Mond

Morris Mond, born in 1951 in Melbourne to Polish immigrants, was brought up in a traditional Jewish home where his upbringing was based on a firm love of his Yiddish roots. As a baal koreh and baal tefilah with a deep learning and understanding of his Hebraic heritage, he is proud to be a part of J-AIR and present segments based on Torah and the Jewish/Israel world.


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19 Mar 2021, 10am

19 Mar 2021, 10am TenKradius Welcome to TenKradius for 19 march 2021 corresponding with 6 Nissan 5781. This is day 78 of 365, leaving 287 until 2022. Listen in for: On This Day and On This Day in Judaism Talking Torah Aussie Style (the old Parsha of the Week) TATM (Thoughts According to Morris) TWAT (The World According to Morris) Jokes of the Week (Coca-Cola in Israel) Around the Shtetl and Yiddish of the Week. TenKradius is dedicated to the 6 million, who cannot tell their story today.  

12 Mar 2021, 10am

12 Mar 2021, 10am TenKradius This is TenKradius 12 March, 2021.

5 Mar 2021, 10am

5 Mar 2021, 10am TenKradius Welcome to TenKradius on day 64 of 365, leaving 301 for the year. Today corresponds with 21 Adar 5781. Listen in for Mendel’s tribute to Michael Gudinski Around the Shtetl The World According to Morris (TWATM) Thoughts According to Morris (TATM) Yiddish of the Week Joke of the Week Parsha of the Week and Commentary  

26 Feb 2021, 10am

26 Feb 2021, 10am TenKradius Welcome to MGM Enterprises’ TenKradius on 26 February 2021, corresponding with 14 Adar, 5781. This is day 57 of 365, leaving 308 until 2022. Listen in for Purim shpiels around Melbourne A summary and commentary on Parsha Tetzaveh Yiddish of the Week Purim Joke of the Week On This Day On This Day in Judaism and new segment Words of Wisdom  

12 Feb 2021, 10am

12 Feb 2021, 10am TenKradius Welcome to TenKradiuis for February 12, day 43 of 2021, leaving 322 this year. Catch-up podcast.  

19 Feb 2021, 10am

19 Feb 2021, 10am TenKradius Welcome to TenKradius on day 50 of 365 in 2021, leaving 315 to go. This corresponds with 7 Adar 5781. Candle-lighting is 7.55 tonight and Shabbos ends tomorrow at 8.53pm. Listen in for Parsha of the Week and Commentary; Joke of the Week; Around the Shtetl; The World According to Morris; On This Day and On This Day In Judaism.

5 Feb 2021, 10am

5 Feb 2021, 10am TenKradius Welcome to TenKradius and the MGM lads (Morris, Gary and Mendel) on 5 February, day 36 of 365 (329 to go) and corresponding with 23 Shevat 5781. Shabbos goes from 8.11pm today until 9.11pm tomorrow. The eruv is kosher. This is MGM’s first live program since 13 March 2020. Whoopee! Listen in for Yiddish of the Week; On This Day; On This in Judaism; The World According to Morris (TWATM); Around the Shtetl; Parsha of the Week and Commentary; and Jokes of the Week.  

29 Jan 2021, 10am

29 Jan 2021, 10am TenKradius Welcome to TKR on day 29 of the year, leaving 336 for the rest of 2021. 29 January corresponds with 16 Shevat 5781. Shabbos candle-lighting is 8.18pm and Shabbos ends tomorrow at 9.18om Listen in for Parsha of the Week (Beshalach) and Commentary by Morris; Yiddish of the Week; Around the Shtetl (Australia Day awards); On This Day; On This Day in Judaism and, of course, a few laughs in Jokes of the Week.

22 Jan 2021, 10am

22 Jan 2021, 10am TenKradius Welcome to 22 January 2021, the 22nd day of the year, corresponding with 9 Shevat 5781 and Parsha Bo. Listen in for On This Day, On This Day in Judaism, Parsha of the Week and Commentary by Morris Mond, Jokes of the Week, Around the Shtetl and Yiddish of the Week.

