Podcast Against Antisemitism

Podcast Against Antisemitism

A podcast by Campaign Against Antisemitism that speaks to a variety of guests within the world of antisemitism.

Episodes

November 24, 2022 40 min

Nicole Lampert is a freelance journalist and best-selling ghostwriter. Nicole’s work has appeared in The Spectator, The Independent, The Jewish Chronicle and Glamour to name but a few outlets. She was also the former Showbusiness Editor of the Daily Mail, and while she may have cut her teeth writing on entertainment, in recent years she has also been writing about other topics, including antisemitism.

In this episode, Nicole tells u...

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Ben Rebuck is a Jewish vegan chef and activist who runs the popular Instagram page Ben’s Vegan Kitchen. In addition to his passionate work in promoting healthy and appealing vegan food, he also uses his large platform to speak out against antisemitism.

In this episode, Ben explains why he hates comparisons between industrialised farming and the Holocaust, how antisemitism plays a role in Jewish foods and how he became vegan.

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Rudy Rochman is a Jewish-rights activist who rose to prominence after videos of his on-the-street debates around issues of antisemitism and Jewish identity went viral. In addition to creating engaging and educational video content, Rudy’s work also sees him delivering speeches to students on campuses across America and, most recently, starring in and producing We Were Never Lost, a forthcoming documentary series about unknown Jewis...

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Ysabella Hazan is a Canadian activist and the founder of Decolonized Judean, a movement based on Jewish pride and empowerment which seeks to educate people about Judaism through the perspective of a Jewish lens.

In this episode, Ysabella explains how she tackles antisemitism through a framework of ‘decolonisation’, how Jewish pride saved her life and how her family escaped persecution. 

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John Daly is the subject of the documentary Escape from Room 18  which tells his fascinating life story of how he, a Jewish man, was forced into joining a neo-Nazi gang in Florida, and the devastating repercussions of what happened once his fellow gang members discovered his Jewish identity. 

In this episode, John recounts the terrifying ordeal of his time in the gang, visiting Auschwitz concentration camp with a fellow ex-gang memb...

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Rabbi Joseph Dweck is the Senior Rabbi of the S&P Sephardi Community of the United Kingdom and one of the country’s most prominent Jewish figures. 

In this episode, Rabbi Dweck discusses why he has always stood by CAA’s side and the challenges that his community is facing, as well as regaling the podcast with highlights from his career.

Plus, with Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, just around the corner, the podcast reflects ba...

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Moshe Reuven is a Hasidic hip-hop musician, rabbi, and the CEO of a successful tech company. Having had his debut single top the charts internationally, and with over two million followers across Instagram and TikTok, Moshe has gone from strength to strength and, most recently, he released a single with Julian Marley, son of the reggae legend, Bob Marley.

In this episode, Moshe discusses antisemitism in the music and tech industries...

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Rabbi Menachem Margolin is the Chairman and founder of the European Jewish Association (EJA), an organisation that promotes and defends Jewish interests in Europe, a large part of which involves raising awareness of, and tackling, antisemitism.

In this episode, Rabbi Margolin discusses the EJA’s first-of-its-kind report which polled the best European countries for Jews to live in.

Plus, the podcast discusses the reported unprecedente...

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Isaac de Castro is an activist and journalist. A Panamanian Jew of both Ashkenazi and Sephardi descent who now lives in the United States, Isaac has used his unique perspective and platform to highlight the stories of Latino Jews.

In this episode, Isaac describes what it was like moving from Panama to the United States and the differences he noticed between the Jewish communities. He also sheds light on what life is like for Jewish ...

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Natan Levy is currently the world’s only Israeli fighter in the Ultimate Fighting Championship, commonly known as UFC, a mixed martial arts promotion. 

In this episode, Natan explains how he uses his platform as a martial artist to address antisemitism and his plans to auction off his ring gear and donate the proceeds to Holocaust survivors. 

Plus, the podcast considers the impact of Mahmoud Abbas’ accusation at a German press confer...

