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A Comforting New Year

Ep. 286: This week, we’re helping you ease into the new year

September 2, 2021

Happy Jewish Year 5782!

While we normally celebrate new beginnings on Rosh Hashanah, this year we are choosing to turn to the comfort of some of our favorite things. Join us to celebrate Rosh Hashanah and celebrate the new Jewish year with the equivalent of a hug for your years.


First, we bring you our interview with star of stage and screen Tovah Feldshuh, who spoke with us a couple months back as part of a live show with the Community Scholar Program and the Merage Jewish Community Center sponsored by the Jewish Community Foundation Orange County and Jewish Federation Orange County.

Then, Liel speaks with Doni Zasloff and Eric Lindberg of the Jewish Bluegrass band Nefesh Mountain. The duo also perform a special song to ring in the new year with Unorthodox.

Finally, we bring you a sneak peak of our new Tablet Studios podcast, Adventures with Dead Jews, hosted by author Dara Horn. Join her as she endeavors to uncover why everyone loves dead Jews.

As always, let us know what you think of the show! Send us comments and questions at [email protected], or leave us a voicemail at (914) 570-4869. You can also record a voice memo on your smartphone and email it to us.

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