45 episodes

An unashamedly Jewish comedy chat show where all are welcome!
Jew Talkin' To Me? is hosted by award winning comedians, Rachel Creeger and Philip Simon, and produced by Russell Balkind. Each show features two guests from the entertainment industry sharing their views on a variety of topics connected to modern Jewish life in a secular world, as well as their memories of growing up Jewish.
Both Philip and Rachel are well known as Jewish comedians on both the mainstream and community circuit and our guest list includes stand-up comedians, presenters, broadcasters, journalists and writers who are Jewish, have some Jewish heritage, or a Jewish connection.
Philip and Rachel have been collaborating for a few years, but who are we as individuals?
Philip Simon
WINNER of the Jewish Comedian of the Year 2015
WINNER of the Lastminute Comedy Comedian of the Year 2015
As a stand up Philip gigs throughout the UK, as well having performed as far flung places as America, Scandinavia, Europe, The Middle East and New Zealand. He is MC and curator of the Edinburgh Fringe's cult hit show Jew-O-Rama where Jewish and Jew”ish” acts perform to a mainly non-Jewish audience in packed out rooms each year. He is also resident compere at Borehamwood Comedy Club, works on panels shows including Mock the Week and Taskmaster and has been featured on BBC R2 and BBC 3CR, as well as acting in TV sitcoms such as My Family.
Rachel Creeger
WINNER Most Audience Recommended Show Camden Fringe 2012
WINNER Best Comedy Award Greater Manchester Fringe 2017
Rachel is the only practising orthodox Jewish woman on the UK comedy circuit and has attracted a big following outside of her community who are interested in a unique, accessible voice from an unlikely source. Her debut solo show ‘It’s No Job For A Nice Jewish Girl’ had a sell-out Edinburgh run in 2017, followed by tours of the UK and Israel. She's now meant to be touring her 5* show, ‘Hinayni! but, you know, the 'rona’. Rachel is the host of Central London's spectacular annual event Chanukah in the Square and resident MC of comedy club Upstairs at the Adam & Eve. As heard on BBC Radio London (regular guest) BBC R2, BBC Ouch and BBC 3CR. She is also an award winning director and critically acclaimed playwright.
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Jew Talkin' To Me‪?‬ Jew Talkin

    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 5.0 • 5 Ratings

An unashamedly Jewish comedy chat show where all are welcome!
Jew Talkin' To Me? is hosted by award winning comedians, Rachel Creeger and Philip Simon, and produced by Russell Balkind. Each show features two guests from the entertainment industry sharing their views on a variety of topics connected to modern Jewish life in a secular world, as well as their memories of growing up Jewish.
Both Philip and Rachel are well known as Jewish comedians on both the mainstream and community circuit and our guest list includes stand-up comedians, presenters, broadcasters, journalists and writers who are Jewish, have some Jewish heritage, or a Jewish connection.
Philip and Rachel have been collaborating for a few years, but who are we as individuals?
Philip Simon
WINNER of the Jewish Comedian of the Year 2015
WINNER of the Lastminute Comedy Comedian of the Year 2015
As a stand up Philip gigs throughout the UK, as well having performed as far flung places as America, Scandinavia, Europe, The Middle East and New Zealand. He is MC and curator of the Edinburgh Fringe's cult hit show Jew-O-Rama where Jewish and Jew”ish” acts perform to a mainly non-Jewish audience in packed out rooms each year. He is also resident compere at Borehamwood Comedy Club, works on panels shows including Mock the Week and Taskmaster and has been featured on BBC R2 and BBC 3CR, as well as acting in TV sitcoms such as My Family.
Rachel Creeger
WINNER Most Audience Recommended Show Camden Fringe 2012
WINNER Best Comedy Award Greater Manchester Fringe 2017
Rachel is the only practising orthodox Jewish woman on the UK comedy circuit and has attracted a big following outside of her community who are interested in a unique, accessible voice from an unlikely source. Her debut solo show ‘It’s No Job For A Nice Jewish Girl’ had a sell-out Edinburgh run in 2017, followed by tours of the UK and Israel. She's now meant to be touring her 5* show, ‘Hinayni! but, you know, the 'rona’. Rachel is the host of Central London's spectacular annual event Chanukah in the Square and resident MC of comedy club Upstairs at the Adam & Eve. As heard on BBC Radio London (regular guest) BBC R2, BBC Ouch and BBC 3CR. She is also an award winning director and critically acclaimed playwright.
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    Jew Talkin' To Me? with Leah Forster & Daniel Lobell

