Call Us By Your Name: Ep. 146

Call Us By Your Name: Ep. 146

This week on Unorthodox, we’re wining and dining. Our Jewish guest is author André Aciman, whose 2007 novel Call Me by Your Name was adapted into the Oscar-nominated film starring Armie Hammer and Timothee Chalamet. He tells us about being forced to leave Egypt with...
The JAP Show–Live

The JAP Show–Live

This week on Unorthodox: Is it OK to say JAP? We were lucky to be joined by Odd Mom Out‘s Jill Kargman, Broadway legend Tovah Feldshuh, and Jewish Women’s Archive director Judith Rosenbaum at the Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan last week for a lively discussion and...
If I Were a Fiddler

If I Were a Fiddler

Tradition, tradition! In honor of a new Yiddish production of Fiddler on the Roof, we’re heading back to Anatevka. Our Jewish guest is Rachel Zatcoff, who plays Tzeitel in the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Off-Broadway production of Fidler afn Dakh. Our Gentile...
Candy for Salome

Candy for Salome

This week on Unorthodox, a pop quiz. Our first guest is Israeli food writer and TV personality Gil Hovav, whose new memoir, Candies from Heaven, is about growing up in Jerusalem in a close-knit family (and not just any family: Hovav’s great-grandfather is Eliezer...
Jews Across America: Ep. 142

Jews Across America: Ep. 142

Episode Info: This week we’re celebrating the diversity of the American Jewish experience—which, as we’ve learned, goes well beyond eating bagels and babka on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. First, we get a crash course in the history of Jews in the South from...