How Jewish Media Excludes Jewish Voices

How Jewish Media Excludes Jewish Voices

And how one podcast is trying to change that.

By Alex V Green
March 27, 2017

There’s an old joke among Jews that in a room with 10 of us, you’ll find 11 opinions.

But growing up Jewish in Toronto, I learned early on that there were some things that you talked about among other Jews, and some things that weren’t supposed to come up. Being queer was one of them. Being critical of the Israeli occupation was another. From camp to campus, synagogue to Shabbat dinner, I was taught that all I should want from life was a free trip to Israel to hook up with a hot female soldier. That’s what we heard from our community media, and until very recently, I didn’t know anything different.

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