Walking the Walk

Walking the Walk

This week on Unorthodox: early elections in Israel, bat mitzvah recaps, and a taste of Liel’s listener meetup in Tel Aviv.We have three Jewish guests this week: Jesse Eisenberg, who in addition to playing everyone from Lex Luthor to Mark Zuckerberg onscreen, executive...
Out of Bounds

Out of Bounds

We’re closing out 2018 with two interviews with people who stand up—quite literally—for what they believe in. First, Mark talks to Presbyterian minister Jeff Hutchinson, who shares the harrowing tale of what happened when he dared to confront white supremacists at a...
A Very Jewish Christmas

A Very Jewish Christmas

Tis the season—for Chinese food and a movie!Our first Jewish guest is Bill Adler, the Def Jam alum who helped Run DMC create their iconic 1987 song, “Christmas in Hollis.” He tells us how he went from being a music journalist to the second full-time employee at Def...
Lords and A-Listers

Lords and A-Listers

Our first Jewish guest is New York Times writer Taffy Brodesser-Akner, who has written profiles of celebrities like Gwyneth Paltrow, Bradley Cooper, and Melissa McCarthy. She joined us at our recent live show at the Manhattan JCC to talk about how she tries to be a...
The Superstition Episode

The Superstition Episode

From warding off the evil eye to rules about whistling, Jews are serious about their superstitions. This week on Unorthodox, we hear from listeners about their family customs, talk to Tablet’s editor-in-chief Alana Newhouse about the enduring nature of shtetl...
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