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Are you ashamed to admit you're not across the big issues and events affecting Jews in Australia, Israel and around the Jewish world?In this new podcast from online publication The Jewish Independent, Your Third Cousin Tami Sussman and TJI's Dashiel Lawrence tackle the week's 'Chewiest and Jewiest' topics. 

Ashamed to Admit The Jewish Independent

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Are you ashamed to admit you're not across the big issues and events affecting Jews in Australia, Israel and around the Jewish world?In this new podcast from online publication The Jewish Independent, Your Third Cousin Tami Sussman and TJI's Dashiel Lawrence tackle the week's 'Chewiest and Jewiest' topics. 

    Episode #8 Do Australian Jews run the country's media and politics? And, Australia's first schmear

    Episode #8 Do Australian Jews run the country's media and politics? And, Australia's first schmear

    Are Australia’s Jews rich and powerful; pulling the strings of the media and the government to favour their interests? In this episode, Dash and Tami continue to unpack the racist conspiracy that's been resuscitated online post-October 7. Plus, gateway schmears and a new way to identify as a contemporary Jew. Articles adjacent to the ideas explored in this episode: https://thejewishindependent.com.au/editorial-australia-day-or-invasion-day-its-no-place-for-palestinian-partisanshipht...

    • 44 min
    Episode #7 Are all Australian Jews rich? (no), Do you have a hot ancestor? (yes), plus a GIVEAWAY

    Episode #7 Are all Australian Jews rich? (no), Do you have a hot ancestor? (yes), plus a GIVEAWAY

    Are Australia’s Jews rich and powerful; pulling the strings of government and business to favour their interests? In this episode, Dash presents an anxious Tami with some statistical evidence as they attempt to unpack the first part of this conspiracy that's been gaining traction online post-October 7. Plus, Australia’s first Jewish postie and a GIVEAWAY! TJI articles discussed in this episode:https://thejewishindependent.com.au/charities-create-online-toolkit-to-help-those-affected-by-cost-o...

    • 44 min
    Episode #6 Eurovision politics with Alon Amir, uni protests, and (bad) Hebrew prenounciation

    Episode #6 Eurovision politics with Alon Amir, uni protests, and (bad) Hebrew prenounciation

    In their sweariest episode yet, Tami and Dash have Eurovision expert Alon Amir answer all your ignorant questions about the epic and surprisingly political song contest. Plus, Yom Hashoah, the university protest encampments and a Hebrew pronunciation faux pas. SHOW NOTES TJI articles discussed in this episode:https://thejewishindependent.com.au/this-yom-hashoah-im-using-laughter-as-an-act-of-remembrance-and-resiliencehttps://thejewishindependent.com.au/rise-of-fringe-jewish-voices-t...

    • 45 min
    Episode #5 Ultra Orthodox army exemptions, bicycle curses and unpunctuated feedback

    Episode #5 Ultra Orthodox army exemptions, bicycle curses and unpunctuated feedback

    In this week’s episode, Tami and Dash ask TJI’s Jerusalem Correspondent Ittay Flescher all the questions you’re embarrassed to ask about the Ultra-Orthodox exemption from the IDF, which could end in the coming months. Plus Jewish Anzacs, a family curse and we receive unpunctuated feedback from a ‘passionate’ listener of the show. TJI articles discussed in this episode:https://thejewishindependent.com.au/haredims-refusal-to-fight-a-moral-stainhttps://thejewishindependent.com.au/elec...

    • 44 min
    Episode #4 Passover Special with the wise son, the simple son and Eliyahu Hanavi (TJI Jerusalem correspondent Ittay Flescher)

    Episode #4 Passover Special with the wise son, the simple son and Eliyahu Hanavi (TJI Jerusalem correspondent Ittay Flescher)

    In this week's episode of ATA, Dash (the wise son) and Tami (the simple son) interview Jerusalem-based journalist, educator and peacemaker Ittay Flescher (aka. The Aussie Eliyahu Hanavi?) about Passover and his experience on April 14th when Iran launched drones and missiles towards Israel. Plus Tami shares 10 reasons why the 10 plagues need trigger warnings and they manage to squeeze in everyone’s favourite segment … kvetch of the week! SHOW NOTES TJI articles discussed in this epis...

    • 41 min
    Episode #3 Dror Doron on Iran, offensive odours & a musical teaser

    Episode #3 Dror Doron on Iran, offensive odours & a musical teaser

    With tensions increasing between Israel, Iran and Lebanon, in this week's episode of ATA, Dash and Tami interview Dror Doron. Dror is a senior advisor at the United Against Nuclear Iran organization, he previously served for 17 years in Israel's government where he regularly briefed senior decision-makers on developments in the Middle East, particularly on Hezbollah. They also reveal some incriminating information about Tami’s ancestral pickle empire and share some admissions made by (anonymo...

    • 40 min

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