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The Newish Jewish Encyclopedia

Ep. 198: Celebrating the publication of our new book with help from some famous friends

October 3, 2019
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The Newish Jewish Encyclopedia, our guide to all things Jewish (and Jew-ish), is here! To celebrate, we put together a very special episode featuring some familiar voices. Get a taste of the book from its contributors and hear about famous Jews, favorite holidays, and beloved Jewish foods from Mario Cantone, Corey Feldman, Tovah Feldshuh, Bethenny Frankel, Gilbert Gottfried, Steve Guttenberg, Tone Loc, Jon Lovitz, Pauly Shore, The Sugarhill Gang, Rabbi Joseph Telushkin, and even Margaret Thatcher.

Thanks to Gary Greengrass, Jordan Hoffman, Wayne Hoffman, Lisa Ann Sandell, Marc Tracy, and Alana Newhouse.

Special thanks to our producer, Josh Kross, for putting together this wild episode.

Like the book? Leave us a review on Amazon or Goodreads. Email us at [email protected] or leave a message at 914-570-4869.

See us on tour! Stephanie and Liel will be at Arts Matter Shabbat in Boston, Massachusetts, on Oct. 25 at 6 p.m. (details here), and Stephanie Butnick will be at the Jewish Book Festival in Tampa, Florida, on Oct. 29 at 7 p.m. (details 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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