5775 Is Here!

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Check out some of what Shtetl got up to in the past year. Let’s hope 5775 brings us all more weird and wonderful adventures in Jewish arts and culture! Shana Tova!!

Recently heard on Shtetl


Who is Samy Elmaghribi?

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Jews singing Arabic. Arabs singing Hebrew. Right wing religious man joining Arab-Jewish party. Moroccan music royalty. Avrum Burg, Sami Elmaghribi and lots of music on this episode of Shtetl.

Up Against the Wall

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Walls. Walls. Walls. Karam Dadu is gay and Arab in Tel Aviv. Mark Thomas walked the entire separation wall. Transgender author Yiscah Smith now prays on the woman’s side of the Western Wall. Shtetl Middle East.

When Zion Calls

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Fellow audio travelers, scroll down and click on the play button to hear the 1st episode of Shtetl from the Middle East. Whether it’s a state of mind, or Ethiopian Jews coming en masse to Jerusalem, or Netanyahu inviting all …

Justin Trudeau, Ferguson & Veggie Oil Road Trips

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Shtetl Special: Justin Trudeau on Chanukah and the oil sands. Manishtana on being Black &Jewish and on Ferguson. Plus, a cross-Canada road tripped fueled entirely by veggie oil. Happy Chanukah!! Let there be (environmentally friendly sources of) light.

WTF! I’m Jewish. Now what?

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Who knows what will happen when Quebec Jews start asking themselves questions about being Jewish. A Yidlife Crisis most likely.