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Our podcast telling the stories of Jewish life, produced in association with JW3

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    • 4.3, 3 Ratings

Our podcast telling the stories of Jewish life, produced in association with JW3

    'The most religiously intense street in the UK' – Sounds Jewish podcast

    'The most religiously intense street in the UK' – Sounds Jewish podcast

    In this episode broadcaster and oral historian Alan Dein eavesdrops on a day in the life of Oldhill Street in Hackney, a remarkable corner of London

    • 33 min
    Laughter in Jewish culture - Sounds Jewish podcast

    Laughter in Jewish culture - Sounds Jewish podcast

    Alan Dein explores Jewish comedy through the stories of four Jews with a knack for making people laugh

    • 31 min
    Sounds Jewish podcast: Jewish hair special

    Sounds Jewish podcast: Jewish hair special

    Alan Dein explores the world of shampoo, shaving and the sheitl, finding remarkable stories with Jewish hair at their roots.

    • 34 min
    Sounds Jewish podcast: encounters

    Sounds Jewish podcast: encounters

    From steam baths to barmitzvah memories, Alan Dein digs out four remarkable stories on the theme of encounters

    • 40 min
    Sounds Jewish podcast: Chanukah – keeping the flame burning

    Sounds Jewish podcast: Chanukah – keeping the flame burning

    Four stories of Jewish life on the age-old Chanukah theme of tenacity and persistence against the odds: from the Austrian-Jewish refugee who maintained a lifelong love of two sets of parents to the music enthusiast reviving the Latin flame that once burned in Jewish hearts

    • 42 min
    Sounds Jewish podcast: in the beginning

    Sounds Jewish podcast: in the beginning

    Four stories of Jewish life on the theme of beginnings, from the Hasidic woman breaking away to start a new life to the discovery of a dark family secret, from the start of a teenage night out at Edgware station to the tasting of the forbidden … a pork wonton

    • 36 min

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