    Jew Talkin' To Me? with Leah Forster & Daniel Lobell

    Join Jewish Comedians Rachel Creeger & Philip Simon for their comedy podcast, a chat show about all things Jewish, produced by Russell Balkind. It's the final episode of the series and this week’s guests are American comedians Leah Forster and Daniel Lobell.
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    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/leahforster/
    Tiktok: https://www.tiktok.com/@hellowhellowleah
    Leah Forster is an internationally renowned character comic and stand up. Coming from a Hassidic background, Leah was a pioneer in performing comedy at Jewish women's events, selling out shows for thousands. Having grown up in a Yiddish speaking ultra-orthodox family, following a traditional path into marriage and motherhood, she came out of the Hassidic world and the closet, whilst maintaining a warm relationship with her family and community. She came to public attention after a controversial incident where a Kosher Certification authority threatened to cancel venues’ licensing for hosting her show, citing her sexuality. 
    Website: http://www.dannylobell.com/
    Twitter: @DanielLobell
    Instagram: @daniellobell
    Daniel Lobell is an LA based comedian, comic book creator, podcaster and graduate of The Second City improv program. Daniel hosts the Modern Day Philosophers podcast, featuring comedians like Bill Burr, Brian Regan and Maria Bamford talking philosophy, and Tipping the Scales, about body image and health. He also created the “Fair Enough” autobiographical comic book series, and has two albums out on Stand Up! Records: “Some Kind of Comedian” and “The Nicest Boy in Barcelona”. In 2017, Daniel made his Edinburgh Fringe debut with acclaimed show “Broke As A Joke” , followed by “Tipping the Scales” in 2019.
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    • 57 min
    Jew Talkin' To Me? with Judy Gold & Avi Liberman

    Jew Talkin' To Me? with Judy Gold & Avi Liberman

    Join Jewish Comedians Rachel Creeger and Philip Simon for their comedy podcast, a chat show about all things Jewish, produced by Russell Balkind. This week’s guests are American stand up comics Judy Gold and Avi Liberman. Follow them on social media, follow US on social media and don't forget to let us know what you think about the show.
     
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    Website: www.judygold.com
    Twitter: @jewdygold
    Instagram: @jewdygold
    Judy Gold is a writer, actor, podcaster and comic, and has had stand-up specials on HBO, Comedy Central and LOGO. She is the author of "Yes I Can Say That: When They Come For The Comedians, We Are All In Trouble", a critically acclaimed book about free speech and cancel culture. It debuted as the #1 comedy release on Amazon and was featured in the NYT Book Review. Judy is host of the hit podcast, Kill Me Now with Judy Gold. One of the main subjects in Hulu documentary “Hysterical”, she also featured in the film “Making Trouble”, a tribute to female Jewish comedians produced by the JWA. She's appeared on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, The Tonight Show, and was host of HBO’s At the Multiplex with Judy Gold. She won two Emmy awards for writing and producing The Rosie O’Donnell Show and has written and starred in two Off-Broadway hit shows: The Judy Show – My Life as a Sitcom (Outer Critics Circle Nomination), and 25 Questions for a Jewish Mother (GLAAD Media Award – Outstanding NY Theater, Drama Desk Nomination – Actor). Judy has made numerous appearances on The View, The Food Network, The Today Show, The Drew Barrymore Show and The Wendy Williams Show. Her albums, Conduct Unbecoming, Kill Me Now and Judith’s Roommate Had a Baby are available wherever you get your music. 
     
    Website: www.aviliberman.com
    Twitter: @AviLiberman
    Instagram: @avilibermancomedy
    Born in Israel, raised in Texas, studying in New York and now living in LA, Avi Liberman's quirky style has made him a favourite in comedy clubs. He delivers a winning combination of life experiences and topical issues told through a blend of characters and voices. Avi has performed stand-up on CBS's "Late Late Show", Comedy Central's "Premium Blend", "Make Me Laugh" as well as NBC's "Friday Night!", and he appeared at the prestigious Montreal Just for Laughs Festival. His acting credits include "Dave's World" CBS, "Boston Common" NBC and "Andytown U.S.A." Comedy Central.  Avi can be seen regularly on E! on their very popular countdown series and guest starred on "Movies At Our House," as well as having shot a pilot titled "Through the Keyhole" on AMC and guested on radio stations across the country. Since 2001 Avi has arranged comedy tours in Israel to help boost morale. The "Comedy For Koby" tour is now a bi-annual event with all proceeds benefitting the Koby Mandell Foundation. His book “Traveling During The Pandemic: How Two Weeks Turned Into 7 Months, 8 Countries, and the Adventure of a Lifetime” is available on Amazon.
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    • 1 hr
    Jew Talkin' To Me? with Daphna Baram & Mike Capozzola

