16 episodes

Keeping Jewish Weird is a podcast about all the odd, obscure, underrepresented, and unexplored corners of the Jewish world. Join hosts Eryn Black, Isaac Brickner, Sam Rood, and a slew of awesome guests as they bring their unique perspectives to the complex subjects of Jewish history, culture, spirituality, and identity.

Keeping Jewish Weird Keeping Jewish Weird

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    • 4.4 • 63 Ratings

Keeping Jewish Weird is a podcast about all the odd, obscure, underrepresented, and unexplored corners of the Jewish world. Join hosts Eryn Black, Isaac Brickner, Sam Rood, and a slew of awesome guests as they bring their unique perspectives to the complex subjects of Jewish history, culture, spirituality, and identity.

    Bonus Ep (Part 1) - An American Tail!

    Bonus Ep (Part 1) - An American Tail!

    It's a bonus episode, as Eryn and his special guest/best friend David talk about Don Bluth's 1986 animated classic, An American Tail!

    Stay tuned for part 2, a discussion about the 1991 sequel, An American Tail: Fievel Goes West.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    An Interview With Comedian Andrew Tavin

    An Interview With Comedian Andrew Tavin

    Happy Thanksgiving, to those celebrating safely! It's another Eryn solo performance, as he interviews comedian Andrew Tavin. They talk pop culture, Andrew's religious upbringing, and comedy.

    Find Andrew at https://www.andrewtavin.com/

    Catch him almost every week on his Instagram comedy show (with Griffin Newman), The Awooga Comedy Hour

    • 1 hr 8 min
    The Marx Brothers, With Dan McCoy

    The Marx Brothers, With Dan McCoy

    Eryn talks comedy and The Marx Brothers with Dan McCoy, cohost of The Flop House podcast and Emmy winning writer on The Daily Show.

    • 1 hr
    Schmegoogle! An Interview With Author Daniel Klein

    Schmegoogle! An Interview With Author Daniel Klein

    On this episode, Eryn and Isaac interview New York Times best selling author Daniel Klein ("Plato and a Platypus Walk Into a Bar"). They talk about comedy, philosophy, culture, family, and Daniel's hilarious new book, "Schmegoogle."

    You can purchase "Schmegoogle" through Chronicle Books (among other sources) -

    https://www.chroniclebooks.com/products/schmegoogle

    • 53 min
    High Holidays, 2020 Style!

    High Holidays, 2020 Style!

    Isaac and Eryn talk about the High Holidays and how this season is going to be a little strange in 2020. Have a meaningful fast!

    • 32 min
    Amplifying Black Voices - An Interview With Drew Jackson

    Amplifying Black Voices - An Interview With Drew Jackson

    In this episode, pastor Drew Jackson from Hope East Village talks with Eryn and Isaac about his experiences as a Black man in America. At KJW, we know Jewish identity, in many cases, has been forged in the fires of oppression - we want to show our solidarity with other oppressed people by amplifying their voices. Many thanks to Drew for talking with us.

    If you want to learn more about Drew, his faith community Hope East Village, or hear more of what he has to say regarding life, spirituality, and justice, check out the Hope East Village website - www.hopeeastvillage.org

    • 1 hr 16 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
63 Ratings

63 Ratings

JR-dawg ,

Open hearts

This podcast is beaming with goodness!!

DavidBrickner ,

Keeping Jewish wonderfully weird

Culturally relevant. Interesting insights. Offbeat and funny.

Joe seems like a cool guy

TheReal_DGBlack ,

Pretty Good First Two Episodes

Unless people are making podcasts it's hard to understand how much goes into creating a good one. For only having two episodes under their belts these guys are doing really well. I can't wait to hear what they are doing when they have a few dozen episodes of experience. Good job guys.

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