This week on Unorthodox: Israeli actress Gal Gadot proves she’s a superhero off-screen as well.
Our Jewish guest is Ladino singer-songwriter Sarah Aroeste, who tells us what Ladino is, and why it’s so important to keep the Sephardic language and culture alive. She performs a song from her new Ladino children’s album, Ora de Despertar—complete with ukulele accompaniment—and even (warning!) gets the hosts to sing along.
Our Gentile of the Week is ACLU lawyer Gillian Thomas, whose new book, Because of Sex: One Law, Ten Cases, and Fifty Years That Changed American Women’s Lives at Work, explores the impact of Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, which prohibited gender discrimination in the workplace. She tells us about the women who took their fight for workplace equality to the Supreme Court half a century ago and assesses the progress we’ve made since then.
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