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Parsha in Progress Episode 28: End of the Mountain

Parshat V’zot HaBracha: The journey in the desert comes to an end

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Going Viral

Ep. 199: Live from San Francisco with Bari Weiss, author of ‘How to Fight Anti-Semitism,’ and Andrew Marantz, who covers online extremism for ‘The New Yorker’

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Explosive Confession: A Yom Kippur Special

Repentance, prayer, and charity, we are told, are our saving graces when Yom Kippur comes around. And, of course, confession is a big part of that trifecta. But do we still get the coveted brownie points if that confession took 30 years?

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The Newish Jewish Encyclopedia

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

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Parsha in Progress Episode 27: Can God Promise Sin?

Parshat Vayelech: What happens when God stops believing in his people

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Dear God: a Rosh Hashanah Special

The Jewish New Year is cleanup time—even at the Kotel

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The One With the Instagram Rabbis

Ep. 196: Modern Ritual’s Samantha Frank and Rena Singer, Saul Austerlitz on ‘Friends,’ and Wesleyan President Michael Roth

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Parsha in Progress Episode 26: On Fruits and Plaster

Parshat Ki Tavo: The Israelites prepare to enter the Land of Israel

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Love and Prizes

Ep. 195: Israeli writer Etgar Keret and Presbyterian Pastor Henry G. Brinton

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The Wall—Part IV: This Wall Is My Wall

In its final installment, our ‘Wall’ series comes full circle, back to where we began: the Kotel, where we’ll meet Jews who—in the name of their Judaism—have set off on a lifelong crusade

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Sababa Secrets

Ep. 194: Adeena Sussman’s new Israeli cookbook; Dani Shapiro’s memoir on family and identity

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Parsha in Progress Episode 25: The Kings and the Torah

Parshat Shoftim: Can lifelong learning make kings humble?

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Let’s Stay Together

Episode 193: Actress Michaela Watkins; historian Pamela Nadell on America’s Jewish women

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Unorthodox’s ‘Newish Jewish Encyclopedia’ Book Tour

Catch your favorite Jewish podcast hosts on the road in 2019-2020

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The Mezuzah Chronicles

An update from your hosts’ doorposts

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Parsha in Progress Episode 24: Does God Require Gratitude?

Parshat Eikev: The biblical warnings against pride

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BYOBubbies

Ep. 192: Erin Davis and S.J. Mendelson from the dating show ‘Bubbies Know Best,’ and Cindy Chupack on her Netflix film ‘Otherhood’

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Feeding Fleishman

Taffy Brodesser-Akner, author of ‘Fleishman Is in Trouble,’ and banker-turned-baker Umber Ahmad, owner of Mah-Ze-Dahr Bakery

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The Wall—Part III: The Invisibles

After visiting two of Israel’s most visible walls, we shift gears to slightly more abstract ones—walls, both new and old, that you might have a harder time finding on the ground, but will show us where we came from and where we’re going

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Parsha in Progress Episode 23: Why the Bible Repeats Itself

Parshat Devarim: The value of retelling stories

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Facts and Feelings

Ep. 190: ‘Dead to Me’ creator Liz Feldman and gay Mormon convert Dennis Schleicher

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The Wall—Part II: The Other Side

Some call it the ‘security fence,’ while others prefer the ‘West Bank barrier.’ But to most around the world it is known simply as ‘the separation wall.’ Our series continues with a visit to what is perhaps the most divisive symbol of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. But as usual, we’ll go beyond the politics, to the people.

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Parsha in Progress Episode 22: When Daughters Talk Back

Parshat Pinchas: What to do when God’s laws ignore the women

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Finding Your Truth

Ep. 189: ‘Born Perfect’ conversion therapy activist Mathew Shurka and Nerdette podcast host Greta Johnsen

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Live From Queens

Ep. 188: FiveThirtyEight politics writer Clare Malone and Fiasco host Leon Neyfakh

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Parsha in Progress Episode 21: Water From a Rock

Parshat Chukat: Did Moses deserve to make it into Israel?

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Jews Across America, 2019

Ep. 187: Jewish dog-sledder Blair Braverman, plus Houston’s Jewish archivist, Santa Fe’s British rabbi, a former South Dakota state senator, and more

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The Wall—Part I: Operation Hulda

To kick off our new season, we begin a four-part series about some of Israel’s most famous walls with a roller coaster of a mystery. It begins with Israeli paratroopers liberating the Kotel, continues with a symbolic midwar birth, and ends up going in the most surprising direction imaginable.

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Parsha in Progress Episode 20: Where There Be Giants

Parshat Shlach: Is relying on divine miracles brave, or risky?

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Running the Stage

Ep. 186: Theater legend Joel Grey on directing ‘Fiddler’ in Yiddish, and sportswriter Matthew Futterman on the revolution in running

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