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Jews Do Count – with David Baddiel

The British writer, comedian, commentator, and author joins Yonit and Jonathan to talk about who gets to play Jewish figures on stage and screen, and more.

Comedian David Baddiel (YouTube screenshot)
Comedian David Baddiel (YouTube screenshot)

David Baddiel, the British writer, comedian, commentator, and author of the acclaimed polemic ‘Jews Don’t Count’ joins Yonit and Jonathan to talk about who gets to play Jewish figures on stage and screen, along with the complexities of identity amid discussions of antisemitism, Israel, and progressive politics.

For chutzpah of the week, Jonathan sounds a discordant note (that’s a hint!), and to mark Unholy’s first ‘podiversary’ Yonit brings Jonathan a special gift.

Hear the episode now:

About Unholy from Keshet: Yonit Levi of Channel 12 Israel and Jonathan Freedland of The Guardian are two Jews on the news. Each week on the podcast, Levi in Tel Aviv and Freedland in London give their take on developments in politics and life in Israel, the US, the UK and around the world. Since they’re Jews, you can expect to hear far more than two opinions at any given time.

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