This week on Unorthodox: The hottest wedding venue in Vilnius is a former concentration camp.
Our Jewish guest is Deena Gottlieb, who just finished her first year of reform rabbinical school. She tells us what that first year in Israel was like (less Real World, more studying), why she wants to become a reform rabbi, and how she gets through to distracted bat mitzvah students.
Our Gentile of the Week is Arsalan Iftikhar, human rights lawyer, media commentator, and author of the recent book Scapegoats: How Islamophobia Helps Our Enemies & Threatens Our Freedoms. He blogs (and tweets) at The Muslim Guy and has been quite busy lately thanks to the Republican presidential nominee. He has an interesting question for the panel: As members of a community that has been historically scapegoated, what advice can you give to 7 million American Muslims who are witnessing the rise of Islamophobia here in the United States today?
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