    Jew Talkin' To Me? with Daphna Baram & Mike Capozzola

    Join Jewish Comedians Rachel Creeger & Philip Simon for their comedy podcast, a chat show about all things Jewish, produced by Russell Balkind. This week’s guests are Israeli comedian Daphna Baram and American actor & comedian, Mike Capozzola.
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    Website: www.MissDComedy.com
    Twitter: @MissDComedy
    Instagram: @MissDComedy
    London based, Israel-born, and with a background in human rights law and journalism (Ha’aretz, The Guardian, BBC, Al Jazeera, New Statesman, The Independent), Daphna has been performing stand up comedy since 2010 in various clubs in the UK and Europe.
    Over the past decade she has taken her comedy across the country to venues including: The Stand Edinburgh, Glasgow and Newcastle, Yes Bar Glasgow, Beehive Edinburgh, Breakneck Aberdeen, Hampstead Comedy Club London, Gags on the Green Peterborough; Stand Up on the Strand in Kent, Wine Gums in Cambridge; The International, Dublin.
     
    Daphna has also been involved in various fringe shows since 2011 with her solo stand up shows including: Killing MissD (2013), AKA MissD (2014), Something to Declare (2015), Begging to Differ (2016) Chicken Soup Crusader (2017), Sugarcoating (2018), Cracking Up (2019) and the successful three-hander Bombs Booze and Haggis (2014-2015 with Andrew Gilmore and Gary Sansome).
    Website: www.capozzola.com
    Twitter: @MCapozzola
    Instagram: @ThatMikeCapozzola
    Facebook: @ComedianMikeCapozzola
    Mike Capozzola is a London-based stand up comic / actor & presenter originally from NY. Since the late 20th century, he's performed in much of the USA as well as Canada, England, Ireland, Scotland, Poland, Switzerland, the Netherlands, Germany, Hungary, Spain, The Czech Republic, Belgium, Denmark, Romania, Bulgaria, Dubai, Luxembourg, France, Israel and Turkey.
    TV / FILM: Mike played the 'veteran MiB agent' in "Men in Black International." He can currently be seen in "The Phantom of the Open" and the back of his head appears in silhouette for almost a full second in "The Batman"

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    • 1 hr 4 min
    Jew Talkin' To Me? with Marcus Freed & Howard Reichman

    Jew Talkin' To Me? with Marcus Freed & Howard Reichman

    Join Jewish Comedians Rachel Creeger & Philip Simon for their comedy podcast, a chat show about all things Jewish, produced by Russell Balkind. This week’s guests are actor and writer Marcus Freed, and producer and director Howard Reichman
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    Twitter: @marcusjfreed
    Instagram: @marcusjfreed
    Website: www.marcusjfreed.com
    For more than 15 years, award winning actor and writer Marcus J Freed’s purpose has been helping people optimise their inner talents and live to their highest potential. He has many entrepreneurial endeavours, fuelling his passion for life. Marcus founded the business consultancy Freedthinking, and developed Bibliyoga and the Kosher Sutras, helping transform the lives of thousands. He recently published “The Kosher Sutras - the Jewish Way in Yoga & Meditation”. A regular broadcaster for BBC national radio, and past President of the Jewish Yoga Network, Marcus has written for publications including The Washington Post, The Independent and The Jewish Chronicle, and has appeared on Fox TV news networks. A trained actor, Marcus performed his Biblical comic plays in over 20 countries and appeared in the movie Saving Lincoln. His Youtube channel Marcus Recommends is dedicated to connecting people with great ideas and celebrating life. Marcus has also achieved Rabbinic semicha certification, although he would not use the title unless it was in ‘Rabbis behaving badly’
    Twitter: @HowardReichman
    Website: www.villagefilmworks.com
    Howard is a seasoned, hands-on producer, director, editor and writer with more than 20 years experience from corporate, marketing and branding films and videos to narrative films, mainstream movies and TV pilots such as "Wired City" which he wrote, produced and directed and went on to be an official selection in the New York Television Festival and also the Independent Television Festival. Howard earned his BFA in film writing and directing from NYU’s Tisch School Of The Arts. Upon graduation he was hired as Director of Photography for the television pilot “Destination Unknown” which won a Telly Award in 1994. He was also the producer of the critically acclaimed, award winning drama “Anyone But Me”. Howard’s comedy skills make him a sought after script/story consultant in New York and Los Angeles, hired for rewrites and “punch-ups” for movies, TV shows, and advertising campaigns. He has worked on projects for CBS, ABC, NBC, MTV, CNN, The HIstory Channel, The Discovery Channel, Dreamworks and many more. As an entrepreneur, Howard co-founded WritersRoomPro, the popular collaborative writing application used by all of the major studios and most of the top TV shows

