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The Apology Episode: 5779 Edition

Episode 150: A viral video villain repents; a recovered addict’s long road to brotherly redemption; and a look at the year’s best and worst public apologies in time for Yom Kippur

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Unorthodox Turns 3!

Ep. 149: Celebrating our podcast milestone with some of our most memorable segments, plus a farm visit with one of our favorite guests

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Operation Unorthodox

Ep. 148: ‘Operation Finale’ actor Nick Kroll and director Chris Weitz on bringing the Eichmann capture to the big screen

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Keeping the Faith

Ep. 147: A Franciscan sister’s first Shabbat dinner; Unorthodox marriage counseling; and a Christian scholar among Jews

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Call Us by Your Name

Ep. 146: Novelist André Aciman on life after his much-discussed film adaptation, and journalist Kevin Begos on why we should be drinking ancient Israeli wine

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If I Were a Fiddler

Ep. 145: To celebrate a new all-Yiddish production of ‘Fiddler on the Roof,’ we take a look at the play’s enduring cultural significance, and talk to the actors about learning Yiddish for their roles

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The JAP Show–Live

Ep. 144: Discussing and debating the Jewish American Princess stereotype with Odd Mom Out’s Jill Kargman, Broadway legend Tovah Feldshuh, and Jewish Women’s Archive director Judith Rosenbaum at the Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan

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The One With the Mitzvah Tank

Ep. 143: We hit the streets of New York City with Chabad and ask strangers: ‘Excuse me, are you Jewish?’

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Jews Across America

Ep. 142: In honor of July 4th, we’re celebrating the diversity of American Jewish life with stories from Oklahoma, Maine, Colorado, and beyond

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Losing It

Ep. 141: JCC Krakow director Jonathan Ornstein on rebuilding Jewish life in Poland; Modern Loss founders Gabrielle Birkner and Rebecca Soffer on what not to send to someone in mourning

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Roots and Boots

Ep. 140: Jewish food historian Michael Twitty, ‘Soccer Style’ author Simon Doonan, and Molly Yeh on her new Food Network show, ‘Girl Meets Farm’

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Kung Fu Naches

Ep. 139: Bruce Lee biographer Matthew Polly on the martial-arts legend’s Jewish ancestry, Orthodox Rabbi Mike Moskowitz on becoming a scholar in residence at the world’s largest LGBTQ synagogue, and more

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People of the Book

Episode 138: Ruby Namdar on his newly translated novel, The Ruined House, and writer Taffy Brodesser-Akner on what Philip Roth taught her about being an American Jew

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Ask Unorthodox: Why Do Jews Interrupt Each Other So Much?

And are New Yorkers really more rude than other Americans?

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Telling Truths

Ep. 137: Yossi Klein Halevi’s ‘Letters to My Palestinian Neighbor,’ New York Times political reporter Astead Herndon

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The Conversion Episode

Ep. 136: In honor of Shavuot, stories from people around the globe who have chosen to be Jewish

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Motherhood, Burgers, and Bacon

Episode 135: Peninah Lamm Kaplansky on infertility and miscarriage in the Jewish community, Sister Julia Walsh on giving up motherhood for the church, and the granddaughter-grandmother duo behind the new documentary ‘Wendy’s Shabbat’

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Ask Unorthodox: What’s the Perfect Jewish History Book?

A perplexed Jew looking for a guide that’s not too dense and not too flimsy. We asked the experts, and put together the perfect reading list.

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Who Would Joe Lieberman Vote for in 2020? Not Who You’d Think.

On Unorthodox, the former senator opens up about his feelings towards the contemporary Democratic Party

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Checks and Balances

Ep. 134: Sen. Joe Lieberman on life after politics, and Skyler Inman on podcasting the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

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Knocked Out

Episode 133: Former Jehovah’s Witness Linda Curtis on being shunned by the religion, Rachel Simmons on empowering young girls today, and more

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Ask Unorthodox: The Great Aluminum Foil-Ziploc Baggie Debate

The hosts of Tablet’s beloved podcast weigh in on the great questions of Jewish life

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Sabra Cadabra

Ep. 132: Celebrating Israel’s 70th birthday with chef Eyal Shani, singer Yael Deckelbaum, and writer and comedian Periel Aschenbrand

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Walk With Me, Unorthodox

Ep. 131: Actor Joshua Malina and composer Hrishikesh Hirway, hosts of The West Wing Weekly podcast

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Snowfu

Ep. 129: Evangelical preacher turned humanist chaplain Bart Campolo drops by our snow day studio

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Leading the Pack

Ep. 128: Orthodox rabbinical student Leah Sarna and culture critic Lauren Oyler

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A Very Unorthodox March

Come see your favorite chatty Jews interview former Senator Joseph Lieberman and podcast host Bart Campolo in a very special live show next week!

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Candy for Salome

Ep. 127: Israeli food personality Gil Hovav on his new memoir and historian Alan Robert Ginsberg on the lost 1925 film Salome of the Tenements

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Winner’s Circle

Ep. 126: Film critic Jordan Hoffman on the Academy Awards, and CNN analyst Asha Rangappa on how being an FBI agent isn’t what it looks like on TV

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Netflix and Phil

Ep. 125: Everybody Loves Raymond creator Phil Rosenthal’s new food series and DoubleX Gabfest co-host June Thomas on the future of podcasting

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