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Ep. 116: Ringing in Hanukkah with writer Jordana Horn Gordon and religion scholar Reza Aslan

December 14, 2017
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This week on Unorthodox, we’re celebrating the Festival of Lights with merriment and good cheer. And presents!

Our Jewish guest is writer Jordana Horn Gordon, who returns to discuss her Hanukkah gifting strategy as the mother of six children. Our gentile of the week is journalist and religion scholar Reza Aslan, who tells us about his latest book, God: A Human History.

We’ll be recording live at the Manhattan JCC on Wednesday, Jan. 24 at 7:30 p.m. with special guests comedian Judy Gold and Father James Martin! Buy tickets here.

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Unorthodox is a smart, fresh, fun weekly take on Jewish news and culture hosted by Mark Oppenheimer, Stephanie Butnick, and Liel Leibovitz. You can listen to individual episodes here or subscribe on iTunes.

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