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Ask Unorthodox: Passover Edition

Ep. 130: Listener questions about scallion whipping and Christian Seders, humorist Adam Mansbach on comedic haggadot and the power of the Passover story, and more

March 29, 2018
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This week on Unorthodox, everything you ever wanted to know about Passover. We answer listener questions, writer Roya Hakakian tells us about Persian Passover traditions, including scallion whipping at the Seder, and producer Josh Kross’ mother-in-law, Elsie Apfelbaum, shares the magic of Mimouna, the Moroccan festival celebrating the end of Passover (with some help from Josh’s daughter Stella). Jay Miah tells the story of how his father worked at the Streit’s Matzo Factory upon immigrating to America from Bangladesh, and humorist Adam Mansbach talks about comedic haggadot—he co-wrote For This We Left Egypt with Dave Barry and Alan Zweibel—and the enduring power of the Passover story.

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Ep. 130: Listener questions about scallion whipping and Christian Seders, humorist Adam Mansbach on comedic haggadot and the power of the Passover story, and more
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