An American Pickle

Marc Maron interviews Seth Rogen.  In this podcast, we hear two very Jewish comedians being wildly irreverent, at times obscene and disrespectful, as they discuss Rogen’s movie and their Jewish upbringings and culture.  In addition to discussing Rogen’s new movie about a Jewish immigrant, they cover both anti-Semitism and being misinformed about Israel.  Numerous news outlets covered his comments.

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/jul/29/seth-rogen-israel-palestinians-jewish-actor

https://forward.com/opinion/451705/wake-up-jewish-establishment-seth-rogen-speaks-for-a-lot-of-us-young-jews/?utm_source=PostUp&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Afternoon%20Newsletter%20(Sunday%20RSS)&utm_maildate=07/29/2020

https://www.newsweek.com/seth-rogen-israel-lies-marc-maron-wtf-podcast-1521266

https://forward.com/schmooze/451670/ahead-of-american-pickle-release-seth-rogen-talks-jewish-identity-and-why/?utm_source=PostUp&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Daily%20Newsletter%20RSS_Test&utm_maildate=07/29/2020

You can hear the full conversation between Rogen and Maron here: https://hwcdn.libsyn.com/p/e/0/4/e04fca18aa8f4550/WTF_-_EPISODE_1143_SETH_ROGEN.mp3?c_id=79291739&cs_id=79291739&expiration=1596029035&hwt=7ab7c8acb6bb5256a33d4666d603105c

Here is the website for the Rogen episode with Maron: http://www.wtfpod.com/podcast/episode-1143-seth-rogen

Another Jewish voice welcomes Rogen to the “tribe of righteous Jews”: https://mondoweiss.net/2020/08/seth-rogen-welcome-to-the-journey/

Rogen is not the only Jew who sees Israel mistreating Palestinians: https://www.haaretz.com/israel-news/.premium.MAGAZINE-it-s-like-george-floyd-we-have-our-knee-on-the-palestinians-necks-1.9021668

In the aftermath of the Maron interview, Rogen expounded on his views for the Israeli newspaper Haaretz: https://www.haaretz.com/israel-news/.premium-seth-rogen-tells-haaretz-what-he-really-thinks-about-israel-1.9042502

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