Morning Jew Ep. 38: Live from Rio! The World Cup’s Only Jew & Naked Soccer Players

Comics Heather Gold (@heathr) and Katie Halper (@kthalps) look at the headlines and ask: Is it good for the Jews? This week, we talk to special guest  Brazilian Journalist Mariana Rebuá Simões about the World Cup, and naked soccer players and their hair. Plus, who is the one Jew in the entire World Cup? Found out! And celebrate how soccer is the only professional sport which lets us objectify men!

Morning Jew 37: Mark Cuban, Jews Owning Sports Teams, Bulletproof Blankets

 

Comics Heather Gold (@heathr) and Katie Halper (@kthalps) look at the headlines and ask: Is it good for the Jews? We pick up where our Canadian-storm-technical-difficulties set in last week and answer the question on everyone’s mind: why are so many sports’ team owners Jewish? Heather reveals an offer once made to her about Mark Cuban, bulletproof blanket scheme is bizarrely good for the Jews and the secrets of almond milk and the Catholic Church are revealed.

Morning Jew 36: Louis Farrakhan, Heather’s Hockey Habit & Jewish Sports Teams Owners

Comics Katie Halper (@kthalps) and Heather Gold (@heathr) look at the headlines and ask: Is it good for the Jews? This week includes special guest Louis Farrakhan, an update on Donald Sterling and a review of the question why do Jews own sports teams. Plus we take a stroll down Heather’s athletic memory lane and encounter some technical difficulties.

Morning Jew 35: You think your divorce was torture?

Comics Heather Gold (@heathr) and Katie Halper (@kthalps) look at the headlines and ask: Is it good for the Jews?This week includes favourite segment Name that Jew, a Jew who became famous for eating and a Spanish town votes out 600 years of anxiety.

Morning Jew 34: Macklemore, Katy Perry + Jessie Kahnweiler

Comics Heather Gold (@heathr) and Katie Halper (@kthalps) look at the headlines and ask: Is it good for the Jews? This week Macklemore and Katy Perry decided to see if pop culture would accept “Jew face.” This and more with fabulous guest, the very funny filmmaker Jessie Kahnweiler (@shegotchutzpah).

Morning Jew 33: Donald Sterling and Jewish Racism

Comics Heather Gold (@heathr) and Katie Halper (@kthalps) look at the headlines and ask: Is it good for the Jews? This week in a Deep Jew Special, Katie and Heather look at SterlingGate and ask the question on everyone’s minds: “Are Jews More Racist?”

Morning Jew: A WASP-free Supreme Court, George Clooney, Monica Lewinsky & Rob Ford

Comics Heather Gold (@heathr) and Katie Halper (@kthalps) look at the headlines and ask: Is it good for the Jews? This week we have special guest Dalia Lithwick, legal expert and editor at Slate & Newsweek. We talk about how there used to be a separation of Church and State before this week’s Town of Greece case, how there are no more WASPs on the Supreme Court, George Clooney, Monica Lewinsky, Rob Ford and Principal Schmutz! And we do a lightning rounds of headlines.

Morning Jew: Hitler’s Jewish Wife, Circumcision debate and Sheldon Adelson

 

Comics Heather Gold (@heathr) and Katie Halper (@kthalps) look at the headlines and ask: Is it good for the Jews? This week we look at major political funder Sheldon Adelson’s dislike of Chris Christie, whether Hitler is rolling over in his grave over a recent revelation, and debate circumcision after a new study says it has health benefits.

Morning Jew: Gwyneth, Hobby Lobby, Sheldon Silver, and Jewish School Boards!

On today’s Morning Jew we…

talk about Gwyneth Paltrow‘s divorce and Jewish identity.s

discuss Hobby Lobby and the Supreme Court and imagine what the Jewish equivalent of a Christian arts & crafts store would look like. (It would be called Hobbyla Lobbyla.) Plus we discuss how Katie almost became Orthodox.

commiserate over the shanda that is Sheldon Silver and William E. Rapfogel and how the Lower East Side is kind of like Israel, if the Palestinians were Puerto Rican and had been told they could come back.

Then, we have MORNING JEW EXCLUSIVE! Jesse Bacon, our mensch of the week, who is also our first stringer, reporting from Philadelphia about some huge news from a Jewish School board!

Morning Jew: Scarlett Johansson, White Man March, Bernie Sanders for Prez?

Comics Heather Gold (@heathr) and Katie Halper (@kthalps) look at the headlines and ask: Is it good for the Jews? This week Scarlett Johansson decides to comment on Dylan Farrow, Congressperson Bernie Sanders announces he’ll run for President and the White Man March is led by a pilates instructor doppleganger.  L’Chaim!