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Rabbi Mordechai Lightstone is at the cutting edge of the intersection of Jewish thought and technology, having launched projects such as Tech Tribe and NFTorah. The Brooklyn-based rabbi is also one of the key figures spearheading the social media of Chabad.org, the official website of the worldwide Chabad-Lubavitch movement.

In this episode, Rabbi Lightstone assesses the pluses and minuses of tech and describes his community’s respo...

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Shoshana Gottlieb is a writer, content creator and podcaster whose work has been featured in The Times of Israel, The Jerusalem Post and Hey Alma, but she is best known for running jewishmemesonly, a popular Instagram account that playfully exposes how ludicrous and nonsensical antisemitic beliefs can be, as well as highlighting some of the weird and wonderful aspects of Jewish culture.

In this episode, Shoshana divulges her love fo...

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Dan Wolff and Sam Thorpe-Spinks are two actor-producers whose newest production, titled Emanate Presents: A Night of New Jewish Writing, features six, stand-alone short plays created as a response to their experiences of antisemitism.

In this episode, the creative duo describe what it’s like for young, Jewish actors just starting out and the challenges posed by the acting industry, the difficulties in speaking out against antisemiti...

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Khaled Hassan is an Egyptian political risk and intelligence analyst whose research looks at antisemitism, Islamism and conspiracy theories. 

In this episode, Khaled recounts the fascinating story of how he went from living in Egypt and harbouring antisemitic views himself, to living in the United Kingdom and not only disavowing those views but actually converting to Judaism.

Plus, the podcast examines the controversial record of the...

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Rabbi Michael Schudrich is a native New Yorker and graduate of both the Jewish Theological Seminary and Yeshiva University who served as the Rabbi of the Jewish Community of Japan before undertaking his current position as the longest-serving Chief Rabbi of Poland.

In this episode, Rabbi Schudrich talks about his fascinating life and career, his role in the revival of Poland’s Jewish community following the Holocaust and the fall of...

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Rachel Myers is an award-winning director, designer and actor with hundreds of TV, film and stage credits under her belt. Her work is critically-acclaimed with her short film, Wendy’s Shabbat, screening at film festivals and being broadcast on PBS.

BournRich is an artist and activist who aims to confront division through his art. In addition, he travels the world teaching kids and at-risk youth how to become artists, and his Tiny Ki...

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Lyn Julius is a journalist and author of the book Uproot­ed: How 3000 Years of Jew­ish Civ­i­liza­tion in the Arab World Van­ished Overnight. She is also the co-founder of the charity Harif, which aims to educate people about Jews from the Middle East and North Africa.

In this episode, Lyn explains how the persecution of Jews in the Arab world resulted in a destroyed civilisation almost overnight and the lasting impact this had on m...

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Izabella Tabarovsky is an expert in Soviet and contemporary left antisemitism and the Senior Program Associate at the Wilson Centre’s Kennan Institute, an organisation widely considered the home of America’s leading experts on Russian studies. 

In this episode, Izabella discusses the parallels between antisemitism in the Soviet Union and contemporary left-wing antisemitism, the recent remarks made by Vladimir Putin and Sergei Lavrov...

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Simon Brodkin is an award-winning comedian who has enjoyed three hugely successful BBC series and has performed and hosted on Live at the Apollo (BBC One), Sunday Night at the Palladium (ITV), The John Bishop Christmas Show (BBC One), Children In Need (BBC One), Channel 4’s Comedy Gala and many more TV shows.

In this episode, Simon discusses how he transitioned from performing comedy as different characters to performing as himself,...

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Jon Benjamin is a senior diplomat currently serving as the British ambassador to Mexico who has previously represented the United Kingdom in a range of countries including Chile, Ghana, Indonesia, Turkey and the United States. In this episode, Jon discusses his views on the levels of antisemitism across the world, how he first became involved in the fight against antisemitism and why he believes that travelling can help combat prej...

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