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Rosh Hashanah 5

In today’s Daf Yomi page, the real-life inspiration behind a very famous monster

October 14, 2021

Today’s Daf Yomi page, Rosh Hashanah 5, invites us to think of Judaism’s three main holidays as one cohesive unit. We here at Take One were inspired by, and looked fondly at, the other podcast we produce at Tablet Magazine, Unorthodox. Today, in a special crossover episode, it’s the story of the shaggy-haired Jewish man who inspired one of the most famous and beloved characters in popular culture. Who are we talking about? Listen and find out.

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Take One is hosted by Liel Leibovitz and produced by Josh Kross, Sara Fredman Aeder, and Robert Scaramuccia.

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