15 Jan 2021, 10am

15 Jan 2021, 10am TenKradius Welcome to TenKradius for January 15, day 15 of 365 leaving 350 days to go in 2021. This corresponds with 2 Shevat 5781 and the reading of Parsha Ve’eira. Light Shabbos candles at 8.26pm. Shabbos ends at 9.29pm tomorrow. Listen in for Jokes of the Week; Yiddish of the Week; Parsha of the Week and Commentary; Around the Shtetl; On This Day in Judaism and On This Day.

8 Jan 2021, 10am

8 Jan 2021, 10am TenKradius Welcome to TKR on the eighth of the 2021, corresponding with 24 Tevet 5781. Listen in for Jokes of the Week, Yiddish of the Week, Parsha of the Week and Commentary, Around the Shtetl, On This Day and On This Day in Judaism.

1 Jan 2021, 10am

1 Jan 2021, 10am TenKradius Welcome to TenKradius on the first day of 2021, which corresponds with 17 Tevet 5781 and Shabbos Vayechi. Listen in for Jokes of the Week; Parsha of the Week and Commentary by Morris; Yiddish of the Week; On This Day and On This Day in Judaism and Around the Shtetl with Max.

25 Dec 2020, 10am

25 Dec 2020, 10am TenKradius Welcome to TenKradius on Friday, 25 December 2020, the 360th day of the year, corresponding with 10 Tevet 5781. On today’s program listen to: On This Day On This Day in Judaism Jokes of the Week Parsha of the Week (Vayigash) and commentary Around the Shtetl Yiddish of the Week

18 Dec 2020, 10am

18 Dec 2020, 10am TenKradius Welcome to day 353 of 366; 13 to until 2021: corresponding to 3 Tevet 5781. Shabbos runs from 8.22pm today to 9.28pm tomorrow. Around the Shtetl On This Day; On This Day in Judaism Parsha of the Week (Mikeitz); Morris Mond commentary Jokes of the Week Yiddish of the Week  

11 Dec 2020, 10am

11 Dec 2020, 10am TenKradius December 11 is day 346 (of 366) for 2020 and corresponds with 24 Kislev 5781. On This Day On This Day in Judaism Around the Shtetl Parsha of the Week and Commentary Jokes of the Week Yiddish of the Week

4 Dec 2020, 10am

4 Dec 2020, 10am TenKradius On This Day On This Day in Judaism Jokes of the Week Parsha of the Week and commentary Around the Shtetl Yiddis of the Week

20 Nov 2020, 10am

20 Nov 2020, 10am TenKradius This is day 325 of 366, leaving 41 until the end of the year. It is 4 Kislev 5281 and the parsha of the week is Toldot. Listen in for Jokes of the Week; On This Day (Joe Biden is 78 today); On This Day in Judaism; Parsha of the Week and Commentary; Around the Shtetl and Yiddish of the week.  

13 Nov 2020, 10am

13 Nov 2020, 10am TenKradius This is day 318 of 366, leaving 48 for the year. Parsha of the Week and commentary On This Day On This Day in Judaism Around the Shtetl Jokes of the Week Yiddish of the Week

6 Nov 2020, 10am

6 Nov 2020, 10am TenKradius Welcome to day 311 of 366, leaving 55 to go this year. Listen for On This Day; On This Day in Judaism; Parsha of the Week and Commentaryby Morris; Jokes of the Week; Around the Shtetl and Yiddish of the Week.

30 Oct 2020, 10am

30 Oct 2020, 10am TenKradius Welcome to day 304 of 366 this leap year, leaving 61 to go. It’s also 12 Cheshvan 5781. On This Day and On This Day in Judaism Parshah of the Week, and commentary Around the Shtetl Jokes of the Week Yiddish of the Week

23 Oct 2020, 10am

23 Oct 2020, 10am TenKradius Businessman Frank Lowy turned 90 on 22 October. Mazeltov from us. On This Day, day 296 of 33, leaving 69 for 2020. It is 5 Cheshvan 5781. On This Day in Judaism Around the Shtetl Parshah of the Week (Noach) and commentary by Morris Jokes of the Week (the rabbi and the priest) Yiddish of the Week

16 Oct 2020, 10am

16 Oct 2020, 10am TenKradius Welcome to Day 290 of 366 for 2020, leaving 76 to go. It is 28 Tishrei 5781. Listen in for On This Day On This Day In Judaism Parshah of the Week; commentary  by Morris Jokes of the Week The World According to Morris (TWATM) Around the Shtetl Yiddish of the Week

