Episode 17

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27th Sep 2020

Yom Kippur

How many gentiles does it take to screw in a knowledge lightbulb on the most reflective and solemn fasts in Judaism? Two, apparently. Are we schmucks? Yes. Do we seek to know more about a noble religious experience we have not been directly exposed to (yet)? Also yes.

Kendall did his homework and sparks a dialogue on Yom Kippur. We learn what it is, the philosophy behind it and how it compares to the Christian religions we're familiar with.

Drink of the episode: The Mazel Tov!

  • 3 ounces Manischewitz
  • 1 and 1/2 ounces Gin
  • twist of lime

Combine wine and gin in an old-fashioned glass with ice cubes and stir well. Garnish with lime twist and serve. 

More Resources:

https://www.chabad.org/library/article_cdo/aid/177886/jewish/What-Is-Yom-Kippur.htm

https://time.com/4958294/yom-kippur-greeting/



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Amateur Intellectuals
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Amateur Intellectuals is a podcast where two friends bring their curiosity and irreverent sense of humor as they explore a myriad of intellectual topics. Equipped with the fervor and qualifications non-experts, Master of Communication Caitlin and Bachelor of No Fine Art Kendall challenge their minds and livers as they laugh, learn, and libate with an on-theme cocktail.

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