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Monday, October 26, 2020

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Erin Ben-Moche and Esther D. Kustanowitz
The Bagel Report is a pop-culture entertainment podcast featuring Jewish Journal Contributing Writer Esther D. Kustanowitz and Digital Content Manager Erin Ben-Moche. Each episode these entertainment junkies discuss all things Jewish in the arts & entertainment world while exploring how Jewish identity is portrayed on the big and small screen. Follow them on social “@estherk” and “@ebenmoche” and let them know what you think with #TheBagelReport

We took a break from post-Rosh Hashanah doom-scrolling to talk Emmys: Schitt’s Creek overflowed with statues, Succession succeeded and Watchmen, um, won. Erin and Esther talk about some of the big issues – are creative people prophets? –  get stoked for the month of Sacha Baron Cohen-tober, and marvel at how compelling storytelling can elevate cultural conversation into activism. Plus, reimagining Netflix’s Calm meditations show, which features  celebrity voices, from a Jewish perspective. Because that’s what we do.

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