11 episodes

It’s like Jewish 101, for Jews and non-Jews alike! Sometimes off-topic, always informative. Hosted by two friends with a hunger for knowledge... and matzah ball soup.

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    • Education
    • 5.0 • 6 Ratings

It’s like Jewish 101, for Jews and non-Jews alike! Sometimes off-topic, always informative. Hosted by two friends with a hunger for knowledge... and matzah ball soup.

    The Passover Seder

    The Passover Seder

    …aka The Ten Plagues but Mainly Coronavirus


    In a loose and lighthearted return, Ross and Elyssa try to explain some of the basic symbols surrounding Passover and then dive into each step of the Seder itself!


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    Brought to you by Tribe 12.

    • 26 min
    Tattoos

    Tattoos

    …aka an Ink-plotz Test


    Ross and Elyssa trace the origins of why it’s ~allegedly~ forbidden for Jewish people to get tattoos. Between rabbinical commentaries and post-WWII sentiment, there’s not a clear and consistent answer.


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    Brought to you by Tribe 12.

    • 22 min
    Jews & Comedy

    Jews & Comedy

    ...aka Make ‘Em fa-Laugh-fel


    Ross and special guest [Andrew Davies] (https://www.thebibleplayers.com/) look at the history of the Jewish connection to comedy and the unique quirks that go along with it. Watch out for some serious Jewish comedy legend name drops!


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    Brought to you by Tribe 12.

    • 25 min
    Jewish Geography

    Jewish Geography

    …aka Six Degrees of Turkey Bacon


    Ross and Elyssa explore the links between Jewish people around the world, the history of connecting people through relationships, and how this practice in the Jewish community can unintentionally isolate and be discriminatory.


    Note: as two white Americans Jews, we did our best to do research and discuss this topically thoughtfully and with self-awareness. We welcome your comments and thoughts, so reach out to us via any of the methods below or jewofus@gmail.com!


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    Brought to you by Tribe 12.

    • 27 min
    Summer Camp

    Summer Camp

    ...aka Some Like It Hot and Humid


    Ross and Elyssa trace how and why summer camps are such a Jewish phenomenon! From being a camp that happened to have Jews to building entire “franchises” of Jewish-leaning camps, it’s now as American a tradition as apple pie.


    Plus, learn about Ross and Elyssa’s experiences in the camping world!


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    • 24 min
    Manischewitz

    Manischewitz

    ...aka The Original Matzah Baller


    Ross and Elyssa go over the history of one of the most famous names in American Jewish food at your local supermarket! From his humble beginnings to his connection to the California Gold Rush, we take a big bite out of this Jewish Willy Wonka.


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    Brought to you by Tribe 12.

    • 26 min

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