Unorthodox

A Little Bit of Turkey and Latkes

Ep. 252: A story about family, community, and firehouses; plus Hanukkah gift ideas, and more

November 26, 2020

This week, a miniholiday mashup. First, associate producer Robert Scaramuccia brings us the story of Aaron Hartman, a Jewish man from Atlanta with Williams syndrome, and his very unique pandemic birthday present.

We also bring you a Hanukkah gift guide that includes products our listeners make themselves! Find these suggestions and more by joining our Facebook group.

Join the hosts Wednesday, Dec. 2, at 7 p.m. EST for the Museum of Jewish Heritage’s Generation to Generation event, which is honoring the Butnick family. Stephanie will be interviewing Michael Zegen from The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, and the band Golem will be performing. Register at bit.ly/butnickfam.

Celebrate the first night of Hanukkah with Stephanie, Mayim Bialik, and GLOW star Jackie Tohn at NuRoots’ “First Night” event, Thursday, Dec. 10, at 7 p.m. PST. Register at nuroots.org/firstnight.

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Shalom, friends.

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