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    • 45 min
    Jew Talkin' To Me? with Tim Samuels and Florence Schechter

    Jew Talkin' To Me? with Tim Samuels and Florence Schechter

    Join Jewish Comedians Rachel Creeger & Philip Simon for their comedy podcast, a chat show about all things Jewish, produced by Russell Balkind. This week’s guests are Vagina Museum founder Florence Schechter and writer/journalist Tim Samuels.
    Follow them on social media, follow US on social media and don't forget to let us know what you think about the show. NB This episode contains some biologically correct words for the female anatomy!
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    Twitter: @floschechter / @vagina_museum
    Instagram: @florschech / @vagina_museum
    Website: www.floschechter.com
    Florence Schechter is a science communicator, comedian, and the founder and director of the world's first vagina museum. She has a BSc in Biochemistry from the University of Birmingham and after building up a science YouTube channel with over a million views she interned at the hit BBC show QI and was the main researcher for their app "Qiktionary". In 2016, she enrolled in the Wellcome Trust funded "Talent Factory", a mentorship programme for emerging science talent in the UK. For the past few years, she has sat on the Trajectory, Ideas and Ambassadors Board of Cheltenham Science Festival which advises on programming and strategy. In 2017, she started the project to build the world's first bricks and mortar museum about the gynaecological anatomy and came Highly Commended in the Women of the Future Awards in the Arts and Culture category for her work with the Vagina Museum. Florence is an accomplished presenter on TV, radio and live on stage. She has been an expert contributor on TV documentary Engineering Catastrophes (Science Channel), a writer and presenter on the podcast Chemistry In Its Element (Royal Society of Chemistry) and voiced an explainer for the charity Eve Appeal.
    Twitter: @TimSamuels
    Website: www.tim-samuels.com
    Tim is an award-winning documentary filmmaker, broadcaster, author and one of the most distinctive and acclaimed journalists in the business. He has won three Royal Television Society awards and best documentary at the World Television Festival. Tim’s documentaries are broadcast across BBC 1 and BBC 2 and he is a global correspondent on the National Geographic Channel's Explorer show. He is a regular presenter on BBC Radio 4 and the World Service; he created and hosted Men’s Hour on BBC 5 Live and hit wellness podcast All Hail Kale. His first book "Who Stole My Spear?" (published in the US as "Future Man") was serialised in The Sunday Times and hailed as a Vanity Fair must-read. He currently writes US politics analysis for the Evening Standard. Tim's films provocatively and entertainingly bring serious issues to light and he has been honoured for his TV and radio work by the New York Festivals, been Race in the Media journalist of the year, and given the prestigious ‘making a difference’ award at the Mind Media Awards for his work on mental health.
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    • 52 min
    Jew Talkin' To Me? with Francesca Segal and Joshua Seigal

    Jew Talkin' To Me? with Francesca Segal and Joshua Seigal

    Join Jewish Comedians Rachel Creeger & Philip Simon for their comedy podcast, a chat show about all things Jewish, produced by Russell Balkind. This week’s guests are writer Francesca Segal and poet and Joshua Seigal.
    Follow them on social media, follow US on social media and don't forget to let us know what you think about the show.
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    Twitter: @JoshuaSeigal
    Instagram: @JoshuaSeigal
    Website: www.joshuaseigal.co.uk 
    Joshua is a highly acclaimed, award-winning professional poet, performer and educator who uses poetry to develop literacy skills and inspire confidence and ​creativity in communication. He has worked in hundreds of schools, libraries, theatres and festivals around the world, had books published by Bloomsbury and other major publishers, and has written and performed for BBC television. 
    "Very imaginative and wonderful"
    The Sunday Times
    "Your session was brilliant. Thank you so much" 
    Mary Myatt - Ofsted Lead Inspector
    "Magic" 
    Michael Rosen
    "A witty genius" 
    Scholastic
    Twitter: @FrancescaSegal
    Instagram: @FrancescaSegal
    Website: www.francescasegal.com
    Francesca Segal is an award-winning writer and journalist. Her first novel, The Innocents, won the Costa First Novel Award, the National Jewish Book Award for Fiction, the Sami Rohr Prize, and a Betty Trask Award, and was long-listed for the Women's Prize for Fiction (formerly the Orange Prize).
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    • 39 min

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Fantastic podcast!!

Love listening to this podcast. Always look forward to the next episode. Fun and enjoyable topics and great guests. Highly recommend for anyone looking for a laugh or just interesting conversations. If you haven’t already, definitely give this a listen!

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