Unorthodox is a smart, fresh, fun weekly take on Jewish news and culture hosted by Mark Oppenheimer, Stephanie Butnick, and Liel Leibovitz. You can listen to individual episodes here or subscribe on iTunes. Don't forget to sign up for our weekly newsletter! (Yep, it's different to the Tablet newsletter.)
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Netflix and Phil

Ep. 125: Everybody Loves Raymond creator Phil Rosenthal’s new food series and DoubleX Gabfest co-host June Thomas on the future of podcasting

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The Kids Are Alright

Ep. 124: Klezmer-rock band Golem, writer Molly Lambert on her grandmother’s exclusion from the 1936 Olympics, and a visit to a Hebrew language-focused elementary school in Harlem

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Across the Pond

Ep. 123: Live from Limmud, with vocalist and composer Anthony Mordechai Tzvi Russell and Bloody Good Period founder Gabby Edlin

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Leaving the Nest

Ep. 122: Novelist Tova Mirvis on Leaving Modern Orthodoxy

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The Golden Rule

Ep. 121: Live from the Manhattan JCC, comedian Judy Gold and Jesuit priest James Martin

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A Very Unorthodox January

Attend a recording of our podcast in Manhattan—and meet the hosts at an intimate, off-the-record gathering in Brooklyn!

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The Big Q&A

Ep. 120: LGBTQ&A podcast host Jeffrey Masters and Anne Edelstein, author of Lifesaving for Beginners, plus Roy Moore’s ‘Jewish lawyer’

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Song of Songs

Episode 119: West Virginia Rabbi Joseph Hample and musicians David Chevan and Warren Byrd of the Afro-Semitic Experience

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Unorthodox Podcast Seeking Experienced Audio Producer

Might you be the one to help us make the world’s greatest Jewish podcast even better?

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Dear Unorthodox

Ep. 118: Our hosts respond to listener questions on everything from tin foil to conversion homework

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The Nose Job Episode

Ep. 117: Looking at rhinoplasty from every angle: Jewish, feminist, historical, and more!

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A Very Unorthodox Reading List

Tablet’s flagship podcast looks back on the year’s literary highlights

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Gelt Trip

Ep. 116: Ringing in Hanukkah with writer Jordana Horn Gordon and religion scholar Reza Aslan

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Hanger Management

Ep. 115: Mark Bittman’s new cookbook and ‘By the Book’ podcast host Kristen Meinzer on embracing self-help books

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Movers and Shakers

Episode 114: New York Magazine’s Noreen Malone and feminist author Phyllis Chesler

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Like a Roman Stone

Episode 113: Footsteps Executive Director Lani Santo and ‘Why Bob Dylan Matters’ author Richard F. Thomas

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Bad to the Bone

Episode 112: Bad Rabbi author Eddy Portnoy and Washington Post religion reporter Sarah Pulliam Bailey

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Food for Thought

Episode 111: Emma’s Torch founder Kerry Brodie on empowering refugees in the kitchen, and food blogger Lily Diamond on her new cookbook, Kale and Caramel

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Eye of Newt

Episode 110: Alice Hoffman’s new prequel to ‘Practical Magic,’ and neo-pagan priest and Harvard Divinity student Charles Griggs

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Relatively Speaking

Episode 109: Live from the JCC Manhattan, A.J. Jacobs on his new book about genealogy, and actor Kobi Libii on playing Cantor Duvid on Amazon’s ‘Transparent’

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Chag Sameach, Obama

Episode 108: Former presidential speechwriter David Litt and foreign policy expert (and five-time Jeopardy champion) Thomas Nichols

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New Year, New You?

Episode 107: Rabbi Shai Held offers realistic advice for 5778

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How Far Would You Go For a Bagel and Lox?

Finding few options in Grand Forks, North Dakota, food blogger Molly Yeh went to Alaska to catch salmon and make lox herself

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I’m Sorry

Episode 106: Our third-annual Yom Kippur apology show, with clemency advocate Mark Osler, apology blogger Ari Kohen, and a personal story from podcaster Vanessa Zoltan

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We Are Family

Episode 105: Writer Annabelle Gurwitch on being her elderly mother’s drug mule; plus the creative duo behind the one-man film ‘Wrestling Jerusalem’

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You Got to Have Friends

Episode 104: Brooke Kroeger on the men behind women’s suffrage, and German-Danish historian Thorsten Wagner on teaching ethics at Auschwitz

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My Big Fat Jewish Wedding

Episode 103: Everything you ever wanted to know about Jewish weddings—and beyond!—with guests Anita Diamant, Rabbi Amichai Lau-Lavie, Bat Sheva Marcus, ‘Bridesmaid for Hire’ Jen Glantz, and more

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Birthright for WASPs?

Episode 102: Linguist Sarah Bunin Benor on the intricacies of Jewish language and architect Duo Dickinson on his Vermont summer sojourns

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The Dating Option

Episode 101: The team behind ‘Soon By You,’ a web series about dating while modern Orthodox, and Rod Dreher’s Benedict Option

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The Big 100

To celebrate our centennial episode, we turn the microphones around and interview the hosts

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