9 Oct 2020, 10am

9 Oct 2020, 10am TenKradius On This Day: 9 October 2020; 21 Tishrei 5781; days 283 of 366, leaving 83 until 2021. On This Day in Judaism Jokes of the Week Hoshana Raba Parshah of the Week and commentary The World According to Morris

2 Oct 2020, 10am

2 Oct 2020, 10am TenKradius TenKradius on day 276 of 366, leaving 90 to go. 14 Tishrei 5781, Succoth ends on Sunday at 8.07pm after daylight saving kicks in. On This Day On This Day in Judaism Parshah of the Week and commentary by Morris A word about Succoth The World According to Morris Yiddish of the Week and a few jokes

25 Sep 2020, 10am

25 Sep 2020, 10am TenKradius On This Day, 25 September 2020, day 299 of 366 (99 to go), 7 Tishrei 5781. On This Day in Judaism What Yom Kippur Means Jokes of the Week Parshah of the Week and Commentary The World According to Morris

18 Sep 2020, 10am

18 Sep 2020, 10am TenKradius Welcome to day 262 of 366, leaving 104 for the rest of the year, and 29 Elul 5780, the last day of the Jewish year. Tomorrow is 1 Tishrei, 5781. Chag sameach. The Blowing of the Shofar by Max Why We Blow the Shofar by Max On This Day On This Day in Judaism Parsha of the Week Commentary by Morris Mond Jokes of the Week

11 Sep 2020, 10am

11 Sep 2020, 10am TenKradius This is day 255 of 366, leaving 111 to the end of the year. The last parshah of 5780 is Nitzavim-Vayelech. In this program, Parshah of the Week and commentary; The World According to Morris (TWATM); On This Day; On This Day in Judaism; Around the Shtetl; Yiddish of the Week; and a few Jokes.  

4 Sep 2020, 10am

4 Sep 2020, 10am TenKradius 4 September 2020, day 248 of 366, leaving 118 to go. On This Day On This Day in Judaism The World According to Morris Parshah of the Week (Ki Tavo) and commentary by Morris Jokes of the Week Around the Shtetl Yiddish of the Week

28 Aug 2020, 10am

28 Aug 2020, 10am TenKradius Welcome to 28 August, 2020, day 241 of 366 leaving 125 for the year. It is 8 Elul, 5780. On This Day On this Day in Judaism The World According to Morris (TWATM) Risque Jokes of the Week Yiddish of the Week Around the Shtetl Parshah and Commentary of the Week (Kei Teitzei)

21 Aug 2020, 10am

21 Aug 2020, 10am TenKradius Today, 21 August, 2020, is day 234 of 366, leaving another 132 to go in this leap year. It is 1 Elul, 5780, and the parshah reading tomorrow is Shoftim. In today’s program we have: TWATM, The World According to Morris (now you know) On This Day (Warsaw Pact troops led by Russia invade Czechoslovakia) On This Day in Judaism Jokes of the Week Parshah of the Week with commentary by Morris Around the Shtetl, and Yiddish of the Week

14 Aug 2020, 10am

14 Aug 2020, 10am TenKradius On This Day (227 of 366, 139 to go); 24 Av 5780 On This Day in Judaism Parsha of the Week (Re’eh) plus Commentary Jokes of the Week Yiddish of the Week

7 Aug 2020, 12pm

7 Aug 2020, 12pm TenKradius Listen to … … On This Day, 7 August, day 220 of 366 and only 146 to go. 17 Av, parshah Eikev, light candles at 5.20pm and Shabbos ends at 6.19pm tomorrow. … On This Day in Judaism. … Parshah of the Week Eikev, with commentary by Morris Mond. … The World According to Morris (TWATM). … Jokes of the Week. … Around the Shtetl. … Yiddishe Word of the Week.      

