How Hip is Hitler?


When is it ok to laugh at a madman from our not-too-distant past? What does it mean when we use fascist imagery in pop-culture? Niki Minaj just did it and so do many others. Erin Corber contemplates the trend.

Recently heard on Shtetl

Summer Music Special!

Mazel Tov, Mis Amigos

Mazel Tov, Mis Amigos! It’s the Shtetl summer music show. Tune in for Yiddish mambo, Yemenite funk, African American-Yiddish crossover music, Ethiopian reggae, Emily Dickinson music poetry, Davendra Bandhart‘s Shabop Shalom love song to Natalie Portman, a Jewish wife’s trip …

Sayed Kashua on Shtetl


Arab-Israeli author Sayed Kashua is on today’s episode of Shtetl on the Shortwave. Kashua writes the story of being Arab and Palestinian and trying to get by in a Jewish state.

Cannabis Matzo Balls

Tripping with Shtetl

Cannabis cookies and pot Shabbat, plus, an art pilgrimage to Israel and Palestine…a Paris.

Yiddish Fight Club & Joni Mitchell


Yiddish Fight Club?! and Joni Mitchell love fest today on Shtetl.

A-WA! It’s Passover!


Meet A-WA, the 3 sisters of a hot Yemeni electro-hip hop band and free yo mind with a selection of alternative tunes from the Shtetl bondage and slavery Passover playlist. The rest…will follow.