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The Mezuzah Chronicles

An update from your hosts’ doorposts

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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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Facts and Feelings

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

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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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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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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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Who You Gonna Call?

Episode 185: Celebrating Father’s Day with ‘Ghostbuster’s Daughter’ author Violet Ramis Stiel and City Dads Group co-founder Matt Schneider

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The Conversion Episode, 2019

Ep. 184: In honor of Shavuot, stories of Jewish conversion from Chicago to Alabama and beyond

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The Book of Schmutz

Ep. 183: Yiddish Fiddler on the Roof’s Jackie Hoffman and Motl Didner, and Australian punk rocker-turned-novelist Bram Presser

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Road Tripping

Ep. 182: Children’s book author Judith Viorst on nearing 90 and Louisville-based chef Edward Lee on eating his way across America

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Spies Like Us

Ep. 181: Comedian Pete Holmes and journalist Matti Friedman

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Mom’s the Word

Ep. 180: ‘Workin’ Moms’ creator and star Catherine Reitman, Jewish Women’s Archive executive director Judith Rosenbaum, and The Not Mom founder Karen Malone Wright

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A Very Unorthodox Passover

Ep. 178: Instant Pot brisket, cannabis Seders, vegetarian Seders, the ‘Rugrats’ Passover special, and Moroccan Mimouna celebrations

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What’s in a Name?

Ep. 177: Jewish name changes and the real story about Ellis Island

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Couch Surfing

Ep. 176: Psychotherapist Lori Gottlieb and Grateful Dead fanatic Harley Cohen

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The Cohen Chronicles

Episode 175: ‘The Other Josh Cohen’ co-stars David Rossmer and Steve Rosen and ‘GQ’ writer Drew Magary

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The 100 Most Jewish Foods

Ep. 174: Gail Simmons, Shalom Auslander, Jill Kargman, Gil Hovav, and more on the Jewish foods that mean the most to them

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Swiping Right

Ep. 173: Dating app ghostwriter Meredith Golden and married Jewish-Palestinian comedian couple Jess Salomon and Eman El-Husseini

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Liberty, Equality, Fraternity

Ep. 172: French philosopher Bernard-Henri Lévy and writer and illustrator Christopher Noxon

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The Circumcision Episode

Ep. 171: From mohels to royals, covenants to controversy, an in-depth look at the Jewish practice of brit milah

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Seeing Stars

Ep. 170: Getting ready for the Academy Awards with shoe designer Stuart Weitzman, actor Kurt Fuller, and film critic Jordan Hoffman

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Sleepless in Seattle

Ep. 169: Advice columnist Dan Savage and Rabbi Will Berkovitz of Jewish Family Service Seattle

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Unorthodox Loves L.A.

Ep. 168: Actor and director Lauren Miller Rogen, Persian-Jewish social entrepreneur Rachel Sumekh, and ‘Blackish’ producer Jonathan Groff

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After the Storm

Ep. 167: Former white nationalist Derek Black and journalist Eli Saslow, who documents Black’s journey out of the movement in his new book, ‘Rising Out of Hatred.’

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Match Game

Ep. 165: Director Scott Ellis on working on ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,’ and Pittsburgh matchmaker Tova Weinberg on what men and women really want

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Walking the Walk

Ep. 164: Jesse Eisenberg and the team behind the new documentary ‘The World Before Your Feet,’ plus ‘New York Times’ ISIS reporter Rukmini Callimachi, host of the Caliphate podcast

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Out of Bounds

Ep. 163: Leah Forster, the formerly Hasidic comedian in hot water with religious authorities, and Presbyterian minister Jeff Hutchinson

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A Very Jewish Christmas

Ep. 162: Def Jam alum Bill Adler on his annual Christmas playlist, and ‘Die Hard’ screenwriter Steven de Souza on why the Bruce Willis classic is the ultimate Christmas movie

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