The Cohen Chronicles

The Cohen Chronicles

Our Jewish guests are David Rossmer and Steve Rosen, co-writers and co-stars in the Off-Broadway play “The Other Josh Cohen.” They tell us about meeting at the performing arts summer camp French Woods and working together ever since, most recently collaborating on...
Couch Surfing

Couch Surfing

We’ve got two Jewish guests this week. The first is psychotherapist Lori Gottlieb, who writes the “Dear Therapist” column for The Atlantic. Her latest book, Maybe You Should Talk to Someone, is about her life as a therapist, and about starting to see a therapist...
What’s in a Name?

What’s in a Name?

This week on Unorthodox, everything you ever wanted to know about Jewish last names, featuring name change stories from our hosts and listeners. Plus, Noah Levinson investigates the story behind immigrant name changes at Ellis Island. ← A Very Unorthodox Passover...
A Very Unorthodox Passover

A Very Unorthodox Passover

We speak with New York Times food writer (and Instant Pot enthusiast) Melissa Clark about her Passover menu, which includes a new brisket recipe (which can be made in the oven, but which she will be making in the Instant Pot), and, later on in the week, matzo...
The 100 Most Jewish Foods

The 100 Most Jewish Foods

This week on Unorthodox, we’re celebrating the publication of The 100 Most Jewish Foods: A Highly Debatable List with an episode dedicated to Jewish foods.Throughout the episode you’ll hear from contributors to the book—including Jill Kargman, Gil Hovav, Gail Simmons,...
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