The “Let’s Get Together & Feel Alright!” Edition

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Miriam Herschlag, Don Futterman and Noah Efron discuss three topics of incomparable importance and end with an anecdote about something in Israel that made them smile this week.

Biden’ Time
What is US President Joe Biden’s visit to Israel much ado about, nothin’ or sumpin’?

New Blue, or the Great White Hope
What do you get when a centrist party and a right wing party merge?

Judaica mens in corpore Judaico
Isn’t it weird that there are Jewish Olympics, by Jews, of Jews and for Jews?

Why Haven’t Death and Bereavement Notices Changed in 100 Years?
For our most unreasonably generous Patreon supporters, in our extra-special, special extra discussion: Death and bereavement notices – the little signs that get printed up and hung around the neighborhood when someone dies, and on the door of the people sitting shiva – haven’t changed a bit in a hundred years. Why? What accounts for the remarkable stability of this small-but-really-important cultural artifact?

All this and Nunu!


  • Goliat 2
  • Living the Dream
  • Banim
  • Cute Boy

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