31. Being Jewish In Trump's America


We never thought when we set out to record a podcast called 2 Jews Talking that our title could potentially become worrisome for us. We never thought we'd have to do an episode about the rise in anti-semitism in this country, but here we are. Tune in as we discuss our very real fears, anxieties and anger about living in Donald Trump's America.

This episode is a long one so feel free to jump ahead to:

*Erika's premonition that Trump would win: 07:49

*Josh's first experience with fake Internet news in 2007: 12:38

*A dad joke to make you feel better about Donald Trump: 18:51

*On being the product of great-grandparents who fled anti-semitism in Europe: 27:30

*Josh on Jews and Jewish organizations who've supported Trump: 32:42

*A lesson on fascism by Professor Josh: 39:00

*On channeling anger through activism: 48:28

*On being an outsider in America: 01:00:00

*Josh On why "Jews are no longer white people.": 01:02:45

*The "But Ivanka is Jewish" argument: 01:07:45

*Erika on the emotional toll the fear has taken on her and on the most important thing you can do for yourself this week if you're going through the same: 01:21:00

Reach out and connect with us (unless you're "Nazi Punks") or 323-JEWS-018. We want to hear from you and how you're coping in the face of a Trump presidency. Let us know how we can help you!

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