31 Jul 2020, 10am

31 Jul 2020, 10am TenKradius On This Day, day 213 of 366 and 153 to go; 10 Av 5780 On This Day in Judaism Parshah of the Week: Va’etchanan Parshah commentary by Morris The World According to Morris Yiddish of the Week Jokes of the Week  

24 Jul 2020, 10am

24 Jul 2020, 10am TenKradius On This Day 24 July 2020, day 206 of 366, 160 to go; 3 Av 5780 On This Day in Judaism Parsha of the Week (Devarim); commentary by Morris Mond The World According to Morris (he’s back) Around the Shtetl with Mendel Jokes of the Week Yiddish words of the week

17 Jul 2020, 10am

17 Jul 2020, 10am TenKradius On This Day: day 199 of 366, 167 to go. On This Day in Judaism: 25 Tammuz 5780. Around the Shtetl with Mendel TWATM with Mendel Jokes of the Week Did You Know? Surviving coronavirus in Yiddish

10 Jul 2020, 10am

10 Jul 2020, 10am TenKradius On This Day On This Day in Judaism The World According to Max not Morris Yiddish of the Week Parsha of the Week Jokes of the Week Did You Know?

3 Jul 2020, 10am

3 Jul 2020, 10am TenKradius On This Day On This Day in Judaism Parsha of the Week Jokes of the Week Did You Know? Yiddish of the Week Etc, etc

26 Jun 2020, 10am

26 Jun 2020, 10am TenKradius On This Day, day 178 of the 366, 188 to go On This Day in Judaism, 4 Tammuz 5780 Parshah of the Week, Korach Did You Know? Jokes (and Jackie Mason) of the Week Yiddish Words of the Week. Music

19 Jun 2020, 10am

19 Jun 2020, 10am TenKradius On This Day, 19 June 2020: Day 171 of 366, 195 to go. 27 Sivan 5780. On This Day in Judaism Parsha of the Week and commentary by Morris Did You Know? Jokes of the Week Yiddish of the Week

12 Jun 2020, 10am

12 Jun 2020, 10am TenKradius On This Day On This Day in Judaism The World According to Morris Parsha of the Week and commentary by Morris Jokes of the Week Did You Know? Yiddish words of the week  

5 Jun 2020, 10am

5 Jun 2020, 10am TenKradius On This Day On This Day in Judaism Jokes of the Week Parsha of the Week and Commentary by Morris Did You Know? Yiddish of the Week TWATM returns next week

29 May 2020, 10am

29 May 2020, 10am TenKradius The World According to Morris Parshah of the Week and commentary by Morris Jokes of the Week Yiddish of the Week Did you Know? On This Day and On This Day in Judaism

22 May 2020, 10am

22 May 2020, 10am TenKradius On This Day general (day 143 of 366, 223 to go), 28 Iyar 2020 On This Day in Judaism The World According to Maurice (TWATM) was held over but listen next week for a Morris Mond special on Shavuot. Parsha of the Week and commentary by Morris Did you Know by Max Yiddish of the Week by Max  

15 May 2020, 1pm

15 May 2020, 1pm TenKradius On This Day generally; On This Day in Judaism; Parshah of the Week by Max and commentary by Morris: Jokes of the Week; The World According to Morris (TWATM); Did You Know?

8 May 2020, 10am

8 May 2020, 10am TenKradius On This Day and On This Day in Judaism The World According to Morris (TWATM) Rabbi Yisroel Raskin on the big Lag b’Omer celebration on Monday Jokes of the Week Yiddish of the Week Did You Know about Lag B’Omer Parshah of the Week: Emor. And commentary by Morris  

1 May 2020, 10am

1 May 2020, 10am TenKradius On This Day. The story of Dr Ignaz Philipp Semmelweis and puerperal fever. Did You Know? The World According to Morris. Parshah of the Week and commentary by Morris Mond. Jokes of the Week. Yiddish of the Week. TenKradius is dedicated to the 6 million victims of the Holocaust.

24 Apr 2020, 10am

24 Apr 2020, 10am TenKradius On This Day, day 115 of 366 in this leap year, 251 to go. 30 Nisan 5780. Yiddishe history on this day Parsha of the Week by Mendel and commentary by Morris The World According to Morris Jokes of the Week Yiddishe Words of the Week (A sheine Yiddishe mayser).    

17 Apr 2020, 12pm

17 Apr 2020, 12pm TenKradius On This Day The World According to Morris Parshah of the Week A couple of jokes Yiddish of the Week Bits and bobs