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The Chosen Ones: An Interview with Alexander Drexler

The menswear maestro on designing the perfect shirt, the pleasures of iced tea, and the real story behind Gap Kids

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The Chosen Ones: An Interview with Lily Koppel

The best-selling novelist on dumpster diving, what’s in the astronauts’ wives’ closets, and almost going on a date with Tony Soprano

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The Chosen Ones: An Interview with Elizabeth Wood

The director and screenwriter on playing in the sandbox with Anne Frank, converting Elizabeth Taylor, and being the non-Jewish heir to the legacy of one of the most important rabbis in modern history

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The Chosen Ones: An Interview with Noam Dworman

The king of comedy on the best table in the house, political correctness, and who’s to blame for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

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The Chosen Ones: An Interview With Alon Shaya

The James Beard Award-winning chef on cooking for his dying grandmother, launching his career in Home Ec class, and where to eat in New York right now

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The Chosen Ones: An Interview With Peter Grosz

The actor on seeing Don Rickles, being Mike Pence, and the most awful place on earth

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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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The Chosen Ones: An Interview With Lilit Marcus

The travel writer on whether or not deaf people count in Jewish law, the allure of feminist cat-sitters, and why she always keeps a copy of Tefilat HaDerech in her purse

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The Chosen Ones: An Interview with Matt Pomerantz

New York’s bagel king on going from global equity derivative operations to everything with schmear, running a family business, and Debbie Harry’s bialys

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The Chosen Ones: An Interview with Bliss Lau

The jewelry designer on Jade, Jewish husbands, and haggling with cabbies in Tel Aviv

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The Chosen Ones: An Interview With Ilana Becker

The actress and comedian on IBS, the importance of Yom Kippur, and her incredibly brave nephew

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The Chosen Ones: An Interview With Scott Feldman

The celebrity chef super-manager on starting from the bottom, great restaurants, and why he’s a ‘glutton’ for jarred gefilte fish

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The Chosen Ones: An Interview With Meredith Waga Perez

The New York-based florist on keeping secrets, volunteering at a New Jersey iris garden, and getting in touch with her roots in Israel

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The Chosen Ones: An Interview With Elinor Carucci

The award-winning Israeli photographer on learning from her mother, eating oshpelo, and the importance of having empathy for whomever is in front of her camera lens

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The Chosen Ones: An Interview With Nili Lotan

Israeli-American fashion designer on drawing inspiration from Emily Dickinson, the intersection of politics and style, and why her favorite holiday is Passover

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The Chosen Ones: An Interview With David Hershkovits

The man behind PAPER magazine on growing up in Brooklyn as a rebellious Yeshiva boy, covering the Sex Pistols, and why he refuses to have two Seders

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The Chosen Ones: An Interview with Jessica Chaffin and Jamie Denbo

The L.A.-based comic duo on political correctness, chopped liver, and their characters, Ronna and Beverly

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The Chosen Ones: An Interview With Annabelle Gurwitch

The author and actress on gambling Alabamian Jews and an unforgettable dinner with the family of a Syrian cab driver

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The Chosen Ones: An Interview With Judy Gold

The comedian on Holocaust education, the challenges of same-sex parenting, and the power of spending money with socially responsible businesses

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The Chosen Ones: An Interview with Jessica Chastain

The actress talks about feminism, being an honorary Jew, and learning krav maga

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The Chosen Ones: An Interview With Herbert Lust

The University of Chicago literature professor turned Wall Street titan talks about art collecting, intellect, and why he only became proud of being Jewish when he was 35

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The Chosen Ones: An Interview With Lee Brozgol

The artist and social worker on residing on the Lower East Side, making ‘death head masks,’ and being shielded from anti-Semitism as a kid in Chicago

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The Chosen Ones: An Interview With Nissim Ben Aderet

The Tel Aviv-based artist on ‘action painting,’ being naked, and the beauty of concluding Yom Kippur at the beach

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The Chosen Ones: An Interview With Michael Krasny

The talk show host and author on Jewish humor, growing up in Cleveland, and drinking cosmos. (Plus, lots and lots of jokes.)

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The Chosen Ones: An Interview With Nir Hod

The Israeli artist on his creative process, the importance of conflict in art, and why he’ll never eat gefilte fish and lox

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The Chosen Ones: An Interview With MODI

The stand-up comedian on Melania Trump, eating gefilte fish with chrain, and the healing power of laughter

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The Chosen Ones: An Interview With Eva Har-Even

The ‘career whisperer’ on anti-Semitism, growing up in Hungary and Israel, and the unforgettable dress she wore to her bat mitzvah

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The Chosen Ones: An Interview With Alon Livne

The Israeli fashion designer on moving to New York from Tel Aviv, his cat, and why Purim is his favorite Jewish holiday

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The Chosen Ones: An Interview With Chloe Abadi

The fashion entrepreneur talks about how she discovered her signature item, why she didn’t have a Bat Mitzvah despite her religious upbringing, and why she feels Israel is the safest place in the world

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The Chosen Ones: An Interview With Victoria Cook

The New York superlawyer talks about her eclectic religiosity without God, explains why she fears left-wing anti-Semitism more than the right-wing variety, and admits her unusual love of gefilte fish

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