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Kosher Queers is a podcast with at least two Jews and generally more than three opinions! Each week Jaz and Lulav bring you queer takes on Torah.

Kosher Queers is a podcast with at least two Jews and generally more than three opinions! Each week Jaz and Lulav bring you queer takes on Torah.
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Kosher Queers is a podcast with at least two Jews and generally more than three opinions! Each week Jaz and Lulav bring you queer takes on Torah.

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English


Episodes

3 — Lech Lecha: Patriarchs and Matriarchs Behaving Badly

11/7/2019
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This week, we're discussing leaving home and name changes, so, big queer feelings are happening up in here. Also, catch us comparing matriarchs and patriarchs to Brokeback Mountain, prescribing appropriate polyamorous behavior, and debating whether you should fight for your home or be willing to relocate when things get rough there. Also, Jaz gives Lulav a confusing rating scale. Full transcript of the episode available here. The camp song that Jaz sings/butchers at 4 minutes in is "L'chi...

Duration:00:40:42

2 - Noach: The Climate is Our Fault

10/31/2019
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We're talking this week about two completely unrelated stories which are for some reason put in the same parsha! Find us talking about animal husbandry best practices, gay rainbow promises, and some very bad linguistics that manages to have some very good politics. Full transcript of the episode available here. At 18:18, Jaz reads the blessing over rainbows. If you'd like to read it yourself, it's here in Hebrew, English, and transliteration. Content notes: climate apocalypticism all over...

Duration:00:41:24

1 - Bereishit: G-d of Many Names

10/24/2019
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The new cycle has begun, and we're talking this week about things that happen in the beginning, which is turns out is a lot of things! Find us talking about fruit that gives you social anxiety, being cursed with heterosexuality, and the mysterious presence of humans who really shouldn't be able to exist yet, narratively speaking, and yet are somehow there anyway. Full transcript of the episode available here. Around 26 minutes in, Jaz says they'll try to find the source for the rabbinic...

Duration:00:40:45

0 - Isaiah 60: The Breasts of Kings

9/19/2019
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This week, we launch our pilot episode with the haftorah portion for the week, Isaiah 60. Find us talking about paradigms of scholarship, collective land ownership, and how to translate "the breasts of kings." Also, listen to the second half of the episode to hear us answer fun questions about ourselves and how this podcast will work in the future! Around 30 minutes in, Jaz mentions a story but can't remember the citation. It's from Sifra (a midrashic text) in the section Kedoshim, Chapter...

Duration:00:37:02

Get Hype!: A Very Special KQ Teaser

9/13/2019
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Kosher Queers starts a glorious 5780 cycle on 24 October, and we're blessing your ears with our wisdoms & giggles in our pilot on 19 September. Send us questions or comments at kosherqueers@gmail.com, follow us on Twitter @kosherqueers, and like us on Facebook at Kosher Queers. Our music is by the band Brivele. Our logo is by Lior Gross, and we are not endorsed by or affiliated with the Orthodox Union. Support the show

Duration:00:00:58