Ep. 231: Israeli musician Yair Nitzani, plus how Russ & Daughters and the Jewish Food Society are feeding health care workers during the pandemic
This week on Unorthodox: Nazi alligators and Hitler’s childhood home.
First we talk to Naama Shefi of the Jewish Food Society, who returns to the show along with Niki Russ Federman and Josh Russ Tupper, the fourth-generation owners of Russ & Daughters, to tell us about their work feeding health care workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. You can support the Jewish Food Society’s initiative here.
Then we sit down with Israeli musician Yair Nitzani, who talks about the strange reality of being a rock star in Israel (he’d head home on his moped after playing stadium shows), plus his work with the hit Israel band T-Slam and his Jon Stewart-inspired news satire television show.
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