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A Very Unorthodox Hanukkah

Just the holiday-themed adorableness you need right now

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Gelt Trip

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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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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Betting the House

Episode 99: Live in New York City with FiveThirtyEight political reporter Harry Enten and ‘How to Be a Muslim’ author Haroon Moghul

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Last Chance: Come See Unorthodox Live

There will be Jews. There will be booze. Join us, won’t you?

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Cinema Verite

Episode 98: Film critic Jordan Hoffman on the summer’s best movies and fitness trainer-turned-shaman Stacy Berman on finding balance

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The Cat’s Meow

Episode 97: Historian Jenna Weissman Joselit and cat therapist Carole Wilbourn

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July 25: Join Us For ‘Unorthodox’ Live in New York City!

We’ll be doing another show at JCC Manhattan, with special guests Haroon Moghul and Harry Enten

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Notes on Camp

Episode 96: Everything you ever wanted to know about summer camp

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Children of Kindness

Episode 95: Jamie Kirchick on the end of Europe and Muslim comedian Negin Farsad on making jokes in the Trump era

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Talking Jewish

Episode 94: Discussing the hallmarks and stereotypes of Jewish communication with linguist John McWhorter, host of the Lexicon Valley podcast

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Master and Commander

Episode 93: Actor Jonathan Frakes, better known as Commander William T. Riker on Star Trek: The Next Generation, and Toronto talk show host Fred Kuhr

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The Stephen Show

Episode 92: Actor Stephen Tobolowsky tells us what it’s really like being Jewish in Hollywood and Esquire writer Stephen Marche breaks down modern gender dynamics

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Wall This Way

Episode 91: Novelist Ruth Gilligan on writing the Jews of Ireland, and Yascha Mounk on rising populism in Europe and the U.S.

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All Shakshuk Up

Episode 90: Jack’s Wife Freda co-owner Maya Jankelowitz on bringing South African Israeli comfort food to New York City, and JTS professor Barry Holtz on Rabbi Akiva’s life and legacy

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